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Apprenticeships NI

The Apprenticeships NI training is a Fully-Funded Programme, developed by the Department for the Economy (DfE), offers a range of both professional and technical opportunities, allowing employees to gain accredited and nationally recognised industry-led qualifications, in the skills that you and your business require. Programme benefits include: On-the-job training/assessment at a time that suits you. […]

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Child Protection and Safeguarding

The Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 provides the legislative framework for Northern Ireland’s child protection system. It sets out: Parental responsibilities and rights Duties and powers public authorities have to support children and intervene if there are concerns about a child You can view this order here: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisi/1995/755/contents/made We at Global Horizon Skills provide training […]

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Managing Construction Sites Safely

We at Global Horizon Skills are always looking to improve our range of training and love to provide you with new and exciting courses. This year, we have added the following to our library of courses: Health and Safety Awareness Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme Site Management Safety Training Scheme These courses are designed for […]

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Paediatric First Aid – How to help a Child in an Emergency

If you are a parent, guardian or work with children, then you will know that Children and babies can be very inquisitive and are likely to climb, reach out and jump to explore their surroundings. Although, this can put them in a dangerous situation and accidents can happen sometimes before you know it! Would you […]

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Our New Training Centres!

New Training Centres We have broadened our Horizons by acquiring a brand new training venues in Belfast City Centre and Coleraine Town Centre! This is in addition to our up and running training centres in Omagh and Derry/Londonderry. We will be holding open courses here regularly in First Aid, Child Protection, Security, Food Safety, Fire […]

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The Role of a Site Supervisor

The role of a site supervisor or team leader within the construction field has an important task of implementing effective control to the work force. Supervisors maintain regular contact with their workers on site. Because of this, it is important that they ensure that; all workers know how to work safely and without any risk […]

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How to save a life – Train in First Aid!

Would you know how to save a life? Thousands of people die each year in the UK due to accidents. Many of these deaths can be prevented if First Aid is given before Emergency Services arive at the scene. The main causes of injury or death are: Anaphylaxis (or anaphylactic shock) Bleeding Burns and Scalds […]

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The Benefits of completing IOSH Managing Safely

Global Horizon Skills are pleased to announce that we will be running our next IOSH Managing Safely Course in Omagh on 27th – 29th March through our sister company, Health and Safety Ireland. IOSH Managing Safely is an Internationally recognised course, suitable for all industries; the IOSH Managing Safely course provides essential knowledge and understanding […]

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National Apprenticeships Week | Northern Ireland

To mark the end of National Apprenticeships Week, we at Global Horizon Skills thought it would be appropriate to let all our customers know about our continuing Apprenticeship Programme. The programme, called Apprenticeship NI is FULLY FUNDED to anyone who works a minimum of 21 hours per week (age restrictions apply). We provide training for […]

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Fearless Mick Flaherty | Working at Height

Geordie, Mick Flaherty was the only man up for this Working at Height job; fitting lights at the top of the 2,716ft high Burj Khalifa, Dubai. Samsung Besix Arabtec Joint Venture (SBA – JV), who built the building, brought in Mick for last minute addition, as the spire was fitted without lights. Health & Safety […]

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