IRT now provide e-learning courses in Health & Safety and Business Skills. These are ideal for learners who are ineligible for apprenticeships or unable to commit too completing our qualifications.
These courses cover a range of subjects and can be done at the learners own convenience. Each course takes an average of two hours to complete and are competitively priced.
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Online Health & Safety Courses
This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. It covers different types of AW, safety in their use and how to identify the type of wheel.
As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it's used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos.
Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers
As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it's used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos. This course is a variation on the Asbestos Awareness course that contains specific information for designers and architects.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people.
Display Screen Equipment Awareness
This course is aimed at users of display screen equipment, or DSE as it's often called. DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If DSE equipment like this is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders. As an employee, you share the responsibility to keep people safe at work. That means undergoing relevant training and ensuring that rules are followed.
Assessing Display Screen Equipment
This course is aimed at companies who employ users of display screen equipment, or DSE as it's often called and is intended to be completed by those who will be assessing the DSE set ups of employees. DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If equipment like this is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders.
Basic Fire Safety Awareness
This course explains, in brief, why fires occur and what actions you must take to help prevent them starting and the actions you must take when they do. By completing this course you will be making your workplace a safer environment.
The main outcome of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal. - Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses.
Learn how to identify the different types of fire extinguishers that might be installed within your workplace and what situations they might be used in. At the end of the final module you will be presented with a simulation that will test what you've learnt.
Manual handling covers a wide range of activities and incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. The nature of the load itself doesn't matter if you have to use your muscles, then it's manual handling and, well, you're in danger.
Working at Height
This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who regularly work at height. It covers what constitutes work at height, the safety issues, and how to assess and reduce some of the risks.
Emergency First Aid at Work - Online Annual Refresher
This Emergency First Aid Refresher course will highlight some of the most common situations that you might come across and the actions that you can take to help.
Working safely is in the interest and concern of all staff – both the employers and employees. Workers have an expectation to go home at the end of the working day not having been injured - or having had their health affected by - any workplace activity, or as a result of it.