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Level 2 Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People - NFSTG1922

Date: 31/10/2019

Time: 09:30 - 13:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £75.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £90.00

This qualification is intended for those that are working in, or are looking to start work in health and social care. The qualification introduces the key principles associated with safeguarding and protecting children at risk in a health and social care setting.

Learning Aims:

* Define safeguarding and outline relevant legal frameworks
* Identify how to recognise types of abuse
* Demonstrate essential characteristics related to effective reporting in relation to abuse
* Show awareness of local and other relevant policy related to safeguarding
* Consider your role in relation to prevention of abuse

Duration: One half day classroom tuition
Assessment: Multiple choice exam at the end of the session (ID required)
Pre-requisite: Working or planning to work or volunteer with children

Trainer: Karen Murrell

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Level 3 Certificate in Team Leading

Date: 04/11/2019

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £995.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £1,195.00

This Level 3 Award in Team Leading course is currently due to start on the following dates: 4th November 2019.

New to line management? Providing leadership within a team? Are you allocating and checking work of others?

This course is aimed at those moving into leadership and starting out in a managing role.

If you are line managing people or colleagues this course is the ideal way to gain the skills you require to develop your leadership in dealing with people in such a way as to motivate, enthuse and build a great team.

Learning aims:

* Understanding own role, responsibilities and management of personal development
* Developing working relationships with colleagues
* Being able to plan, allocate and monitor work of a team
* Setting objectives and provide support for team members
* Establish methods of effective communication
* Develop digital and offline marketing strategies

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Emergency First Aid at Work - NFSTG19A25

Date: 05/11/2019

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £80.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £115.00

Venue: Fareham Community Church

This course is intended for workplaces where the appointed person will be able to take charge in the event of an illness or accident.
At the end of the course, attendees will have demonstrated competence in basic life support skills and increased their awareness in managing a first aid incident in the workplace.

A certificate will be issued which will be valid for 3 years. No prior knowledge is necessary.

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Learn WordPress and Build Your Own Website in One Day

Date: 07/11/2019

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £80.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £115.00

Venue: Community First - Fareham

In this busy day you will do the following:
Choose and buy a good, search engine optimised domain name
Consider what hosting is and how to select the best hosting for your WordPress website
Introduction to WordPress
Install, set up and update WordPress automatically
Get to know the Admin Panel, Settings and Basic Configuration
Create pages and posts and understanding the difference
Add images and videos and how to best select and alter the format
Go through users, categories and links
Allow comments and explore how to avoid spam
Add structure, widgets and navigation menus
Explore the difference between static and dynamic content
Apply an attractive design using easy templates
Consider what is responsive and choosing mobile friendly designs
Use plugins
Make your website search engine friendly
Add contact forms, maps and set up a process to take payments
Add social networking and track visitors with Google Analytics
Identify your legal Requirements, EU Cookie Policy and Data Protection
Add a sitemap, privacy policy and terms & conditions easily
Be aware of Security, stability and backing up

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Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

Date: 13/11/2019

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £120.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £150.00

Venue: Future Skills Centre (Bordon)

This 1-Day course provides learners with knowledge to identify mental health conditions, and provides delegates with the skill to start a conversation about mental health. It will also include the effects of drug and alcohol abuse in relation to mental health in the workplace. We will then incorporate a first aid for mental health action plan, which covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

We will cover:
* what mental health first aid is
* identifying mental health conditions
* providing advice and starting a conversation
* stress
* mental health conditions
* drugs and alcohol
* first aid for mental health action plans
* first aid for mental health in the workplace.

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Motivational Interviewing

Date: 13/11/2019

Time: 09:45 - 16:00

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £120.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £150.00

Venue: Winnall Community Centre Small Hall

Over this 2-day course (13th and 14th November) you will learn how to engage with your clients in a practical way to help them find and build their own motivation for change.
Aim: To examine the beliefs and techniques of Motivational Interviewing and assess their usefulness in a range of client work situations.
Learner Outcomes. By the end of the course participants will:
Understand the roots and assumptions of Motivational Interviewing and its links to the Cycle of Change
Be aware of the role of ambivalence in motivation and decision-making
Have practiced framing questions to encourage “self-motivational statements” from clients
Have assessed techniques for working with resistance, and motivating through skilfully building discrepancy between stated goals and current actions

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Level 3 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

Date: 18/11/2019

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £220.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £250.00

Venue: Leigh Park Community Centre - Community First

Please note the two days this training is delivered over: 18th and 25th November.

This 2-Day course provides workplace supervisors and managers with the knowledge to identify mental health conditions and provides delegates with the skill to start a conversation about mental health with colleagues and clients in the workplace.
It will include the effects of drug and alcohol abuse in relation to mental health in the workplace. We will then incorporate a first aid for a mental health action plan, which covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported in the workplace.

Syllabus:
* What is mental health first aid
* Identifying mental health conditions
* Providing advice about mental health
* Starting the conversation
* Stress
* Drugs and alcohol
* First aid for mental health in the workplace
* Depression
* Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
* Self Harm
* Suicide#
* Eating Disorders
* Personality Disorders
* Bipolar Disorder
* Psychosis
* Schizophrenia
* Anxiety

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Introduction to Mailchimp

Date: 19/11/2019

Time: 09:30 - 15:00

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £80.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £115.00

Venue: Future Skills Centre (Bordon)

Email creation & templates
Managing email lists including groups and tags for better targeting
How to collect signups directly into Mailchimp from your website or manually uploading
Setting up a campaign and sending
How to use Mail Merge fields
Necessary basic settings for your emails
Reports and statistics
A basic look at other campaign types

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