Lone Working Awareness
Full knowledge of all aspects of ‘lone working’ is vital for self-employed workers as well as the employers and employees in the relevant industries in order to maintain a safe, productive and legal business.
This course provides a comprehensive insight into every aspect of ‘lone working’, including the legal definitions, the potential hazards involved and how you can keep yourself, your company and workers safe.
From discussing the different industries and jobs involved to highlighting the dangers, and explaining the safety and legal measures you need to implement, this course covers every aspect that everyone involved with ‘lone working’ needs to know.
You Will Learn
- The past, present and full definition of ‘lone working’
- The different industries and jobs that involve ‘lone working’
- All the hazards and safety risks involved in each industry and job
- Prevention and safety measures needed
- The legal and regulatory obligations for anybody involved with ‘lone working’
Benefits of Taking This Course
- You will be able to determine safety risks in your specific work environment
- You will be able to identify and eliminate any potential hazards
- You will understand the legal requirements surrounding ‘lone working’ and apply them in your work environment
- You will understand the regulations which govern ‘lone working’ and provide invaluable advice in your workplace
- You will be able to perform a full ‘lone working’ risk assessment
Who can take the Lone Working Awareness Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 5 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 5 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 5 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Lone Working Awareness Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 3 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.