Training courses

Aug
13
Tue
Health and Safety: A Basic Guide @ Carnegie Conference Centre
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

This is a basic level course to increase participants’ awareness and understanding of their statutory requirements in relation to occupational health and safety. There is a focus on the basic requirements, current enforcement priorities and the help available from the Health Promotion Workplace Team and partner organisations.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An increased knowledge of the basic requirements for occupational health and safety related to small businesses
  • An awareness of current ‘hot’ health and safety topics
  • An understanding of the assistance available from Health Promotion Workplace Team in relation to fulfilling their statutory obligations.

Who should attend?

Those with an interest in health and safety in small businesses and voluntary sector organisations including new business start-ups and established workplaces.

Facilitator:

Alan Gow, Occupational Health & Safety Adviser, Health Promotion, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Aug
15
Thu
Mentally Healthy Workplace Training for Managers @ Carnegie Conference Centre
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

This course aims to develop and share good practice in promoting positive mental health and wellbeing, thereby contributing to a more open workplace culture.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • A broad understanding of mental health and an increased awareness of mental health issues in the workplace
  • Identified the key issues that contribute to a mentally healthy workplace
  • Improved their skills and confidence in dealing with mental health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Raised awareness of managers’ legislative responsibilities.

Please note: This course uses a blended learning approach which includes an e-learning module and participatory session. The e-learning component will take approx 2 hours and must be completed 2 weeks prior to the participatory sessions.

Who should attend?

This course is for employers, managers, HR leads and supervisors only.

 

**Apply online here**

Aug
22
Thu
Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid @ The Bay Hotel
Aug 22 – Aug 23 all-day

Aim:

To raise awareness of mental health and well being issues and to provide participants with basic crisis first aid skills training.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An increased knowledge about mental health issues in Scotland
  • Increased their skills and confidence in recognising the signs of mental health problems or suicidal thoughts
  • The ability to provide initial help and guidance towards appropriate professional help
  • Explored issues around recovery.

This course includes sessions on attitudes, recovery, alcohol and drugs, suicide, listening skills, self harm, depression, anxiety and psychosis.

Who should attend?

This course would suit anyone who is interested in developing their knowledge and skills in supporting someone with a mental health problem or suicidal thoughts.

Course length: Two days

Facilitator:

Charlotte MacIntosh, Sessional Worker, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**