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Code: SGC/20/142 Introduction to First Line Management Feb 20 - Oct 20

This Chartered Management Institute (CMI) recognised management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. The programme consists of 6.5 days over a seven month period with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including face to face training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. You will receive CMI membership and a CMI certificate of completion of a recognised programme. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447) and Deb Parsons (01454 868273). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma or Deb.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £75 to cover costs.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 February 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 31 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 07 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
4 16 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
5 15 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hydra Management Training Suite Map
6 03 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
7 09 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/311 New to the Early Years: Empowering Individuals, Enhancing Practice (cf) (Cancelled)

This course is aimed at apprentices and level 2 practitioners as well as those new or returning to the early years.

With four focussed sessions this collaborative four-part course will further practitioners’ knowledge, skills and confidence in supporting young children.

Part 1: A Unique Child – This session will explore and enhance your knowledge of child development as a sequence of physical, communication and emotional changes.

Part 2: Positive Relationships – This session will be an opportunity to reflect on attachment and the importance of key people in the child’s life. You will deepen your knowledge of how to promote positive behaviour through self-regulation and emotional literacy.

Part 3: Enabling Environments – Play underpins learning and all aspects of children’s development. The role that adults have is crucial. This session will delve deeper into how you can provide playful experiences including practical examples that support children’s characteristics of effective learning.

Part 4: Learning and Development – The final session will consolidate your learning through the importance of understanding and analysing your observations and assessments of children in order to tailor your planning.

This course will be an opportunity to network with other practitioners who are new to early years as well as mentorship and support. This course includes a support visit to your setting from one of the trainers which will be personalised to your learning experiences.


No charge for Ofsted registered South Glos delegates
£150 for others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy


NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.
By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 March 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 01 May 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Jubilee Centre Map
3 10 July 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map
4 18 September 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/309 Tuning into your Two Year Olds (cf) (Cancelled)

This 4-part course is suitable for all practitioners working with 2 – 3 year olds who would like the opportunity to network with other practitioners in a similar role, to share good practice and partake in quality professional discussions.

Two year olds have an appetite for acquiring knowledge and skills at a rate that we find incredible but that we don’t always understand. This course will give you practical skills, theoretical knowledge and confidence in providing an environment that really fosters the natural curiosity and energy that two year olds express.

This is a four part course which will also involve a ‘gap task’ for you to practise new knowledge and skills learnt.

Session 1: Building a two year old’s brain – explore aspects of child development and how the brain is a vital part of that development.

Session 2: How to provide playful experiences that support children’s creativity.

Session 3: How the prime areas of development are the foundation for children’s learning in the future.

Session 4: Reflection on previous learning and to understand the importance of analysing observations and making accurate judgement when completing the Progress Check at 2.


No charge for Ofsted registered South Glos settings
£150 for others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy



NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.
By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 April 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
2 04 June 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
3 03 July 2020 09:15 - 12:15 Bradley Stoke Community School (Primary Phase) Map
4 17 September 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/143 Introduction to First Line Management May 20 - Dec 20

This Chartered Management Institute (CMI) recognised management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. The programme consists of 6.5 days over a seven month period with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including face to face training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. You will receive CMI membership and a CMI certificate of completion of a recognised programme. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447) and Deb Parsons (01454 868273). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma or Deb.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £75 to cover costs.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 23 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 22 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
4 08 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
5 06 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hydra Management Training Suite Map
6 05 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
7 09 December 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0734 Women in Leadership (South Glos Staff Only)

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles within the council through a women’s only programme which builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders. If this programme interests you but you aren’t sure if it is right for you please give Emily Proom (3094) or Emma Ford (4447) a call to discuss this further. Please note: This is a women only programme. If you are interested in management development you may also be interested in our Introduction to First Line Management programme which sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £200. South Gloucestershire Council employees will not be charged.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 23 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 07 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0751 Managing Practice Learning

THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED AS A WEBINAR VIA ZOOM

Please ensure you can access Zoom before attending this webinar. If you are a South Gloucestershire Council employee you will need to contact ICT, via a WebForm, for a licence.

4 day course for prospective social work practice educators. Open to registered social workers with at least 2 years post qualifying experience who have agreed to take a student in the next six months. Please discuss with Sian Smith before enrolling.
Standard Cost: £300. Delegates from South Glos, Bristol and N. Somerset Councils: free of charge.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 25 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
2 02 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
3 09 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map
4 16 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/097 Total Respect (Cancelled)

Total Respect is a national training course, designed with the help of young people in care, about being in care. It aims to help adults understand the needs and experiences of children and young people in care, how we can listen to children and young people, act on their wishes and feelings, and what we need to do to make sure this is effective. Total Respect is unique in that care-experienced young people co-deliver the training. It is, therefore, an excellent opportunity for staff and counsellors to learn from young people themselves whilst developing their skills and knowledge to actively promote childrenðs rights and participation.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 July 2020 09:30 - 14:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 02 July 2020 09:30 - 14:30 HR Workforce Development Team Map
3 21 September 2020 09:30 - 12:30 HR Workforce Development Team Map

Code: SGC/20/312 Playful Pre-school Practitioners (cf) (Cancelled)

This course is suitable for practitioners working with 3 and 4 year olds who wish to improve their knowledge of how to provide fun, exciting and playful experiences which inspire lifelong learning.

This 4-part course will look at the power of play and how essential it is for embedding learning and deepening understanding. Each session will explore practical play ideas which provoke curiosity, playfulness, awe and wonder in order to promote children’s characteristics of effective learning.

Session 1: In this session we will look at children’s sense of belonging and how we can support children to settle in through genuine relationships and promoting a positive sense of self.

Session 2: In this session we will explore provocations for learning and how we provide children with the opportunities for deeper learning through resources that feed their vivid imagination and widen their life experiences.

Session 3: In this session we will focus on how we utilise the environment and our role as the teacher in order to support children’s communication and language skills both indoors and out.

Session 4: In this session we will identify how we can make learning visible in order to celebrate and focus on children’s competences for learning allowing us to celebrate the process not the outcome.

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”
(Fred Rogers)



No charge for Ofsted registered South Gloucestershire delegates
£150 for others
Subject to ‘no-show’ policy

NO-SHOW POLICY
It is important to note that the majority of our early years courses are subject to a ‘no-show’ policy. Payments made for chargeable courses are non-refundable unless cancellation is received at least five working days prior to the start of the course. For centrally funded courses, if a delegate fails to attend, or fails to cancel at least five working days prior to the start of the course, the setting will be invoiced for a no-show charge – this charge will be £30 if the course is 3 hours or less, or £50 if the course is more than 3 hours.
By booking on to any course directly run by the Early Years Team there is an assumption that you accept the terms and conditions of the no-show policy

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 July 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map
2 24 September 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map
3 22 October 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map
4 26 November 2020 09:15 - 12:15 To Be Advised Map

Code: SGC/20/0495 Managing Beyond The Basics (South Glos Council Managers/Supervisors) (Cancelled)

This is a 2-day workshop specifically for South Gloucestershire Council managers and supervisors. It is split into two 1-day sessions (Day 1: 13th July & Day 2: 10th August). The main focus of the workshop is on exploring really practical tools and approaches for managing, supporting and challenging teams and individuals, including aspects such as coaching, communication and performance. The workshop will be led by Lenny Bedoyan.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 10 August 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0483 Effective Multi-Agency Working In Adult Safeguarding (previously known as Managing Good Practice) NOW 2 x sessions Part A & Part B

THIS TRAINING SESSION IS NOW BEING DELIVERED OVER TWO SESSIONS PART A 15TH JULY AND PART B 22ND JULY.

PLEASE NOTE THIS TRAINING SESSION WILL BE DELIVERED VIA MICROSOFT TEAMS


YOU WILL NEED TO ATTEND THE "RAISING SAFEGUARDING CONCERNS" (previously ALERTER) COURSE BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP.

Safeguarding Adults is a high priority aspect of the social/healthcare task. The role of a manager/practitioner in ensuring that staff respond appropriately to an ‘alert’ is vital. These staff also need to be confident about their own responsibilities in safeguarding adults, and responding appropriately to concerns about a person’s safety. This 1-day course will assist managers/supervisors, Social Workers/OTs and other practitioners including in healthcare be clear about their role: how Making Safegaurding Personal impacts on it, how to conduct an interview, and how to make decisions about what to do next.

The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map
2 22 July 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map