Kevin Walker recently undertook the BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, a nationally recognised qualification which trained him to identify hazards in the workplace, assist with responding to incidents, assess and control risk, and consult on work...
Train your staff at home with LDN Interactive (LDN-i) – helping organisations train and develop staff while isolated
Safety Dimensions, Leadership Dimensions & Workplace Dimensions programs are now available through a facilitator-led, real-time, interactive training environment – via computer.
We don’t offer pre-recorded online programs – just the same experience of our face-to-face programs, delivered differently.
As COVID-19 isolation measures come into play around the nation, many businesses are preparing to have their workforces work from home, where their roles permit.
Even though business-as-usual is interrupted, we can help organisations add significant value to their workforce while they are working at home. Using our LDN interactive platform (LDN-i), you can train and upskill your workforce with real-time interactive, cloud-based training via computer in any of our Safety Dimensions, Leadership Dimensions or Workplace Dimensions programs.
This includes programs in safety leadership, risk management, hazard reduction, leadership, building relationships, managing subcontractors; or any of the programs in our suite of accredited and non-accredited safety or leadership programs.
LDN-i is based on the video conferencing platform Zoom and brings your team together remotely to learn in real-time. Led by one of our skilled facilitators, the platform simulates face-to-face workshop experiences such as, interacting with those in the virtual ‘room’, asking questions, using discovery learning, conducting breakout activities, sharing ideas, using polls, having conversations and role playing new skills and knowledge.
What are the benefits of training with the LDN-i interactive platform while your people are working at home?
- You can leverage the interruption in business-as-usual to upskill your people in a wide range of safety and leadership programs, customised to your organisational needs.
- Your business can provide professional development for your people and you can choose from non-accredited courses or nationally recognised accredited qualifications.
- The platform creates a sense of community and connection and your people will be able to see and interact with each other while working from home.
- It helps your team manage their wellbeing by giving their day structure, allowing them to interactively work together and see and work with colleagues, even though isolated at home.
- LDN can report on attendance and engagement in the same way we do in face-to-face programs.
We don’t offer pre-recorded workshops, all our training is live, real-time facilitator-led engagement with participants, customised for your organisational needs and delivered in an interactive online environment.
Our instructional designers work with your organisation to design a program that meets your organisational needs, then deliver it to your workforce live from our three new permanent interactive training technology rooms at our Head Office, with more locations around Australia to come.
We utilise the Zoom interactive conferencing software, which is available cross-platform – either in a web browser or as a downloadable app for desktops or devices. Alternatively, it can be integrated into your intranet. The software is free for your users and uses an Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit algorithm to keep everyone’s data safe.
To participate, participants are only required to be connected to the internet via desktop computer or a tablet device with a camera, mic and headphones. If your participant group doesn’t have access to hardware, LDN can provide tablets and headphones. We look after all the logistics and materials.
The LDN-i solution is the same great learning experience of our face-to-face training, just delivered differently.
What our participants say about our live, interactive online LDN-i programs
“If you haven’t done it, this is the course to do. The quality of information learnt and the group discussions alone are priceless. My confidence has lifted through the knowledge I have gained from doing this course with Kevin. It’ll be the best thing you’ve done in a long while.”
“Absolutely awesome way of learning.
Don’t knock it till you try it.”
“I think it’s an excellent way of learning. I feel more engaged when I do it from home rather than doing it at the workplace.“
“If you’re considering the program – do it, you will learn stuff you didn’t think about learning.
“A great innovative experience.“
“Where would I start? Beginning with the legislation to reticular activity system, attitude-behaviour-consequences, ILEAD, SMART are some of the tools, guides and other techniques I have learnt doing the course that I will utilise in my workplace.
The whole program was fantastic, thank you Kevin and the Workplace Dimensions team.”
“Kevin thank you for giving me an insight into a whole new industry and for sharing your unlimited knowledge and resources with us as a group. I have learnt a great deal about work health and safety in the last 5 days and endeavour to improve on my safety knowledge and lead by example in my workplace and home.”
“I think learning via ZOOM was very effective.
I felt I was able to interact with the group as well as I would have in person.”
“The facilitator did a great job at delivering the course material, the training was engaging and interesting.
The public speaking aspect of face to face training while learning new skills/topics can bring about some anxiety for me and the online forum eliminated this.”
“Learning via computer was brilliant, I was really pleased. Best type of learning I’ve done.
Our company should do more safety courses online like this one.”
“Absolutely worthwhile. Couldn’t have asked for a better facilitator than Kevin.
Incredibly knowledgeable and knows how o get the best out of each participant in the class”
“Really good. Encourages people to talk in turn rather than on top of each other.”
Are you an existing LDN client?
For our clients who are continuing to run face-to-face training, you can read our COVID-19 response for information on the additional precautions we are implementing to keep learners and facilitators safe while learning together. We work in partnership with your organisational policies to ensure the safety of everyone as our number one priority while also mindful that the situation is ever-changing.
If your workforce is mandating working from home, what your options?
If your organisation is mandating work from home, we have the capacity to continue to deliver programs to your organisation, delivered straight to your staff while they are isolated through our interactive LDN-i interactive, facilitator-led live training, delivered via computer.
They will still be able to interact with those in the virtual ‘room’, ask questions, use discovery learning, utilise flipcharts, conduct breakout activities, share ideas, have conversations and role-play new skills and knowledge.
Our solution is the same great learning experience, just delivered differently.
What technical set up do you need to make this happen?
The Zoom software only requires an internet connection and works cross-platform on all PC and Mac desktop computers, devices and smartphones that have a camera and microphone, which most devices already have.
The Zoom software platform is free for users, and is available either in-browser (through Chrome, Firefox etc.), as a downloadable app for computers and devices, or can be integrated by IT teams into your company intranet. You can select either of these options or have multiple points of access and your people will still be able to participate.
How do people log on to a program and how do organisations know they’ve attended?
Our project management team provide your participants with secure logins, just for your specific training session. We can also report on attendance and engagement in the same way we do in face-to-face programs.
How secure is this?
Zoom also encrypts all content at the application layer using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit algorithm, so the contents of your training are secure.
What if my people aren’t used to using technology this way?
We have implemented technical help resources to seamlessly support participants not familiar with working with this form of technology. If your participant group doesn’t have access to the hardware, tablets can be provided.
How about workbooks and assessments?
We can still supply workbooks, handouts and assessments via post to your workforce and they can return assessments to us electronically for accredited programs. LDN will look after logistics in the same meticulous way we do with our face-to-face programs.
How can you get started?
For more information, or to discuss your options, please email your LDN client contact or call our Head Office on 03 9510 0477.
Gain your qualification in Work Health & Safety in a live online environment, via computer or device
Our BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety program is now available through a facilitator-led, real-time, interactive training environment – via an internet connected computer or device.
This could be the right time to add value to your role while working at home or from the workplace.
This is not a pre-recorded online program – it is the same experience as our face-to-face programs, delivered by our public programs division Workplace Dimensions.
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NEXT START DATES:
Mon 20, Tue 21, Wed 22 & Mon 27, Tues 28 July 2020
Mon 17, Tue 18, Wed 19 & Mon 24, Tues 25 August 2020
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