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Lone Worker Training

Lone workers make up around 20% of the UK workforce and according to the British Safety Council’s Crime Survey released in 2018, as many as 150 lone workers are attacked either physically or verbally every day in the UK. That equates to about 54, 750 lone workers being attacked every year. The NNTC’s in-house lone working training course raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with working alone and the practical steps that can be taken to avoid reduce or manage them. These courses are always lively informative and engaging and can be accredited through OCN Credit for Learning.  All our Lone Working Courses will be tailored to reflect the values and working practices of your organisation.  Our courses range from short 1 hour high impact talks to a three day Lone Working train the Trainer Course.  Please contact us to discuss your options.

All of our lone working courses are run in an interactive student-centred style, with all assurances given to create a safe learning environment. Please note all our courses are tailored free of charge to your requirements so may vary slightly from the stated aims and outcomes and are run in-house and virtually.

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NNTC Recent Lone Worker Training Clients

Cheshire East County Council

Bournemouth Churches Housing Association

To raise awareness of the potential risks to personal safety Whilst Lone Working
To ensure that employees are aware of their responsibilities as regards Lone Working
To develop skills and strategies for avoiding reducing and managing Aggression and Violence
Identifying and assessing personal safety risks Whilst Working alone
Recognising employee and employer legal responsibilities in the workplace
Develop strategies to improve personal safety whilst out and about
Develop strategies for working safely in other peoples homes
Develop strategies for travelling safely
Explore the skills and strategies for de escalating aggression
State the importance of remaining calm and professional in the face of aggression
Practice breakaway techniques in order to escape from a threatening situation[optional]
Other Information
Duration 3 Hours – 1 Day
Accreditation is available through OCN Credit For Learning £20 per head
Face to Face Training maximum number of delegates 12
Virtual Training maximum number of delegates 12
Public Courses Not available
Why not save money by choosing our accredited Lone Working Train the Trainer Course? This 2- or 3-day course (dependent upon the number and experience of the delegates) is designed to help delegates train their staff in Personal Safety. This course is tailored to suit your organisations working practices and is accredited through OCN Credit4Learning, and upon completion delegates will receive a national qualification, offering you assurance in the quality of materials and tuition.  Please contact us for the course prospectus.