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Code: SGC/22/0363 Level 3 Certificate in Leading Forest School (QCF) – 19 Credits (£)

This course will change your life!

It will help you to:
Understanding the development of Forest School and put the Forest School principles into practice.
Understand the co-ordination required for the Forest School programme.
Be able to confidently deliver Forest School sessions and reflect on practice.

This course is designed for those who would like to develop, set up and deliver Forest School programmes. This will enable leadership of Forest School programmes linked to child development. Through a combination of practical outdoor learning and indoor teaching, you will explore the benefits for children as child led learners for lifelong skills. This will enable you to deepen your knowledge and understanding, looking at the philosophy and ethos of the Forest School approach.

What is involved -
• 6 face to face training sessions.
• 2 skill assessment days complete a portfolio of work.
• Tutorial of support Email support.
• In person practical work-based assessment.
• Research and read a wide range of materials.
• Access to South Glos Skills Share Network and ongoing support.
• Access to Cambium sustainable support moodle with huge amounts of resources and information.

Delivered by trainers who -
• Are Friendly, supportive and knowledgeable.
• Work with you from where you are on your journey
• Have a variety of experience working with all ages of children in Forest School Settings, specialising in supporting early years children with additional needs.
• Are realistic with the site and venue offered to meet your needs.
• Are associate trainers with Cambium sustainable, one of the first Forest School training organisations established in the UK and who have the largest network of accredited trainers in the UK

Cost – £885 per place
Venue – Parkwall School, Cadbury Heath, South Glos
Dates – 18th 19th 20th 23rd 24th 25th May 2022 & 28th 29th June 2022

Entry requirements: All delegates must be over 21, have a relevant Level 2 qualification, have a current DBS check, have an appropriate First Aid qualification and have an established link with a client group and a Forest School site.

We are part of the Cambium Trainers Network. The Cambium Network has trainers in many parts of the UK. We cooperate in Continuing Professional Development, standardisation of assessment and feedback, submission of work to Agored Cymru (Formerly OCN Wales) awarding body and internal and external quality assurance.

Trainers meet regularly to discuss the latest developments, and to exchange ideas, skills and techniques and to play for the future. Most members of the Cambium Network provide services directly to schools and other bodies wishing to engage with the expanding use of Forest School, Outdoor Learning and Coastal School techniques in early years, primary and secondary education.
www.cambiumsustainable.co.uk

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 18 May 2022 09:00 - 17:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map
2 19 May 2022 09:00 - 17:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map
3 20 May 2022 09:00 - 17:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map
4 23 May 2022 09:00 - 17:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map
5 24 May 2022 09:00 - 17:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map
6 25 May 2022 09:00 - 17:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map
7 28 June 2022 09:00 - 17:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map
8 29 June 2022 09:00 - 17:00 Early Years Training Room - Parkwall Primary Map

Code: SGC/22/0861 Children’s – Mosaic Advanced

** You will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed Children’s – Mosaic Intermediate**

During this session your trainer will provide you with an introduction to Mosaic workflow and on how to complete and progress work within Mosaic. You’ll also get the opportunity to work through a Mosaic workflow process that you’ll be using in your day to day role.

This is a trainer-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams and the Mosaic Training Database.

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1 19 May 2022 13:30 - 16:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0855 Children’s – Mosaic Intermediate

** You will not be able to attend this course if you have not completed the relevant Me-Learning module**

During this session you'll get the opportunity to practice what was covered in the online 'Me-Learning' by logging into the Mosaic Training Database and completing a series of tasks which will be explained to you in short video demonstrations. The tasks will include recording basic person details and updating running records.

This is a self-led virtual course conducted via Microsoft Teams, the CAH Learning Portal and the Mosaic Training Database.
** You will not be able to progress to ‘Children’s – Mosaic Advanced’ until this course has been completed**

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1 19 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft TEAMS Map

Code: SGC/22/0119 Disadvantage Network - Kingswood Cluster

Inclusing Kingswood, Staple Hill, Cadbury Heath, Downend, Longwell Green, Oldland Common and Mangotsfield.

As a setting with a high number of children entitled to 2yr funding and / or Early Years Pupil Premium, we would like to invite you to our locality-based disadvantage network, based at the Children’s Centre.

We will be discussing the challenges faced by families in your area and the impact this has on your setting. We will be exploring how we can creatively work together to share our knowledge, skills, and expertise to improve outcomes for children.

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1 19 May 2022 16:00 - 18:00 Kingswood Children's Centre Map

Code: SGC/22/0830 My Life Through Care

Join us for this new course exploring the experiences of care experienced people. The aim of this session is to help adults understand and connect with the needs and experiences of children and young people in care, leaving care and beyond. This is a superb opportunity for practitioners to learn from those with experience of being in care to support the development of their skills and practice. 

The session will be led by Kathy who will be supported by Anna. Kathy and her family were involved in social services for the duration of her childhood. As an adolescent, Kathy was accommodated by the local authority. Kathy’s story is both inspirational and instructive for social care professionals. This session will include:

 Personal narrative and how the stories we are told and tell about ourselves and others impact on our reality and life chances.

Education not necessarily academic, as a route out of a challenging start.

Challenging the damaged goods myth (individual and system based).

Normalising difficult emotions routed in trauma. Building confidence in emotional tolerance and therefore self- esteem

By booking onto this course you are giving permision for your contact details to be passed onto the trainer.

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1 19 May 2022 09:30 - 12:00 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0645 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (AM) (EVENT FULL)


The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board.

The standard charge for this course is £47.50. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

We are restricting numbers from each organisation to 4 individuals per course.

If you organisation require a large number of individuals to complete this course, then it maybe possible for in house training to be organised.
Please contact hrworkforcedevelopment@southglos.gov.uk with your requirements.

IF YOU ARE SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL STAFF, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR A ZOOM LICENSE BY COMPLETING THIS FORM.

PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU CAN ACCESS ZOOM PRIOR TO THIS EVENT. WE ASK THAT ALL USERS ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO JOIN THIS EVENT ON THE DAY.

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1 19 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0709 Raising Safeguarding Concerns - Adults (PM) (EVENT FULL)


The multi-agency South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board oversees the Joint Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults in this area. It is essential that a wide range of staff working in local authority, health and social care agencies are fully aware of the key issues in safeguarding vulnerable adults and of how the policy affects them in their front-line roles. The half-day Raising Safeguarding Concerns course is essential training for all front-line staff and managers who are involved in providing services to adults at risk and who work directly with service users. The course content is mapped to the learning outcomes in the local Safeguarding Adults Training Standards (published Dec 2017) as well as to relevant national occupational standards including the Care Certificate (Standard 10). Course attendance is monitored by the Safeguarding Adults Board.

The standard charge for this course is £47.50. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

We are restricting numbers from each organisation to 4 individuals per course.

If you organisation require a large number of individuals to complete this course, then it maybe possible for in house training to be organised.
Please contact hrworkforcedevelopment@southglos.gov.uk with your requirements.

IF YOU ARE SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL STAFF, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR A ZOOM LICENSE BY COMPLETING THIS FORM.

PLEASE CHECK THAT YOU CAN ACCESS ZOOM PRIOR TO THIS EVENT. WE ASK THAT ALL USERS ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO JOIN THIS EVENT ON THE DAY.

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1 19 May 2022 13:00 - 16:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/22/0354 Getting comfortable managing your team’s mental health and wellbeing (SGC staff only)



This is an online blended programme that will provide you with information and the opportunity to discuss the processes and your thoughts, questions and concerns around managing your team’s mental health and wellbeing. As 1 in 4 people experience mental health issues each year and wellbeing is relevant to everyone you will find this online learning sets out your responsibilities and provides you with tips and techniques so you become more comfortable in having conversations with your team around their wellbeing and responding when people raise mental ill health with you.

This online training consists of the following elements – an introduction and discussion, the council’s stress and wellbeing e-module, the council’s managing mental health in the workplace e-module, a recorded presentation on completing wellbeing action plans in your team, completing a wellbeing action plan for yourself and finally a webinar which will discuss tips, techniques and give you practical advice to help you get more comfortable in managing your team’s mental health and wellbeing.

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1 20 May 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0598 Getting That Job for South Glos employees only


This online session will help you to build the skills needed to perform well during the recruitment process. We will cover limiting beliefs (negative thinking) – how to manage them so that you can achieve your goals, skills self-assessment to identify and apply your transferable skills and experiences, key points to help you create a great CV, application forms and expression of interest letters, and interview preparation.

By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer.

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1 23 May 2022 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map

Code: SGC/22/0435 EHAP (Early Help Assessment and Plan) Workshops - To explore capturing the voice of the child and the use of shared language

These workshops are for professionals who are already familiar with the EHAP process and would like additional support to improve their knowledge and skills.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE MEETING

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1 24 May 2022 09:30 - 10:30 Webinar: Microsoft Teams Map