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/20/519 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 (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.

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1 01 June 2020 09:00 - 17:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/523 Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering

This accredited online course is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of food hygiene and catering health and safety practices. It has been enhanced and adapted to cover your safety at work, and the safety of the client(s) that you prepare food for.

This is an online training course available between 1 June 2020 – 1 July 2020. 

Further information on how to access this course can be found in the Additional Information below

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1 01 June 2020 09:00 - 23:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/361 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level (Cancelled)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/529 Moving and Handling of People and Objects for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Level (Covid19 Skype session) (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. 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 03 June 2020 13:30 - 15:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/20/362 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level (Cancelled)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/245 Developing Personal Resilience and Wellbeing (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for front line staff wishing to enhance their resilience.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/364 Moving & Handling for PAs who do not Undertake Personal Care Duties (Cancelled)

This is a 1/2 day manual handling training aimed at Personal Assistants who do not undertake personal care or use moving and handling equipment within the home setting.

The session covers lower level assistance and should be attended by all PAs.

The course covers:

  • General household duties as well as assistance outside the home environment
  • Basic knowledge of legislation relating to manual handling of objects and assisting people in the community
  • General manual handling of objects such as rubbish bags and shopping
  • Assisting to stand
  • Support when walking/handling belt
  • Sitting turn aids (turntable)
  • Transfer boards (banana board)
  • Dressing aids
  • Pushing a wheelchair
  • Getting wheelchairs into and out of a car.

This course has a large practical element so participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate.

Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flipflops. Failure to participate or inappropriate dress or footwear will be reported to Support With Confidence.

Some elements of this course will be undertaken outside if the weather permits.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 June 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/363 Moving and Handling of Objects (Cancelled)

Introduction and overview of manual handling of inanimate objects.

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 04 June 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Firwood House FIRS Map

Code: ASC/20/459 Fundamentals of Food Hygiene Refresher (Cancelled)

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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 June 2020 13:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/247 Induction to being a Personal Assistant (Cancelled)

This course covers the knowledge base information of the Care Certificate. It is also a required course if you are applying to be an accredited Personal Assistant (PA) by Support with Confidence (SWC) if you do not have a suitable qualification.

It is also open to people who are either employed as a PA or are thinking of taking on this role in the near future. If you wish to achieve the Care Certificate you will also need to undertake homework and be able to be assessed in your workplace by either volunteering to shadow one of our services or have agreement to be assessed in your workplace (as a PA).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 June 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 12 June 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
3 19 June 2020 10:00 - 15:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map