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Velpic, Mills Oakley collaborate on new training platform for schools

Online training and e-learning platform provider Velpic has partnered with national law firm, Mills Oakley, to launch a new training and management system designed specifically for schools.

Under the partnership, Mills Oakley and Velvic have developed a cohesive training and management system to identify hazards and risks associated with tasks carried out by employees at primary and secondary schools across Australia.

Velpic chief executive Russell Francis says the new offering will provide expert content, created by Mills Oakley, on safety management within schools in order to minimise exposure of employees to potential hazards and schools from potential litigation.

The content will be delivered via Velpic’s learning management system (LMS).

The initiative for schools was developed in response to the High Court decision of Deal v Kodakkathanath in which it determined that schools must do all that is reasonably practicable to ensure that teachers perform each and every task in the safest way possible.

Francis said that, subsequently, it has become imperative that schools demonstrate active involvement in identifying, addressing and training employees against workplace risks.

The platform will be available to schools for $250 per month, to be billed annually, and the package will allow up to 250 monthly active users. Additional content updates will also be provided on legislative developments to ensure that schools are ahead of the curve and adhering to best practices.

Schools will also have the ability to upgrade to a standard higher plan, with no additional cost for the Mills Oakley content. The higher plan will allow customers to create their own training modules, specific to their school that may relate to other topics outside of health and safety.

Francis said the targeted content provides the initial stepping stone for Velpic to tap into a new market and additional revenue opportunities.

“The launch of this new offering enables us to tap into the Australian educational sector. We have partnered with the best legal experts in this field, Mills Oakley, and through their expertise and in depth knowledge of the sector we can deliver a high quality and real value add product for schools,” Francis said.

Kate Walawski of Mills Oakley said: “I am delighted to be partnering with Velpic to deliver this much needed solution to the educational sector. Teachers’ health and safety often comes second in many school environments and we want to ensure that they are given the right training to safeguard themselves against potential hazards and dangers in the workplace.”

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Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

 

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