- Course Code: UKVC20HSH
- Location: Online
- Duration: 1.75 hours
- Cost: £99.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major browsers and devices
Health & Safety for Homeworkers
Learning about health and safety for homeworkers is essential for employers of current or potential homeworkers, as well as anybody who works from a home environment.
Working from home is becoming an increasingly popular option, but health and safety are often overlooked, which could result in practical and legal problems for the employer and employee.
This course covers everything you need to know about health and safety for homeworkers, including a detailed checklist of all the factors to consider and the stringent requirements under UK law.
We discuss the importance of risk assessment and provide a step-by-step guide to developing a risk assessment strategy for homeworkers in any industry or company type.
Most importantly, you will learn how to create a complete homeworker health and safety policy, which ensures that homeworkers are safe, healthy and that you are compliant with UK law.
This is the ultimate resource to ensure the health and safety of homeworkers.
You Will Learn
- The basic requirements to ensure the health and safety of homeworkers
- The legal prerequisites for ensuring homeworker health and safety
- When and how to perform a risk assessment
- A step-by-step guide to creating a healthy and safety policy for homeworkers
Benefits of Taking this Course
- You will ensure the wellbeing and productivity of your homeworker employees
- You will avoid legal consequences related to the injury of homeworkers
- You will improve your company’s reputation and attract high-end homeworkers
- Homeworkers will understand their rights and responsibilities
Who can take the Health and Safety for Homeworkers Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 3 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 3 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 3 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 I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Health and Safety for Homeworkers Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 1.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.