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.

Mental Capacity Act Module 4 – Restraint and Restriction

Target group: Delegates will have already completed MCA Level 1 Awareness, or MCA 2005: The Statutory Principles and Assessing Capacity and MCA 2005: Supporting Decision Making. This course is designed for Service Providers (Staff who are delivering health and or social care services to adults in care homes, day centres or within a person’s own […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham

Fundamental End of Life Care Skills/Palliative Care

Fundamental End of Life Care Skills – Delivered by Pilgrim’s Hospice Course Aim The aim of this course is to cover the fundamental skills required to improve confidence in caring for someone who is approaching the end of their life. An interactive and informal approach is used to look at the emotional and practical skills […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

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

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 and their responsibilities under legislation […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham

Connect 5 – Mental Health Awareness (Session 1)

Please note- Delegates can attend session 1 independently but must complete all 3 sessions in order access levels 2 & 3 Who should attend? Connect 5 training aims to increase the confidence and skills of frontline staff to have effective conversations with the public or service users about mental health and wellbeing. The training equips […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham

Connect 5- Mental Health Awareness (Session 2)

Please note- Delegates wanting to attend session 2 must have attended session 1 Who should attend? Connect 5 training aims to increase the confidence and skills of frontline staff to have effective conversations with the public or service users about mental health and wellbeing. The training equips people with the skills to help themselves and […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham

Connect 5- Mental Health Awareness (Session 3)

Please note- Delegates wanting to attend session 3 must have attended sessions 1 & 2 Who should attend? Connect 5 training aims to increase the confidence and skills of frontline staff to have effective conversations with the public or service users about mental health and wellbeing. The training equips people with the skills to help […]

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham

Infection Control

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 those persons who have not […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Level 2 in Food Safety

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 should know how to store, […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Safeguarding Adults Level 1

Course Aim This course will support participants who have not previously attended an Adult Safeguarding Course and who require an awareness level of knowledge, skills and practice. Specifically it will provide participants with an understanding of what constitutes abuse and neglect, recognition of abuse and neglect, and preventative practices and responsibilities if abuse or neglect […]

Location: Rochester Community Hub