Sharps Awareness Instructor


This course is designed to provide an insight to some of the issues associated with the incorrect handling of such implements, health risks to ensure the safe disposal and handling of these implements or is an ideal course to top-up existing knowledge and tool box training.

It will also explore modern training techniques for providing the course content to others.

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Who Should Attend?

This course has been targeted for those new to teaching others about sharps awareness, and is also ideal for those wishing to update their skills.

Course Content

The course covers legislation, contractible illnesses and diseases, prevention of injury as well as problem solving discussions with the course candidates such as identifying unexpected sites where sharps could be located and we also explore currently available equipment and its use.

The trainer gives a demonstration using our sharps kit and delegates then have the opportunity to take part in a practical exercise as an individual and as part of the further group activity.

In addition, we will explore modern trainer training techniques:

  • Planning and preparing to train, including the writing of trainers plans
  • Delivering effective training
  • Different learning styles using the Honey and Mumford approach
  • Dealing with difficult delegates
  • Providing feedback and assessment

Course Material

Each delegate will be issued with a course workbook to assist them both during and after the course. This workbook will contain information and forms to assist sharps trainers.

In addition a trainer's pack will be provided containing a PowerPoint presentation and training material (activities, exercises, etc) for use in their own sessions.

Course Tutor

Our health and safety trainers are qualified and experienced professionals with an appropriate background in this topic.

All consultants hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 2 days.


Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of the course.

In-House Courses

This course is primarily delivered in-house at your premises. The course content can be tailored to your specific requirements, taking into account the specific dangers and working practices of your particular company and industry. It can also be combined with one or more other courses to create a truly bespoke training programme for your employees.

For more information please call 0115 984 9940 or send us an online contact form with a description of your training requirements by clicking the button below.

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Scheduled Courses

There are no hidden extras to pay on top of our health and safety training course prices, unlike other providers who charge extra for things like study books and exam fees. Our Sharps Awareness Instructor open courses have the following included in the course cost:

Course Materials
and Certificates
Buffet Lunch
and Refreshments
Free All-Day
Car Parking

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5 Wheatcroft Business Park
Landmere Lane
NG12 4DG


Price: £199.00 + vat
Online Booking Price: £179.10 + vat

Book and pay online for a 10% immediate payment discount (£19.90) off the usual price of £199.00 + vat per person. All online payments are securely encrypted and processed through PayPal™ meaning we never see your card details. You do not need a PayPal account to make payment by card.

Course Date Availability Booking Information
3rd April 2018 Yes Click here for details