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East Dunbartonshire Council

This week Jackie was back with staff from East Dunbartonshire Council from the 24th – 26th August to deliver three one day Handling People with Special Needs Education manual handling training courses. These course were for staff who work in the schools within the council area to ensure that they had the training they needed ready for the new school year starting.

East Dunbartonshire Council 24.08.21

East Dunbartonshire Council 26.08.21

City of Wakefield Council

On the 23rd August 2021 Jan visited the training suit at Hazel Garth on behalf of the City of Wakefield Council. They had one Key Trainer, Sharon Myhill, who was due to attend a one day Load Management Theory & Client Handling Techniques refresher workshop and offered the additional spaces to other Key Trainers from outside organisations. As a result joining Sharon was Mike Picton from Your Future Training and Jeff Sutton from ProCare Mobility.

City of Wakefield Council 23rd August 21

Left to Right: Jeff, Jan (Centaur Trainer), Mike & Sharon.

New Bridge Multi Academy Trust

9th – 13th August 2021

This week Janet visited New Bridge School in Oldham which is part of the New Bridge Multi Academy Trust, who work with pupils from the age of 4 up to 25 years over a number of sites. There were five participants for this Handling People with Special Needs train the trainer course, Rebecca Ashton, Kelly Lockwood, Amy Clitheroe, Colette Robinson and Tracy Dodd and all five worked really hard over the five days achieving great results at the end of the week.

Absolutely amazing delivery from both Janet and Chris. Clear instruction, so compassionate, fab role models for your Centaur training” – Kelly Lockwood, Director of Care.

City of Wakefield Council

On the 10th and 11th August Jan visited the City of Wakefield Councils training room to deliver a one day manual handling training course. We had four participants attending each day, the time was spent refreshing the participants knowledge of the theory behind safe moving and handling along with practical techniques.

Left to right. Janice. Lyndsey. Joanne. Chris.

 

Left to right: Carole. Barbara. Keith. Michelle.

19th – 21st July 2021

This week Jan traveled to The Brothers of Charity Scotland head office in Galashiels in the Scottish Borders to deliver a three day Load Management Theory & Client Handling Techniques train the trainer masterclass course. We had one participant attending from The Brothers of Charity, Linda Revels, she was joined by Greg Edmison, David Douglas and Laura Ritchie all from Streets Ahead in nearby Hawick.

Brothers of Charity 19-21 July 21

Left to right: Greg, David, Laura & Linda.

It was a great three days with brilliant feedback received from both the participants and the trainer, all commenting on how much they enjoyed the course.

16th July 2021

Elms Bank School 16 Jul 21

This was the second Handling People with Special Needs Education refresher evalaution workshops we were asked to run today, this time the course was held at Elms Bank School in Bury. For this course we had seven participants, Sinead Whitehead, Claire Dempsey and Caroline Hirst all from the host school and they were joined by Chantelle Townely from Rowan Park School, Joanne Milnes from Green Lane School, Shamim Mukadam from Firwood High School and Margaret Miller from Millwood Primary Special School. The day was spent refreshing the Key Trainers knowledge on risk assessment, policies, equipment and training styles and ideas as well as going over the theory behind safe moving and handling and looking at practical techniques.

16th July 2021

New Siblands School 16 July 21

Today we had another one day Handling People with Special Needs Education refresher evaluation workshop, this time held at New Siblands School in Gloucester. This course had three participants, Lydia Round from Brimsham Green Secondary School, Lisa Jakes from Emersons Green Primary School and Kerry Purnell from New Siblands School. All three of the participants worked really hard throughout the day demonstrating a brilliant level of knowledge and manual handling skills and all ended the day receiving a pass with merit, well done!

12th July 2021

Today’s course was another one day Handling People with Special Needs Education refresher evaluation workshop, this time held at Swiss Cottage School in Camden, London. We had four participants for this refresher course, Anthony Doherty and Matthew Maguire both from the Swiss Cottage School and they were joined by Clare Thorn from The Pioneer School in Essex and Shanta-Dee King from Riverside School in Haringey.

 

St Margaret of Scotland Hospice

Jan spent the day with the team of Key Trainers based at St Margaret of Scotland Hospice in Clydebank Glasgow today, 12th July 2021. Attending this one day Load Management Theory & Client Handing Techniques refresher course, and pictured below we had Caren Chang, Linda Mounsey, Avril Zurawek, Roseleen Robb and Katy Paterson.

St Margaret of Scotland Hospice 12 July 21

Left to right : Roseleen, Katy, Avril, Linda & Caren.

 

5th – 9th July 2021

Jackie spent this week at Cyfartha High School in Merthyr Tydfil to deliver a five day Handling People with Special Needs Education train the trainer course. We had three participants for this weeks course, Jacqueline Jones and Vicky Jefferson both from Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and they were joined by Emma Hillman from Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Merthyr Tydfil Council 5 - 9 July 21

It was a great week and Jackie was made to feel very welcome. All three participants work really hard producing some great problem solving and delivering fantastic elements of the course to show their newly gained presentation skills.