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Staying Safe – A Free 2 Day Online Course

Update your Safety Skills including fire and home security, first aid, journey planning and Cyber Security with our police and fire funded course

Staying Safe- An Online Course

September 10th and September 17th– 10am-3pm

October 8th and October 15th– 10am- 3pm


Two full day workshops, with assignments to be completed before, during and after the workshop.

Attendance on both sessions is required.

This online workshop is highly interactive with direct training, group discussions, personal reflection time, small group work and assignments, offering opportunities for skills development.

This workshop is to provide advice, guidance and support for disabled adults.  It will help attendees to understand the basic principles and practices of staying safe at home, in work, out and about and online, and a session about Hate/Mate Crime against disabled people. The two days are broken into 5 modules as follows.

Day 1: Staying Safe at home, Assistive Technology, Fire Safety, First Aid and Staying Safe Online.

Day 2: Mate Crime (Hate Crime)- what it is and how to report it, a live talk with a Police Support Officer, Staying Safe when Out and About and at Work.

The workshops take a tutor led, guidance and advice led approach, with discussions about real life scenarios helping to embed the learning. Information about how to stay safe in a variety of situations will be provided, and attendees will be able to reflect on their own practices and experiences through group discussions and independent tasks. Through the support of a local Police Hate Crime Officer, attendees will have the opportunity to ask direct questions, and receive up to date advice and guidance on ways in which to stay safe, crime prevention and where to find help and support.

The workshops will cover:

  • How to stay safe online
  • Steps to take to improve Cyber Security
  • How to recognise potentially unsafe, dangerous or risky online situations and behaviours and strategies to overcome or reduce these
  • Identify risks in the home and how to minimise these
  • Steps to take to minimise risks in the home- including risks of fire, cold calling, home security, hate crime
  • Ways to stay safe when out and about- including journey planning, what to take with you, how to follow directions
  • Where to find help and what to do if you feel you are being threatened or if you are at risk from harm
  • Tips for keeping safe at work and the duties your employer has to keep you safe
  • Ideas and steps to take if you feel unsafe at work, information about lone working and reporting problems and concerns
  • Identifying if you are a victim of Mate or Hate crime and what you can do to prevent falling victim to dishonest people
  • How, when and where to report Hate Crimes
  • Tips for talking and reporting concerns or activity to the Police


The workshops conclude with a self-assessment exercise, which you are encouraged to complete in order to help you focus on measures you will take to stay safe, issues to raise at work, and the steps you can take in the future to help you stay safe online, at home and out and about.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop learners will:

  • Know the importance of keeping safe at home, outside, at work and online
  • Understand the importance of reporting crimes- including anti-social behaviour, hate or mate crimes and discrimination
  • Know how legislation and policies are designed to keep everyone safe and that we as individuals have a duty to protect ourselves and others in the community
  • Understand how to keep safe at home, when outdoors and online- including practical tips, advice and ideas
  • Understand how to stay safe at work- including the roles and responsibilities of employers and lone working
  • How and where to find advice and guidance from the Police, Disability Advocacy groups and other networks
  • Know how and where to report crimes
  • Feel confident in their own abilities and strategies to keep themselves safe.


On completion of our workshop evaluation form we will be happy to issue learners with a DAY Certificate of Attendance.



How to book your place

  • Download and complete the Disability Action Yorkshire training booking form or complete it online at: Course Enrolment Form
  • Email the completed form (if downloaded) to
  • We will confirm your booking and send out details closer to the date

Contact us

For more information about this workshop or to discuss your requirements, please get in touch:

  • 01423 855410 (Ask for the E-Learning Coordinator
  • speak to our E-Learning Coordinator.