Competent person in house training.

 The Benefits of in house training

There are many benefits of having training provided in house within the workplace.

KH Plant Training LTD offer a bespoke range of training to organisations which offers many benefits such as:

  • Improved efficiency, effectiveness and operational performance
  • Employees feel comfortable and more at ease within the environment they are familiar with
  • Managers are able to have more input which increases their knowledge, awareness and contribution to what training may be required in the near future to keep up to date with future developments of the organisation.
  • Increased confidence amongst employees
  • A proactive approach to skills development and competency management
  • Safer working by ensuring all employees are kept up to date with relevant training, skills and knowledge. This in turn reduces lost time due to accidents and stress caused by inadequate skill levels.
  • A more robust response and knowledge awareness should incidents occur
  • Lower turnover in employees due to them working for a business which promotes best practice
  • Less risk of employees inadvertently breaching regulations

Our in-house training courses are designed to provide a broad training to employees and employers and are suitable for use as either stand-alone induction courses or as annual refresher courses.

If you or your company decide on in house training, you will be taught by professionals with extensive practical experience. Our in-house training courses can be undertaken at your workplace or at an external venue of your choice.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made bespoke courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

If you would like to improve your workforces knowledge, skills and ability to create a highly skilled, motivated and knowledgeable workforce, contact us today for more information about how we can help your business and improve profitability.

 Abrasive wheels training

Overview

This course is designed and structured to provide training in the safe use of abrasive wheels including hand held and portable machines, bench or pedestal grinding machines. It complies with the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98).

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • Training needs and statutory  requirements
  • Types of abrasive wheels and their characteristics
  • Marking of Abrasive Wheels
  • Speed
  • Hazards and how to minimise risks
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safe storage and handling
  • Inspection and methods of Testing for Damage
  • Abrasive wheel machine components
  • Guarding
  • Dressing and balancing
  • Mounting procedures

Summary

This course provides invaluable insight in how to maintain a safe environment and is of use to anyone involved in the movement of vehicles.

Vehicle marshall training

Overview

This course is designed for any employees involved in the movement of vehicles, covering health and safety and practical lessons on how to move a vehicle in a safe.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • The safe movement of vehicles around their workplace.
  • Health and Safety when moving a vehicle
  • practical lessons on how to move a vehicle in a safe manner

Summary

This course provides invaluable insight in how to maintain a safe environment and is of use to anyone involved in the use of abrasive wheels.

Safe working at height training

Overview

This course is designed for anyone working at height. This includes but is not limited to those involved in roofing, guttering, solar panel installation, display work, excavations, machine maintenance, scaffolding, vehicle unloading and shelf stacking.

Unfortunately working at height continues to be a high risk activity which can result in serious injuries and fatalities. Having an incident through lack of training or bad practise can do untold damage to your reputation as well as personal trauma for all those involved.

According to Work at Height Regulations 2005 any employee engaged in any work at height activity must be competent to do so and it the employers responsibility to provide adequate training. Apart from helping you to meet your legal obligations, our training gives practical ways of assessing and minimising risks.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005 and its implications
  • How to undertake a risk assessment
  • Using equipment safely
  • Safe working practises whilst working at height
  • The use of PPE and safety harnesses
  • Precautions to take when working on or near fragile surfaces
  • Avoiding danger from falling objects
  • The safe use of ladders and stepladders
  • Emergency evacuation and rescue procedures

Summary

Delivered by health and safety experts this invaluable training course will enable you to fulfil your legal requirements in terms of the Work at Height Regulations 2005 as well as enabling you to promote safe working practices.

Fire warden training

Overview

This course is designed to give candidates a basic overview of current fire related legislation, advice on fire preventative measures and practical advice on how to minimise fire hazards.

Fire safety is incredibly important and failure to comply with government fire safety regulations could potentially lead to prosecution, fines or legal claims. Training in fire safety is therefore compulsory for all organisations.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • Fire safety responsibilities
  • The components and potential causes of fire.
  • The implications of bad housekeeping
  • Fire safety legislationand how to ensure your business or premises complies with fire safety regulations.
  • How to conduct a fire risk assessment
  • Fire detection and alarm systems
  • Emergency lighting and evacuation plans
  • Types of fire extinguishers, their uses and limitations
  • Safety signs
  • The maintenance offire fighting equipment
  • Your role in eliminating or reducing the risk of fire in the workplace.
  • Understand fire safety procedures and the steps to be taken in the event of a fire.

Summary

Under government legislation, all employees are required to take adequate fire safety training, regardless of the industry they work in.

This fire safety course provides suitable training for all levels of employees and is also suitable as an introductory course for candidates preparing to be fire marshals or fire wardens.

 

C

Excavation safety and inspection training

Overview

This course is an introductory course about the principles and details of excavations and their supporting structures. It is suitable for novice operators as well as a refresher for those with previous experience.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • Legislation regarding the provision and use of excavation supports
  • Excavation supporting components and why they are used
  • Battering back and stepping techniques, how to calculate and design for them
  • Why excavations fail, including potential warning signs
  • Types of structural defects
  • The completion and recording of excavation inspection reports
  • Foundations
  • Access and egress

Summary

Investing in training shows your employees that they matter to you.  Designed specifically for anyone responsible for inspecting excavations and their supporting structures this course provides a thorough introduction into best practise

Health and Safety awareness training

Overview

Designed to give insight into health and safety in the workplace this bespoke course can be adapted to meet specific business or individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.

Although employers are responsible for providing the necessary training and conditions for a safe workplace, employees also have a critical role to play. Safety works when people work together. This course provides the necessary training for them to do this.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • Understanding the principles of health and safety and accident prevention
  • Ability to contribute to any health and safety management system
  • Understand the importance of risk assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention
  • Understand the responsibilities placed on employers and employees
  • Understand the hazard, risk and main causes of harm to workers (manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration)
  • Understand the importance of following systems, procedures and rules
  • Understand how individual action can reduce risks to health and safety

Summary

Investing in training can reduce the risk of accidents as well as promoting a happier and more motivated workforce.

Asbestos awareness training

Overview

This course is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge necessary to allow them to avoid work which may disturb asbestos during any operations which could disturb the fabric of a building, or other construction which might contain asbestos.

Employees should be able to recognise asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) and know what to do if they come across them in order to protect themselves and others.

The course is not designed to prepare candidates to undertake work with asbestos-containing materials.  Please contact for more information if this type of training is required.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge on:

  • Properties of asbestos including its impact on health
  • Asbestos awareness
  • Non-licensable work, including Notifiable Non-licensed Work (NNLW)
  • Types, uses and the potential occurrence of asbestos and asbestos materials in buildings and plant
  • What to do in an emergency such as uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace
  • Avoiding the risk of exposure to asbestos
  • Licensable work with asbestos
  • Documentation and record keeping
  • Avoiding exposure to asbestos

Summary

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained insight into the potential dangers of asbestos and how to minimise exposing themselves and others to risks.

Toolbox talk delivery training

Overview

Effective communication is essential for safety and productivity in the workplace.

Toolbox talks offer a more informal format for delivering advice on matters of health, safety and the environment and can encourage discussions and feedback, which can be used to maintain and improve standards.

This course is suitable for any candidate responsible for delivering toolbox talks to team members, including contracts managers, site managers, site supervisors, foreman or business owners.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • Why toolbox talks are an important part of safety management;
  • Conducting a toolbox talk in a competent and professional manner;
  • The skills to keep and manage records of delegate attendance.
  • Best timing for delivering toolbox talks
  • How to engage attendees
  • Record keeping

Summary

At the end of the course candidates will have sufficient knowledge to conduct toolbox talks effectively in order to inform, engage and motivate the workforce.

PUWER awareness training

Overview

Designed to give insight into PUWER in the workplace this bespoke course can be adapted to meet specific business or individual needs to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • The legal obligations under PUWER
  • Practical ways of achieving them

Summary

Delivered by health and safety experts this invaluable training course will enable you to fulfil your legal requirements in terms of the PUWER as well as enabling you to promote safe working practices.

LOLER awareness training

Overview

This course is suitable for anyone involved in the use of lifting equipment and provides insight into the LOLER is the Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 including the role of a competent person.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 and its implications
  • The role of a competent person
  • Appointing a competent person
  • The frequency that equipment needs to be inspected
  • The use of external inspectors
  • Documentation and record keeping

Summary

Delivered by a highly qualified instructor this course is ideal for anyone in the construction industry offering invaluable insight into the Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998and their impact on working practise

CDM Awareness training

Overview

A short course updating those in construction, repair, refurbishment and demolition on the 2015 Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.

If you have a specific requirement which you would like to be included please let us know as our tailor made courses can be adapted to reflect your own unique business perspective.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • Overview of CDM regulations
  • The new CDM Regulations which came into force on 6 April 2015.
  • The relationship between client, main contractor and sub-contractor)
  • Why there is a requirement for a safety file
  • Creating a safety file
  • Risk assessments
  • Method statements
  • How to create a competence file

Summary

Delivered by a highly qualified instructor this course is ideal for anyone in the construction industry offering invaluable insight into the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations and their impact on working practise.

Manual Handling Training

Overview

This course is designed to fulfil the training requirements of the 1992 Manual Handling Regulations which require employers to provide safe and sufficient training for any employees.

Content

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and its implications
  • An employee’s legal duties and responsibilities
  • The limitations of the body
  • Correct methods for lifting

Delivered by professional instructors this course combines theoretical knowledge with practical exercises.

Summary

Delivered in an engaging manner this course is ideal for anyone engaged in manual handling.

 

For any further queries of our in house training, please get in touch for further information.