Arbour Vale School 4th – 8th November 2019

This weeks first course was a full five day Handling People with Special Needs Education train the trainer masterclass course held at Arbour Vale School in Slough. Although there were only three participants for this course it was a very busy and productive week with all three attendees working hard and achieving a pass with merit at the end of  the week. Well Done.

Arbour Vale School

Attending and pictured above we have Lisa Collicott and Clare Walker both from Arbour Vale School and they were joined by Laura Robertson from RNIB Sunshine House School.

Fantastic week, thank you so much Jackie, you have been brilliant – Clare Walker, Therapies Manager, Arbour Vale School


North Lanarkshire Council Refresher Workshop

5th November 2019

This weeks first course was a one day Handling People with Special Needs Education refresher evaluation workshop for staff who have previously attended the five day masterclass train the trainer course with Centaur. We had a full group of seven Key Trainers attending all from schools within North Lanarkshire Council, Sheena Delaney from Redburn School, Isobel Boyle, Lorna Robertson and Elizabeth Reid all from Mavisbank School, Mhairi Sadiq from Victoria Primary School, Helen Delaney from Redburn School and Brian Gilmour from Firpark Secondary School.

It was a busy day spent covering many areas including refreshing the participants knowledge and understanding on the theory behind safe manual handling and risk assessments. All seven Key Trainers worked hard throughout the day and demonstrated a high level of knowledge and skills and all passed the one day refresher course with a merit.


Handling People with Special Needs Education Refresher Workshop

14th October 2019

Today Janet visited Brentwood School and Community College in Sale Manchester to deliver a one day Handling People with Special Needs refresher evaluation workshop. We had five Key Trainers attending the course who have previously attended and successfully passed the five day train the trainer masterclass plus one participant who Centaur have not previously trained.  The participants were from a number of schools across the region. Nicola Reeves is from the host school and she was joined by her colleague, Heather Jackson. Visiting from other schools we had Allison Thorpe and Alyson Quinn both from Newlands School in Rochdale, Catherine Lloyd from Redwood School also in Rochdale and Jo Watson from Bluebell Park School in Knowsley.