New Directions Training

Training Provider

Locations: Wrexham

Introduction to Safeguarding (Level 1)

The introduction to safeguarding children training course is designed to help workers from all disciplines learn more about an essential, and potentially life-saving, workplace subject. The course aims to educate people who work with children or families on what child protection is, how child abuse can be recognised and how to go about reporting cases of abuse. Content The course is divided into five  modules and includes an assessment at the end: Introduction – an introduction to child protection, an overview of specific case studies. Key concepts and defining abuse – information […]


Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Level 2

Overview Every social care employee should receive training in the Protection of Vulnerable Adults in order to understand how and why people abuse others, how to recognise signs and symptoms and how to report any incident Outline programme The training programme covers the following topics; What is POVA?  Who is a vulnerable adult?  Definition of abuse  Types of abuse  Signs and Symptoms  Whistle Blowing  Reporting alleged abuse Other information Designed for: All employees Course duration: Half day/One day programme New Directions Certificate Issued POVA […]


QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Manual Handling suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to the manual handling of objects • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification outlines the reasons for safer manual handling and the legal requirements. Learners will develop an understanding of how risk assessments can improve safety, the theory of safe movement principles and how to reduce the risk of harm. Note: […]


QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Qualification overview This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on: • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to health and safety in the workplace • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) This qualification develops Learners’ health and safety awareness in the workplace. It covers understanding risk assessment, identifying and controlling the risks from common workplace hazards, the legal requirements related to health and safety in the workplace […]


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