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Working from Home Successfully – E-learning Course

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Duration: 2 hours. Including interactions and videos.

E-Learning Course Content:

This e-learning course covers all of the important elements that employees should consider when working from home.

The e-learning can be provided as SCORM files, or on a subscription basis, whether hosted on your own Learning Management System, or using our, feature-rich, easy-to-use learning platform.

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What’s the course about?

Working from Home Successfully

Understand the key things that are required to ensure effectiveness when working from home.

Working from home has become commonplace and this has thrown up new challenges for those more used to working in an office environment. There are several challenges that we face to ensure working from home is as effective and safe as office based work.

Some of the key things to consider for those working from home are – personal wellbeing, health & safety, ergonomics, workspace setup, information security, teamworking, online meetings and finally, the social aspect of working at home.

This Working from Home Successfully e-learning course sets out to provide your learners with all the skills and knowledge they need to work effectively in the home environment. The content will help ensure they have everything they need to support their safety and mental wellbeing, while helping them to remain a productive and valuable employee to the organisation.

Who is it for?

This e-learning course is suitable for anyone that works from home whether it’s occasionally or on a permanent basis.

What does the course look like?
  • It’s an online e-learning course
  • Containing nine interactive modules
  • Includes relevant tips and resource downloads
  • Blending text, graphics, quizzes, interactions and videos
  • Regular on-going testing as you progress
  • A full final assessment with CPD certification​
Objectives

To put it simply, this course will help improve the learners preparedness for working at home and help to ensure their role as an effective member of the workforce. With this e-learning course:

  • Create a home working set up that is comfortable, safe and secure
  • Apply good workstation practices at home to ensure ergonomic safety
  • Understand your responsibilities with information security when at home
  • Implement practical ideas to ensure safety when working at home
  • Develop an awareness of how to effectively work with colleagues when you are not consistently in the same office environment
  • Understand how to make online meetings successful
  • Appreciate the importance of personal wellbeing when working at home
  • Adapt behaviours to suit the differences in the social element of work
Module 1 – Introduction
  • Establish where much of our working practices originated and how they have changed over time
  • Identify some of the adjustments that employers must make with colleagues working from home.
Module 2 – Health and Safety
  • Explore an employer’s health and safety obligations to home workers
  • Review what they can do to record any online abuse
  • Identify signs which could point to a colleague suffering from work-related stress
  • Establish working practices to make sure their home environment is suitably safe.
Module 3 – Using Display Screen Equipment at Home
  • Set up your workstation in relation to:
    • seating
    • mouse and pointing devices
    • display screens
    • other equipment and furniture which is part of the workstation.
  • Set up your workstation using a checklist.
Module 4 – Information Security
  • Explore why information security is particularly important when working from home
  • Understand responsibilities with respect to information security at home
  • Identify key areas that should be considered when making information secure in a home working environment
  • Review areas where you may have been unaware of potential information security risks.​
Module 5 – Setting up your Workspace
  • Identify areas where they can improve their home working environment
  • Understand the importance of having a good chair
  • Review alternative ways of improving internet connections over Wi-Fi​
Module 6 – Working Together - Apart
  • Review some of the lessons we can learn from geese about teamwork
  • Explore the problems that can occur from using different messaging options and describe a solution
  • Understand how to make a video conference call more inclusive
  • Identify why expressing opinions as facts can be problematic
  • Establish how ‘I’ statements work
  • Examine a possible team building activity for a distributed team.
Module 7 – Online Meetings
  • Explore things that can make online meetings more successful including:
    • a clear agenda
    • participants taking on different roles
    • participants only attending meetings where they’re needed
    • taking steps to make them inclusive.
  • Review four tips for more effective online meetings.
Module 8 – Wellness and Wellbeing
  • Identify what is meant by the term wellness
  • Review the six dimensions of wellness
  • Understand how motivation can be maintained
  • Examine areas where the learner could develop to improve their wellness.​
Module 9 – Re-imagining the Social Element of Work
  • Explore some of the challenges people face in working towards a new normal
  • Review examples of:
    • replacing the social element of work online
    • new ways to replace social interaction away from work.
  • Establish why trust is important when socialising.
Module 10 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners​
Why subscribe to this e-learning course?
  • Practical courses – This course is designed to help your learners in the real business world, giving them practical skills that they can quickly and easily implement in the workplace.
  • Interactive and engaging – Learning doesn’t have to be boring. This multi-media course is designed to keep your participants engaged throughout.
  • Step-by-step learning – This course is broken down into easy to manage bite-size chunks. From start to finish we take your learners on an enjoyable learning journey.
  • Fully accredited – The CPD Verification Service accredit all our courses, so you can be sure our training materials are of the highest standard.​
LMS integration

Where clients are not using our LMS and wish to host it on their own LMS instead, we provide SCORM files that they can simply install directly. Although these files are added to the clients LMS as usual and the user will access and view the course exactly as they would if it was built on the clients system, we are still able to track user numbers our side and also provide regular updates to the content.

E-Learning Alterations

Our e-learning products are always provided ‘white-label’ with no Trainer Bubble logos or references to our company.

We also understand that you may like to make alterations to the content. Whether it’s minor edits, larger alterations, adding of logos, or swapping images to better reflect your corporate identity – we can provide this change for a small fee.

Please note: We regularly update our courses to reflect legal changes or just general improvements to content. All this happens without you having to lift a finger whether the course is on your LMS or ours.

Price

​We have a variety of options for payment of this e-learning course. Please click on the Get a Quote button below, so that we can create a personal quote that suits your specific requirements.

If you are unsure of your e-learning requirements, you can also visit our sister website to find out more about our online learning services – Learner Bubble.​​​​​​

‘Off-the-Shelf’ Price – £3,000+vat

Working from Home Successfully – E-learning Course

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