Home Working Online Training

  • Describes what homeworking is and the advantages and disadvantages of it
  • Outlines the various contract, policy and expense implications of homeworking
  • Covers the health and safety requirements homeworkers and their employers must comply with
  • Fully customisable by you, at no extra cost

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Course Introduction

The EssentialSkillz Homeworking eLearning course provides an overview of the human resources and health and safety best practices relating to homeworking arrangements.

The course will:

  • Outline what homeworking is
  • Highlight the primary contractual considerations for homeworking
  • Explain how to integrate health and safety best practice into the homeworking environment

Course Content

The course explains how homeworking might affect tax and insurance expenses. It also describes what, if any, costs an employer will cover.

It outlines that homeworkers are prone to particular stressors and problems of social isolation and describes ways in which the employer and employee can manage these issues.

The course describes how to set up and maintain a safe homeworking environment. It outlines the importance of carrying out a risk assessment and how to manage health and safety considerations like display screen equipment, electrical safety and fire safety.

Like all EssentialSkillz courses, our Homeworking course can be customised to meet your needs, enabling your workforce to understand specific content you have developed for your organisation, all at no extra cost.

Key features

All our courses provide technically accurate training which keeps your organisation in line with best practice. We include the latest techniques in learning which ensure learners are engaged throughout. Our courses are also:

Fully customisable by you

Add your own scripts, images, videos, presentations and interactions - with no coding experience required. Use our suite of templates to make our courses your own, delivering highly relevant training to your organisation at no extra cost.

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White label branding

We can brand our training with your unique corporate identity to make your users feel right at home throughout the training journey.

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Integrate with your LMS

You can deploy this course using our compliance platform. Alternatively, you can deliver this course, with all its key features, directly from your third-party LMS.

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Accessiblity

Our Home Working course can integrate with JAWS ® a widely available text-to-speech integration to help visually impaired users engage with the same, unabridged and high-quality compliance training as their colleagues.

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Certification

On successful completion, learners receive a personalised certificate which includes the learner’s name, score and date of completion. Certificates can be viewed, downloaded and printed off at any time to serve as a record of compliance.

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Accreditation

Our Home Working course is certified by RoSPA to ensure that the learning experience we provide is rigorous, proactive and adheres to the highest standard of training.

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Compliance

Why is this course important for compliance?

  • Home Working training forms an essential part of compliance training as it ensures that your organisation complies with its legal obligations and requirements.
  • Health and Safety legislation is integrated into the home working environment.

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Create your own question and answer bank to test your users on the key information that they need to know to be fully compliant. Set core questions to appear in the test section that users are required to pass so that crucial learning points are reinforced.

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Randomise test questions

Generate 10 random questions from a bank of 20 to test your user’s retention and understanding of key content.


Set the pass mark

As training administrator, you can configure the passing score that users need to complete the course. Set your own grade boundaries to ensure your training complies with the standards set out by your organisation.

Who should take this course?

The course is aimed at prospective or current homeworkers. The course is relevant to various sectors; however, it is targeted primarily at homeworkers who use a computer as part of their work tasks.

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