Training

Training and Development for Personal Assistants and Individual Employers

Medway College of Social Care offer a number of short courses and qualifications that may be useful to Personal Assistants and Individual Employers.

All of our short courses are available to view and book via our online booking portal iShare.  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 the Medway College of Social Care on (01634) 338480 or at mcsc@medway.gov.uk

On the following pages you will find a list of the courses available along with a brief course outline describing the course aims, content and target audience and information about how to book.

Emergency First Aid at Work (1 Day)

Course Aim The aim of this course is to support individuals to deal with emergencies confidently and effectively through theoretical and practical instruction. Target Audience This course is suitable for all individuals who are required to have the 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate in order to deal with emergencies in their job role.  […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

First Aid at Work (3 Day)

Course Aim The aim of this course is to support individuals to gain the knowledge and confidence required in dealing with emergencies confidently and effectively through theoretical and practical instruction.  It aims to train and skill staff to provide first aid to deal with illness and injury in the workplace. Target Audience This course is suitable for all […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Moving and Handling of People for Personal Assistants

Course Aim The aim of this course is to provide Personal Assistants and Carers in the Home with the necessary knowledge and skills required in the moving and handling of people.  It aims to support them to be able to carry out their jobs in a safe and effective manner whilst providing an appropriate standard of care for their client and […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Epilepsy Awareness and Administration of Emergency Medication

Course Aim and Overview The aim of this 1-day course is to give learners an understanding of epilepsy and how to administer emergency medication. The course beings with the ‘epilepsy awareness’  programme and continues with the theoretical and practical administration of emergency medications (buccal midazolam and/or rectal diazepam).  It is designed to enable a greater […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Assessor’s Course to Assess Staff Competence to Administer Medication

Course Aim The aim of this practical workshop is to teach individuals how to assess the competence of staff who administer medication. Target Audience This course is aimed at staff working in health and social care who as part of their role are required to assess the competence of other staff who handle and administer medication. It […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Safe Handling and Administration of Medication

Course Aim To teach the practical skills needed to correctly select, administer and record medication from original packs and monitored dosage systems (MDS blister packs) Target Audience This course is aimed at staff working in a variety of care settings including: care homes, day care, and community settings. It is aimed at staff with all […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub