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/20/632 Basic First Aid (specific with no practical element) – certificate valid for one year - Covid19 Interim Training Programme (EVENT FULL)

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 21 September 2020 09:00 - 17:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/310 Controller of Premises (EVENT FULL) (Cancelled)

This course advises Controllers of Premises of their role in managing the risks associated with the premises and the
management of contractors on site.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 September 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/643 Epilepsy Awareness for Independent Care Sector and PAs - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

EPILEPSY AWARENESS

On the date of your Epilepsy Awareness training, you will receive an email from tania.hudson@eastsussex.gov.uk with a link to a recorded presentation and assessment.

The training and assessment is expected to take approximately 2 hours.

PROCESS:

Watch the 40 minute ESCC Epilepsy Awareness presentation and 20 minute Epilepsy Society film.

Please then follow the relevant video links in the assessment regarding Buccal Midazolam.

NOTE: THIS TRAINING DOES NOT INCLUDE BUCCAL MIDAZOLAM COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT

The assessment has additional links which may be useful to refer back to.

Please don’t hesitate to email Tania with any questions about safe handling of medication.

Tania will mark and return your assessment ASAP.

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.

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND IS SUITABLE FOR NEW AND EXISTNG STAFF AS AN AWARENESS SESSION.

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

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 21 September 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/235 First Aid at Work Recertification (Cancelled)

This 2 day course will re-qualify you as a First Aider in the workplace. The course is for those who wish to renew their First Aid at Work qualification. First aiders should attend the training up to 3 months before the expiry date of their certificate or within 28 days of the expiry date.
 
 
Please note your certificate will be valid from the date of achievement and not from your previous expiry date.
 
 
Anyone unable to renew their qualification during that period will need to attend a full First Aid at Work 18 hour course. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 22 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/661 First Aid at Work Recertification (EVENT FULL)

This 2 day course will re-qualify you as a First Aider in the workplace. The course is for those who wish to renew their First Aid at Work qualification. First aiders should attend the training up to 3 months before the expiry date of their certificate or within 28 days of the expiry date.
 
 
The Health and Safety Executive have extended all First Aid certificates that were due for expiry from 21st March 2020 to 30th September. We should point out that no further extensions are expected, so if you do not requalify before 30th September, you will need to take the full 3 day First Aid course to requalify as a First Aider. 
 
It is essential that you read, understand, and comply with the Covid19 instructions provided by Freedom Leisure - see Additional Information (below)
 
And please click this link for directions to Uckfield Civic Centre   and there are ample car parks in the area. Luxford Fields appears to be among the best options.
 
 
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 Uckfield Civic Centre Map
2 22 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 Uckfield Civic Centre Map

Code: ASC/20/652 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 21 September 2020 13:30 - 16:00 Firwood House FIRS Map