Sharps Awareness Instructor Course
This course is designed to provide an insight to some of the issues associated with the incorrect handling of such implements, health risks to ensure the safe disposal and handling of these implements or is an ideal course to top-up existing knowledge and tool box training.
It will also explore modern training techniques for providing the course content to others.
This course has been targeted for those new to teaching others about sharps awareness, and is also ideal for those wishing to update their skills.
What Does This Course Cover?
The course covers legislation, contractible illnesses and diseases, prevention of injury as well as problem solving discussions with the course candidates such as identifying unexpected sites where sharps could be located and we also explore currently available equipment and its use.
The trainer gives a demonstration using our sharps kit and delegates then have the opportunity to take part in a practical exercise as an individual and as part of the further group activity.
In addition, we will explore modern trainer training techniques:
- Planning and preparing to train, including the writing of trainers plans
- Delivering effective training
- Different learning styles using the Honey and Mumford approach
- Dealing with difficult delegates
- Providing feedback and assessment
Our health and safety trainers are qualified and experienced health and safety professionals with an appropriate background in this topic and in delivering engaging health and safety training.
All consultants hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
This course content can be tailored to your specific requirements, taking into account the specific dangers and working practices of your particular company and industry. It can also be combined with one or more other courses to create a truly bespoke training programme for your employees.
For more information please call 0844 800 3295 or send us an online contact form with a description of your training requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Sharps Awareness Instructor course is delivered over 2 days.
Each delegate will be issued with a course workbook to assist them both during and after the course. This workbook will contain information and forms to assist sharps trainers.
In addition a trainer's pack will be provided containing a PowerPoint presentation and training material (activities, exercises, etc) for use in their own sessions.
Delegates will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion of the course.
Scheduled Open Courses
Our Sharps Awareness Instructor open courses have the following included in the course cost:
- All course materials
- Certificate of attendance
- Refreshments throughout the course
- Free on-site car parking
Nottingham5 Wheatcroft Business Park, Landmere Lane, Edwalton, Nottingham, NG12 4DG
Held at our head office, the comfortable training suites (which are situated on ground level, as well as the toilet facilities, making them wheelchair-friendly) are fully air conditioned with natural daylight. Free on-site car parking is also available.