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: ASC/20/518 Basic First Aid (Covid19 specific with no practical element) – certificate valid for one year (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
  • After reading the First Aid manual, please complete the workbook and return it 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.

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1 26 May 2020 09:00 - 17:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/256 Effective Minute Taking (Cancelled)

This course is designed to help you produce effective agendas and minutes, also to identify solutions to the difficulties you may have encountered in preparing either type of document.

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1 26 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/358 Moving and Handling and Risk Assessment of People: Train the Trainer (Cancelled)

This is a course for moving and handling trainers who directly train staff in safe moving and handling of people techniques and how to complete moving and handling of people risk assessments.

The course is an in-depth 4 day course, spread over 2-5 weeks.  Please note: not all days will necessarily be the same day of the week.

This course is specifically for the moving and handling training of people, NOT LOADS. 

Important information: For the practical element of this training participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel with closed in toes. Flipflops/summer sandals are not appropriate. Please note that if delegates are not wearing appropriate footwear, they may be turned away from the course by the trainer, and a charge will be made for the wasted place.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 11 May 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map
2 20 May 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map
3 22 May 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map
4 26 May 2020 09:45 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/527 Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level (Covid19 Skype session)

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE FAST TRACK DISTANCE LEARNING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS 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 NEW STAFF ATTEND FACE TO FACE TRAINING WHEN IT IS
AVAILABLE. 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.


This course provides delegates with knowledge of safe moving and handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with restricted mobility issues, i.e. those who need hoisting or are cared for in bed. During the COVID 19 restrictions, This is covered in an additional 2 hour skype training session called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs. 

Due to the practical nature of moving and handling of people, it is recommended when accessible, candidates complete the face to face training available through East Sussex. 

The course covers:

  •  A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of objects and people 
  •  Anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by mplementing safe handling principles
  •  The importance of good sitting posture
  •  Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing techniques
  •  Techniques to assist someone getting in and out of a bed.

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 May 2020 10:00 - 12:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/437 Sharepoint 2013


SharePoint is a half day of training for East Sussex County Council users to familiarise themselves with the SharePoint platform.
This course is for anyone joining an ESCC team that uses Sharepoint libraries to store team information and who has not used Sharepoint before. The course will also cover managing your own Onedrive site used for storing personal documentation.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 May 2020 14:00 - 16:00 Room 505 St.Mary's House Map