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The EssentialSkillz Home Working Online Training Course has been designed to help both employers and their workers to understand what is required of them in a home working situation. The course explains different categories of home working, who might be eligible and specific conditions that relate to home working, including insurance requirements, the supply of equipment and ensuring the security of data, particularly any data that includes personal information.
With the development of communication channels, the global search for talent, the growth of contingent workers and the premium of office space, working remotely has become more and more common in recent years. Homeworking is used to describe employees that have a contractual or voluntary arrangement with their employer so that they are able to work in locations other than the office. Both employers and staff working remotely should be aware that health and safety regulations, as well as organisation policies, are applicable in the home working environment.
A key element of the course explains the importance of applying health and safety procedures to the home workplace, including identifying and controlling risks, assessing workstations and ensuring the health and wellbeing of the home worker. The Home Working course also outlines procedures for holidays, absence and sickness.
Like other EssentialSkillz courses, the Working from Home course can be customised to meet the requirements of your organisation. This means that your employees can understand your specific policies and procedures relating to home working, rather than drawing on generic examples.
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:
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.
You can deploy this course using our compliance focused Learning Management System. Alternatively you can deliver this course, with all its key features, directly from your third-party LMS.
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.
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.
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.
Generate 10 random questions from a bank of 20 to test your user’s retention and understanding of key content.
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.
This course is suitable for both employers and employees considering a home working situation. It provides a clear and concise understanding on what responsibilities both parties have under Health and Safety Legislation.