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Emergency FIRST AID at Work (EFAAW)

This one day course provides organisations and individuals first aid to an appointed person level and aimed at those personnel that are working in low level risk such as offices, voluntary organisations, shops and schools; or those that are volunteering or seeking employment. This is a Health and Safety Approved Centre workshop where the assessment is in the form of continuous assessment and oral questioning.

This course will cover:

THE RIGHT START - Involving Volunteers

Involving volunteers takes time and planning but doing this effectively will ensure that you meet the needs of your organisation as well as providing the volunteer with a good experience. This workshop is designed to help you improve your programme, attracting volunteers as well as retaining them. It will cover:

  • Volunteer policies

  • Writing effective role descriptions

  • Recruitment

  • Support and supervision

  • Retention of volunteers

Other sessions available:

THE RIGHT START - Trustee Roles and Responsibilities

** This course had been postponed and a new date will be scheduled in due course**

An introductory session for new trustees or those who wish to refresh their skills. This workshop will cover the basics to enable you to govern more effectively and understand the responsibilities you have. Topics include:

  • Trustee duties

  • Role descriptions

  • Organisation structures

  • Governing documents

Evolve Journey to Work

Journey to work is a great new course delivered by Disability Resource Centre and is aimed at those who require support whilst planning a return to work.

The course covers all areas of employment preparation and is designed to support you in every possible way including advice on health management, confidence-building, motivational skills and benefits advice.

The course runs for 12 weeks (1 day per week for 12 weeks).

Interested? Get in touch or pop down to the Tamworth Job Centre Plus where the job coaches can refer you to the course.

Advice House Benefit Training: Cohabitation and Benefits - bite size

Advice House training brought to you with the expertise of Citizens Advice Staffordshire North & Stoke-on-Trent.

A short course for anyone advising on benefit claims to counter widely-held misunderstandings such as ‘as long as you don’t spend more than three nights a week together, you aren’t cohabiting!’ with the real questions to determine if a couple are ‘living together’ for benefit and tax credit purposes.