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Code: BH/22/0290 First Aid at Work (3 day) - for council employees and schools ONLY

Who is this course for?

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of first aid situations.

This course is for those that will be acting as lead First Aiders in their workplace and will provide delegates with a recognised First Aid at Work qualification. Upon completion of the course, First Aiders will be able to take control and provide assistance in an emergency situation at their workplace. They will be able to respond to an accident or illness promptly, effectively and safely.

What does the trainng cover?
 
Topics covered include: resuscitation and CPR, dealing with wounds, bleeding, burns, scalds, heart conditions and minor injuries.

How are delegates assessed?

There are six practical assessments, observed by the trainer throughout the course and two theory assessment/multiple choice question papers. 

In addition, the trainer will carry out on-going assessment to assess the delegates knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.

To assess competence and gain certification, the delegate will need to demonstrate, without assistance from a third party, practical tasks such as CPR with the casualty on the floor to simulate a real-life situation.  If the delegate is unable to carry out this practical assessment, for example because they cannot kneel, then they will not pass the course and will not gain the qualification.  In exceptional circumstances, delegates who are unable to kneel, may be able to carry out the task from a standing position, and this is acceptable.

Certification

On passing the course, the delegate will be issued with a First Aid at Work certificate valid for a period of 3 years.


Re-Certification

Delegates willl need to retake the qualification before their certificate expiry date to remain qualified, by attending a two day First Aid at Work Re-Certification course.

When attending a two day Re-Certification course, delegates must be aware that the syllabus is covered at a significantly faster pace, in the understanding that learners are familiar with the topics.

If an employee’s certificate expires, they are no longer considered competent to act as a First Aider in the workplace. It is the responsibility of the delegate to ensure they book on to a Re-certification course before their certificate expires.


IMPORTANT - the first aid training programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 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.

Please note: Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates will be a mix of staff from different workplaces.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 July 2022 09:30 - 17:00 Old Ship Hotel - Regency Room Map
2 14 July 2022 09:30 - 17:00 Old Ship Hotel - Regency Room Map
3 15 July 2022 09:30 - 17:00 Old Ship Hotel - Regency Room Map

Code: BH/22/0379 Person Centred Risk & Restrictive Practices for Lead Staff

This course is for senior staff and staff with responsibility for leading good practice. It is now in two halves and this is the second half of the training -  please see special instructions below.

Working with risk and supporting service users with complex needs to live their chosen lifestyles can feel difficult. Getting the balance right in respecting individual rights whilst also fulfilling our duty of care is important. Following robust procedures can help us in getting the balance right for service users.

A restrictive practice is any practice which could be construed as potentially restricting a person’s rights of choice, self determination, privacy, freedom/freedom of movement. Under the Care Act restrictive practices may need agreement by a social worker, and at times necessitate Deprivation of Liberty applications.

This course will assist participants to demonstrate they have complied with all CQC and legal requirements, and that alternatives to restrictive practices have been appropriately considered. It will help people promote & evidence good risk assessment and restrictive practices procedures, to ensure that people are not unnecessarily restricted in our desire to manage risks. 
 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 July 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map
2 15 July 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0456 Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness

This course looks at the main principles of adult safeguarding in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach. It explores practice issues regarding abuse or neglect to adults, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting. This course is aimed at customer facing staff who support adults. 

If you require refresher training, please book a place on Safeguarding Adults Update instead.

This course is mandatory for Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services. An update course must be taken every three years. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 July 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/1108 Safeguarding Children with Disabilities (for Drove Road & Tudor House staff only)

We know that disabled children are at an increased risk of being abused compared with their non-disabled peers. They are also less likely to receive the protection and support they need when they have been abused.

Their additional needs must be met to allow them to be properly safeguarded.

This course will increase your knowledge and awareness of those needs. There is a focus on how safeguarding practice can be put into place, thus reducing the potential risks.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/22/0618 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness

This one day course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions and practice in transfer techniques.  Numbers on the course are strictly limited to allow time for all participants to practice the various transfer techniques and use of the transfer aids. 

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
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The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 .  The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course. 

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course. 

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

This course is mandatory for people providing care and support in Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services who must complete the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness initially, then the Safer People Awareness Update annually thereafter.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/22/0965 Transition to Adulthood for LAC to Care Leaver (Microsoft Teams)

This training is for Foster Carers, Supported Accommodation Keyworkers, Social Workers and any other professionals who are responsible for supporting looked after children who are transitioning to adulthood.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 July 2022 09:30 - 13:30 Microsoft Teams Map