What ACPOHE courses should I do?

This page gives a summary of all of our courses and will hopefully help you to choose the best courses for you. 

Click here to see and book our currently scheduled courses. This page is currently updated so do check back from time to time. 

New to Occupational Health or just want to Learn more about Work and Health?

We recommend our Occupational Health Essentials Online Course -  CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

 

Wish to Further your Knowledge in Occupational Health? 

CLICK HERE to see suitable courses

  • Assessment of Fitness for Work Course
  • Introduction to Office (DSE) Ergonomics  (office settings only)
  • NEW Remote DSE Assessment Best Practice 
  • Introduction to Applied Ergonomics Course (non-office based settings)
  • Manual Handling: Train the Trainer
  • Functional Rehabilitation and Work Hardening Course 
  • Enabling Patient Health Behaviour Change: Psychological Tools and Techniques relating to Pain Management

Further Your Knowledge - How ACPOHE Courses Link

Further Your Knowledge - how ACPOHE courses link

 

Want To Advance Your Occupational Health Practice? CLICK HERE to see suitable courses

  • Advanced Office (DSE) Ergonomics
  • Bespoke Courses – contact us to let us know your requirements

Please see below for suitable courses. You can view and book our current courses online here

 

Want other courses or educational support?  

Please contact us to let us know your requirements.   

 

New to Occupational Health or just want to Learn more about Work and Health?

We recommend our Occupational Health Essentials for Physiotherapists (Modules 1-9) - ONLINE

ACPOHE Occupational Health Essentials module diagram

40 hour independent online learning aimed at Physiotherapists new to Occupational Health, to provide you with an ‘essential’ grounding into this specialism.  

Successful completion of all 9 modules leads to Technical Membership of ACPOHE.  Also required for Registered Membership via Route 2

  • Module 1 - An Introduction to Occupational Health (free to all CSP members)
  • Module 2 - Report Writing and the Fitnote (free to ACPOHE members
  • Module 3 -Law and Occupational Health
  • Module 4 - Occupational Epidemiology
  • Module 5 - Understanding Behaviour at Work
  • Module 6 - Risk Assessment and Management
  • Module 7 - Workplace Health Promotion
  • Module 8 - Assessment of Fitness for Work
  • Module 9 - Return to Work Planning and Guidance

The booking fee for Modules 3 - 9 is £250. Get in touch to book now!


    Wish to Further your Knowledge in Occupational Health? 

    Assessment of Fitness For Work Course

    This blended learning course, comprising 4 hours of independent learning and a 1 day face to face study day, will provide you with an in depth knowledge of factors that must be considered when undertaking fitness for work assessment. You will leave the course with practical skills on how to safely undertake functional measurements tests and understand how to use the information gained from these functional tests alongside other crucial components of your fitness for work assessment, to provide  a well-balanced and evidence-based report on an individual’s fitness for work.

    ACPOHE Assessing Fitness For Work course

     

    Key Learning Objectives

    • Discuss basic principles of assessing fitness to work
    • Job demands evaluation
    • Review the ACPOHE guidelines and protocols on Assessing Fitness for Work (AFFW)
    • Appreciate the importance of safety testing prior to functional measurement testing
    • Understand how to perform functional measurement tests
    • Select an appropriate range of functional measurement tests from the ACPOHE Toolkit, appropriate to physical job demands in an occupational setting
    • Review report writing and provide recommendations on an employee’s fitness for work

    Suitability

    • Physiotherapists wishing to move into an Occupational Health Setting
    • Physiotherapists wishing to incorporate assessment of fitness for work into their role such as first contact practitioners in primary care of private practice
    • Physiotherapists working in Occupational Health
    • You will gain more from this course if you have already undertaken the Occupational Health Essentials Course

     

    Introduction to Office (DSE) Ergonomics  (office settings only) 

    4 hour independent learning and 1 day interactive study day (online) or  2 day face to face course.

    • Describe the possible effects on health of DSE use and propose remedial measures
    • Advise a computer user on correct workstation set up and work behaviours
    • Carry out a comprehensive DSE workstation assessment and make recommendations to minimise risk and promote health
    • Identify health issues and concerns relating to use of laptops, hot-desking and home working and advise on remedial action in line with current health and safety legislation
    • Carry out basic anthropometric measurements and advise on office furniture and equipment required to suit and ‘fit’ a user
    • Become familiar with office equipment
    • Learn to clinically reason why to recommend specific equipment.    

     

    NEW Remote DSE Assessment Best Practice - online

    90 minute workshop via Zoom. 

    • Learn how DSE assessment can be undertaken effectively online.  This course considers practical and technical issues that may arise.
    • Training will be delivered in small groups of four therapists to allow the training to be adapted to suit the needs of the participants.
    • This course will NOT teach participants how to perform a DSE assessment. It is a pre-course requirement that participants are already competent DSE assessors and have completed at least 20 face to face DSE assessments prior to this course. 

     

    Introduction to Applied Ergonomics Course* (non-office based settings)

    10 hour independent learning and 1 day interactive study day either online or face to face.

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the systems approach to ergonomics
    • Demonstrate an understanding of participative ergonomics
    • Understand the evidence linking work factors and Work Relevant Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Demonstrate an understanding of anthropometrics in design and be competent in utilising anthropometrics within assessments
    • Undertake a job analysis
    • Feel competent to identify physical ergonomic risk factors in a work setting.

    *Required for Registered Membership via Route 2.

     

    Manual Handling: Train the Trainer

    1 day course, either face to face or online. Dates available for the online course.

    • Learn how to develop and deliver engaging and evidence based manual handling workshops. 

     

    Functional Rehabilitation and Work Hardening Course - Coming Soon!

    Coming soon – please contact us to register your interest. 

     

    Enabling Patient Health Behaviour Change:   Psychological Tools and Techniques relating to Pain Management - Coming Soon!

    1 day interactive study day either online or face to face. Coming soon – please contact us to register your interest. 

    • Provides physios with the knowledge, skills and confidence to enable their patients to engage in health behaviour change.
    • Includes CBT, ACT and social cognition models.

    You can view and book our current courses online here

     

    Want To Advance Your Occupational Health Practice?

    Advanced Office (DSE) Ergonomics 

    2 day face to face course. Dates are planned for end of year, please contact us to register your interest.

    • Course suitable for those already undertaking these assessments and looking to expand knowledge, discuss case studies and problem solve with colleagues.   

     
    You can view and book our current courses online here

     

    Want other courses or educational support?  

    Please contact us to let us know your requirements.   

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