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Upcoming Courses

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Emergency First Aid at Work - CF20PC004

Date: 16/04/2020

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £80.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £125.00

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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Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Date: 21/04/2020

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £750.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £945.00

Venue: Community First - Fareham

This course runs over 5 days.
Tuesday 21st April and Wednesdays 13th May, 3rd, 17th and 24th June 2020

An opportunity to learn new skills and techniques in teaching and training. You will be working in a small group with experienced tutors providing tailored support.
This short programme is designed for those who wish to teach, train, assess or facilitate learning. This may be in the classroom or in your workplace

Learning Aims:
* Be able to state the roles and responsibilities of the facilitator, and be aware of the boundaries in relation to teaching.
* Show awareness different teaching and learning approaches
* Be able to plan and deliver inclusive training sessions which motivate learners
* Demonstrate how to assess and provide learners with constructive and developmental feedback

Costs for groups are:
£945 for Businesses and Individuals
£860 Housing Associations, Statutory Sector, CIC's and social enterprises
£750 Voluntary Groups

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Safeguarding Adults and Children - CF20PC030

Date: 01/05/2020

Time: 09:30 - 12:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £45.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £80.00

Venue: Ropley Parish Hall

When it comes to the safety of children and adults, it’s important that staff know the key principles of safeguarding. Our training is an essential overview to establish a good working practice.

In this session, you will cover:
* Consider what we mean by ‘Safeguarding’
* Identify the legal definition
* Consider why is it important
* Who requires Safeguarding?
* List the types of abuse that could occur in your field
* Identify the indicators of abuse
* Explore what disclosure is and when it is required
* Demonstrate how to effectively report a concern
* Explore examples of good and bad practice

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Level 3 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

Date: 11/05/2020

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £99.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £115.00

Venue: Leigh Park Community Centre - Community First

This course is designed for all persons, no matter what field they are directly involved in, to give them the tools and knowledge to make a difference to a vulnerable person’s life. It will also let the practitioner reporting the abuse know how they can safeguard themselves in every day work, while seeking help and reporting the incident identified.

Learning aims:
*Consider the safeguarding legislation and guidance
*Look at indicators of abuse and neglect
*Make sound judgements
*Consider the communication needed to take action
*State your role and responsibilities as a safeguarding lead
*Be aware of how to and how not to share information
*Deal effectively with and reporting of allegations and complaints
*Have an understanding of assessment and marking in safeguarding reports

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Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health - CF20PC028

Date: 18/05/2020

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £120.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £150.00

Venue: Fareham Community Church

Mental Health First Aid won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and potentially stop a crisis from happening.

In this Level 2 Mental Health First Aid course you’ll learn how to:
* recognise the warning signs of mental ill-health
* develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone while keeping yourself safe
* gain skills and knowledge to empower people to access the support they need for recovery or successful management of their symptoms
* process create a more mentally supportive workplace
gain an understanding of how to support positive wellbeing and tackle stigma in the world around you.

Content
* Factors affecting mental health and the impact of poor mental health on individuals
* Stress – signs and symptoms, factors which increase the risk of stress, it’s impact and how it can be managed
* Starting the conversation about mental health and providing safe advice
* Ways to improve mental health and wellbeing, and signposting to professional services
* Potential impact of drug and alcohol misuse on mental health
* Creating a first aid action plan for mental health

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Emergency First Aider at Work

Date: 26/05/2020

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £80.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £125.00

Venue: Emsworth Community Centre ,Emsworth

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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Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health in the Workplace - CF20PC019

Date: 02/06/2020

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £220.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £250.00

Venue: Winchester Vineyard

Please note: this is a 2 day course, you willl need to attend both dates on 2nd and 9th June.

Mental Health First Aid won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and potentially stop a crisis from happening.
This two-day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider at Work, giving you:
* An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
* Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
* Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
* Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
* Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

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Level 3 Award in Principles of Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Young People or Vulnerable Adults

Date: 08/06/2020

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Price (Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise): £99.00

Price (Statutory/Business): £115.00

Venue: Leigh Park Community Centre - Community First

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