Our current courses are listed below  

 

 Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 day accredited

A one day course giving learners the skills and confidence to respond to a range of accidents and first aid emergencies they may come across in the workplace.

Successful  delegates will receive a national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work which satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 

 Course aimed at:

Anyone working with people who are prone to accidents or illness will feel more confident if they have some first aid training. Every work place should have someone trained in first aid on the premises. Organisations holding events should have a trained first aid person present. 

 Course Outcomes:

  • First Aid regulation and the law
  • Managing an incident
  • The importance of hygiene
  • Minor injuries
  • Choking and seizures
  • Shock
  • Recovery position
  • Resuscitation
  • Burns
  • Situation assessment

 Date:    12th September 2017  

 Date:      5th December 2017

 For bespoke First Aid training please call the training department on 01329 223 155

 Times:  9:30 - 16:30

 Venue: Community Action Fareham

 Fee is per person: £45 members

                              £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £70 private/statutory sector

 Download a copy of the 12th September course information leaflet

 Download a copy of the 5th December course information leaflet

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 Fire Safety Awareness

This half day course is designed to give staff and volunteers a greater understanding of the general Fire Safety Legislation. Delegates will be able to complete a fire risk assessment and learn how to safety evacuate a building in the event of an emergency. Be aware of employers and employees legal duty of care and responsibilities. Understand the importance of fire drills and regular training.

 Course aimed at:

All staff and volunteers should understand how a fire starts, how to reduce the risks, deal with fires if appropriate and escape to safely in the event of a fire.

 Course Outcomes:

  • Understand fire law and legal requirements
  • Be aware of the fire triangle, prevention and defence
  • Better knowledge of fire extinguishers - colour codes use
  • Know what a Fire Warden is and their responsibilities
  • Understand fire safety
  • Better knowledge of fire alarms
  • Understand what fire evacuation and assembly point are
  • Know how to assist a person with a disability in a fire
  • Understand the importance of training and drills
  • Understand the law and RIDDOR 

 Date:   3rd October 2017  

 Times:  9:30 - 13:30

 Venue: Community Action Fareham

 Fee is per person: £30 members

                              £40 voluntary/community sector

                              £55 private/statutory sector

 Download a copy of the course information leaflet 

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 Successful Bid Writing

This course will enable delegates to identify the appropriate funding streams or agency for them and enable them to produce focused proposals, increasing their success rates and win new resources for their organisation.   

 Course aimed at:

For anyone applying or going to apply for funding and would like an easy to follow step by step guide to successful bid writing. This is also a great opportunity to network with other organisations in your area.

 Course outcomes:

  • Understand the preparation process required before starting your application
  • The importance of having a title and goal for your project
  • How to do a complete a breakdown of your project costs
  • The importance of monitoring and evaluating
  • Identifying the fight funding
  • How to sell your project
  • Confident in completing a bid writing application

 Date:    11th October 2017

 Times:  9:30 - 13:30

 Venue: Community Action Fareham

 Fee is per person: £30 members

                              £40 voluntary/community sector

                              £55 private/statutory sector

 Download a copy of the course information leaflet 

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 Assessing the Risks

This course will give delegates a greater understanding and underpinning of what a risk assessment is. Be aware of the legal duties and responsibilities on employers and employees. Gain the skills to be able to to assess and complete their own risk assessment.

 Course aimed at:

Anyone responsible for managing a building, whether it be an office, community space, charity shop etc. Persons responsible for managing an activity such as fundraising events, day trips or running a service, group or club. This is also essential for trustees and committee members who need to understand the risk assessment requirements for their whole organisation.

 Course outcomes:

  • Understand the Health & Safety law behind risk assessment
  • Know the difference between a hazard and a risk
  • Be able to follow the 5 steps of risk assessment
  • Know when, why and how to carry out risk assessments
  • Know where to go for information about more specialist risks

 Date:    31st October 2017

 Times:  9:30 - 13:30

 Venue: Community Action Fareham

 Fee is per person: £30 members

                              £40 voluntary/community sector

                              £55 private/statutory sector

 Download a copy of the course information leaflet 

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 Organising an Event

This course is designed to give planners, organisers the guidance and confidence to plan and run an event. This is a step by step guide from planning stage right through to completion and assessing the outcome.

 Course aimed at:

Anyone going to or thinking of planning and running an event.

 Course outcomes:

  • Be able to develop goals and objectives of the event
  • Organise a team
  • Create a plan 
  • Understand about bookings, permissions and licences
  • Understand the Health & Safety procedures, risk assessments and insurance you will need
  • Develop a publicity plan to publicise your event
  • Develop a budget for your event
  • Evaluate the success of your event

 Date:    16th November 2017

 Times:  9:30 - 13:30

 Venue: Community Action Fareham

 Fee is per person: £30 members

                              £40 voluntary/community sector

                              £55 private/statutory sector

 Download a copy of the course information leaflet 

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Dementia Awareness

This course will give delegates a greater understanding of what Dementia is, its many forms and the effects to the brain. Be aware of the impact Dementia can have on an individual and their family. Give you the tools and confidence to communicate effectively with a person who is living with Dementia.

 Course aimed at:

Anyone working or volunteering in an organisation where they may have contact with a person or people living with Dementia

 Course outcomes:

  • Understand what Dementia is
  • Better awareness of the different areas of the brain
  • having greater understanding of the various Dementia's and the effect they can have on the brain
  • Be aware of the impact Dementia can have on a person and their family
  • Learn about living with Dementia and the centred person approach
  • Be more aware of the common difficulties people may face
  • Know how to communicate effectively with a person living with Dementia

 Date:    28th November 2017

 Times:  9:30 - 13:30

 Venue: Community Action Fareham

 Fee is per person: £30 members

                              £40 voluntary/community sector

                              £55 private/statutory sector

 Download a copy of the course information leaflet 

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Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

This is to provide an introduction to Safeguarding Children  and vulnerable  adults at levels 1 and 2 suitable for workers in organisations.

 Course aimed at:

People working with children & young people and vulnerable adults or their managers or committee members.  The course is an awareness of Safeguarding . It would be suitable for many staff in organisations., for example minibus drivers, reception staff, part time youth workers, befriender's, visitors etc. would find this suitable.  Staff who carry a youth or social care case load are likely to need additional training

  Course outcomes:

Safeguarding children
• Give 2 key statistics about Child Protection
• State 3 things they can do in their group towards protection of children
• Name 2 types of child abuse
• Say who they should contact if they suspect a child is in danger
• Be able to respond to a child who gives sensitive information
• Be able to state the principles of worker / child interaction

Safeguarding adults
• Say who is most vulnerable
• Give statistics about the types of abuse
• Know what to look out as indicators of abuse
• Be able to say about having capacity
• Be able to respond to a concern
• Be able to record and report a concern

Date:    23rd November 2017

 Times:  9:30 - 13:00

 Venue: Community Action Fareham

 Fee is per person: £30 members

                              £40 voluntary/community sector

                              £55 private/statutory sector

 Download a copy of the course information leaflet 

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