Course Date: Fri 23 Feb 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Are you interested in working with young people in a youth work setting or in becoming a youth and community worker? This course will enable tyou to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to work holistically with young people to facilitate their personal and social development. As well as teaching days you will complete a placement in a youth work setting for up to 2 days. This is an accreeded course, Level 2 Youth Work Certificate. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness and are ready to progress to employment.
Course Date: Wed 28 Feb 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Are you looking for a way into IAG work? Would you like to develop the skills and knowledge you need to support people to make informed choices? On this course you will be able to learn the theory and practice required to work in this field. As well as teaching days you will complete a placement in a relevant setting up to 2 days a week. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness and are ready to progress to employment. On successful completion you will achieve a Level 2 Information, Advice and or Guidance certificate.
Do you currently work in the mental health field, or are you interested in getting into this area? This course will increase your understanding of mental wellbeing and mental ill health. You will investigate the common signs and symptoms of mental health issues as well as exploring the range of agencies involved in the sector. You will identify best practice in planning care that supports people holistically. The course is particularly useful if you are studying or hoping to work in support work, care work or mental health. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness. On successful completion you will achieve the Level 2 Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs certificate.
This is a knowledge-based qualification that includes a 15 hour placement and aims to enable you to develop basic knowledge and understanding of the needs of young children, aged from birth to five years, in a range of settings. You will gain awareness on a role that supports children’s development from healthy eating to planning activities keeping children safe from harm. This is an accredited course, Level 1 Award Working with Children.
Course Date: Thu 24 May 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Are you working in a setting where you find yourself dealing with individuals who present challenging behaviour? Do you want to feel more confident in understanding and responding to challenging behaviour? This is a practical one day course where you will gain strategies to diffuse and de-escalate challenging situations and develop incident and risk management skills for your workplace.
Course Date: Tue 12 Jun 2018 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Are you interested in gaining an awareness of different types of substances and why they are misused? In this one day course you will explore the social and personal effects of substance misuse and perceptions of and responses to substance misuse. This introductory course is particularly useful if you are studying or hoping to work in support work, youth work, counselling, community work, care work or mental health.
Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person developing mental ill health or in a mental health crisis. Increase your awareness and confidence in recognising the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and understand how to respond appropriately.
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