If you work full time or have other responsibilities it can be hard to improve your skills with training. Finding the time to attend a course is not always possible. There is no need to pull out of a paying job to get ahead. All you have to do is find a suitable course which will give you the skills you need without eating into your usual routine. Health and safety training is essential, so why not find the time to improve your health and safety skills from the comfort of your own home.

Why Distance Learning Can Work in the Office

As an employer you need to provide training within working hours but sometimes, especially in small businesses, the firm cannot afford to lose the employee for hours at a time. There may also be problems with transportation depending on where the course is held. If you have employees who require training in occupational health and safety distance learning could provide the answer. There is no need for the training to be sat in one sitting. It’s possible to assign small segments of time during the working week to offer the training and provide the assessment. Work can continue outside of these times meaning no one needs to get behind on their usual schedule.

Distance Learning in the Home

A personal development is a great way of improving your CV, and your career prospects. If you look after children or wish to remain in work and earning while you train you can do so with distance learning. The course is taught online and you still have access to professional tutors who are able to answer any questions you have and address any issues which may arise. You are able to decide the times you sit down and focus on the training. It could be before or after work, evenings or weekends.

The NEBOSH Distance Learning General Certificate

One of the occupational health and safety courses to consider is the NEBOSH General Certificate. With a pass rate of 90% and some optional extras available this is a flexible way of achieving the qualifications you or your employees need. 0844 576 6750 is the number to call if you want to find out more.