Training courses

Jan
23
Thu
Health and Safety: A Basic Guide @ The Vine Venue
Jan 23 @ 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**

Feb
25
Tue
Mentally Healthy Workplace Training for Managers @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Feb 25 @ 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.

Facilitators:

Annemarie Smith, Health Promotion Officer – Workplace, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Sarah Baldacchino, Health Promotion Officer – Workplace, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Kelly Higgins, Quality Improvement Practitioner, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
27
Thu
Elementary Health and Safety @ Dunfermline City Chambers
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

Moving on from a basic awareness of health and safety issues, this one day REHIS accredited course is for workers requiring a greater understanding and knowledge of health and safety matters and how to apply them in their own workplace.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An increased knowledge and understanding of health and safety subjects, for example: risk assessment; hazardous substances; first aid and manual handling
  • An understanding of the assistance available from Health Promotion Workplace Team and Fife Council Consumer and Business Education Team in relation to fulfilling their statutory obligations and promoting good health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace.

On successful completion of a short multiple choice assessment participants will receive the REHIS Elementary Health and Safety Certificate.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those with an interest in health and safety in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and voluntary sector organisations including new business start-ups and established workplaces.

Cost: £125. SMEs/voluntary organisations actively engaged with Health Promotion Workplace Team may be entitled to one free place on this course. Please confirm eligibility for this offer by contacting a member of the Health Promotion Workplace Team on 01592 226561 or hwlfife@nhs.net

Facilitators:

Peter Ager, Consumer and Business Education Team, Fife Council

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

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
18
Wed
Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace @ The Bay Hotel
Mar 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

The training is designed to give information and guidance to employers to help deal with workplace issues on both alcohol and drugs. Delivered through blended learning the course consists of an e-learning component followed by 3 hours face-to-face training. It provides managers and supervisors with the information, knowledge and skills required to deal effectively with alcohol and drugs at work.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Increased awareness of the impact of alcohol and drugs in Scotland and specifically in the workplace
  • Increased knowledge of the responsibilities of managers in dealing with alcohol and drugs at work
  • Increased skills, as a manager, in identifying and addressing alcohol and drug use at work.

Who should attend?

Employers, managers, supervisors and anyone with responsibilities for line managing staff.

Facilitators:

Katie Provan, Health Promotion Officer – Workplace, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Helen Hutton, Outreach Counselling Coordinator, Fife Alcohol Support Service

 

**Apply online here**