Human Resources

Training and Development

Managers have a legal responsibility to ensure that members of their team receive instruction, information and training relevant to their role.

Internal Training Options

Online Interactive courses via Moodle



Fire Safety Awareness 

Available from October 2013


Please click here or use the following address:

Log into Moodle and search 'Health & Safety Training' then click on Invacuation. 

Asbestos Awareness 

Available from November 2013

Radiation Awareness 

Available from January 2014

Face to face training

Role specific courses:


Suitable for:

First fire response

Fire Wardens and First Responders

First aid

Authorised First Aiders

First aid refresher

Authorised First Aiders

Workstation assessment

Departmental Workstation Assessors

Managing risk (risk assessment)

Line managers grade 7 and above

General access courses:



Manual handling

These courses are available throughout the year.  For more information contact Marcia Martin (       

Avoiding aches and pains

Dealing with aggression

Carrying out a risk assessment

Workstation awareness

Lone working

Resilience - dealing with change

External Training Options

Managers wishing to provide training for staff within their departments who have specific responsibility for safety could consider:

  • IOSH Managing Safely (4 day course)

  • NEBOSH General Certificate (10 day intensive or 12 week, day release course)

More in depth or specialist training is unlikely to be necessary in most cases but if you feel that there is a need, then please contact the Health, Safety and Environment Service for further help and advice.