Courses

Courses

Off the shelf training

Off the shelf training or reactive training is when an organisation, service or team requests a course to be delivered in-house. The training can be delivered at a venue/time to suit you and can be cost effective for those who have a large number of staff who require training.

Open courses

Courses that have spaces available for individuals to apply for.

Basic Life Support with use of AED (including Anaphylaxis as required)

Off the shelf training

The full course is aimed at any clinical staff who may be involved in a resuscitation scenario.

Customer care

Off the shelf training

Do you deal with ‘customers’ in your day to day role? Do you want the skills and knowledge to be able to deal with those challenging situations in a positive and productive way? If so, this may be the course for you.

Dementia awareness

This narrated presentation is designed to explain the different types of dementia, how they may affect someone and how our healthcare professionals support people living with dementia and their carers.

Diabetes… it’s what you know that helps

Free training courses aimed at helping healthcare professionals support diabetes patients are now on offer from Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust.

End-of-life care: the advance care planning training programme

Talking to loved ones or patients about where or how they want to die can be difficult and emotional. But it is important that we take the time to get these discussions right.

Food Champion Programme

Open to applications

Two days training with one year mentor support from the NHS Healthy Weight Team to establish and achieve three healthy eating goals for your workplace or community.

Helping smokers to quit: One to one advisor training

Open to applications

This course provides participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver an effective one-to-one programme for people that smoke who are ready to quit.

Interview skills

Off the shelf training

This course is aimed at anyone who feels they need a refresher about the interview process from application to interview to enable you to perform at your best.

Getting Started: Introducing sexual health and wellbeing for parents/carers of children and young people with learning and/or physical disabilities

Off the shelf training

This workshop is designed to introduce the topic of sexual health to parents/carers and to support them to feel more confident in supporting their child or young person's sexual health needs.

Leadership – change and transition

Off the shelf training

In this course you will be introduced to some established models for analysing and understanding change. This includes the mechanics of change and some tools for dealing with and managing people through change. We will challenge you to think about change as it applies to your own team, as well as where your organisation and stakeholders are in relation to the processes you will examine. Consider how much of that change you can influence.

Leadership – getting the best from people

Off the shelf training

In order to be an excellent organisation we know that we need to have outstanding people who share our values and aspirations. You may already have outstanding people who work for you, but you need to be clear about the behaviours and attitudes that you expect from your staff to be able to achieve your vision and goals. This course will look at developing cultures to enable you to get the best of your people.

Leadership – personal impact

Off the shelf training

This course will help you consider the impression you make on others. This impact is important because, as you will discover, you are making one even if you are trying not to!

Leadership – self management

Off the shelf training

This course will look in detail at some key concepts of leadership, key personal moments that help define our own perceptions and understanding, and you will begin to look at your own style of leadership.

Leadership – strong working relationships

Off the shelf training

You will be exploring those people in your organisation and externally who can support and enhance your delivery of targets and how you might make the most of them. Collaborative leadership utilising strong working relationships can enhance your own and your team’s performance.

Presentation skills

Off the shelf training

Do you deliver presentations as part of your role but feel unsure as to how to make the presentation exciting and relevant to your audience? Or perhaps you will have to do a presentation at your next interview, this course will enable you to develop and deliver a high class presentation.

Resilience

Off the shelf training

Do you manage a team and sometimes feel you are under pressure from above and below? Do you need some tips and skills to retain your resilience and ability to perform? If so, this may be the course for you.

RSPH understanding behaviour change

Off the shelf training

This two day programme explores the potential improvements that individuals can make to their health by drawing on motivational interviewing techniques and a variety of communication styles.

RSPH understanding health improvement

Off the shelf training

This course provides an introduction to the importance and benefits of promoting health improvement.

Sexuality and learning disabilities: Supporting adults

Off the shelf training

This course strives to raise the awareness of the importance of sexuality, sexual expression and the diversity of needs for those who have a learning disability.

Understanding and facilitating groups

Off the shelf training

This course provides participants with the knowledge and understanding of group dynamics and their own role within a group.