In light of continuing Government advice regarding the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) and social distancing, the majority of our face to face courses remain cancelled. Alternatively, we are pleased to offer an increasing range of online and virtual courses. Please see individual courses for details.

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Code: ASC/20/631 Basic First Aid (specific with no practical element) – certificate valid for one year - Covid19 Interim Training Programme (c)

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE FAST-TRACK DISTANCE LEARNING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF.

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN AVAILABLE.

  • You will be sent a First Aid manual and workbook via email, so it’s vital that you give us your correct email address if it differs from the one on your East Sussex Learning Portal user account
  •  Workbooks are not to be shared between colleagues; each person who wishes to complete this training MUST book their own place on it. Workbooks returned to the trainer by delegates who have not booked a place will NOT be marked
  • After reading the First Aid manual, please complete the workbook and return it (via an email with answers typed or completed in PDF, saved and returned) for marking to ann.holland@eastsussex.gov.uk by no later than the Thursday after you receive the manual.
  • Please don’t hesitate to email Ann with any questions about Basic First Aid.
  • Ann will mark and return your workbook.
  • Your East Sussex Learning Portal user account will be updated to show completion of this training once your workbook has been marked.
  • Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate online.


This is a distance learning course which does not involve attendance at a training venue or a virtual meeting. You will be sent a First Aid manual and workbook via email closer to the date of the course. Delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information or map.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2020 09:00 - 17:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/320 Creative Thinking and Continuous Improvement (Cancelled)

This one day workshop has been developed to give managers and staff the tools, techniques and time to practice the skills in order to be more efficient, think of new ideas, and eliminate waste, using creative thinking techniques.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/642 Creative Thinking and Continuous Improvement (remotely delivered) (Cancelled)

Creative Thinking & Continuous Improvement programme has been developed to give managers and staff the tools, techniques and practice the skills in order to be more efficient, think of new ideas, and take the initiative and responsibility for improvement ideas, using Kaizen and creative thinking techniques.

The programme has been split into two half day modules – Creative Thinking – 3 hours, and Continuous Improvement – 2.5 hours, delivered on a virtual platform.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2020 10:00 - 13:00 Remote Corporate Training Map
2 15 September 2020 10:00 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ESC/20/346 Microsoft Excel 2010: Foundation Level 1 (Cancelled)

This course is suitable if you are new to Excel or want to build your confidence performing key Excel tasks such as data entry, printing, entering formulas and sorting and filtering data.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/665 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID-19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF. TRAINING WILL BE DELIVERED VIA A SKYPE MEETING AND YOU WILL BE SENT AN INVITE TO IT A
COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE IT IS DUE. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ALL STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE. Please look out for an email to complete the session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate via the learning portal.

NOTE: This course temporarily replaces the half day face to face Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers. The 2 hour foundation level course replaces the previous 1 Day Moving and Handling of People (Residential & Domiciliary) and refresher training.

It is recommended the foundation course is completed before attending this restricted mobility course.

This course is for care givers who assist and provide personal care for those clients with limited mobility, i.e. clients who are non weight bearing, hoisted or spend prolonged periods in bed.

The course covers the following.

  • The course reflects back on health and safety and care legislation relevant to moving and handling of people with complex needs
  • Via videos we demonstrate a variety of equipment, including hoists and slings, stand aids and insitu slide sheets.
  • Via We discuss various techniques for fitting slings with and without slide sheets
  • We cover the effects that immobility has on the body, in relation to posture, tissue viability, circulation etc and the importance of ensuring
  • clients sit in a functional postural position and are repositioned appropriately
  • We discuss the needs of clients who have restricted mobility within bed or who may need to spend prolonged periods within the bed, covering equipment and techniques to assist with rolling, repositioning in bed, techniques to fit slings clients who have limited ability or are unable to be rolled

This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 September 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Distance Learning Map