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/20/633 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.

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

Code: ESC/20/662 First Aid at Work Recertification

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 28 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 Uckfield Civic Centre Map
2 29 September 2020 09:00 - 17:00 Uckfield Civic Centre Map

Code: ESC/20/236 Managing Your Stress Effectively (Cancelled)

This workshop aims to give participants a better understanding of the effects of stress; physically, emotionally and behaviourally. It also looks at
your awareness of your own stress symptoms, identifying what aspects can be changed, and assists you in building on your personal coping strategies.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ASC/20/621 Assisting Clients with Swallowing Difficulties – Covid19 Interim Training Programme (EVENT FULL)

IMPORTANT: THIS TRAINING IS PART OF THE COVID19 INTERIM TRAINING PROGRAMME 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 links to resources and a 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 completing the workbook please 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 Friday after you receive the workbook.
Please don’t hesitate to email Ann with any questions about assisting clients with swallowing difficulties.
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 remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/232 Coaching for Managers - 2 Day Workshop (Cancelled)

This focussed programme aims to develop manager’s knowledge, skills and confidence to enable them to fully integrate a coaching approach into the daily management of staff and projects in order to operate effectively, promote a culture of empowerment and engagement and to support creativity in a challenging business environment.
 
A coaching approach is increasingly well evidenced across the business community and public sector as an appropriate and successful leadership style, creating a ‘win-win’ effect, where staff are motivated and engaged, and work can be successfully devolved, freeing up valuable management time and resources.
 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 29 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/663 Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (1 Day) (EVENT FULL)

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is covered over 6 hours. It provides an excellent introduction to the basic principles of First Aid, and trains you to take control of a first aid situation in the workplace in the absence of a fully trained First Aider (see First Aid at Work).

The course tutor will assess you throughout the course, through multiple choice papers and observations. Upon completion, First Aid Awards will provide a certificate.

Your certificate will last for 3 years.

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.

 

It is essential that you read, understand, and comply with the Covid19 instructions provided by Freedom Leisure - see Additional Information (below), and on the attached document, in addition to any guidance given on the day from the venue, Uckfield Civic Centre.

 

And please click this link for directions to Uckfield Civic Centre. 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 30 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Uckfield Civic Centre Map

Code: ESC/20/623 OneNote 2016

Please note - this is a "remote" session, and if applying, you should note the additional information in “full details” regarding joining the session.

Is this course for you?

You want to create an electronic Notebook to store and organise notes you create or collect from the web, or from other documents in your filing system 

You may wish to share your Notebook with others so you can collaborate on a project, or easily share information.

This course uses material from the OneNote classroom-based course.

Pre-requisites
This course assumes that delegates are familiar with: basic Windows operations, such as using a mouse and opening and saving files other Microsoft Office programs, in particular Word and Outlook
To take part in this course, delegates will need an internet-connected device with camera and microphone, and an internet connection which can stream video in reasonable quality.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Remote Corporate Training Map

Code: ASC/20/590 AMHP Mandatory Legal Update: Sessions 3 and 4 (EVENT FULL)

THIS COURSE IS FOR AMHPS WHO NEED TO DO THIS AS PART OF THEIR MANDATORY ANNUAL LEGAL UPDATE

Session 3: Deprivation of liberty and under 18s: case law update; case scenario & feedback

Session 4: Identifying the nearest relative MHA 1989), treatment and care in hospital including responsibilities of local authorities

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Distance Learning Map

Code: ESC/20/238 Introduction to Management (Cancelled)

Getting the job done through effective team management, new managers are often responsible for the first time for the management of other people. This new role therefore needs new skills and knowledge. This course is designed to give this basic understanding and some of the required skills so that new managers can thrive from the start.

 

There will be some pre-course work (which is attached) to:

  • acquire manager commitment
  • help delegates to prepare for the course
  • help delegates to explore areas for development
  • give structure to some exercises
  • start the development process

 

New ESCC managers should also attend the Induction for ESCC Managers course and the ESCC Managers HR Brief Bites.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map
2 02 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: ESC/20/390 Website & Intranet CMS Training PM (Cancelled)

This short course gives a general introduction on using Umbraco to update East Sussex County Council's external, public-facing website for residents and businesses: www.eastsussex.gov.uk 

It also covers some features on the staff intranet.

You will also have to do Writing for the Web Training.

 

 

 

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 October 2020 13:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map