OAM Home Care workforce planning courses, training and techniques will help you build your workforce planning capacity and capability.

Our tools and training workshops enable you to build up your internal capacity and capability to deliver effective workforce planning Management. With this expertise you can unlock the potential quality and productivity gains.

Our training builds on this strength to create a professional and dedicated team with sound practical knowledge and skills in the following areas: Skills for care common induction standards, First aid, Infection control, Medication administration, Pressure area care, Moving and handling, Food Hygiene, Communication, Equality & Diversity, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, Palliative Care, Health and Safety, Dementia Care and other specialised training as required to meet users needs.

Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Health and safety understanding for all employees

Overview: The Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace training courses can be tailored to business and individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose

Outline of health and safety level 2 training course programme: The Health and Safety qualification covers the following topics:

  • Legislation
  • Health
  • Safety
  • Welfare
  • The workplace and workplace equipment
  • Risk assessment
  • Manual handling
  • Hazardous substances
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Noise and vibration
  • Legislation

Health and Safety in the Workplace qualification information

  • Designed for: All employees
  • Course duration: 6 hours
  • Assessment method: Multiple choice examination

Social Care Foundation Course

Who should attend?

This training has been developed for anyone want to start their carrier in Social Care or already in care who needs to achieve the minimum threshold status as a senior worker in care. .

Course Content:
  • Introduction to Social Care
  • Induction Standards (Eight) as per Skills for Care
  • Manual Handling & Risk Assessments
  • Food Hygiene
  • Fire Safety at Work
  • Medication
  • First Aid at Work
  • Infection Control
  • Safe Guarding Adult
  • Child Protection
  • Dignity in Care
  • Dementia in Care

What jobs could they lead to?

This training can help you succeed in a wide range of social care settings, such as:

  • Residential Homes
  • Domiciliary services (home care / home help)
  • Supported living projects
  • Private care for a person or family

Duration: 3 days (24 hrs)

Emergency First Aid at Work

Duration: 6 Hours (1 Day) – Students MUST attend all sessions.

Although, training courses can be delivered at times, and within time constraints to meet your individual needs.

Work-related violence is on the rise and yet employers have a duty of care to provide a safe place of work. This is not easy in environments where the potential for conflict and aggression is high. Zero tolerance initiatives and commitment to prosecution have brought improvements in organisations like the NHS, London Underground and many pubs and clubs that now work together to monitor and bar known troublemakers.

Yet high staff turnover and a lack of training mean many people are still vulnerable to physical and psychological damage. The costs to businesses can be very high indeed.

Course Content:

  • The Role and Responsibility of an Emergency First Aider
  • Assessing an Incident
  • Managing an Unresponsive Casualty who is Breathing Normally
  • Managing an Unresponsive Casualty who is not Breathing Normally
  • Recognise and Assist a Casualty who is Choking
  • Managing a Casualty who is Wounded and Bleeding
  • Managing a Casualty who is in Shock
  • Managing a Casualty with a Minor Injury

Assessment Method: Multiple choice examination,

End Qualification: Emergency First Aid at Work

Manual Handling

Duration:3 Hour (Half Day) - Students must attend all sessions.

Although, training courses can be delivered at times, and within time constraints to meet your individual needs.

Target Group: All employees who handle materials, boxes, mail and packages, including both industrial and office workers

Course Content:

  • Identify the hazards of manual handling
  • Identify the risks involved and controls available
  • Identify what to expect from a manual handling assessment

Course Objectives: This course introduces candidates to the hazards involved in manual handling and outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will enable employees to contribute to the development of safer manual handling methods and tasks in the workplace

Assessment Method: Multiple choice examination

End Qualification:Certificate in Manual Handling