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Training & Short Courses

Medway College of Social Care aims to support social care staff with their professional training and development.

Do you already work in social care or would you like to work in social care? If so, there are a number of short courses which we offer which could benefit your professional development.

Below are a list of our current courses with a brief overview about what is covered within each course.

All of our courses can be booked via our online booking system i-share, please click here to access iShare and search for ‘Medway College of Social Care’ to find our short courses.

If you require access to iShare for yourself or your staff please contact Selina Bullivant or Jodie Sanders on (01634) 338480 or at mcsc@medway.gov.uk

Health & Safety Awareness (Inc. Risk Assessment) UPDATED COURSE

MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE STANDARD 13 Course Aim: This course provides participants with an overview of health and safety and accident reporting procedures in the workplace. Target Audience: All employees should have a basic understanding of Health & Safety at Work Objectives By the end of this session participants will: • Understand health and safety legislation […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham

Infection Control

MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE STANDARD 15 Course Aim Infection control requires us to take steps to prevent and control the spread of infections and diseases. This course is designed for those who wish to develop their knowledge of infection control practices to ensure the safety of themselves and colleagues. This is an introductory course aimed at […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Level 2 in Food Safety

MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE STANDARD 8 Course Aim The aim is to provide attendees with information on Food safety issues which they will encounter during their working day. The Highfields Award in Food Safety has been designed to incorporate the fundamental food hygiene knowledge required by all food handlers. By the end of the course employees […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Food Hygiene Refresher

Details: MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE STANDARD 8 Must have passed Food Safety/Hygiene course previously – this is a refresher Aims • Attendees to refresh valuable information on Food Safety issues which they will encounter during their working day Course Content • Introduction to Food Hygiene • Prevention of Contamination and Food Poisoning • Refrigeration, chilling and […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Duties of a Fire Warden

MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE STANDARD 13 Who should attend? Staff who have responsibility for fire safety within the council and have been assigned to the role of designated Fire Warden in their area or designated Fire Wardens who have undertaken the Fire Wardens course and need to update their previous knowledge Fire Warden Refresher courses must […]

Location: Gun Wharf, Chatham

Principles of COSHH

CARE CERTIFICATE COMPLIANT – 13 Course Aim To introduce candidates to the inherent risks in substances and the controls available. This course is aimed at those who use substances hazardous to health at work and introduces students to the hazards associated with those substances, the risks and controls available and provides practical opportunities for students […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham or Rochester Community Hub

Basic Health and Safety Awareness

MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE STANDARD 13 Course Aim: To become aware of the key health and safety issues and the part that they should play in keeping themselves and others free from harm in the workplace. Target Audience: All employees should have a basic understanding of Health & Safety at Work Course Contents: • General Law […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham or Rochester Community Hub

Principles of Risk Assessment

MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE STANDARD 13 Course Aim To help improve the workplace culture for occupational health and safety by enabling learners to understand the basic principles of risk assessment. Target Audience All employees that may be asked to contribute to the process and will be expected to act always to protect their own health and […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham or Rochester Community Hub

Health and Safety in the Workplace

CARE CERTIFICATE COMPLIANT – STANDARD 13 The CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is a new qualification that will provide your employees with fundamental health and safety knowledge. Based on the extremely successful CIEH Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace, it has been completely revised with new […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Managing your Stress Levels **NEW**

MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE  STANDARD 13 Who should attend? Any staff member looking to effectively manage their stress levels Course Aim This course will help delegates understand how to identify and deal with their stress levels. They will learn how stress can impact on their work and home lives and will explore a range of techniques […]

Location: Gun Wharf, Chatham

Manager’s Guide – Managing Stress in the Workplace **NEW**

MEETS CARE CERTIFICATE  STANDARD 13 Who should attend? Managers and team leaders Course Aim Managers and team leaders have a duty of care for their staff. This means they should be able to identify any staff showing signs of stress. This course will enable managers and team leaders to recognise the negative effects of stress […]

Location: Gun Wharf, Chatham