Training Courses & Events

Fixed courses

Educational Visit Co-ordinator (EVC) - Full Course

Start date: 10/06/2019 09:00
End date: 10/06/2019 16:00
Location: Highgate House, Creaton, Northampton.
This training course will enable new EVCs at schools plan and manage educational visits. The course fee includes registration as an EVC with the Outdoor Education Advisers Panel.
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Safer Recruitment Training - June 13th 2019

Start date: 13/06/2019 09:00
End date: 13/06/2019 16:00
Location: Highgate House, Creaton, Northampton.
It is mandatory that no interview panel be convened without at least one panel member having been trained in safer recruitment practices.
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Designated Safeguarding Lead Course

Start date: 17/06/2019 09:00
End date: 17/06/2019 16:00
Location: Highgate House, Creaton, Northampton.
Designated safeguarding officer training is for anyone who comes into regular contact with children and young people and who would like to update or further develop their skills and knowledge in the role as a Designated Safeguarding Lead (Officer).
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Premises Management - Health and Safety

Start date: 26/06/2019 09:00
End date: 26/06/2019 16:00
Location: Highgate House, Creaton, Northampton.
This one day practical course is designed to give vital guidance and advice to Facilities and Premises Managers and Office Managers on their health & safety obligations.
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Business Management in Schools

Start date: 27/06/2019 09:00
End date: 27/06/2019 16:00
Location: Highgate House, Creaton, Northampton

The role of a school business manager can be very broad, depending on the size and structure of the school. This course provides an opportunity for participants to discuss the practicalities of managing a vast array of duties to ensure compliance, effectiveness and efficiency.
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Courses in your school

Critical Incident Management for Schools

Location: School Based
Critical incidents are part of business continuity management planning. The importance pre-thought, discussion and planning supports swift and effective decision-making in order to prevent an incident developing further into an uncontrolled crisis.
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E-Safety in your School - School Based (2 hours)

Location: School Based
This training will help you to think about the issues that young people face on-line and the challenge you have as a professional, to protect and educate them
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Educational Visit Leader Training (full day or two half sessions)

Location: School Based
Designed for teaching and support staff who lead and assist in the leadership of school parties on educational visits. The course includes an overview of the law associated with visits.
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Fire Awareness Training (2 hours)

Location: School Based
Fire warden training will provide you with competent people to ensure that the risk of fire is minimised and that fires that do occur are dealt with swiftly and effectively, minimising danger to life and property.
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Fire Warden Training (half day)

Location: School Based
Having fire wardens has shown to be the quickest, most effective way to evacuate a building. It is also seen as a pro-active approach – fire wardens can be used to identify fire hazards and dangers before a fire occurs.
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Food Hygiene Awareness Training (2 hours)

Location: School Based
Food safety is very important for childcare, as children are a vulnerable group and can be more seriously affected by food poisoning than adults.
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Health and Safety Management Workshop (full day or two half sessions)

Location: School Based
This one day practical course is designed to give vital guidance and advice to Facilities and Premises Managers and Office Managers on their health & safety obligations.
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Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR) - Governors

Location: School Based
Ofsted’s Inspection Data Summary Report is used to support inspections of schools and therefore governors need to understand what it will tell inspectors about their school.
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Manual Handling (2 hours)

Location: School Based
This two hour course is for any person who is involved in manual handling in the workplace.
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Monitoring & Evaluating School Improvement for Governors

Location: School Based
This two hour course covers all the critical areas required to equip governors to contribute to the school improvement process.
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Positive Intervention Training

Location: School Based
This course is provided by an experienced trainer and a qualified registered mental health senior staff nurse.
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Prevent Training

Location: School Based
This 2 hour course follows the recommended content and key messages as defined by the Home Office in raising awareness of the Prevent Strategy.
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Pupil Premium - Governors

Location: School Based
The pupil premium allocation for primary pupils in the financial year 2018 – 2019 was £1320 per eligible pupil. Do you know how that money is being spent and the impact on outcomes for those pupils?
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Safeguarding Awareness Training (2 hours)

Location: School Based
Gain awareness and skills to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children you work with.
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Safer Recruitment Training (full day or two half sessions)

Location: School Based
It is mandatory that no interview panel be convened without at least one panel member having been trained in safer recruitment practices.
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Stress Awareness Training (2 hours)

Stress plays a part in everyone's life at one point or another. All aspects of our lives, including work, can cause stress. It can be an overwhelming emotion and have a negative influence, particularly the work aspect.

This stress awareness course aims to increase understanding of stress by providing clear definitions and examples, and the different types of stress that can occur in the workplace and what action can be taken to reduce it.
 
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Stress Management Workshop

This stress management course aims to increase understanding of stress by examining the different types of stress that can occur in the workplace, through clear definitions and examples. It also considers the legal obligations that employers have and their duty to support their employees.
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The New Governor

Location: School Based
An introduction to school governance, this course summarises the roles and responsibilities of the school governor. It is suitable for those newly appointed as school governors or those contemplating undertaking the role.
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