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Code: BH/21/0056 First Aid at Work 2 Day Recertification

The first aid training programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 pandemic and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are provided in the attached guidance document. Please ensure that this is read and understood before applying and attending this course. Delegates can also request a copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

This 2 day recertification course is specifically for qualified First Aiders who currently hold a current ‘in date’ 3 year First Aid at Work Certificate nearing expiry who need to renew their qualification for a further 3 years and refresh their knowledge and skills. 

Eligibility – You can only attend this course if -

  • you are a council employee or work in Brighton and Hove City Schools and are required to remain as a qualified First Aider at work
  • you have previously attended the 3 day First Aid at Work course and your current certificate is due to expire
  • your current certificate will still be in date at the time of the course BUT is due to expire in the following 6 months or has not expired by more than 30 days or you meet the HSE criteria for certificate extensions during COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 - extensions to certificates

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed an extension to first aid certificates expiring on or after the 16 March until the 31st October or for 6 months whichever is the latest. All certificates must be renewed by 31 March 2021.
 
NB: Suitable clothing and footwear taking some physical activity into account should be worn.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 14 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Jury's Inn Brighton Waterfront Map
2 15 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Jury's Inn Brighton Waterfront Map

Code: BH/20/0536 Makaton - Level 1 & 2 Workshop (4 half days) (Microsoft Teams) (EVENT FULL)

This workshop is suitable for staff and carers working with people with learning disabilities who want to develop skills in using makaton and will be delivered virtually over 4 half days over 7, 8, 14 & 15 January 2021.
 
The two training pathways for professionals and parents/carers have been combined into one route and is now delivered as Makaton Workshops Level 1 and Level 2.

The Level 1 and Level 2 Workshops combined provide the same level of knowledge and vocabulary as a complete Beginners’ or Foundation Workshop. 

Day one - Level 1 workshop provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme.

The session includes discussing commonly asked questions, hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use and how to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.

You will also learn the signs and symbols from Stages 1 and 2 and some of the Additional stage of the Core Vocabulary.

Day two - Level 2 workshop you will learn the signs and symbols from Stages 3 and 4 and the rest of the Additional stage of the Core Vocabulary.


Schools staff: please contact the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service – Language Team, The Music & Arts Building, County Oak Avenue, in the first instance on 01273 293672.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 January 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 08 January 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
3 14 January 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
4 15 January 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/0732 Mental Capacity Act Briefing

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 January 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map