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AFRC _Engaging & Controlling External Service Providers     show
This course provides staff with an understanding of why external service providers must be controlled and the way in which this is achieved.

Target Audience: AFRC Staff


AFRC AED Operation Overview     show
Provides staff with an overview of the operation of fully automatic external defibrillators.

Target Audience: AFRC Staff


AFRC Safe Use Of Ladders     show
This course gives an overview of the requirements for using ladders as a place of work at height and is aimed at AFRC personnel who use ladders themselves or need to evaluate the possible use of ladders by external service providers.

Target Audience: All AFRC staff


AFRC_PUWER Refresher     show
To provide refresher training on the requirements of the Provision & Use of Work equipment Regulations.

Target Audience: AFRC Machine Owners, Engineering, Technical & Research Staff


AFRC_Team Lead H&S Culture Awareness     show
AFRC Team Lead H&S Culture Awareness.

Target Audience: AFRC Management & Team Leads.


ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)     show
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid.

Target Audience: Staff, Students+PG Researchers


Biological Safety Training - Introduction - Modules 1 - 3     show
An introduction to working safely with biological materials for all members of staff and postgraduate students who will be working with biological material.

Target Audience: Staff. Postgraduate Students


Biological Safety Training - Module 4     show
An introduction to working safely with biological materials for all members of staff and postgraduate students who will be working with genetically modified material.

Target Audience: Staff, Postgraduate Students


Biological Safety Training - Module 5     show
An introduction to working safety with biological materials for all members of staff and postgraduate students with higher hazard group material and includes specified animal pathogens.

Target Audience: Staff, Postgraduate Students


Biological Safety Training - Module 6     show
An introduction to working safely with biological materials for all members of staff and postgraduate students who may be involved in the transport of infectious material either within or outwith the University campus.

Target Audience: Staff, Postgraduate Students


Briefing Session - Managing Work Related Stress for Managers     show
The University is responsible for the implementation of measures to prevent work related stress. It is essential that managers are advised and trained in managing this issue. We have a duty to risk assess all hazards in the workplace.

Target Audience: Staff


COSHH Assessors Online     show
This course combines COSHH Essentials training and eCOSHH Familiarisation training for those responsible for carrying out a COSHH assessment or for those responsible for authorising and signing off a COSHH assessment.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


COSHH Essentials Online     show
The COSHH Essentials online course provides a basic introduction to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended) and introduces the concept of COSHH Assessment and the safety precautions associated with working with hazardous substances.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Departmental Fire Safety Training (Online)     show
This course enables Departments to comply with the employers' duties under current fire safety legislation, ensuring that Departments have sufficient trained staff to assist with the management of fire safety (at a local level) within their areas of control.

Target Audience: Departmental Fire Safety Coordinators and Fire Marshals nominated by the Head of Department.


Departmental Safety Coordinator Training (Online)     show
This course provides guidance on best practice for all Departmental Safety Coordinators to enable departments to comply with the University's Health & Safety Policy.

Target Audience: Staff appointed by each Head of Department to carry out the functions of Departmental Safety Coordinator (DSC) and Deputy DSC's.


Departmental Safety Inspection (Online)     show
To provide DSCs, members of the Safety Committee, relevant management and where appropriate students with a greater understanding of safety inspections to allow these to be completed in an effective manner and to facilitate development of an effective Departmental Safety Action Plan.

Target Audience: DSC's members of the Safety Committee, relevant management and where appropriate students.


Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Assessors Training     show
To equip staff with the knowledge and skills to perform Display Screen Assessments.

Target Audience: Staff nominated as a DSE Risk Assessor


Display Screen Equipment On-Line Awareness - Registration     show
On-line course for all Display Screen Equipment users.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Students who receive payment for their research


Drug and Alcohol Training for Managers.     show
This session is offered by the Scottish Drugs Forum and is aimed at raising awareness of the current issues surrounding drug and alcohol misuse in Scotland, avenues of support and initiatives for harm reduction.

Target Audience: Managers / Line Managers


DSEAR Awareness (Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regs)     show
This training course is for all staff and post graduate students who work with dangerous substances or explosive atmospheres. It provides an overview of the legal requirements and controls required when working with these dangerous substances or explosive atmospheres.

Target Audience: This training course is for all staff and post graduate students who work with dangerous substances or explosive atmospheres


DSEAR Workshop (Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regs)     show
This course is for all staff and postgraduate students who work with dangerous substances or explosive atmospheres and who are also responsible for undertaking a DSEAR Assessment. It provides information on design, installation, use of and/or maintenance of equipment or systems.

Target Audience: This course is for all staff and postgraduate students who work with dangerous substances or explosive atmospheres and who are also responsible for undertaking a DSEAR Assessment.


Emergency First Aid at Work     show
The course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments.

Target Audience: Staff


Evacuation Chair Training – Part 1     show
This course enables Departments to comply with their employer's duties under current fire safety legislation, to ensure all persons for whom they are responsible, can evacuate buildings safely.

Target Audience: Those nominated to assist with the safe evacuation of persons with a mobility impairment.


Evacuation Chair Training – Part 2     show
This course enables Departments to comply with their employer's duties under current fire safety legislation, to ensure all persons for whom they are responsible, can evacuate buildings safely.

Target Audience: Those nominated to assist with the safe evacuation of persons with a mobility impairment and who have completed the Evacuation Chair Training – Part 1 course.


Fieldwork Safety Course     show
This course is ideally suited for University staff, postgraduate students and anyone planning to carry out research in remote environments.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Students


Fire Extinguisher Practical     show
This course enables Departments to comply with the employers' duties under current fire safety legislation, to ensure that Departments have sufficient trained staff to use portable fire extinguishers (in the event of a small fire) within their areas of control.

Target Audience: Security Services staff and those nominated to use portable fire extinguishers (in the event of a small fire).


Fire Safety Awareness     show
This short course is designed to provide a basic level of instruction and guidance so that you know what actions to take in the event of a fire i.e. how to raise the alarm and the arrangements for safely evacuating the building.

Target Audience: This is mandatory for all ‘Red Card applicants’, ‘lone workers’ (including cleaning staff) and all staff working on University premises out with core hours; 8am to 6pm Mon to Fri.


First Aid at Work     show
Ideal for anyone wishing to become a first aider. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher risk workplaces or workplaces with an increased number of employees.

Target Audience: Staff


First Aid at Work Re-qualification     show
Refresher training for first aiders who's certificate may have expired. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher risk workplaces or workplaces with an increased number of employees.

Target Audience: Staff


Head of Department Legal Responsibilities Training     show
This course is mandatory for all Heads of Departments to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Target Audience: Heads of Departments / Services / Schools and Directors of Professional Services


Incident Reporting and Investigation     show
To introduce the Safety Incident Reporting system and procedure and to provide guidance on incident investigation. This training covers the recording, initial assessment and investigation of incidents which arise from the University’s undertaking.

Target Audience: Any member of staff with a safety role who has a responsibility for the management of safety incidents.


Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6     show
This qualification will provide you with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


LEV Awareness and Practical Course     show
This course will provide users with an awareness of Local Exhaust Ventilation systems and the information and skills required to undertake face velocity tests.

Target Audience: Staff undertaking Face Velocity Tests


LEV Management and Practical Course     show
Participation is advised for Local Exhaust Ventilation Coordinators / Estates Engineers who may be required to advise on the design and installation of LEV systems to control airborne contaminants or those who are responsible for the management and effective operation of LEV systems.

Target Audience: Local Exhaust Ventilation Coordinators / Estates Engineers.


Managing Safely®     show
This course is designed to get managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take to effectively manage health and safety matters within their teams.

Target Audience: Any staff/students in a management role


Manual Handling and Backcare Awareness     show
Recommended for staff involved in medium to high risk manual handling activities, either on a regular or occasional basis e.g. technical staff, trades staff etc. It is also suitable for those who require refresher training, which is recommended every 3 years.

Target Audience: Staff


Manual Handling On-Line Awareness - Registration     show
On-Line course for Manual Handling users

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Manual Handling Risk Assessors     show
For staff nominated to carry out manual handling assessments. Provides information and a step by step approach to the assessment of risks from manual handling activities.

Target Audience: Staff


Mental Wellness for all     show
Do you want to learn more about your own mental health and that of others? If so, please register to attend our "Mental Wellness for all" session.

Target Audience: Students


New Staff Induction Seminar     show
A seminar for newly appointed staff. The seminar will introduce you to working for the University of Strathclyde

Target Audience: Newly Appointed Staff to the University


Occupational Health and Safety Induction Part 1     show
Participation is mandatory for all new members of staff and postgraduates, plus existing staff for whom it has been 3 years or more since they last participated in the University's OHS Induction - Part 1.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Outdoor First Aid for Fieldworkers - Level 2     show
This two-day practical course is designed for those who work in outdoor remote environments.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Students


Principles and Practice of Risk Assessment (Online)     show
The course will enable departments to comply with the current Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and with the University Health and Safety Policy. Mandatory for those who are currently, or could potentially, be responsible for undertaking general risk assessments.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Qualitative Face Fit Testing     show
Where face masks (respiratory protective equipment) are used as a control measure against airborne contaminants, they must fit the wearer correctly to be effective. This course provides the knowledge and understanding necessary to conduct qualitative face fit testing.

Target Audience: This course is available to Staff who have been nominated by their Departmental Safety Coordinator to conduct face fit tests.


Radiation : Departmental Protection Supervisor Training     show
Specialised training for those nominated as Departmental Radiation Protection Supervisors to ensure the safe use of Ionising radiations from radioactive materials or X-ray generators as required by the Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017.

Target Audience: This course is only available to those who have been nominated by their Head of Department.


Radiation Safety Awareness for Estates and Security Personnel     show
The aim of this course is to give Estates Services staff a basic awareness of the hazards and risks from various ionising and non-ionising radiation sources that are used across the University.

Target Audience: Estates Services staff


Radiation: Laser Safety     show
Staff or students within departments who are using laser equipment. This course (LBAW02) is delivered on-line.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Radiation: Sealed use of Radioactive Sources     show
Staff and students within departments who are working with sealed radioactive sources. Individuals responsible for supervising users and work involving radioactive sources.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Radiation: Unsealed Radioactive Sources     show
This course is mandatory for staff and students working with unsealed radioactive sources. This course (UNIR05) is delivered on-line.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Radiation: X-ray Sources     show
This course is mandatory for staff and students working with X-Ray generating equipment or sources. This course (BXXW06) is delivered on-line.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Safe Talk     show
Suicide Awareness Training

Target Audience: Staff,Students+PG Researchers


SIRIS (formerly Safe360) System User Training     show
To introduce the SIRIS Safety Incident Reporting and Investigation system and provide training in the operation and use of the system to users. The training will also provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions.

Target Audience: Any member of staff with a safety role who has a responsibility for the management of safety incidents and has been provided with system permissions and access to the SIRIS Incident Reporting and Management System.


Stress Awareness (Online)     show
This 30 minute online Stress Awareness course will help staff learn how to recognise and manage their own stress, encouraging them to talk and talk action.

Target Audience: Staff


Using Gas Cylinders Safely within Universities (Online)     show
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Target Audience: This e-learning workshop is for staff and students who use gas cylinders and associated equipment.


Using Liquid Nitrogen Safely within Universities     show
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Target Audience: Staff and Students who use liquid nitrogen and associated equipment.


Using, Storing and Transporting Dry Ice Safely     show
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Target Audience: This e-learning workshop is designed to meet the needs of both new and experienced users of dry ice.


What is Gender-based Violence (GBV)?     show
The aim of this half day course is to highlight what gender-based violence is, why it happens and will focus on good practice responses

Target Audience: Those who work in a front-facing role with students or staff in a support or advisory role such as in University Residences, Estates and Security services, HR, Student Advice and Health Services, Student Advisors, OH, Academic Course Administration


Work Equipment & Machinery Safety     show
This course is aimed at academic and technical staff responsible for designing, modifying, purchasing and managing work equipment/machinery. It seeks to provide sufficient knowledge and skills to enable attendees to:

Target Audience: Staff and Post-Graduates


Working with students who are d/Deaf or hearing impaired     show


Target Audience: Academic Staff, Front Line Professional Services Staff