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Code: ASC/20/711 Basic First Aid (specific with no practical element) – certificate valid for one year - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

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

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT AN ONLINE SESSION AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO ATTEND PHYSICALLY. THIS TRAINING IS DELIVERED USING VIDEOS AND USEFUL RESOURCES IN CONJUNCTION WITH A WORKBOOK YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE. PLEASE IGNORE THE START AND FINISH TIMES OF THIS TRAINING ON THE LEARNING PORTAL.

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 November 2020 09:00 - 17:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/785 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers: Part 2 (face to face practical training) - Covid 19 Interim Training Programme (Cancelled)

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 23 November 2020 09:30 - 12:00 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/865 Risk Enablement Training SMS Team - Bespoke (EVENT FULL)

Risk Enablement Training SMS Team - Bespoke

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 November 2020 09:00 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/629 ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching Fast Track

PLEASE NOTE - this is now delivered remotely via MS Teams over four half day sessions. See Additional Information below for detailed times and dates.

Have you learnt coaching skills through our one day Coaching Skills (previously An Introduction to Coaching) or the two day Coaching for Managers course? Would you like to improve your skills and gain more practice?

If so the ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching could be for you. This course is designed to give you an in depth knowledge of coaching skills and of the tools you can use in your coaching practice. You will also be required to complete 12 hours of supervised coaching to practically apply the tools and skills. Completion of this course will qualify you to become a member of the workplace coaching pool and we will be able to refer potential "coachees" from across the organisation to you.

Typically it can take between six months and one year to complete the course.

By attending our 2-day Coaching for Managers programme, managers will have covered some of the knowledge element of the Level 3 coaching programme and a considerable amount of the skills element.

Therefore all managers who have completed the 2-day programme or the 1 day Coaching Skills are invited to fast track through the ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching.

As part of this course you will be required to find a "coachee" to practice your skills with. Before starting please identify someone that you can either work with yourself, or that you can swap with another person in the group.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 November 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
2 24 November 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
3 13 January 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map
4 14 January 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ESC/20/244 ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching Fast Track (Cancelled)

Have you learnt coaching skills through our one day Coaching Skills (previously An Introduction to Coaching) or the two day Coaching for Managers course? Would you like to improve your skills and gain more practice?

If so the ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching could be for you. This course is designed to give you an in depth knowledge of coaching skills and of the tools you can use in your coaching practice. You will also be required to complete 12 hours of supervised coaching to practically apply the tools and skills. Completion of this course will qualify you to become a member of the workplace coaching pool and we will be able to refer potential coaches from across the organisation to you.

Typically it can take between six months and one year to complete the course.

By attending our 2-day Coaching for Managers programme, managers will have covered some of the knowledge element of the Level 3 coaching programme and a considerable amount of the skills element.

Therefore all managers who have completed the 2-day programme or the 1 day Coaching Skills are invited to fast track through the ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching.

As part of this course you will be required to find a coachee to practice your skills with. Before starting please identify someone that you can either work with yourself, or that you can swap with another person in the group.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 14 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map