Courses in Fareham

  

   Dementia Awareness

The aim of this course is to improve understanding of what dementia is, how it affects people and how you can improve communication with people who have dementia.

Topics covered:

  • Different forms of dementia
  • Seeing the person
  • The person centred approach
  • Common difficulties
  • Communication

 

  Date:   Tuesday 24th July 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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Introduction to Risk Assessment

The aim of this course is to ensure that organisations are aware of the various legislation underpinning Risk Assessment and an understanding of the process and its purpose.

This course should help identify the types of Risk Assessment organisations need, and provide a clear understanding that risk assessment is an ongoing process, not just a document.

Areas Covered:

  • The law behind Health & safety lrisk assessment
  • The meaning of a hazard and what a risk is
  • Why and how to carry out risk assessments
  • Where to go for information about more specialist risk assessments

 

  Date:   Tuesday 31st July 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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Lone Working

This course aims to ensure front-line staff have the skills and knowledge required to keep themselves and their clients safe when working alone. It also aims to ensure organisations have suitable policies and procedures to support those staff and keep them and those they people they support safe.

 

  • The meaning of ‘Lone Working’
  • The legal duties and responsibilities of employers, employees and volunteers
  • Principles behind risk assessment
  • Lone working policies and procedures are
  • ‘Safe Arrangements’
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Techniques for responding to various challenging behaviours

 

  Date:   Tuesday 7th August 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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First Aid - the basic's

This is a short non-accredited course which will give you a basic understanding of First Aid. 

Areas Covered:

  • Consent
  • Primary Survey
  • CPR - AED - Defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Contacting Emergency Services
  • Shock & Fainting
  • Stroke & Heart Attack
  • Wounds & Bleeding

 

  Date:   Wednesday 8th August 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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Organising an Event

This will aid you in organising your event from the initial idea right through to taking stock of your success.

Areas covered:

  • Team organisation
  • Creating a plan
  • Bookings, permissions and licences
  • Health & Safety requirements
  • Risk assessments and insurance
  • Publicity plan and a budget
  • Evaluating the success of your event

 

  Date:   Wednesday 15th August 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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Manual Handling and Working at Height

Be able to lift, push and pull a load safely and without injury. Know how to assess a job in order to use a ladder in the correct and safe manner. Understand the different types of ladder and scaffold towers.

 Areas covered:

  • The types of injuries associated with manual handling
  • Risk assessment
  • Correct lifting technique
  • Correct push and pull technique
  • Correct ladder safety and scaffold tower safety

 

  Date:   Tuesday 21st August 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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On Budget

By the end you’ll be speaking the language of budgets and be better able to ask the important questions and prepare intelligent answers.

 Areas covered:

  • Identify and outline the different types of budget
  • Explain the budget process
  • Use techniques to manage your operational budget
  • Building your ability to be able to ask the right questions about a set of accounts

Please note: For this course you will need to have sound numerical skills. If you also bring with you copies of budget reports from your own organisation – then you’ll get help to relate your learning directly to your own work. 

 

 Date:   Thursday 27th September 2018

 Times:  13:00 - 16:00

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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People Management

Are you a new manager? Do you find managing other people the hardest part of your job? Do you want to learn how to manage your team better? Getting the best out of other people is very different to getting the best out of yourself. 

 Areas covered:

  • Understand what makes people tick
  • Identify strengths
  • Set challenging performance goals
  • Nip poor performance in the bud
  • Build your resilience so you cope well

 

 Date:   Tuesday 2nd October 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 14:00

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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Your Space - Professional Boundaries

3 hour session focussing on the importance of maintaining boundaries in professional life and the places that they can blur if we are not careful.

 Areas covered:

  • What are professional boundaries?
  • Why are boundaries important?
  • Consequences of poor boundaries
  • Obstacles to establishing and maintaining boundaries
  • Best practice on establishing and keeping to boundaries.

We explore the different areas where boundaries can be eroded or compromised and how to support one another professionally to resolve this.

 

 Date:   Wednesday 17th October 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:00

 Venue: Community First (Fareham) 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 day accredited

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.

  Areas covered:

  • 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

 Certificate is valid for 3 years

  

 Date:   Tuesday 4th December 2018

 Times:  09:30 - 16:30

 Venue: Fareham Community Church, 171-173 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF

 Fee is per person: £90 voluntary/community sector

                              £115 private/statutory sector

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 Courses in Portsmouth

        

 Basic Health & Safety

The aim of this course is to provide charities, community groups and other voluntary sector organisations with better knowledge of their own Health & Safety responsibilities and obligations. It will offer an overview of Health & Safety law and what organisations will need to include in order to have an effective Health and Safety Policy.

 Topics covered:

  • Health & safety Management
  • 5 steps to risk assessment and the principles of prevention
  • Transport Health and Safety
  • Implementing good Health & Safety policy and procedures

  

  Date:    Thursday 23rd August 2018

  Times:  10:00 - 13:30

  Venue: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3PY

  Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                               £90 private/statutory sector

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Dementia Awareness

The aim of this course is to improve understanding of what dementia is, how it affects people and how you can improve communication with people who have dementia.

Topics covered:

  • Different forms of dementia
  • Seeing the person
  • The person centred approach
  • Common difficulties
  • Communication

  

 Date:   Tuesday 28th August 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Hillside and Wymering Centre, Cheltenham Road, Portsmouth, PO6 3PY

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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 Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse - workshop

 Community First (Fareham) and SDAS (Southern Domestic Abuse Service)are working   together in offering this interactive Workshop is designed to increase understanding and   raise awareness on these hidden crimes.

 Provide an understanding of the causes and triggers of honour-based violence and forced   marriage; the prevalence of these crimes in the UK, and how you can respond.

  Aim & Objectives 

  • To learn what Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse is
  • To have a better understanding of definitions & the difference between arranged and forced marriage
  • A look at the national and local picture on these crimes
  • Understanding the impact on individual/ family/ community
  • Existing protection for those at risk
  • What you can do

  

 Date:   Tuesday 11th September 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:00

 Venue: St Mary's Room, St Mary's Lodge, St Mary's Road, Portsmouth, PO3  6BB

 Fee is per person: £10 per person

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Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 day accredited - Portsmouth

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.

  Areas covered:

  • 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

 Certificate is valid for 3 years

  

 Date:   Thursday 1st November 2018

 Times:  09:30 - 16:30

 Venue: St Mary's Room, St Mary's Lodge, St Mary's Road, Portsmouth, PO3  6BB

 Fee is per person: £90 voluntary/community sector

                              £115 private/statutory sector

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 Courses in Gosport

    

  Volunteer Recruitment  Management and Retention

 In this session you will be able to identify as a group the different aspects of recruiting,         managing and retaining volunteers and examine ideas and practical actions to use within       organisations.

  Areas covered - 

  • Volunteer Recruitment 
  • Induction and Agreements 
  • Legal Requirements & Best Practise 
  • Motivating Volunteers 
  • Ongoing Support & Managing Performance  
  • Handling Difficult Volunteers 
  • Demonstrating Commitment 

  

  Date:   Wednesday 11th July 2018

  Times:  9:30 - 15:30

  Venue: Gosport Voluntary Action, Martin Snape House, Pavilion Way, Gosport, PO12 1FG                 

  Fee is per person: £80 voluntary/community sector

                               £115 private/statutory sector

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Planning to Survive - Charities and Community Groups

Based on the approaches used by many multi-national institutions, ‘Developing a Future-proof strategy for Charities and NFPs’ is the result of many years of work assisting small organisations to plan to survive and prosper – no matter what the world throws at them.

   Aims and objectives - 

  • Learn to analyse the impact of possible changes in the Political, Social, Economic, Technological, Environmental and Legal  environment in which you operate
  • Begin to anticipate the future needs of your organisation 
  • Start the process of planning for the future before the future becomes the present crisis

  

  Date:   Thursday 26th July 2018

  Times:  9:30 - 12:30

  Venue: Gosport Voluntary Action, Martin Snape House, Pavilion Way, Gosport, PO12 1FG                 

  Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                               £90 private/statutory sector

                              

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Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse - workshop

 Community First (Fareham) and SDAS (Southern Domestic Abuse Service)are working   together in offering this interactive Workshop is designed to increase understanding and   raise awareness on these hidden crimes.

 Provide an understanding of the causes and triggers of honour-based violence and forced   marriage; the prevalence of these crimes in the UK, and how you can respond.

  Aim & Objectives 

  • To learn what Forced Marriage and Honour Based Abuse is
  • To have a better understanding of definitions & the difference between arranged and forced marriage
  • A look at the national and local picture on these crimes
  • Understanding the impact on individual/ family/ community
  • Existing protection for those at risk
  • What you can do

 

 Date:   Tuesday 14th August 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:00

 Venue: Gosport Voluntary Action, Martin Snape House, Pavilion Way, Gosport, PO12 1FG 

 Fee is per person: £10 per person

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Fundraising

This course will give you an overview of the principles and aspects of fundraising.  Explore why donors give, what the current patterns and trends are behind giving and review various potential areas of income.

   Aims and objectives  

  • Understanding donors 
  • Trends of previous giving
  • Corporate fundraising structures
  • Community ‘local’ fundraising
  • Retail – charity shops
  • Events & Activities
  • Charitable Trusts & Foundations
  • The Big Lottery
  • Regular ‘Committed’ giving
  • Legacies
  • Major donors
  • Media & online fundraising
  • Principles behind fundraising

 

  Date:   Monday 13th August 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Gosport Voluntary Action, Martin Snape House, Pavilion Way, Gosport, PO12 1FG 

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                               £90 private/statutory sector

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Bid Writing

Learners will be able to identify the appropriate funding streams or agency for them and have the ability to complete a funding bid from start to finish. Enabling delegates to produce focused proposals, increase their success rates and win new resources for their organisation.  

   Aims and objectives  

  • 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 right funding
  • How to sell your project
  • Confident in completing a bid writing application

 

 Date:   Thursday 16th August 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 13:30

 Venue: Gosport Voluntary Action, Martin Snape House, Pavilion Way, Gosport, PO12 1FG 

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                               £90 private/statutory sector

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Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 day accredited - Gosport

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.

  Areas covered:

  • 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

 Certificate is valid for 3 years

 

 Date:   Monday 17th September 2018

 Times:  09:30 - 16:30

 Venue: Nimrod Community Centre, 17 Falcon Meadows Way, Gosport, PO13 8AA 

 Fee is per person: £90 voluntary/community sector

                              £115 private/statutory sector

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Organising an Event - Gosport

Do you need to plan a street party, a fundraising event, a school fete, a business networking event or an event for you organisation.

Perhaps you are holding an event as a profitable business venture or you simple want to make a bigger and better event than last years!

 Areas covered:

  • Identifying aims and objectives
  • Target audience
  • Timings
  • Resources
  • Insurance
  • Risk assessment issues
  • Action planning and evaluation of your event

 

 Date:   Friday 5th October 2018

 Times:  09:30 - 13:30

 Venue: Gosport Voluntary Action, Martin Snape House, 96 Pavilion Way, Gosport, PO12 1FG 

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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Be a Natural at Public Speaking

Does the thought of public speaking fill you with dread? 

If so you are not alone. Whether you are terrified of giving presentations or you just want to improve your technique help is at hand. This course will boost your confidence and give you practical tips & techniques.

  Areas covered:

  •  Learn top tips on how you can become a better presenter
  •  Discover how to overcome common presenting errors
  •  Plan for the unexpected

     This is a great opportunity to come and develop your skills in a supportive environment.

 

 Date:   Wednesday 10th October 2018

 Times:  10:00 - 14:00

 Venue: Nimrod Community Centre, 17 Falcon Meadows Way, Gosport, PO13 8AA 

 Fee is per person: £55 voluntary/community sector

                              £90 private/statutory sector

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   Specialist Courses

 

  Passenger Assistant Training – (PATS)

 

 PATS  was developed by Hampshire County Council and designed for people who's role is to   assist passengers on their journey. This role may have many different names; escorts,   passenger carers, care assistants, chaperones, support worker and other similar job titles.

 The aim of this course is to improve passenger safety, by giving passenger assistants the   skills and information required to understand the needs of their passengers.

 This is a 1 day course which is designed for staff and or volunteers who care for passengers   travelling either by car, taxi, minicab and minibus.

 This course is bespoke and therefore can be adapted for vulnerable children or adults.

 This is a 1 day course, split into 2 sessions.

 Session 1: is classroom based covering health & safety, emergency procedures and the   legal duties of a passenger assistant.

 Session 2: is practical based demonstrating the safe use of a vehicle lift or ramp, safely   escorting and securing wheelchair users to and from the vehicle.  

 For more information or to discuss your course requirements please call 01329 223 155

 or email training@actionfareham.org.uk

 

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