RoSPA / City & Guilds Introducing Home Safety 3255-01

City and Guilds Approved Training Centre.

This course is designed for Home Safety Officers and Accident Prevention Officers. However, everybody with home safety as a high proportion of their remit is welcome.

Syllabus includes:

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Causes of accidents
  • Behavioural and environmental factors
  • Identification of potential hazards and risk assessment
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Safety of children
  • Safety of older people
  • Working with the media and public relations

Discounts are available for RoSPA Members.

Aims & Objectives

To develop delegates’ skills in promoting safer home environments within their client group, by developing skills and knowledge in: -

  • Identifying causes of accidents in the home
  • Identifying methods of accident prevention
  • Relevant legislation – Housing, Product Safety, Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Using the media to good effect
  • Effective meetings
  • Effective interventions and sharing best practice
  • Methods of evaluation.

Who is the course intended for?
The role of voluntary and professional practitioners in promoting accident prevention is vital if there is to be a long-term reduction in attendance at A&E departments and GP surgeries. Home accidents can lead to unnecessary pain and suffering and to long stays in hospital. This course is designed to provide an overview of the accident problem and an insight into injury prevention in critical areas.
The course is designed for anyone who has Home Safety as a part of his or her remit.

Prior knowledge
Prior knowledge of Home Accident Prevention is not essential.

Pre-course preparation
Small amount required

Course Content

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Causes of accidents
  • Behavioural and environmental factors
  • Identification of potential hazards and risk assessment
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Safety of children
  • Safety of older people
  • Working with the media and public relations
  • Effective communication skills
  • Evaluation of practice

Qualification and Certification
All delegates will receive both a City & Guilds and RoSPA certificate of training on successful completion of the end of course examination. This course qualifies for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points, if applicable.

Location Duration Price Member's Price Dates
Birmingham 9 Days £1,020 £920 Call for dates
Edinburgh 9 Days £1,020 £920 Call for dates
In-company 9 Days £1,020 £920 Call for dates

All prices are subject to VAT.

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