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A guide to online training

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Date: Thursday 20th January 2022 (20/01/2022)
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

 

We understand that the working world has been in a constant state of change since the start of the pandemic with remote working and online training so we want to help make your working lives easier.

We are putting together two webinars to guide you through online training, how it can benefit your company and how to prepare, support and deliver your training. During the first webinar on 20 January, Andrew Constantine will be taking you through a 30 minute presentation on ‘a guide to online training’, covering topics such as:

- Defining ‘online training’
- The benefits/risks
- How to deliver the training effectively

There will be a 30 minute Q&A after the presentation for any questions you may have.

Be sure to check the system requirements on your device to avoid any connection issues on the day.

You will require Google Chrome as your default browser and a reliable internet connection in order to access all features of the webinar so we advise using a PC or laptop on the day. 

After clicking 'book now' you will be taken to a Go To Webinar registration page to secure your place. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email from customercare@gotowebinar.com including your unique link to join the webinar on the day.

You must not share your unique webinar link with anyone. Sharing links will result in attendees experiencing audio and visual issues during the presentation.

Only one link can be created per email address. So if you are booking for several attendees, please provide a unique email address for each attendee.   

For quality and monitoring purposes, we record all of our webinars and events. By joining, you give consent for this recording and its use on external platforms.

 

Emerging issues in food safety regulation

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Date: Wednesday 2nd February 2022 (02/02/2022)
Time: 14:30pm-16:00pm

For our February Focus On: Food Safety webinar, we have a presentation on emerging issues in food safety regulation, delivered by John Barnes, Director of Enmoore Ltd.

John was Head of Local Delivery at the Food Standards Agency before his retirement in 2015. Before moving to the FSA at its launch in 2000, he was appointed Head of General Hygiene Policy at the Department of Health.

He was also part of the Senior FSA Team responding to the 2013 Horsemeat Incident and one of their key media spokespersons for many years. His FSA responsibilities included performance management of local authority food safety delivery, and he was instrumental in establishing the UK’s Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS).

In 2016 John was awarded an Honorary Fellowship to The Society of Food Hygiene Technology (SOFHT) for his exceptional contribution to food hygiene and safety.

During this webinar on 2 February, John will deliver a 45-minute presentation on the issues regarding food safety controls and further looking into what regulation means for your food safety practice. Topics will include:

 - modernising controls/smarter regulation – what does this mean in practice?

 - food hygiene rating scheme (FHRS) – what next?

 - public, private partnerships and the delivery of food safety controls – what are the issues?

Following John’s presentation, there will be 45 minutes available for a Q&A session, putting the expert at your fingertips.

Attendees on this webinar will receive a CPD certificate worth 2 CPD points.

Be sure to check the system requirements on your device to avoid any connection issues on the day.

You will require Google Chrome as your default browser and a reliable internet connection in order to access all features of the webinar so we advise using a PC or laptop on the day. 

After clicking 'book now' you will be taken to a Go To Webinar registration page to secure your place. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email from customercare@gotowebinar.com including your unique link to join the webinar on the day.

You must not share your unique webinar link with anyone. Sharing links will result in attendees experiencing audio and visual issues during the presentation.

Only one link can be created per email address. So if you are booking for several attendees, please provide a unique email address for each attendee.   

For quality and monitoring purposes, we record all of our webinars and events. By joining, you give consent for this recording and its use on external platforms.

 

First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training Webinar

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Date: Thursday 10th February 2022 (10/02/2022)
Time: 09:00am-16:00pm

We have adapted our First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training event into an online webinar. 

The CPD certificate gained by completing our First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training also enables an individual with occupational knowledge and proven competence in first aid to fulfil the role of an assessor and internal quality assurer (IQA) for regulated first-aid qualifications.

The training will be split into two online webinar sessions, with time in between for attendees to complete and submit individual IQA exercises to Highfield and allow for a short comfort break.

Session 1

09:00 - Expected finish time 12:00 

Completion of individual IQA exercises & comfort break

Session 2

15:00 - Expected finish time 16:00 

This training is adapted from our face-to-face First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training event, and as such, attendees are expected to be available from 09:00-16:00 (with an approximate 1 hour comfort break) to be eligible for the 6 CPD points and certificate upon successful completion.

Before the webinar

Each attendee will receive two email confirmations via the GoToWebinar platform including their unique links to join the webinar sessions on the day. You must not share your unique webinar links with anyone. Sharing links will result in incorrect names appearing on the attendee list, and as such, we may not be able to issue CPD certificates to those sharing links.

Before joining, ensure you check the system requirements on your PC or laptop to avoid any connection issues on the day. 

You will also be provided with:

  • links to qualification specifications on Highfield’s website which you will need to read and digest before the webinar begins 
  • the level 3 FAW and EFAW qualification specifications and TAI packs which you will need to read and digest before the webinar begins
  • an IQA sampling plan and IQA report exercise which will be referred to during the webinar. You will need to have the facility to download, complete and submit these exercises to the trainer via email during the break. 

 Session 1 agenda

  • An introduction to Highfield’s suite of first-aid qualifications
  • Qualification specifications, rules of combination and requalification
  • Centre requirements for delivery and assessment
  • Practical, theory and tutor assessor and internal quality assurance (TAI) support 
  • The role of the assessor and standardisation
  • The role of the Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) officer, sampling plans and reports
  • External quality assurance (EQA) requirements, how to achieve and retain CMA
  • Instructions regarding the IQA exercises to be submitted to the trainer for review before webinar session 2 begins.

Session 2 agenda

During this session, the trainer will go through findings from exercises submitted during the break, provide examples of good practice IQA sampling plans and reports, discuss comments and provide feedback. 

You will also have the opportunity to provide feedback on your webinar experience and submit further questions to Highfield. 

Attendance on this webinar (both sessions) and successful completion and submission of both IQA exercises will entitle you to a PDF certificate worth 6 CPD points. CPD certificates will be issued via email within a week of successful completion. 

After clicking the Book Now! button at the top of this page, you will be directed to a registration page on Go To Webinar for Session 1 to make a payment. 

Shortly after you have paid for your place to attend Session 1 you will receive a booking confirmation email with your unique webinar link from customercare@gotowebinar.com. You will also receive a second confirmation email from Go To Webinar with your unique webinar link to attend Session 2 of the First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training.

Only one link can be created per email address. If you are booking for several attendees, please provide a unique email address for each attendee.  

If you are from an international business that does not belong in the UK, please contact your account manager before booking online and provide them with your VAT registration number (or alternative evidence) so that you can be invoiced for payment at the correct amount less VAT.

This webinar is chargeable at £50 + VAT

If you require a VAT receipt to be sent to you following your payment, please email accounts@highfield.co.uk or call 01302 363277. 

Our cancellation policy is as follows:  

  1. Please send cancellation requests to events@highfield.co.uk. We request that attendees inform us of cancellations as soon as possible so that we can attempt to reallocate the place to a person on our waiting list.  
  2. If you notify us of your cancellation more than 2 weeks prior to the event or webinar date, then we will provide a full refund or transfer your booking to an alternative Highfield event or webinar.
  3. If you notify us of your cancellation less than 2 weeks prior to the event or webinar date, then the full cost will be payable.  
  4. Where you have booked a place on an event or webinar and do not attend, then the full cost will be payable.

For quality and monitoring purposes, we record all of our webinars and CPD events. By joining, you give consent for this recording and it’s use on external platforms. 

 

21st Century Food Pest Management

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Date: Wednesday 2nd March 2022 (02/03/2022)
Time: 14:30pm-16:00pm

Our Focus On: Food Safety webinar series is continued this month by Grahame Turner, Owner/Consultant of PestAcuity, who will be delivering a presentation on 21st century food pest management.

Grahame Turner started as a consultant for ADAS, developing and running various training courses. He has moved on over the years to a variety of work including designing training programmes, writing comprehensive e-learning systems covering all aspects of pest control and participating in industry training forums.

He is now the owner of PestAcuity, a company that provides independent consultancy and training on public health pest control.

During this webinar on 2 March, Grahame will deliver a 45-minute presentation on how technology can be influential regarding pest management and the demand for a change for pest control.

Topics to be covered include:

 - food pest dynamics in a warming world

 - changing product range available for pest management

 - increasing demand for more humane pest control

 - environmentally friendly pest control techniques

 - digital technology in pest monitoring and control

Following Grahame’s presentation, there will be 45 minutes available for a Q&A session, putting the expert at your fingertips.

Attendees on this webinar will receive a CPD certificate worth 2 CPD points.

Be sure to check the system requirements on your device to avoid any connection issues on the day.

You will require Google Chrome as your default browser and a reliable internet connection in order to access all features of the webinar so we advise using a PC or laptop on the day. 

After clicking 'book now' you will be taken to a Go To Webinar registration page to secure your place. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email from customercare@gotowebinar.com including your unique link to join the webinar on the day.

You must not share your unique webinar link with anyone. Sharing links will result in attendees experiencing audio and visual issues during the presentation.

Only one link can be created per email address. So if you are booking for several attendees, please provide a unique email address for each attendee.   

For quality and monitoring purposes, we record all of our webinars and events. By joining, you give consent for this recording and its use on external platforms.

 

First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training Webinar

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Date: Tuesday 8th March 2022 (08/03/2022)
Time: 09:00am-16:00pm

We have adapted our First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training event into an online webinar. 

The CPD certificate gained by completing our First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training also enables an individual with occupational knowledge and proven competence in first aid to fulfil the role of an assessor and internal quality assurer (IQA) for regulated first-aid qualifications.

The training will be split into two online webinar sessions, with time in between for attendees to complete and submit individual IQA exercises to Highfield and allow for a short comfort break.

Session 1

09:00 - Expected finish time 12:00 

Completion of individual IQA exercises & comfort break

Session 2

15:00 - Expected finish time 16:00 

This training is adapted from our face-to-face First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training event, and as such, attendees are expected to be available from 09:00-16:00 (with an approximate 1 hour comfort break) to be eligible for the 6 CPD points and certificate upon successful completion.

Before the webinar

Each attendee will receive two email confirmations via the GoToWebinar platform including their unique links to join the webinar sessions on the day. You must not share your unique webinar links with anyone. Sharing links will result in incorrect names appearing on the attendee list, and as such, we may not be able to issue CPD certificates to those sharing links.

Before joining, ensure you check the system requirements on your PC or laptop to avoid any connection issues on the day. 

You will also be provided with:

  • links to qualification specifications on Highfield’s website which you will need to read and digest before the webinar begins 
  • the level 3 FAW and EFAW qualification specifications and TAI packs which you will need to read and digest before the webinar begins
  • an IQA sampling plan and IQA report exercise which will be referred to during the webinar. You will need to have the facility to download, complete and submit these exercises to the trainer via email during the break. 

 Session 1 agenda

  • An introduction to Highfield’s suite of first-aid qualifications
  • Qualification specifications, rules of combination and requalification
  • Centre requirements for delivery and assessment
  • Practical, theory and tutor assessor and internal quality assurance (TAI) support 
  • The role of the assessor and standardisation
  • The role of the Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) officer, sampling plans and reports
  • External quality assurance (EQA) requirements, how to achieve and retain CMA
  • Instructions regarding the IQA exercises to be submitted to the trainer for review before webinar session 2 begins.

Session 2 agenda

During this session, the trainer will go through findings from exercises submitted during the break, provide examples of good practice IQA sampling plans and reports, discuss comments and provide feedback. 

You will also have the opportunity to provide feedback on your webinar experience and submit further questions to Highfield. 

Attendance on this webinar (both sessions) and successful completion and submission of both IQA exercises will entitle you to a PDF certificate worth 6 CPD points. CPD certificates will be issued via email within a week of successful completion. 

After clicking the Book Now! button at the top of this page, you will be directed to a registration page on Go To Webinar for Session 1 to make a payment. 

Shortly after you have paid for your place to attend Session 1 you will receive a booking confirmation email with your unique webinar link from customercare@gotowebinar.com. You will also receive a second confirmation email from Go To Webinar with your unique webinar link to attend Session 2 of the First-aid Qualification Assessor and IQA Training.

Only one link can be created per email address. If you are booking for several attendees, please provide a unique email address for each attendee.  

If you are from an international business that does not belong in the UK, please contact your account manager before booking online and provide them with your VAT registration number (or alternative evidence) so that you can be invoiced for payment at the correct amount less VAT.

This webinar is chargeable at £50 + VAT

If you require a VAT receipt to be sent to you following your payment, please email accounts@highfield.co.uk or call 01302 363277. 

Our cancellation policy is as follows:  

  1. Please send cancellation requests to events@highfield.co.uk. We request that attendees inform us of cancellations as soon as possible so that we can attempt to reallocate the place to a person on our waiting list.  
  2. If you notify us of your cancellation more than 2 weeks prior to the event or webinar date, then we will provide a full refund or transfer your booking to an alternative Highfield event or webinar.
  3. If you notify us of your cancellation less than 2 weeks prior to the event or webinar date, then the full cost will be payable.  
  4. Where you have booked a place on an event or webinar and do not attend, then the full cost will be payable.

For quality and monitoring purposes, we record all of our webinars and CPD events. By joining, you give consent for this recording and it’s use on external platforms. 

Understanding mental health in the workplace

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Date: Thursday 24th March 2022 (24/03/2022)
Time: 14:30pm-16:00pm

Mental health has been a growing talking point in recent years, especially surrounding the pandemic, which is why we have invited guest speaker, Sean Liddell, to present our first Focus On: Mental Health webinar, Understanding mental health in the workplace. 

Sean is a creative trainer and communicator, a natural motivator and an international speaker. Sean utilises his coaching skills to challenge and embed learning to effect positive behavioural change.  

He has an incurable thirst for knowledge and strives for continuous improvement. He is an accredited MHFA (mental health first aid) trainer, ILM accredited coach and mindfulness practitioner. He also spent twenty years in a corporate role as an Associate Director for Lloyds and HSBC where he developed his leadership skills in sales, marketing, and communications. 

Sean was appointed an official mentor to the Queen’s Young Leaders (QYL) mentoring 2 future leaders from St Kitts and Nevis and Grenada in the Commonwealth. The QYL was established through The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, in partnership with Comic Relief and The Royal Commonwealth Society. 

During this webinar on 24 March, Sean will deliver a 45-minute presentation focusing on how to have a better understanding of mental health in the workplace and what you can do to further support your colleagues. Topics will include:

 - how to approach the subject of mental health within the workplace,  

 - employee mental health,  

 - F2F/Virtual mental health,  

 - Post-covid mental health 

Following Sean’s presentation, there will be 45 minutes available for a Q&A session, putting the expert at your fingertips.

Attendees on this webinar will receive a CPD certificate worth 2 CPD points.

Be sure to check the system requirements on your device to avoid any connection issues on the day.

You will require Google Chrome as your default browser and a reliable internet connection in order to access all features of the webinar so we advise using a PC or laptop on the day. 

After clicking 'book now' you will be taken to a Go To Webinar registration page to secure your place. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email from customercare@gotowebinar.com including your unique link to join the webinar on the day.

You must not share your unique webinar link with anyone. Sharing links will result in attendees experiencing audio and visual issues during the presentation.

Only one link can be created per email address. So if you are booking for several attendees, please provide a unique email address for each attendee.   

For quality and monitoring purposes, we record all of our webinars and events. By joining, you give consent for this recording and its use on external platforms.