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.

25th Apr

Level 2 Award in Legionella Awareness (Hot and Cold Water Systems)

This course will enable delegates to understand:

  • The history, significance and symptoms of Legionnaire’s Disease
  • The basics of how hot and cold water systems work
  • How the bacterium gets into water systems….
  • …..how it multiplies in the systems, and…….
  • How it goes on to infect people
  • How management systems ensure the prevention of illness
  • The basics of the legal requirements, and sources of guidance
  • Assessing and evaluating the learning

 

 


Price Information

Includes tea/coffee, course materials and HABC assessment fees;

Start

9:00am
25th Apr

End

4:30pm
25th Apr

Venue

No.8 Thorpe Road - The Business Rooms,
8 Thorpe Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 1RY

Cost

£150

Booking Details

Provider Name
The RedCat Partnership Ltd

Contact Name
Mitchell Vale

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 473732

Website
www.redcatpartnership.co.uk


26th Apr

Moving and Handling Training

Extra Hands provide comprehensive training for individuals and companies across Norfolk.

Our Moving and Handling Training has been sourced by Residential Care Homes and other community professionals.

This training is delivered as a full day, with the aim to give staff a full understanding of the potential risks of injury to themselves and their Service Users, giving knowledge of how to eliminate unsafe practices and implement safe techniques.

Extra Hands Moving and Handling Training covers relevant legislation, along with risk assessments and the following:

  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Causes of back pain
  • Assessing and reducing risks
  • Basic principles of biomechanics
  • Ergonomics
  • Unsafe lifting practices
  • Small handling aids
  • Hoist and sling practical work

This is an interactive training session with practical involvement. Attendees are given training manuals to take away and a certificate of attendance issued.


Price Information

Full day 9.30 am to 4.30 pm
Refreshments provided throughout day, however lunch is not included

Start

9:30am
26th Apr

End

4:30pm
26th Apr

Venue

Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd,
Heacham Hall Industrial Units Hall Close,
King's Lynn,
Norfolk,
PE31 7JT

Cost

£110

Booking Details

Provider Name
Extra Hands of Heacham Ltd

Contact Name
Tyrnaia McGinn

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01485 570 611

Website
https://extrahandshomecarenorfolk.co.uk/recruitment/training-support


26th Apr

Refresher First Aid at Work

Two-day First Aid at Work refresher course.

Start

9:00am
26th Apr

End

4:00pm
27th Apr

Venue

Norfolk family Golf centre, Dunham Road,
Easton,
Norwich,
NR9 5GA

Cost

£110

Booking Details

Provider Name
BLS Safety and Training

Contact Name
Justin Cowles

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 261768

Website
http://www.blstraining.co.uk/event/refresher-first-aid-work-8/


3rd May

Care Worker Induction (4 day)

May 3, 4, 10, 11

Day 1

  • Food Safety Awareness
  • First Aid Awareness

Day 2

  • Health & Safety, Risk Assessment and Fire Awareness
  • Introduction to Infection Control, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)

Day 3

  • Moving and handling induction

Day 4

  • Supporting Medication in a Social Care Setting
  • Person-Centred Dementia Awareness

(order of days may vary)

Customers are welcome to pick and chose the elements they attend in response to their needs.


Price Information

£200 + vat per delegate

Start

9:00am
3rd May

End

4:00pm
11th May

Venue

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall,
Bowthorpe Hall Road,
Norwich,
NR5 9AA

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534

Website
http://www.norvictraining.co.uk/care-nursing/care-nursing-care-home-induction/


3rd May

Safeguarding Adults (1/2 day)

Course Aims
To provide delegates with an understanding of who is covered by the term 'vulnerable adult' and the procedures and legislation that relate to safeguarding adults.

Suitable For
Anyone who comes into contact with vulnerable adults during the course of their work.

Certification
Delegates will receive a Norvic certificate of attendance.

Syllabus

  • Examples of abuse
  • signs of abuse
  • working through scenarios
  • personal factors that may lead to abuse
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • order of investigation into cases of abuse accusations, confidentiality and disclosure
  • what to do if you are aware of abuse.

 


Price Information

£45 + vat per delegate

Start

12:30pm
3rd May

End

3:30pm

Venue

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall,
Bowthorpe Hall Road,
Norwich,
NR5 9AA

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534

Website
http://www.norvictraining.co.uk


3rd May

Supporting Medication in a Social Care Setting (1/2 day)

Course Aims
Course aims to enable those working within the care sector to handle and administer medication in a safe and effective manner.

Suitable For
Those working in the care sector who may need to handle medications as part of their role or oversee the security, recording and administration of medication.

Certification
All delegates will receive a Norvic certificate of attendance.

Syllabus

  • Legislation relating to the control of medication
  • Security of medication
  • Types of medication
  • Routes for administration
  • Disposal of used medication
  • Errors and mistakes

 


Price Information

£45 + vat per delegate

Start

9:00am
3rd May

End

12:00pm

Venue

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall,
Bowthorpe Hall Road,
Norwich,
NR5 9AA

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534

Website
http://www.norvictraining.co.uk/care-nursing/care-nursing-control-of-medicines/


4th May

Moving and Handling Induction (1 day)

Training is based on The Handling of People 6th Edition.

To meet the statutory needs of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. To provide sufficient knowledge and training for the delegate to carry out manual handling tasks safely, confidently and avoid injury to both him/herself and others. The course will also include a suitable risk assessment format. We also offer a site visit to your place of work to carry out a risk assessment on the ground should you require it.


Price Information

£80 plus VAT per delegate

Start

9:00am
4th May

End

4:00pm

Venue

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall,
Bowthorpe Hall Road,
Norwich,
NR5 9AA

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534

Website
http://www.norvictraining.co.uk/moving-handling/patient-handling-techniques-with-devices/


4th May

Moving and Handling Refresher (1/2 day)

Care Quality Commission require all those who move patients as part of their duties, and have already undergone induction training in the subject, to attend an annual moving and handling refresher session.

Suitable for staff members who have attended a moving and handling induction session and who move patients as part of their duties.

Pre-requisite This is aimed at those who have been trained in moving and handling. The course is not intended for those needing to train in handling for the first time.

Certification: All delegates will receive a Norvic certificate of attendance

Syllabus:

  • Posture and Ergonomics
  • Basic biomechanics
  • Assisting movement to correct position in a chair plus sit to stand
  • Unconscious casualty from a chair

Equipment available at our Bowthorpe site:
•Slide sheets • Standaid • Rotastand • Hoist and slings • Handling belts • Handling sling • Turntables


Price Information

£45 plus VAT per delegate

Start

9:00am
4th May

End

4:00pm

Venue

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall,
Bowthorpe Hall Road,
Norwich,
NR5 9AA

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534

Website
http://www.norvictraining.co.uk/moving-handling/moving-and-handling-refresher/


7th May

Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness

This qualification provides knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods that commonly cause intolerances, their characteristics and effects, the importance of effectively communicating information regarding allergenic ingredients to customer, and how staff can minimise the risk of cross-contamination from allergenic ingredients.

This Qualification Covers

  • Understand the characteristics and consequences of food allergies and intolerances
  • Understand procedures for identifying and controlling contamination from allergenic ingredients
  • Understand procedures for the accurate communication of allergen information to consumers

 


Price Information

Price includes refreshments & examination fees

Start

9:00am
7th May

End

4:30pm
7th May

Venue

No.8 Thorpe Road - The Business Rooms,
8 Thorpe Road,
Norwich,
Norfolk,
NR1 1RY

Cost

£90

Booking Details

Provider Name
The RedCat Partnership Ltd

Contact Name
Mitchell Vale

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 473732

Website
www.redcatpartnership.co.uk


10th May

First Aid Awareness (1/2 day)

A basic awareness of first aid.


Price Information

£45 plus VAT per delegate

Start

12:30pm
10th May

End

4:30pm

Venue

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall,
Bowthorpe Hall Road,
Norwich,
NR5 9AA

Booking Details

Provider Name
Norvic Training

Contact Name
Andy Swain

Email
Click To Email Course

Telephone
01603 343534

Website
http://www.norvictraining.co.uk/


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