Training courses

Oct
31
Wed
Eat Well, Be Active, Feel Good! @ Fife Renewables Innovation Centre
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To enable participants to support adults they work with to adopt healthier lifestyles.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Familiarity with the new guidelines for promoting physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour
  • An understanding of the key messages for healthy eating and physical activity in adults
  • An understanding of the risk factors associated with poor diet and physical inactivity
  • Awareness of the importance of behaviour change in adopting healthier lifestyles
  • Awareness of the sensitive issues surrounding poor diet and inactivity and how to raise them
  • Increased knowledge of available resources and techniques that encourage healthy eating and physical activity
  • Increased confidence to support others to adopt healthier lifestyles through healthy eating and physical activity.

 Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who is in a position to provide adults with the support to improve their lifestyles through healthy eating and physical activity.

Click here to apply online

Physical Activity and Long Term Conditions: Fife Sports & Leisure Trust (FSLT) Health Programmes @ Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

**COURSE CANCELLED**

Aim:

To raise awareness of the importance of physical activity for clients living with a long term condition and of the health classes and programmes available through FSLT that they can be referred to.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Knowledge of physical activity guidelines and the risks of inactivity
  • Knowledge of the importance of physical activity for clients living with long term conditions
  • Awareness of health and inequality programmes available through FSLT that can support those living with a long term condition to become more active
  • Knowledge of how to refer into these programmes.

For more information on the health programmes available through FSLT, please visit http://www.fifeleisure.org.uk/index.cfm/health-and-wellbeing/

Who should attend?

Those from NHS Fife, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership local authority or voluntary sector who work with clients who have a long term condition and would benefit from being physically active.

Click here to apply online

Nov
22
Thu
REHIS: An Introduction to Food and Health @ Cameron Hospital
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

The aim of the course is to provide participants with a basic understanding of healthy eating, nutrition and health.

Please Note: This is not Elementary Food Hygiene

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An appreciation of the importance of a healthy diet and its impact on health
  • An understanding of the Eatwell guide and its key messages
  • An appreciation of how to put healthy eating into practice.

 Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in food and health, for example those who require some basic knowledge of healthy eating to support them in the workplace.

NB: This course is not suitable for anyone with a REHIS Elementary Food and Health certificate

Click here to apply online

Dec
6
Thu
Child Healthy Weight: Raising the Issue and Supporting Children and Young People in Fife @ Cameron Hospital
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

This session will explore the opportunities to support children and young people in Fife where unhealthy weight (overweight) is an issue.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Relevant information to share about the service and the criteria for referral
  • Increased understanding of Child Healthy Weight – BEST in Fife (Be active, Eat well, Stay healthy and Together in Fife)
  • Increased knowledge and skills to support health behaviour change
  • Increased confidence to raise the issue of Child Healthy Weight
  • Information on resources available

Who should attend?

This course is of particular relevance to anyone working with children and young people 2-15 years and their families. Health Professionals, AHP’s, public and voluntary sector staff will have the opportunity to discuss raising the issue of child healthy weight and leave the session with increased understanding and confidence.

Click here to apply online

Feb
6
Wed
REHIS: An Introduction to Food and Health @ Lynebank Hospital
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

The aim of the course is to provide participants with a basic understanding of healthy eating, nutrition and health.

Please Note: This is not Elementary Food Hygiene

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An appreciation of the importance of a healthy diet and its impact on health
  • An understanding of the Eatwell guide and its key messages
  • An appreciation of how to put healthy eating into practice.

 Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in food and health, for example those who require some basic knowledge of healthy eating to support them in the workplace.

NB: This course is not suitable for anyone with a REHIS Elementary Food and Health certificate

Click here to apply online

Feb
27
Wed
Physical Activity and Long Term Conditions: Fife Sports and Leisure Trust (FSLT) Health Programmes @ Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To raise awareness of the importance of physical activity for clients living with a long term condition and of the health classes and programmes available through FSLT that they can be referred to.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Knowledge of physical activity guidelines and the risks of inactivity
  • Knowledge of the importance of physical activity for clients living with long term conditions
  • Awareness of health and inequality programmes available through FSLT that can support those living with a long term condition to become more active
  • Knowledge of how to refer into these programmes.

For more information on the health programmes available through FSLT, please visit http://www.fifeleisure.org.uk/index.cfm/health-and-wellbeing/

Who should attend?

Those from NHS Fife, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership local authority or voluntary sector who work with clients who have a long term condition and would benefit from being physically active.

Click here to apply online

Mar
6
Wed
REHIS: Eating Well for Older People @ Lynebank Hospital
Mar 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and appreciation of the importance of good nutrition for older people and how to support them to eat well.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An awareness of the main principles of a balanced diet
  • An understanding of the importance of good nutrition for health and wellbeing
  • An awareness of the nutritional and health needs of older people and understand influences and barriers which affect good food choice
  • An understanding of the causes, signs, symptoms and health risks of malnutrition and dehydration
  • Gained knowledge and confidence to be able to advise and support older people to eat well.

Who should attend?

Anybody working with or supporting older people and their families, including health professionals, AHP’s, voluntary sector staff and anyone working within the care sector.

Click here to apply online

Mar
20
Wed
Volunteer Walk Leader Training @ Lochore Meadows Country Park
Mar 20 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge necessary for them to lead health walks safely and effectively.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Knowledge of the main benefits of regular walking and the barriers to physical activity
  • An understanding of the recommended amount and type of physical activity for health benefits
  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a walk leader
  • A practical understanding of the purpose and components of a health walk
  • The skills to recognise potential hazards on a health walk
  • Experienced a demonstration health walk.

Who should attend?

Voluntary sector, NHS Fife staff, local authority and anyone with an interest in physical activity.

Click here to apply online

Mar
27
Wed
Child Healthy Weight: Raising the Issue and Supporting Children and Young People in Fife @ Lynebank Hospital
Mar 27 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

This session will explore the opportunities to support children and young people in Fife where unhealthy weight (overweight) is an issue.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Relevant information to share about the service and the criteria for referral
  • Increased understanding of Child Healthy Weight – BEST in Fife (Be active, Eat well, Stay healthy and Together in Fife)
  • Increased knowledge and skills to support health behaviour change
  • Increased confidence to raise the issue of Child Healthy Weight
  • Information on resources available

Who should attend?

This course is of particular relevance to anyone working with children and young people 2-15 years and their families. Health Professionals, AHP’s, public and voluntary sector staff will have the opportunity to discuss raising the issue of child healthy weight and leave the session with increased understanding and confidence.

Click here to apply online