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Online Training


Online Training


 
The Source offer online training courses in a wide range of subjects including:
  • Health and Safety
  • First Aid
  • Business Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Social Care
  • Warehousing
  • Food Safety
For businesses who wish to increase the knowledge, efficiency and productivity of their workforce, these courses offer an ideal opportunity to do so in a way which is both convenient and flexible. Many of these courses are accredited and fully funded for SME's in the Sheffield City Region.
 

 

Accredited Business Skills Training Delivered Online
– Available Fully Funded**

We offer a range of online, accredited training available fully funded through Skills Support for the Workforce, co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the European Social Fund. To access our fully funded training, please contact Vernon Tolson at vernon.tolson@thesourceacademy.co.uk.

**Subject to eligibility. Full funding through Skills Support for the Workforce is available for small and medium sized businesses in the Sheffield City Region.
 

CERTIFICATE IN THE PRINCIPLES OF TEAM LEADING
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £450+VAT pp.

The Principles of Team Leading qualification provides learners with the techniques to motivate and develop staff, communicate messages efficiently and take control of difficult situations.

CERTIFICATE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £350+VAT pp.

This qualification provides the underpinning knowledge required by employees to work in a range of customer service roles. Learners will have essential knowledge of how to carry out tasks such as managing information and supporting events.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR HOSPITALITY
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £350+VAT pp.

This course is designed for staff at the forefront of the business where first impressions are vital. Understand how to communicate effectively, the importance of teamwork and the importance of maintaining food hygiene.

CERTIFICATE IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
Level 2, Duration ½ -3 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £200+VAT pp.

This course aims to promote equality and diversity in order to make students more socially aware. It is an effective and insightful way to strengthen employees' knowledge on best practice.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING DATA PROTECTION AND DATA SECURITY
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £250+VAT pp.

This course is for anyone who would like to develop their knowledge of data protection and data security including current legislation and the steps to take to help protect their organisation’s data.

CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION, ADVICE OR GUIDANCE
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £350+VAT pp.

This qualification will develop knowledge and understanding of the key principles to support a role where initial information, advice or guidance is given.

CERTIFICATE IN LEAN ORGANISATION MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
Level 2, Duration 2-9 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £350+VAT pp.

This Lean Organisation Management Techniques qualification aims to improve business performance through continuous professional development of employees and their skill set.

CERTIFICATE IN PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £350+VAT pp.

This Business Administration qualification aims to provide learners with the underpinning knowledge that is required by employees to work in a range of different environments in a business administration role.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING RETAIL OPERATIONS
Level 2, Duration 2-9 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £350+VAT pp.

This course is ideal for anyone looking to improve the delivery of their retail services. You will develop an understanding of the different aspects of working in the retail sector.

CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES
Level 2, Duration 4-12 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £350+VAT pp.

This course provides learners with knowledge and understanding of business improvement techniques, which can be applied across many different sectors.

CREATING A BUSINESS START-UP
Level 2, Duration 2-8 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £350+VAT pp.

The course is designed for people seeking the skills and knowledge needed to develop a business start-up. It will give an understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up, knowledge of the first steps in creating a business start-up, including the marketing, legal and financial requirements, and an understanding of how to write a business plan.

CERTIFICATE IN THE PRINCIPLES OF WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE** or £250+VAT pp.

This course is designed to allow you to enter and/or progress from entry roles in the Warehousing and Storage industries. You will develop the underpinning knowledge necessary to support your role within the sector.

*Duration scale, e.g. 1-6 weeks, based on a learner with light commitments spending  a reasonable amount of time daily on coursework (1 week) through to a learner employed full time spending a few hours per week both at work and home on coursework (6 weeks).

 

Accredited Health & Social Care Training Delivered Online
– Available Fully Funded**

Funding provided through Skills Support for the Workforce, co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and the European Social Fund.  For more information, please contact Vernon Tolson at vernon.tolson@thesourceacademy.co.uk.
 

CERTIFICATE IN CLEANING PRINCIPLES
Level 2, Duration 2-12 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

Cleaning Principles underpins many aspects of life today and is essential for the prevention of disease and spread of infection. This Cleaning Principles course is suitable for anyone who, at present, works as a cleaner or who is looking for their first job within the cleaning industry.

CERTIFICATE IN THE PRINCIPLES OF THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTION IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This course covers a wide range of knowledge surrounding infection control, including the causes of infections and the conditions in which bacteria live and spread. It also outlines the methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection in health care settings.

CERTIFICATE IN AWARENESS OF MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This course will broaden your knowledge of the most commonly diagnosed mental health conditions. It helps to develop awareness and explains the signs and symptoms of these conditions and how they may affect the day-to-day lives of those affected. By understanding these conditions it can help give an insight into how to help and offer support to those who may need it.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S MENTAL HEALTH
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This course is for anyone who would like to develop their knowledge of children & young people’s mental health in context, mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people, the impact of mental ill-health on children and young people and the support available to maintain mental wellbeing in children and young people.

CERTIFICATE IN THE PRINCIPLES OF DEMENTIA CARE
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

The course starts by exploring dementia to give a thorough understanding of the condition. It looks at ways to care and support those affected, using person centred care and the influence of positive communication methods.

CERTIFICATE IN THE PRINCIPLES OF END OF LIFE CARE
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This course explores the issues surrounding death and dying. It helps develop an understanding of end of life care and improves awareness of the support available.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING DIGNITY AND SAFEGUARDING IN ADULT HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOUR THAT CHALLENGES
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This qualification is designed to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects. By completing the qualification, learners will develop in-depth knowledge of behaviour that challenges which could support progression onto other appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING SAFEGUARDING AND PREVENT
Level 2, Duration 2-9 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This course is for those who would like to increase their knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety. By completing this qualification, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING THE SAFE HANDLING OF MEDICATION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This qualification develops the knowledge and understanding of those dealing with medications. It covers a wide range of areas to provide a comprehensive knowledge of the topic, develop skills and ensure a safe environment.

CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING AUTISM
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This qualification aims to develop your understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism – covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

CERTIFICATE IN FALLS PREVENTION AWARENESS
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention which will allow them to progress into, or within, employment in healthcare or social care settings.

CERTIFICATE IN THE PRINCIPLES OF WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. They will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING SKILLS
Level 2, Duration 1-6 weeks*, FULL FUNDING AVAILABLE**.

This course aims to introduce learners to the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately.

 

*Duration scale, e.g. 1-6 weeks, based on a learner with light commitments spending  a reasonable amount of time daily on coursework (1 week) through to a learner employed full time spending a few hours per week both at work and home on coursework (6 weeks).

**Subject to eligibility. Full funding through Skills Support for the Workforce is available for small and medium sized businesses in the Sheffield City Region.

 


Interactive e-Learning Short Courses

Access stimulating short courses delivered online with a combination of presenter videos, animations and quiz style questions. These online courses issue a certificate of completion.

Click here for more information about each course, duration and CPD Units - listed in alphabetical order.  Please note, these short courses are not funded.

Abrasive Wheels - £25.00

Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5 - £25.00

Alcohol Personal Licence Holder - £60.00

Allergen Awareness - £25.00

Asbestos Awareness - £25.00

Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers - £25.00

Assessing Display Screen Equipment - £25.00 

Basic Fire Safety Awareness - £20.00

Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes - £20.00

Basic Legionella Management - £30.00

Behavioural Safety - £20.00

CDM Awareness - £20.00

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) - £25.00

Display Screen Equipment Awareness - £25.00

Drug and Alcohol Awareness - £25.00

Electrical Safety - £25.00

Emergency First Aid at Work - Online Annual Refresher - £25.00

Fire Extinguisher - £25.00

Fire Marshal - £25.00

Fire Marshal for Care Homes - £25.00

Introduction to HACCP Level 2 - £30.00

Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers - £25.00

Introduction to Risk Assessment - £25.00 

Level 1 or Level 2 Food Safety - Catering - £25.00

Level 1 or Level 2 Food Safety - Manufacturing - £25.00

Level 1or Level 2 Food Safety - Retail - £25.00

Licensed Premises Staff Training - £30.00

Lockdown Procedure in Schools - £25.00

Manual Handling - £25.00

Noise Awareness - £20.00

Paediatric First Aid - £25.00

Personal Protective Equipment - £25.00

Positive Handling in Schools - £25.00

Prevent Duty - £30.00

Safeguarding Adults - £30.00

Safeguarding Children - £30.00

Slips, Trips and Falls - £25.00

Supervising Food Safety - Level 3 - £50.00

Working at Height - £25.00

Working in Confined Spaces - £25.00

Working Safely - £50.00

Working Within the Private Security Industry - £30.00

Workplace Health and Safety - £25.00

 

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