Online Course in Biological & Life Sciences

Best Online Courses in Biological & Life Sciences 2017

Biological & Life Sciences

Health Scientists, Nurses, Doctors, Pharmacists and even Neuroscientists can all benefit from, and are sometimes required to do, regular professional development in a scholarly educational setting. However, not all working professionals in the Biological and Life Sciences fields, or other people interested in those fields, have the time to commute to campus for conventional classroom learning. Online courses in Biological and Life Sciences deliver all of the same critical information, research opportunities and student-teacher interaction directly to your home computer.

Programs in Health Systems Finance, Health Informatics, Nursing, Senior Living Management, Clinical Neurology, Psychiatric Therapeutics and more are just a sample of the variety of online courses in Biological and Life Sciences available at top-notch universities and institutions. Lasting from a few days to a year, some online courses in Biological and Life Sciences culminate in the presentation of a diploma or certificate to students who successfully pass the course. Using the latest e-learning technologies, such as satellite conferencing, classroom forums, social networking, file sharing, research databases and much more, universities in Australia, the USA, the UK and around the world offer an excellent educational alternative.

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Basic Legionella Management - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 2 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This course explains the background to Legionella, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled. It helps you to understand the risk that Legionella poses and helps you develop the systems and working practices you need to stay ahead. [+]

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Current legislation set out by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 along with the HSE’s updated code of practice known as L8 which was published in 2001, states that Companies and building owners have a legal duty to manage Legionella. Our interactive video based training course is aimed at all employers and staff to assist them in identifying the danger that Legionella poses, as well as covering ways to identify & assess sources of risk from Legionella in the premises and implement & manage a control programme. This course explains the background to Legionella, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled. It helps you to understand the risk that Legionella poses and helps you develop the systems and working practices you need to stay ahead. It gives you enough knowledge to get a Legionella control programme off the ground yourself – or make confident, informed choices when commissioning others to take this on for you. What you will Learn / Course Modules What is Legionella? Risk Areas Legislation Risk Management Water System Monitoring Cooling System Awareness [-]

Dementia Awareness - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be suffering with dementia. [+]

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Dementia is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Dementia is a chronic progressive problem of cognition - which is failure of the brain’s functions. IT affects people at different stages of life, it affects different parts of the brain and it affects it at different speeds. This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be suffering with dementia. What you will Learn / Course Modules What Is Dementia? The Brain Types of Dementia Strategies to Use with Clients with Dementia, andDealing with Challenging Behaviour [-]

Safe Handling Medicine - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 3 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more. [+]

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This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more. What you will Learn / Course Modules Introduction to the course Terminology explained The roles of those involved, legislation and licensing Groups of medicines Levels of support and routes of entry Infection Control and equipment for dispensing Label interpretation, record keeping and The Seven Rights [-]

Food Safety Level 2 - Retail - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. [+]

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Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. Typical environments may include: Pubs, hotels, restaurants; Supermarkets and retail environments; Food and drink manufacturers; Hospitals; Care homes; Schools; What you will Learn Food Safety Legislation Hazards from Delivery to Service Risk Control (Prevention of Contamination) Pests, Premises and People 75 Duration: 75 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions). [-]

Food Safety Level 2 - Manufacturing - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. [+]

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Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. Typical environments may include: Pubs, hotels, restaurants; Supermarkets and retail environments; Food and drink manufacturers; Hospitals; Care homes; Schools; What you will Learn Food Safety Legislation Hazards from Delivery to Service Risk Control (Prevention of Contamination) Pests, Premises and People 75 Duration: 75 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions). [-]

Food Safety Level 2 - Catering - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. [+]

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Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. Typical environments may include: Pubs, hotels, restaurants; Supermarkets and retail environments; Food and drink manufacturers; Hospitals; Care homes; Schools; What you will Learn Food Safety Legislation Hazards from Delivery to Service Risk Control (Prevention of Contamination) Pests, Premises and People 75 Duration: 75 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions). [-]

Food Safety Level 1 - Retail - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences. [+]

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences. Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks actually arise and how to control and prevent them. What you will Learn Duration: 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions). The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including: New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge; Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A); Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff; Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff. [-]

Food Safety Level 1 - Manufacturing - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences. [+]

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences. Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks actually arise and how to control and prevent them. What you will Learn Duration: 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions). The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including: New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge; Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A); Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff; Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff. [-]

Food Safety Level 1 - Catering - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences. [+]

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences. Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks actually arise and how to control and prevent them. What you will Learn Duration: 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions). The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including: New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge; Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A); Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff; Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff. [-]

Course in Floristry Design

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is especially developed by experienced florists. We are dedicated in providing you quality floristry education to broaden your knowledge and hone your skills in the field. [+]

ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is especially developed by experienced florists. We are dedicated in providing you quality floristry education to broaden your knowledge and hone your skills in the field. Course Outline Introduction Creating Floral Arrangements Getting Hired Starting Your Own Flower Shop Getting and Keeping Customers Career Prospects Our floristry course graduates spend every work day brightening people’s lives with their creativity in arranging flowers. Additionally, they get to earn extremely well in this exciting job. Whether it is getting employed in an established flower shop or opening your own florist business for more freedom and financial gains, ICI can help you achieve it. You too can develop your creativity and find personal satisfaction when you work with a variety of blooms for various occasions or even for ordinary days. Being a florist, you can make people feel better and enhance relationships. [-]

Course in Horticulture

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

A career in horticulture is perfect for individuals who adore gardening, love working outdoors, and want to put their management, design, planning, science, and technical skills to good use. At ICI, we introduce to you a comprehensive horticulture course that endows you with skills necessary to be successful in this field. [+]

Top Online Courses in Biological & Life Sciences. A career in horticulture is perfect for individuals who adore gardening, love working outdoors, and want to put their management, design, planning, science, and technical skills to good use. At ICI, we introduce to you a comprehensive horticulture course that endows you with skills necessary to be successful in this field. Course Outline Plant Propagation Plant Protection Landscaping & Garden Design Crops Viticulture Cut Flower Growing Horticultural Technology Organic Plant Growing Permaculture Ornamental Horticulture Grounds Management Turf Nature Park Management Arboriculture Career Prospects ICI’s horticulture graduates can enjoy a wide range of opportunities in many areas of the field including: Arboriculture – You will be responsible in caring for and managing urban trees Design – You will be creating practical and attractive gardens Gardens and landscapes – You will do garden makeovers and work on landscapes Nurseries – You will grow plants especially those with special conditions Sports turf management – You will be involved in research, production, and marketing and sales of special grasses for sports facilities Experts in horticulture can find many career prospects in a number of areas in the horticulture industry. With an ICI horticulture course, you can fast track your career in this growing industry! [-]

Certificate in Lawn and Garden Care Online Course

Courses for Success
Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

The Certificate in Lawn and Garden Care is a comprehensive course covering the methods and tools required to mow lawns, learn to mulch, fertilizing, renovating and how to rejuvenate lawns and much more, plus how to run a profitable Lawn and Garden Care business. [+]

Learn the Techniques of Lawn Mowing and How to Start Your Own Business The Certificate in Lawn and Garden Care is a comprehensive course covering the methods and tools required to mow lawns, learn to mulch, fertilizing, renovating and how to rejuvenate lawns and much more, plus how to run a profitable Lawn and Garden Care business. The course is broken up into three modules. The first module covers Lawn and Garden Care whereby we go into detail all the steps you must follow to look after lawns, all presented on online videos so you can follow step by step and rewind and stop whenever you like. Following this module we go through the 10 steps you must follow to start your own business, which will get you up and running quickly and easily. Also included are four valuable courses in Business Development, including Entrepreneurship, which will help you succeed in business, Personal Branding to enable you to build your brand, Interpersonal Skills to teach you communication skills and most importantly Organisational Skills to help you achieve your goals. This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, learn Lawn and Garden Care and how to run your own business with Courses For Success Today! Certificate in Lawn and Garden Care Online Course Fast Facts: Discover how to care for your Lawn & Garden or Start your Own Business Comprehensive 3 module Certificate in Lawn and Garden Care Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations Written and developed by leading lawn and garden experts Receive one-on-one online help & support 12 months access to course Certificate awarded with passing score for the assessment Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device Course Delivery Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone. Recognition & Accreditation These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction. Units of Study Module 1: Lawn Mowing Unit 1: Getting the right equipment In this session you will hear from experts at Australian Power Equipment about the best equipment to purchase for your new business. We take a look at: Edge trimmers Hedge trimmers Blowers Brush cutters Safety equipment Lawn mowers Self propelled lawn mowers Ride on mowers Chainsaws Multi tasking tools Long reach saws Hand tools Unit 2 Setting Up Your Trailer In this lesson you will learn why it is better to have a trailer and we interview a top trailer supplier who supplies to all the mowing franchises. Learn: Different models and sizes of trailers Which model will suit your business How long it takes to manufacture a trailer How to order your trailer How to use your trailer to advertise your business The materials used to manufacture a quality trailer About tyres and rims for your trailer Special features to add to your trailer How to avoid mistakes Unit 3 Maintenance of Equipment This lesson covers the servicing and maintenance of your equipment. We will take you into the workshop of a top servicing agent for Honda & Stihl and show you a demonstration of the following: Servicing your mower. Servicing your blower. Servicing your trimmer. Servicing your chain saw Unit 4 How to Do A Professional Job In this lesson we will take you through using different mowers and equipment that are used for varying grass types and jobs. Learn: How to cut cooch grass The best length to cut the grass The best cycle to cut the lawn for each season 10 tips that will make your job easier Tips on general pruning How to prune a box hedge How to get extra work cleaning gutters Unit 5 Advanced Lawn Care In this lesson you are shown how to care for a lawn at a high end level by a professional green keeper. Learn: To look after your customer's lawn so you never lose them How to be better than the average guy mowing lawns How to renovate a lawn How to rejuvenate a lawn What lawn suits what climate How to avoid mistakes What fertilisers to use and when What soils to use and when About mulching the garden Unit 6 How to Set Up Your Business This lesson covers the nuts and bolts of running a Lawn and Garden care business. We cover everything you need to get up and running. Learn: Why you wouldn't buy a franchise Why you shouldn't buy someone else's business Why you should start your own business About sole traders and companies Steps to setting up your business What price to quote to win the job To add on services and earn more money How to source extra work in winter How to build your equipment inventory To specialise your services Learn what insurance you will need How to market your business To build relationships with your customers How to keep your books in order Resource materials Included in the course are many useful tools to help get your business started: Downloadable course manual Sample business plan Example flyers Sample invoices Module 2: 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Short Course How to choose a business name What to consider when choosing a business name What type of business structure you need The importance of bookeeping The importance of doing a business plan How to open a business bank account and factors to consider Choosing a business location and business leases Tax, Companies and licenses How to organise your business stationary and what you need Marketing and branding ideas How to choose employees What types of insurances do you need? Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business Module 3: Business Development Course 1 - Entrepreneurship Online Short Course Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success! Understand how to start a business Develop a business plan Get financing for your business Hire and train employees Run your business Grow your business Is It Feasible? What Are Your Interests? Do You Have the Experience? Are You an Expert? What is the market/competition like Is the Venture Lucrative? Is There Competition? How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition? Basics of starting a business Legal Structure of the Business Create a business plan What Should Be Included in the Business Plan Gather Documentation Get financing Hire employees Training employees Market the business Create a Website Networking Groups Social Media Run the business Grow the business Course 2 - Personal Branding Online Short Course Managing Your Personal Brand To Help You Achieve Success Define your image Control your image Understand how to sharpen your brand Use social media appropriately Manage your brand in a crisis Develop a professional appearance Controlling and developing your image Personal and professional influences Sharpening your brand Have an Objective Appearance matters Never Burn a Bridge Social media Blogging Networking Brand management during a crisis Branding personality traits Identify Your Unique Values Course 3 - Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course Learn Powerful Communication Skills! Verbal communication skills Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing Asking questions Communicating with power Non-verbal communication skills Body language The signals you sent to others It's not what you say, it's how you say it Making small talk and moving beyond Moving the conversation along Asking for examples Using repetition Usng summary questions Asking for clarity and completeness Remembering names Influencing skills Creating a powerful introduction Using Mnemonics Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name Bringing people to your side Sharing your opinion Negotiation basics Making an impact Course 4 - Organizational Skills Online Course Remove the clutter Just do it You dont have to keep everything Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash A place for everything and everything in it's place Prioritize Write it down Urgent / Important Matrix Divide tasks 80/20 rule Scheduling your time Have a master calendar Setting deadlines Remove or limit the time wasters Coping with things outside of your control To do lists Use a day planner Finish what you start Focus on the important Do quick tasks immediately Paper and paperless storage Find a system that works for you Make it consistent Make it time sensitive Setting up archives Organization in your work area Tools to fight procrastination Remove distractions Give yourself a reward Break up large tasks Organising your inbox Setting delivery rules Folder and message hierachy Deal with email right away Flag and highlight important item Avoid the causes of disorganization Discipline is the key to staying organized Stay within your systems Learn to say No Have organisiation be part of your life Plan for tomorrow, today Requirements Entry requirements Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills. Minimum education Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: Windows: Microsoft Windows XP, or later Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) MAC/iOS OSX/iOS 6 or later Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) All systems Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) Students will also need access the following applications: Adobe Acrobat Reader [-]

Cognitive Psychology: The Neuro-Science of Willpower

Of Course Learning
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

In this course you will learn about the science behind strong willpower, and raise your self control to allow you to achieve your goals. Based on the latest research and cutting-edge insights from cognitive psychology, neuroscience and medicine, this course distills it all into practical lessons and tools to build your willpower... [+]

Top Online Courses in Biological & Life Sciences. In this course you will learn about the science behind strong willpower, and raise your self control to allow you to achieve your goals. Based on the latest research and cutting-edge insights from cognitive psychology, neuroscience and medicine, this course distills it all into practical lessons and tools to build your willpower. Self-control affects your life almost constantly. Whether it’s going for a run after work, writing another job application or resisting the temptation of watching another episode Big Bang Theory. All of these decisions depend on your self-control. This course will teach you to learn and apply the insights psychologists and neuroscientists have had over the last decades. And it will take you on a journey towards understanding and mastering willpower. To maximize your success, health and happiness. Highlights Course covers the latest scientific background to do with the cognitive psychology underpinning willpower The core of the course is to help you to apply this knowledge Learn about a wide variety of willpower hacks Trick yourself into self control through cognitive psychology techniques Understand the cognitive reasoning behind willpower and use this to take control of your life. Guest appearances from Jerry Seinfeld and Homer Simpson! Who is this course for? People who want to change towards a healthier lifestyle through dieting or exercise People looking to get rid of addiction based behaviours Those who want to stop procrastinating Students interested in cognitive psychology, and how the mind works. [-]