Courses and workshops

We publicise a range of courses and workshops of interest to the local care sector. Please browse or use the search facility below.

If you are running a course or workshop you would like publicised, or have spare spaces on some training you are holding, please submit it using the tab on the left.

5th Mar

Safeguarding Awareness

A half-day training session to enable staff and volunteers to recognise safeguarding concerns and to know what to do when concerns arise.

Learning outcomes: By the end of this session participants should:

  • Understand what safeguarding is and your role in safeguarding adults.
  • Recognise an adult potentially in need of safeguarding and take action.
  • Understand the procedures for making a safeguarding alert.
  • Understand dignity and respect when working with individuals.
  • Understand the importance of the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda in your role.
  • Have knowledge of policy, procedures and legislation that supports safeguarding adults activity.

For more information and to check available spaces visit the website.

Employees of external organisations in the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post.


Price Information

Free to employees of Norfolk County Council, and to unpaid volunteers from any organisation in the county of Norfolk. £25.00 including VAT per person for paid employees of private, voluntary and independent sector care providers. If you book 3 places at the same time (either on the same session, or on different sessions) then the third place is FREE!

Start

9:30am
5th Mar

End

12:30pm

Venue

Trowse,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£25

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970914

Website
https://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/safeguarding-awareness.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


6th Mar

Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training

Our Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training course will equip staff with the necessary skills to manage and de-escalate conflict promptly, professionally and safely. The course will improve your self-awareness and confidence and provide simple but effective skills to safely remove yourself from potential harm.

Conflict Resolution:
• Introducing conflict
• Communication models to resolve, defuse and calm conflict
• The procedural, environmental and legal context of violence and aggression
Follows the guidance set out by the Skills for Health. Delegates are proactively and confidently using communication skills to defuse challenging situations following this module.

Lone Worker:
• Lone Worker Policy, effective use of procedures
• Strategies and tips to ensure staff safety
Improve knowledge around working alone and the organisational policies and procedures.

Breakaway:
• Reasonable Force
• Stance and posture
• Distance and movement
• Safe removal from grabs
• Incident Reporting and support
This module comprises of a combination of theory and physical skills, providing techniques which meet the needs staff working in at risk roles.

Benefits of training:
Problem solving: Delegates will know how to recognise, manage and defuse conflict effectively.
• Improved confidence: Their new knowledge and industry best practice techniques will empower delegates and improve their confidence around managing conflict.
• Aligned organisational policy: Lone workers within your organisation will use and understand the lone worker policy.
• Reduced incidents: Improve employee safety and reduced incidents of threat and aggression.


Price Information

£69+ VAT per delegate.
Discount options available for multiple bookings. Please contact Becka for more information, 01473 927602 or email becka.brestner-hood@ikonacademy.co.uk

Start

9:30am
6th Mar

End

5:00pm
6th Mar

Venue

Unit 5 Three Rivers Business Centre ,
Felixstowe Road ,
Ipswich,
Suffolk,
IP10 0BF

Cost

£69

Booking Details

Provider Name
IKON Academy

Contact Name
Becka Brestner-Hood

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01473 927062

Website
https://www.ikontraining.co.uk/book-a-course/


12th Mar

Safeguarding Knowhow for Provider Managers

A two-day session to enable managers in the private and independent sector to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities effectively and work with their partners in the statutory sector to achieve, wherever possible, the outcomes service users wish to achieve for themselves. Learning outcomes:

By the end of this session participants should:

  • Understand their role in safeguarding adults. 
  • Have updated their knowledge of safeguarding legislation, guidance and local procedures. 
  • Have refreshed their knowledge and understanding of the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • Know how to share and gather information in order to contribute to a safeguarding enquiry. 
  • Know how to communicate with a service user to enable them to express the outcomes they wish to achieve to keep themselves safe.
  • Know how to make a safeguarding referral and how to contribute to the safeguarding process.
  • Know how to contribute to and comply with a safeguarding plan.
  • Understand the rules that govern information sharing, consent and confidentiality. 
  • Know how to deal with allegations against staff and when to refer to the SADDs team. 
  • Understand the safer recruitment agenda, when DBS checks are required and how to ask questions about motivation to work with vulnerable adults.
  • Know how to deal with complaints from family members.

 


Price Information

£100.00 including VAT per person for employees of private, voluntary and independent sector care providers. If you book 3 places at the same time (either on the same session, or on different sessions) then the third place is FREE!

Start

9:30am
12th Mar

End

4:30pm
13th Mar

Venue

The White Horse Inn, The Street,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£100

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970 914

Website
https://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/safeguarding-knowhow-for-managers.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


27th Mar

Developing Safeguarding Practice (used to be called 'Refresher')

A half day session to enable participants to discuss and develop their safeguarding knowledge and skills in a supportive learning environment. Participants should have previously attended the Safeguarding Awareness course. Learning outcomes:

By the end of this session participants should:

  • Understand the updated knowledge about safeguarding legislation and guidance.
  • Have discussed the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda and know what it means for their practice.
  • Have developed skills and knowledge in safeguarding practice.
  • Have worked with a case study from referral to conclusion of the safeguarding process and understand their role.
  • For more information and to check available spaces visit the St Thomsas Training website.

Employees of external organisations in the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post.


Price Information

Free to employees of Norfolk County Council, and to unpaid volunteers from any organisation in the county of Norfolk.

£25.00 including VAT per person for paid employees of private, voluntary and independent sector care providers.

If you book 3 places at the same time (either on the same session, or on different sessions) then the third place is FREE!

Start

9:30am
27th Mar

End

12:30pm

Venue

Trowse,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£25

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970914

Website
https://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/developing-safeguarding-practice.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


27th Mar

Safeguarding Awareness

A half-day training session to enable staff and volunteers to recognise safeguarding concerns and to know what to do when concerns arise.

Learning outcomes: By the end of this session participants should:

  • Understand what safeguarding is and your role in safeguarding adults.
  • Recognise an adult potentially in need of safeguarding and take action.
  • Understand the procedures for making a safeguarding alert.
  • Understand dignity and respect when working with individuals.
  • Understand the importance of the Making Safeguarding Personal agenda in your role.
  • Have knowledge of policy, procedures and legislation that supports safeguarding adults activity.

For more information and to check available spaces visit the website.

Employees of external organisations in the county of Norfolk should complete the booking form and send it to St Thomas Training by email or post.


Price Information

Free to employees of Norfolk County Council, and to unpaid volunteers from any organisation in the county of Norfolk. £25.00 including VAT per person for paid employees of private, voluntary and independent sector care providers. If you book 3 places at the same time (either on the same session, or on different sessions) then the third place is FREE!

Start

1:30pm
27th Mar

End

4:30pm

Venue

Trowse,
Trowse,
Norwich,
NR14 8ST

Cost

£25

Booking Details

Provider Name
St Thomas Training

Contact Name
Ruth

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
02380 970914

Website
https://www.stthomastraining.co.uk/norfolk/safeguarding-awareness.html

Booking form
Click here to download booking form


1st May

Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training

Our Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training course will equip staff with the necessary skills to manage and de-escalate conflict promptly, professionally and safely. The course will improve your self-awareness and confidence and provide simple but effective skills to safely remove yourself from potential harm.

Conflict Resolution:
• Introducing conflict
• Communication models to resolve, defuse and calm conflict
• The procedural, environmental and legal context of violence and aggression
Follows the guidance set out by the Skills for Health. Delegates are proactively and confidently using communication skills to defuse challenging situations following this module.

Lone Worker:
• Lone Worker Policy, effective use of procedures
• Strategies and tips to ensure staff safety
Improve knowledge around working alone and the organisational policies and procedures.

Breakaway:
• Reasonable Force
• Stance and posture
• Distance and movement
• Safe removal from grabs
• Incident Reporting and support
This module comprises of a combination of theory and physical skills, providing techniques which meet the needs staff working in at risk roles.

Benefits of training:
Problem solving: Delegates will know how to recognise, manage and defuse conflict effectively.
• Improved confidence: Their new knowledge and industry best practice techniques will empower delegates and improve their confidence around managing conflict.
• Aligned organisational policy: Lone workers within your organisation will use and understand the lone worker policy.
• Reduced incidents: Improve employee safety and reduced incidents of threat and aggression.


Price Information

£69+ VAT per delegate.
Discount options available for multiple bookings. Please contact Becka for more information, 01473 927602 or email becka.brestner-hood@ikonacademy.co.uk

Start

9:30am
1st May

End

5:00pm
1st May

Venue

Unit 5 Three Rivers Business Centre ,
Felixstowe Road ,
Ipswich,
Suffolk,
IP10 0BF

Cost

£69

Booking Details

Provider Name
IKON Academy

Contact Name
Becka Brestner-Hood

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01473 927062

Website
https://www.ikontraining.co.uk/book-a-course/


26th Jun

Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training

Our Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training course will equip staff with the necessary skills to manage and de-escalate conflict promptly, professionally and safely. The course will improve your self-awareness and confidence and provide simple but effective skills to safely remove yourself from potential harm.

Conflict Resolution:
• Introducing conflict
• Communication models to resolve, defuse and calm conflict
• The procedural, environmental and legal context of violence and aggression
Follows the guidance set out by the Skills for Health. Delegates are proactively and confidently using communication skills to defuse challenging situations following this module.

Lone Worker:
• Lone Worker Policy, effective use of procedures
• Strategies and tips to ensure staff safety
Improve knowledge around working alone and the organisational policies and procedures.

Breakaway:
• Reasonable Force
• Stance and posture
• Distance and movement
• Safe removal from grabs
• Incident Reporting and support
This module comprises of a combination of theory and physical skills, providing techniques which meet the needs staff working in at risk roles.

Benefits of training:
Problem solving: Delegates will know how to recognise, manage and defuse conflict effectively.
• Improved confidence: Their new knowledge and industry best practice techniques will empower delegates and improve their confidence around managing conflict.
• Aligned organisational policy: Lone workers within your organisation will use and understand the lone worker policy.
• Reduced incidents: Improve employee safety and reduced incidents of threat and aggression.


Price Information

£69+ VAT per delegate.
Discount options available for multiple bookings. Please contact Becka for more information, 01473 927602 or email becka.brestner-hood@ikonacademy.co.uk

Start

9:30am
26th Jun

End

5:00pm
26th Jun

Venue

Unit 5 Three Rivers Business Centre ,
Felixstowe Road ,
Ipswich,
Suffolk,
IP10 0BF

Cost

£69

Booking Details

Provider Name
IKON Academy

Contact Name
Becka Brestner-Hood

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01473 927062

Website
https://www.ikontraining.co.uk/book-a-course/


18th Sep

Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training

Our Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training course will equip staff with the necessary skills to manage and de-escalate conflict promptly, professionally and safely. The course will improve your self-awareness and confidence and provide simple but effective skills to safely remove yourself from potential harm.

Conflict Resolution:
• Introducing conflict
• Communication models to resolve, defuse and calm conflict
• The procedural, environmental and legal context of violence and aggression
Follows the guidance set out by the Skills for Health. Delegates are proactively and confidently using communication skills to defuse challenging situations following this module.

Lone Worker:
• Lone Worker Policy, effective use of procedures
• Strategies and tips to ensure staff safety
Improve knowledge around working alone and the organisational policies and procedures.

Breakaway:
• Reasonable Force
• Stance and posture
• Distance and movement
• Safe removal from grabs
• Incident Reporting and support
This module comprises of a combination of theory and physical skills, providing techniques which meet the needs staff working in at risk roles.

Benefits of training:
Problem solving: Delegates will know how to recognise, manage and defuse conflict effectively.
• Improved confidence: Their new knowledge and industry best practice techniques will empower delegates and improve their confidence around managing conflict.
• Aligned organisational policy: Lone workers within your organisation will use and understand the lone worker policy.
• Reduced incidents: Improve employee safety and reduced incidents of threat and aggression.


Price Information

£69+ VAT per delegate.
Discount options available for multiple bookings. Please contact Becka for more information, 01473 927602 or email becka.brestner-hood@ikonacademy.co.uk

Start

9:30am
18th Sep

End

5:00pm
18th Sep

Venue

Unit 5 Three Rivers Business Centre ,
Felixstowe Road,
Ipswich,
Suffolk,
IP10 0BF

Cost

£69

Booking Details

Provider Name
IKON Academy

Contact Name
Becka Brestner-Hood

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01473 927062

Website
https://www.ikontraining.co.uk/book-a-course/


6th Nov

Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training

Our Conflict Resolution and Personal Safety Training course will equip staff with the necessary skills to manage and de-escalate conflict promptly, professionally and safely. The course will improve your self-awareness and confidence and provide simple but effective skills to safely remove yourself from potential harm.

Conflict Resolution:
• Introducing conflict
• Communication models to resolve, defuse and calm conflict
• The procedural, environmental and legal context of violence and aggression
Follows the guidance set out by the Skills for Health. Delegates are proactively and confidently using communication skills to defuse challenging situations following this module.

Lone Worker:
• Lone Worker Policy, effective use of procedures
• Strategies and tips to ensure staff safety
Improve knowledge around working alone and the organisational policies and procedures.

Breakaway:
• Reasonable Force
• Stance and posture
• Distance and movement
• Safe removal from grabs
• Incident Reporting and support
This module comprises of a combination of theory and physical skills, providing techniques which meet the needs staff working in at risk roles.

Benefits of training:
Problem solving: Delegates will know how to recognise, manage and defuse conflict effectively.
• Improved confidence: Their new knowledge and industry best practice techniques will empower delegates and improve their confidence around managing conflict.
• Aligned organisational policy: Lone workers within your organisation will use and understand the lone worker policy.
• Reduced incidents: Improve employee safety and reduced incidents of threat and aggression.


Price Information

£69+ VAT per delegate.
Discount options available for multiple bookings. Please contact Becka for more information, 01473 927602 or email becka.brestner-hood@ikonacademy.co.uk

Start

9:30am
6th Nov

End

5:00pm
6th Nov

Venue

Unit 5 Three Rivers Business Centre ,
Felixstowe Road,
Ipswich,
Suffolk,
IP10 0BF

Cost

£69

Booking Details

Provider Name
IKON Academy

Contact Name
Becka Brestner-Hood

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01473 927062

Website
https://www.ikontraining.co.uk/book-a-course/


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