Course Category: Free

PIT safety awareness

Approximate length:

10 Minutes


Pit Safety Awareness

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

Inspection pits present particular hazards and are a common cause of accidents, not only to those unfamiliar with the premises but also to employees who momentarily forget the presence of an un-fenced pit, or who slip or trip, and fall into them.

This training looks at the hazards and risks associated to using Pits and what employees must do to make sure that accidents are avoided when working on or near a Pit.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Principle Hazards – This gives an insight in to the main tasks conducted in and around a pit and the hazards that this presents.
  • Key precautions and Control Measures – This section gives employees an understand of the control measures that they should implement to reduce the likelihood and consequences of an accident when they use Pits to carry out their tasks.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of the hazards associated to working in or around Pits and the different tasks that you conduct using them.
  • You will be aware of what control measures you should implement and the key precautions that you should use to protect the safety of yourself and others when carrying out tasks using Pits.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Working at heights

Approximate length:

25 Minutes


Working at height

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

Falls from height the biggest causes of workplace fatalities in the UK, accounting for over a quarter of all workplace fatalities. Working at Height is also a major cause of serious and other injuries with over 43,000 non-fatal accidents. Despite these high figures, falls from height can be avoidable with a bit of care, planning and attention to detail.

This training looks at the requirements of The Working at Height Regulations 2005 and also looks at best practice suggestions from HSE guidance. It covers the dangers of Working at Height and what employees can do to reduce the likelihood and consequences of accidents when working at height in commercial vehicle workshops.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Working at Height Regulations – This gives an insight in to the requirements of The Working at Height Regulations 2005.
  • Working at Height Activities & Equipment – This looks at the different tasks and equipment that employees may use to conduct work at height.
  • Working at Height Hazards, Risks & Control Measures – This section covers how it can go wrong and what the consequences can be when working at height. It also looks at the Hierarchy of Controls for working at height to help ensure that tasks can be conducted safely.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of the Working at Height Regulations
  • You will be aware of activities that you conduct that involve working from height. You will also be aware of what equipment is available to help you conduct the work safely and what checks are required on the equipment.
  • You will understand the Hierarchy of Controls for working at Height and what control measures you should put in place to protect you and others when carrying out any tasks that require you to work from height.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Health surveillance – Noise, Respiratory & HAVS awareness

Approximate length:

35-40 Minutes


Health surveillance – Noise, Respiratory & HAVS awareness

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

Health surveillance allows for early identification of ill health and helps identify any corrective action needed. Health surveillance may be required by law if you are exposed to noise or vibration, solvents, fumes, dusts, biological agents, and other substances hazardous to health, or work in compressed air.

This training gives employees an insight into what health surveillance should consist of, noise exposure, welding and diesel fumes and hand arm vibration. It will give employees an understanding of control measures in the use and exposure to these areas to enable them to protect themselves against long term health issues.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Health Surveillance – This gives an insight in to the requirements of health surveillance and its purpose.
  • Noise Exposure – This looks at what employees can do to reduce the risk associated noise exposure and different types of hearing protection available to them.
  • Welding and diesel fumes – This section covers what employees should do if they are exposed to welding or diesel fumes and looks at the different types of respiratory protective equipment for different tasks.
  • Hand Arm Vibration – This section covers the dangers of using handheld vibratory tools and how employees can control their exposure.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of the importance of health surveillance to protect your long-term health.
  • You will understand what precautions and control measures you should put in place to protect you and others when using equipment that exposes you to noise & vibration and welding & diesel fumes.
  • You will gain an understanding of the points-based system for exposure to handheld vibratory equipment.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Equipment checks – Pre-Use & Defective

Approximate length:

15 Minutes


Equipment Checks

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

There have been numerous accidents when using faulty equipment or equipment not suitable for the task. This training looks at some of the common issues with work equipment and what employees can do to make using the equipment as safe as possible, including the checks that should be carried out. It also gives an insight in to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Equipment Requirements – This gives an insight in to the requirements under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
  • Equipment Checks – This looks at what employees can do to reduce the risk associated to using work equipment and when checks should be conducted.
  • Defective Equipment – This section covers what employees should do with defective equipment.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of the legal requirements under PUWER.
  • You will understand what precautions and control measures you should put in place to protect you and others when using any work equipment and what checks you should conduct.
  • You will understand what you should do with defective equipment.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Vehicle lifting equipment

Approximate length:

15 Minutes


Vehicle Lifting Equipment

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

There have been serious and fatal accidents when a lifted vehicle has fallen on to a worker due to failure of the lifting equipment or due to the vehicle falling from it.

This training looks at some of the common issues that occur during vehicle lifting operations and what employees can do to make using the equipment as safe as possible. It also gives an insight in to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Vehicle Lifts, Jacks, Props and Stands – This gives an insight in to the dangers of using lifting equipment and common issues that employees may face.
  • Control Measures – This looks at what employees can do to reduce the risk associated to using lifting equipment.
  • LOLER – This gives an insight the requirements under the Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations Regulations 1998 (LOLER).

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of the dangers associated to using different types of lifting equipment.
  • You will understand what precautions and control measures you should put in place to protect you and others when using any lifting equipment.
  • You will understand some of the requirements under LOLER.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Tyre inflation & compressed air systems

Approximate length:

10 Minutes


Tyre inflation & compressed air systems

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

Tyres contain a large amount of stored energy that can be released explosively presenting several hazards and risks. Tyre repair and replacement exposes people to a variety of hazards in addition to those related to movement and lifting of vehicles. Increasing size, weight, and pressure present different challenges even to experienced employees. This training gives an understanding of the dangers associated to tyre inflation and the use of compressed air systems.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Tyre inflation – This covers the hazards associated to tyre inflation and the control measures to reduce the likelihood and consequences of an accident.
  • Compressed Air Systems – This gives an insight in to the dangers of using compressed air systems and what employees should do to make the use of the equipment safer.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of the dangers associated to inflating tyres and using compressed air systems.
  • You will understand what control measures you should put in place to protect you and others when inflating tyres and using compressed air systems.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Electrical safety awareness

Approximate length:

10 Minutes


Electrical Safety Awareness

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

Each year there are roughly 30 fatalities and 1000 workplace injuries in the UK involving electricity accidents. This training helps employees understand why electrical safety is so important and explains what you can do to keep everyone safe when using electrical equipment. It gives an understanding of best practices for the safe use of electrical equipment.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Portable Electrical Equipment – This covers the hazards with using portable electrical equipment and the checks of equipment that need to be conducted.
  • Electric Storage Batteries – This gives an insight in to the safe use of and charging of vehicle electrical storage batteries.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of what Pre-Use checks and Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) are required for workshop equipment and how they should be conducted.
  • You will learn what hazards are associated to the use of storage batteries, including damaged batteries, charging, and battery connecting & disconnecting.
  • You will understand what control measures to put in place to protect you and others when using electrical equipment.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Hot Works – Oxy-acetylene, abrasive wheel and welding safety awareness

Approximate length:

30 Minutes


Hot Works – Oxy-acetylene, abrasive wheel and welding safety awareness

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all technicians and all parts staff in a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

The use of Hot Works Equipment (such as welding, cutting, and grinding) present a number of hazards within vehicle repair workshops. Any employees that use this equipment must be adequately trained in the risks associated to its use.

This training looks at the safe use of hot works equipment for employees to help ensure that they are aware of the hazards and risks and what they can do to help reduce accidents in the workplace.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Oxy-Fuel Gas Equipment – This covers the use of Acetylene and Propane and what Pre-Use checks should be conducted by employees as well as the hazards associated with its use.
  • Arc Welding – This gives an insight in to the hazards with using welding equipment and control measures that should be used.
  • Abrasive Wheels – This looks at the safe use of abrasive wheels that should be followed by all employees that use the equipment.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of what Pre-Use checks of Oxyfuel gas equipment you should conduct to help reduce incidents and accidents.
  • You will learn what hazards are associated to the use of welding equipment including sparks & fumes and what you can do to control the risk.
  • You will have an insight in to the safe use of abrasive wheels, including angle grinders and bench grinders.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Fire Safety Awareness

Approximate length:

15 Minutes


Fire Safety Awareness

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all job roles within a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

It is a legal requirement for every member of staff to conduct some form of Fire Awareness Training. This module looks at the nature of fire and the different ways that fire can spread, giving employees an understanding of what they need to do to prevent fires.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Fire Hazards – This covers the fire triangle including what ignition and fuel sources that employees may encounter.
  • Fire Spread – Gives an insight in to the four ways that fire can spread throughout buildings.
  • Fire Safety Arrangements – This looks at what arrangements are in place for reducing and preventing fires in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

  • This helps to ensure that the requirements for The Fire Safety Order and The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 are met.
  • You will gain an understanding of how fires start and how it spreads through buildings.
  • You will learn what Fire Safety arrangements should be in place to reduce the likelihood and consequences of a fire in the workplace.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

You will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.

Workplace Transport Safety

Banksman

Approximate length:

15 Minutes

Workplace Transport Safety

Which job roles is this course for:

This course is for all job roles within a vehicle workshop,

About this course:

Workplace Transport is any activity involving vehicles used in a workplace. Every year, there are over 5000 accidents involving transport in the workplace. About 50 of these result in people being killed (www.hse.gov.uk/statistics).

This lesson looks at the general legal duties and requirements to ensure the safety of employees or anyone else effected by the work you do. The training also covers the key areas to consider when managing workplace transport effectively.

This e-learning module will cover:

  • Safe Site – What considerations to have to make your work site safe.
  • Safe Vehicle & Safe Driver – What safety features are on a vehicle and requirements for vehicle drivers.
  • Banksman – The roles and responsibilities of a Banksman.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will gain an understanding of what is required to make your site safe and what you can do to help.
  • You will understand what is required for you drive any vehicles on your site.
  • You will learn the roles and responsibilities of a Banksman and why they are important in assisting with safe manoeuvring of vehicles.

Course Completion

At then end of this course you will be required to complete a multiple choice assessment based on the information provided and what you have learned.

Delegates will need to pass the assessment within this course to ensure successful completion. The pass mark is 80%

You will have a maximum of 3 attempts to reach the required pass mark. You can revisit the course content if you need to before attempting the assessment again.

Once the assessment has been passed, you will be issued with a certificate.

The certificate will be issued by Inspire International UK Ltd, the UK’s leading health and safety management company focusing on vehicle workshop safety. The certificate will clearly show your name; your company name; name of course taken; pass percentage; expiry date and any applicable course accreditation marks.