November 2018 Course launch
This month we've launched an exciting range of new and updated courses in our Learning Seat Compliance Library! From Family Violence Awareness, to Office Ergonomics, Drugs and Alcohol at Work and Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse in Schools, these titles are sure to keep your online training up-to-date.
Family violence - A Workplace Issue
Family violence can have many impacts, and it's important to remember that it's also a workplace issue. This course takes just 15 minutes to complete. Covering important information about family violence awareness, the course guides your workers so that they could recognise signs of family violence - and how to support a co-worker who may be affected by it.
Family violence - A Workplace Issue (Supervisors and Managers)
This course provides information about family violence awareness and how it’s a workplace issue, including how to recognise signs of family violence, and how managers can implement a safe culture into their organisation to support co-workers who may be affected by family violence.
Both courses are responsive, so you can complete them on different devices. They're accessible for everyone, also conforming to Double-A Level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
What can you expect on completion of these courses?
- Ability to describe family violence, how it can affect victims and bystanders and the potential signs of it.
- Awareness of ways you can support someone affected by family violence.
- Knowledge of how to report your concerns to the appropriate bodies and where you can go to for support.
- Knowledge of how to implement clear policies and procedures addressing family violence prevention and awareness.
Drugs and Alcohol at Work
The effect of drugs and alcohol at work shouldn't be underestimated. Make sure your workers have a comprehensive understanding of the impact and risks of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. Our 15-minute General Awareness course outlines signs of drug and alcohol misuse, and underlying reasons for misuse. It also covers workers’ and organisations’ responsibilities in relation to drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
Guidance for Managers
Need specific guidance for Managers on this topic? We've also put together four 5-minute bites of microlearning, which cover Policies, Privacy and Confidentiality, Taking Action and Your Responsibilities.
On completion of these courses, your workers should be able to:
- list the impacts of drugs and alcohol on individuals and the workplace
- describe behaviour and symptoms that may indicate drug and/or alcohol misuse
- list underlying reasons why workers misuse drugs and alcohol
- identify the risks associated with misuse of drugs and/or alcohol in the workplace
- describe your responsibilities in relation to drugs and alcohol in the workplace
- list the steps you can take if you are impacted by the use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
Poor ergonomics can have a huge impact on your health That's why this 15-minute course defines office ergonomics and explains how you can apply ergonomic principles at your work. It also gives some handy tips on why moving more often is important and shows you how to correctly set up your workstation. Here's a sneak peek from the course on just that!
Ask us about this course today! On completion, your workers should be able to:
- define ergonomics
- explain the importance of good ergonomics
- explain the impact of poor ergonomics
- apply ergonomic principles to correctly set up your workstation
- identify factors that will improve your health and comfort at work.
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse in Schools
Does your organisation interact with children in the Australian school education sector?
We've designed this course to give your workers guidance on recognising the signs of child abuse. It covers the state and territory laws that govern mandatory reporting and outlines workers' duties under these laws. While the content is delivered in a traditional elearning format, it features written scenarios to contextualise all of this information into real-world decisions.
And it's not only responsive, but at just 20 minutes long this course also conforms to Double-A Level of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 - so everyone can access it.
What outcomes can you expect?
After completing this course, your workers should be able to:
- describe what constitutes child abuse and list the different types of abuse
- identify factors that may indicate present or future abuse of a child
- model remodel reporting behaviour that complies with state and territory obligations
- foster a workplace culture that adheres to best practice mandatory reporting of child abuse laws.