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This 5-course pack includes:

  • Home working essentials  
  • DSE assessment for home workers
  • An introduction to resilience
  • Information security at home
  • Time management for home workers

Duration: 20 - 45 minutes per course
Pack Price: Special Members price £15 per learner for the 5 courses
Non members £30 per learner for the whole pack

home working essentialsHome working essentials

Learning Objectives  |  learning time: 45 minutes

  • Recognise the characteristics of an effective home working environment
  • Develop and maintain safe home working behaviours
  • Maintain effective information security and data protection practices
  • Understand the importance of good communication when working remotely
  • Identify practical strategies to increase your productivity
Course overview: 

Like so many of us around the world, you’ve probably found yourself thrust into the position of working from home. It’s a little bit daunting isn’t it? Take some comfort from knowing that we’re all in the same boat!

Trying to establish a productive work routine in the epicentre of our home lives, under such extraordinary circumstances, might seem like an impossible task. This course is here to help. We’ll look at some handy tips and advice on how to become an effective home worker. You’ll receive guidance on setting up your workspace, staying safe, communicating remotely, and maintaining productivity while away from the office.


dse assessment for home workersDSE assessment for home workers

Learning Objectives  |  Learning time: 45 minutes

  • Understand the importance of DSE workstation assessments
  • Identify whether you are a high, medium or low-risk user
  • Adjust your posture so you have a good posture while working
  • Adjust your workstation to suit you
  • Carry out a DSE risk assessment
Course overview: 

While perching at your kitchen table might not hurt for an hour here or there, if you’re working from home more consistently, you’ll need to pay closer attention to how you set up your workstation. Indeed, your employer has a duty of care, under The Health and Safety Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992, to ensure you’re working safely on your computer for longer periods, no matter where you are.

To ensure you stay injury-free in your home, this course explores the correct use of Display Screen Equipment (DSE), including proper workstation setup and posture. We’ll also provide a handy workstation assessment checklist for you to complete at home and share with your employer if required.

This course was designed in collaboration with Optimum Performance Training Ltd. Optimum Performance Training has over 25 years’ experience in offering display screen equipment (DSE) workstation assessments, posture training, and musculoskeletal advice


an introduction to resillenceIntroduction to resilience

Learning Objectives  |  Learning time: 15-20 minutes

  • Understand the fundamental principles of personal resilience
  • Be more aware of the benefits of being open and receptive to change
  • Think positively and view challenges more optimistically
  • Take personal responsibility and commit to positive action
Course overview: 

 Stress, ill-health and disappointments can take their toll on all of us at some point, leaving us searching desperately for the inner strength required just to get through the day. It’s this inner strength that allows us to build up a resilience to the uncertainties and complexities of modern life.

Based on the content of her book ‘Resilience – How to cope when everything around you keeps changing’, best-selling author and leading authority on resilience, Liggy Webb, brings us the core principles and practical advice needed to build our personal resilience via positivity and the ability to successfully deal with change.


time management for home workersTime management for home workers

Learning Objectives  |  Learning time: 45 minutes

  • Understand why good time management is important
  • Recognise common challenges to effective time management
  • Apply techniques to improve your own time management skills
Course overview: 

 Like many of us, you may be feeling anxious about how to juggle your time between newly intertwined home and work life.  This could cause unhealthy levels of stress, just at a time when you need to be at your most resilient. To safeguard your mental health as well as your physical health, it’s important to manage your time as effectively as possible within the hours you have available.

This course explores the practicalities of good time management. It provides tips and coping mechanisms to help you manage your workload as efficiently as possible, so you can better set boundaries and create time for the additional commitments you may now face in your personal life.


information security at homeInformation security at home

Learning Objectives  |  Learning time: 45 minutes

  • Recognise why information security is essential for organisations
  • Use secure working practices to safeguard company data
  • Protect information when working at home and on mobile devices
  • Improve your awareness of online risks and how to stay safe on the internet
  • Respond to and report information security issues
Course overview: 

As the spread of coronavirus continues to impact our communities and workplaces, more and more organisations are enabling home working in a bid to keep employees and their families safe from the COVID-19 illness.

With increased remote working however, comes greater information security considerations. As employees leave their secure office environments, companies find themselves exposed to potential data breaches which could: impact productivity; damage customer relationships and reputation; and even lead to hefty financial penalties.  This course is designed to help you understand the nature of information security threats and how to respond to them.  The knowledge gained in this course will help you follow secure working practices as you adapt to working from home.

 

Pack Price: Special Members price £15 per learnerfor the 5 courses
Non members £30 per learner for the whole pack