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Enhance Your Skills with Our Short Courses

Welcome to the Short Courses section of MetaGedu Apprenticeships! Here, we offer a range of specialised courses designed to equip your employees with essential skills for workplace safety and compliance. Whether you’re looking to enhance your teams knowledge or meet regulatory requirements, our expertly crafted courses provide the training to excel.

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Short Courses

Award in Principals of Fire Safety

Award in Principals of Fire Safety

All workplaces have a legal obligation to ensure their environment is safe when it comes to fire risks. That comes down to ensuring you have the required knowledge and understanding around fire safety.

Award in Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

Award in Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

This course has been developed to give individuals who may have contact with hazardous substances the skills and knowledge to recognise the risks associated with them and how to control them. The qualification covers workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities, as well as office and classroom environments.

Health & safety within the workplace L2

Award in Health & Safety within the Workplace (Level 2)

This course has been designed to give individuals knowledge of the health and safety practices essential in the workplace.

Health & safety within the workplace L3

Award in Health & Safety within the Workplace (Level 3)

Health and safety in the workplace is important to every business, both in terms of protecting staff and the public, and ensuring that costly legal action and damage to reputation is avoided should the worst ever happen.

Safe Moving and Handling

Award in Safe Moving and Handling

This qualification will introduce learners to moving and handling activities.

Award in First Aid at Work

Award in First Aid at Work

This course is aimed at learners who wish to become first aiders in the workplace. The course covers the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness.
Award in First Aid at Work

Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

This course is aimed at employers where risk assessments indicate that first aid covering emergency protocols only is sufficient in their workplace. This is especially suited to nominated first aiders in smaller, lower risk working environments.

Mental Health Awareness

Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness

The objective of this course is to enhance your knowledge and skills in relation to understanding the principles of mental health, gaining awareness and understanding of mental health, mental ill-health and wellbeing issues.

First Aid for Mental Health

Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health

The objective of this course is to understand the principles of first aid for mental health. The role of a first aider for mental health is to provide basic mental health support to someone in need, usually in the workplace.

Mental Health in the Workplace

Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace

The objective of this course is to enhance the individual’s knowledge and skills, in relation to understanding mental health in the workplace, how mental ill health may affect colleagues / learners and how you can support them.

Conflict Management

Award in Conflict Management

This course has been designed to provide conflict management skills to individuals working in a customer facing role, dealing with service users or the public in general. It is applicable to a wide range of sectors and can be taken by anyone requiring a better understanding of how to prevent conflict from arising or would like to feel more confident in being able to deal with challenging situations.

Food Safety for Catering Retail

Award in Food Safety for Catering / Retail

By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. This course is suitable for those working in catering and retail environments who are responsible for handling food, and is accepted by enforcement officers and auditors.

Personal Licence Holders

Award for Personal Licence Holders

The course is designed for those individuals working in any industry that involves the retail sale of alcohol. It is a prerequisite for anyone who wishes to hold a personal licence. Anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises must hold a personal licence.

Private Security Industry

Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry

Any business conducting guarding activity to secure a building or site will require trained security staff qualified as security officers who hold a SIA licence. This course is a requirement by law for an individual to apply for a SIA licence to work as a security guard.

Award for Security Officers

Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry – Top Up

Any business conducting guarding activity to secure a building or site will require trained security staff qualified as security officers who hold a SIA licence. The course is designed for individuals who currently hold a Security Industry Authority Licence to work as a security officer and need to be brought up to date with the new licence qualification requirements.

Assessing Vocational Achievement

Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

This course is designed for those who assess both occupational competence and vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in the work environment.

Delivering Training

Award in Delivering Training

The course is designed for individuals who wish to improve their teaching / training skills and obtain a training qualification that will also enable them to deliver regulated qualifications. This qualification provides a good basis to help individuals get a ‘foot first’ into training. It’s mainly aimed at those who will use pre-prepared training materials to deliver training within the workplace.
Award in Education and Training

Award in Education and Training (Level 3)

This course is designed to provide individuals with an introduction to teaching. This is for those who would like to work or currently work within FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and / or Local Authorities.

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Award in Education and Training (Level 4)

This course is designed for individuals who wish to achieve a first stage teaching qualification.

Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

This course is designed for individuals who maintain and improve the quality of assessment from withing an organisation or assessment centre. This is for those who are currently practicing as internal quality assurers or a professional development qualification for managers, HR or quality assurance personnel.