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/20/591 AMHP Mandatory Legal Update: Sessions 3 and 4 (EVENT FULL)

THIS COURSE IS FOR AMHPS WHO NEED TO DO THIS AS PART OF THEIR MANDATORY ANNUAL LEGAL UPDATE

Session 3: Deprivation of liberty and under 18s: case law update; case scenario & feedback

Session 4: Identifying the nearest relative MHA 1989), treatment and care in hospital including responsibilities of local authorities

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/634 Building Personal Resilience - a 90 minute virtual course for all staff (EVENT FULL)

This Building Personal Resilience training programme is particularly helpful for all those who haven’t needed to work from home before, and offers a refresher for those who are often home working.

The training is designed to help individuals understand and recognise their own stress and equip them to proactively build resilience by providing practical tools for dealing with stress.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ESC/20/649 Excel 365 Foundation (Cancelled)

Entering, managing and presenting data in Excel 2016

Consisting of three 1.5 hour sessions.

Is this course for you?

You are new to Excel, or want to find out more about basic techniques such as data entry, Formatting, entering simple formulas and printing.

The course assumes that delegates are familiar with:

using a mouse

basic operations such as opening and saving files, and inserting and editing text

joining a Microsoft Teams meeting 

There are exercises included in this training, for which you will need either a second VDU screen, or to print the exercise sheets before the start of the course 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2020 10:00 - 16:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ESC/20/238 Introduction to Management (Cancelled)

Getting the job done through effective team management, new managers are often responsible for the first time for the management of other people. This new role therefore needs new skills and knowledge. This course is designed to give this basic understanding and some of the required skills so that new managers can thrive from the start.

 

There will be some pre-course work (which is attached) to:

  • acquire manager commitment
  • help delegates to prepare for the course
  • help delegates to explore areas for development
  • give structure to some exercises
  • start the development process

 

New ESCC managers should also attend the Induction for ESCC Managers course and the ESCC Managers HR Brief Bites.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 02 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/628 Introduction to Management (remotely delivered via MS Teams)

This learning will be delivered remotely via MS Teams.

It is scheduled to take place over 2 days, with 3 separate sessions on each day, allowing ample time for coffee/comfort breaks. See Additional Information below for more details.  

Getting the job done through effective team management, new managers are often responsible for the first time for the management of other people. This new role therefore needs new skills and knowledge. This course is designed to give this basic understanding and some of the required skills so that new managers can thrive from the start.

IMPORTANT: There are six sessions included in this event, and if attending you will need to participate in all six events which are spread over two days. 

There will be pre-course work which will be sent to confirmed delegates about a week before the event.

New ESCC managers should also attend the Induction for ESCC Managers course.

The ESCC Managers HR Brief Bites are currently under review and will be available shortly on the ESCC Learning Portal.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Remote Corporate Training Map
2 02 October 2020 09:00 - 16:00 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ASC/20/656 Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers, Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level Part 2 (practical face to face session) - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

This is Part 2 of a two-part blended learning training programme to be used to reduce face to face training time in accordance with COVID19 regulations.

Part 1 of the training (a virtual session via Skype or Teams) must be completed prior to attending Part 2, which is a face to face practical.

The Part 2 practical can also be applied for if candidates have attended a live SKYPE version of this course tilted “Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level - Covid19 Interim Training Programme”

To adhere to Covid19 regulations this face to face course will be small groups with PPE masks, aprons and gloves provided.

The course is 2.5 hours long and will cover practical elements of:

  • Mobility testing
  • Sit to stand techniques
  • Assisting from chair to chair
  • Assisting in and out of bed, including the use of bed levers, bed pulls, non-slip slide sheets, leg lifters, utilising the profiling mattress
  • Walking aids
  • Assisting to walk techniques
  • Handling belts
  • Assisting clients on steps and stairs
  • Sliding boards
  • Turning aids
  • Dressing aids
  • Wheelchairs, including placing a wheelchair into a car

 

For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flipflops. Candidates will need to wear PPE.

NB. please note there is no access to any drinks or refreshments, so candidates will need to bring their own with them.

The course does not cover clients with restricted mobility, i.e who need hoisting or spend longer periods in bed. This is covered in an additional 2-part blended learning session. The 2-part foundation course must be completed before the restricted mobility course is undertaken.

During Covid19 restrictions these 2 courses replace the:

  • Moving and handling of objects ½ day
  • Moving and handling of people foundation level full day
  • Moving and handling advanced level, hoisting ½ day

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2020 09:30 - 12:00 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/683 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers: Part 2 (face to face practical training) - Covid 19 Interim Training Programme

This is part 2 of a two part blended learning training programme to be used to reduce face to face training time in accordance with COVID 19 regulations.

Part 1 of the training must be completed prior to attending Part 2 which is a face to face practical.

The part 2 practical can be applied for if candidates have attended a live SKYPE version of the course tilted “Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility (e.g hoists and slide sheets) for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Covid19 Interim Training Programme”.

To adhere to Covid19 regulations this face to face course will be small groups with PPE masks, aprons and gloves provided.

The course is 2.5 hours long and will cover practical elements of: 

LOLER check requirements of carers
Caring for and assisting clients with restricted mobility
Choosing and fitting slings, in bed and in a seated position, with and without slide sheets.
Hoisting clients from the bed and from a seated position
Safe use of slide sheets to reposition clients
In situ slide sheets, techniques and applications
The use of stand aids
Moving and handling plans
Using dressing aids for a client in bed.

For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flipflops. Candidates will need to wear PPE.

NB: please note there is no access to any drinks or refreshments, so candidates will need to bring their own with them.

During Covid19 restrictions, this 2 part blended learning courses replaces the Moving and Handling Advanced Level, Hoisting ½ day.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ESC/20/613 Records Management Master Class

This training course gives staff in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key concepts in records management, how managing records aids compliance with legislation and business functions while enabling more efficient working, and the practical approaches for gaining control over records.

The Master Class is split into four sessions across four weeks, and covers:

  • Definitions and concepts, and what they mean in practice.
  • Records management and the law.
  • Retention schedules and how to dispose of records.
  • Key tools and methods for organising your records effectively.

These relate to managing records in all formats, including paper and digital.

Each Master Class session will be delivered remotely, via MS Teams. A short activity task will be set at the end of each session, for participants to complete and submit before the next one.

Throughout the course there are opportunities to raise records management issues and concerns you may have about the records your team handles. The trainer and colleagues in other teams and departments are on hand to find solutions and discuss best practice tools and how to implement them effectively.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 September 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map
2 02 October 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map
3 09 October 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map
4 16 October 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: ESC/20/656 Website & Intranet CMS Training conducted remotely via MS Teams

This short course gives a general introduction on using Umbraco to update East Sussex County Council's external, public-facing website for residents and businesses: www.eastsussex.gov.uk 

It also covers some features on the staff intranet.

Please note - this is a remote learning session which will be completed using Microsoft Teams.

We recommend that you check
• firstly that you have Microsoft Teams available on the device you intend to use
• that both the video and audio settings are available on that device
• that you complete the session in a place with as little likelihood of interruption as possible, and with minimal background noise

 

You will also have to complete the Writing for the Web Training

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 October 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Remote Corporate Training Map