Following government advice, ESCC have made the decision to postpone or cancel some face to face training.
This decision has been made in light of the national concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID - 19). Please see individual courses for more information.

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Code: ESC/20/19 Creative Thinking and Continuous Improvement

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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1 02 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/15 Fundamentals of Food Hygiene Refresher

This refresher course is for staff who have already obtained the Royal Society for Public Health Level 2 Food Safety in Catering qualification, and should be undertaken 3 years after qualifying.

 

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1 02 March 2020 09:30 - 13:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/200 Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the workplace is a two day training course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help their ESCC colleagues who may be experiencing a mental health issue. 

You’ll learn to recognise warning signs of mental ill health, and develop the skills and confidence to approach and support someone whilst keeping yourself safe.

The course covers how to support someone to access the resources they might need for recovery or successful management of symptoms. This could include self-help books or websites, accessing therapy services through their GP or place of work, online self-referral, support groups, and more.

It is essential that your line manager is made aware of the following at the time of, and before approving, your application

What managers are agreeing to when approving their staff member’s attendance on this course:

  • To releasing your staff member for the two day training course and any post support sessions (approx. 2 sessions lasting a maximum of 3 hours each).
  • To releasing your staff member for related meetings (approximately 1 or 2 per year).
  • Allowing time to support colleagues when needed (often at short notice).

 

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1 28 February 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 02 March 2020 09:30 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/144 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level

This one day course provides delegates with knowledge of safe Moving and Handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may encounter and need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with minimal mobility, i.e. those who need hoisting or are bed-bound. This is covered in an additional half day course called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs, that can only be completed when the full day foundation course is completed.

The course covers:

  • A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of people
  • Anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by implementing safe handling principles
  • The importance of good sitting posture
  • Risk assessment and moving and handling plans
  • Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing and walking techniques
  • Techniques and equipment to assist someone getting in and out of a bed
  • Basic ability testing in a chair
  • Familiarisation of a range of moving and handling equipment including walking aids, turn tables, handling belts, assisted standing equipment, wheelchairs including getting it into a car safely
  • Assistance with dressing and dressing aids.

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 flip-flops or open toed shoes.

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1 02 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map