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Training and learning update, 04 November 2013


Dear Colleague

Welcome to this latest training and learning update - bringing you highlights of upcoming sessions that we think will be of interest to you and that still have some places available!

  • Course 4 - Fair and Equal Volunteering
  • REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Course
  • Diversity Awareness for Social Work Service Staff
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Course 5: An Introduction to Managing Risk in your Volunteer Programme

If you can't find a training/learning session that you need, please get in touch - we can deliver tailored training for your organisation and develop new training where required.

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The team at FVA.


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 Course 4 - Fair and Equal Volunteering

Delivered by Fife Voluntary Action
When Wednesday 27th November 2013, 09:30 - 12:30 (3 Hours)
Venue Fife Voluntary Action (Cupar Office)
69-73 Crossgate
Cupar
KY15 5AS
FacilitatorStephen Adamson
Lunch Provided?No
CostPaid Staff Members: £30.00, Volunteers: Free (third sector)
Price on Application (others)
Course aims Discover some of the common barriers to volunteering, and how you can help overcome these barriers in order to make your organisation more inclusive and diverse. Upon finishing the course, the learner will know the following:
  • The difference between ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’
  • The benefits of diversity in your volunteer team
  • Some of the most common barriers to volunteering
  • How to make your volunteer team more diverse by promoting equal opportunities
Who should attendAnyone who has, or is expecting to have, responsibility for recruiting/managing volunteers in their organisation.
Accreditation informationAll participants will receive a certificate of attendance
Progression/Further studyThere are five courses in our Volunteer Management Training Programme. Progression/further study on from this course is Course 5 ‘Managing Risk in your Volunteer Programme’

Book your place now:Call us on 08456 006 046 or e-mail info@fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk

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 REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Course

Delivered by Fife Voluntary Action
When Thursday 28th November 2013, 09:30 - 16:30 (1 Day)
Venue Fife Voluntary Action (Cupar Office)
69-73 Crossgate
Cupar
KY15 5AS
FacilitatorLiz Pettigrew
Lunch Provided?No
Cost£65.00pp (third sector)
£80.00pp (others)
Course aims This course is aimed at people handling food and will make them aware of how to keep food and kitchens safe. It covers the following topics -
  • Food safety legislation
  • Bacteria and their characteristics
  • Food poisoning and its prevention
  • Personal hygiene
  • Working environment
  • Cleaning practices
  • Common food pests and their control
Additional informationAssessment is 30 multi-choice questions with a 60% pass mark.
Accreditation informationSuccessful candidates will receive a certificate from the Royal Environmental Institute of Scotland.

Book your place now:Call us on 08456 006 046 or e-mail info@fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk

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 Diversity Awareness for Social Work Service Staff

Delivered by Fife Council - Social Work Service
Free Course
When Tuesday 3rd December 2013, 09:15 - 16:00 (1 Day)
Venue Auchterderran Centre
Woodend Road
Cardenden
KY5 0NE
Lunch Provided?No
Course aims This course has been designed to address the responsibilities of Social Work Service Staff to highlight the equalities agenda in day-to-day practice. Course Outcomes: The course provides an insight into diversity and equality and how we might inadvertently discriminate through our day to day practice. This awareness enables us to promote good anti-discriminatory practices throughout the Social Work Service as well as meet the service duty in relation to the Equality Act 2010. This course is also being offered to Voluntary Sector Social Care Staff.
Additional information9.15am Registration for 9.30am Start

Book your place now:Call us on 08456 006 046 or e-mail info@fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk

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 Emergency First Aid at Work

Delivered by Fife Voluntary Action
When Wednesday 4th December 2013, 09:30 - 16:30 (1 Day)
Venue St Bryce Kirk, Kirkcaldy
St Brycedale Avenue
Kirkcaldy
KY1 1ET
FacilitatorRobbie Blyth
Lunch Provided?No
Cost£60.00pp (third sector)
£75.00 (others)
Course aims Course Content Includes: The role of the first aider Communicating with a casualty Contents of First Aid Kits (and avoiding cross infection) Recording of incidents and accidents Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency. To administer First Aid to a casualty who;
  • is unconscious
  • required cardio pulmonary resucitation (CPR)
  • is choking
  • is wounded or bleeding
  • is in shock
  • has minor conditions - to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns & scalds, small splinters
Additional informationNo Lunch Provided, however St Bryce Kirk does have a Cafe on site.
Who should attendStaff who work in lower hazard environments, have fewer staff or where HSE guidelines indicate staff should be trained and hold a certificate in emergency first aid at work. Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline.
Accreditation informationEmergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificate (valid for 3 years)

Book your place now:Call us on 08456 006 046 or e-mail info@fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk

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 Course 5: An Introduction to Managing Risk in your Volunteer Programme

Delivered by Fife Voluntary Action
When Wednesday 11th December 2013, 09:30 - 12:30 (3 Hours)
Venue Fife Voluntary Action (Kirkcaldy Office)
10 St Brycedale Avenue
(along from Police Station)
Kirkcaldy
KY1 1ET
FacilitatorSarah Latto
Lunch Provided?No
CostPaid Staff Members: £30.00, Volunteers: Free (third sector)
Price on Application (others)
Course aims Discover some of the common barriers to volunteering, and how you can help overcome these barriers in order to make your organisation more inclusive and diverse. Upon finishing the course, the learner will know the following:
  • An organisation’s responsibilities towards volunteers regarding ‘Duty of Care’ and the law
  • What is meant by ‘Risk’, and some common risks faced by volunteer involving organisations
  • Risk Identification and Management processes, including Risk Registers, Risk Assessments, Health and Safety Policies and Insurance.
Who should attendAnyone who has, or is expecting to have, responsibility for recruiting/managing volunteers in their organisation.
Accreditation informationAll participants will receive a certificate of attendance
Progression/Further studyAny of the other courses in the FVA Volunteer Management Training Programme.

Book your place now:Call us on 08456 006 046 or e-mail info@fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk

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Fife Voluntary Action
Tel: 08456 006 046
E-mail: info@fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk

Fife Voluntary Action is the Third Sector Interface for the Fife Council area.
supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering

Website: www.fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk

Registered Office: 23-27 Randolph Street, Buckhaven, KY8 1AT.

Fife Voluntary Action is a Company Limited by Guarantee, Registered in Scotland No. SC203613 and Registered Scottish Charity No. SCO28457.


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