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Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

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On average this
course contributes
3-4 hours
towards your CPD

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs for short) are used to ensure consistency and quality within the organisation and ensures that the right people are trained for the job.

This module will help the learner gain knowledge for the theory behind and practical tips for implementing Standard Operating Procedures. Including, understanding what a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is, understanding the value of SOP's, assessments and training matrices - and understanding how to write all three documents.

The functions of SOP include:

  • Training of staff
  • A means of standardisation and sharing best practice
  • A tool to help manage the workplace
  • An audit document - training, risk, best practice
  • Document control and discipline BD/ISO accreditation

The principles of 'Lean' are also used: Lean is often described as an approach for providing products or services that a customer requires on-time, of the right quality, at the right price, in the right amount, whilst meeting budgetary constraints and continually reducing costs.

The overall aim of this module is to give you a broad knowledge of the theory behind, and the tips for undertaking, Standard Operating Procedures (or SOPs).

Having completed this module learners will be able to:

  • Understand what a Standard Operating Procedure is
  • Understand the value of SOPs, assessments and training matrices
  • Understand how to write all three documents

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Introduction
  • Lean Principles
  • Introduction to Standard Operating Procedure
  • How to write a Standard Operating Procedure
  • Assessments and Training Matrices

Target Audience

This e-learning module is aimed at anyone within an organisation wishing to standardise practice and improve productivity. Although this module uses examples and scenarios from a Health and Social Care setting, it is equally useful to anyone outside of this sector, who would like to understand Standard Operating Procedures.

Duration

It is estimated that this module will take approximately 3-4 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

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Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@housingea.co.uk, or telephone Sales on 01943 885085.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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What

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

How

The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course

When

This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 3-4 hours.

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