Gloucestershire College are pleased to be offering small and medium businesses FREE training courses to enhance employee skills relating to Low Carbon and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
Who is eligible to receive the free training
Businesses must have less than 250 employees, be in the county of Gloucestershire and be in one of the following sectors: Engineering and Manufacturing, Construction, Health and Social Care, Retail, or Creative and Tourism.
The staff being trained must be a 19+ UK resident and be in need of development in order to progress their career. They cannot already be in training e.g. on an apprenticeship.
Customer Service (three days) - new dates coming soon
13 credits towards a Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service
Including how to deliver customer service by understanding the relationship between customer needs, expectations and customer satisfaction.
Team Leading (three days) - starting Monday 25 September, Monday 27 November 2017
13 credits towards a Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading
Focusing on day-to-day management skills and improving performance and productivity, as well as strategic thinking to aid longer term business improvement.
Management (three days) - starting Monday 15 May 2017
13 credits towards a Level 3 Diploma in Management
Includes how to set and maintain standards and implement other quality management techniques to ensure high performance and quality of work.
IT (two days) - starting Thursday 5 October 2017
HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the work place (one day) - starting Friday 29 September, Friday 1 December 2017
Provides learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace.
HABC Emergency First Aid at Work (one day) - starting Thursday 14 September 2017, Thursday 30 November 2017
For learners wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in first aid and become emergency first aiders in their workplace.
HABC Level 2 Risk Assessment (one day) - starting Thursday 28 September 2017
Suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk aware by raising their knowledge of risk in the workplace and basic things they can do to control it.
Initial Verification and Certificate of Electrical Installations (six Fridays) - new dates coming soon
In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (five Fridays) - new dates coming soon
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (one day) - starting Thursday 9 November 2017
This course meets the needs of current food hygiene legislation and is designed for anyone working in the catering industry where food is prepared, cooked and handled. It covers topics including food safety hazards, temperature control, cooking, hot holding and reheating and principles of safe food storage.
BiiAB Personal Licence Holders Level 2 Award (one day) - new dates coming soon
A Personal Licence is required by anyone authorising the sale of alcohol from a Licensed Premises. All Licensed Premises must have an allocated Personal Licence Holder, known as the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS). The DPS must authorise every sale of alcohol.
This qualification was developed in conjunction with Local Authority Co-ordinators of Regulatory Services (LACORS). It has been designed for Local Authority licensing officers, and those responsible for the administration of the Licensing Act 2003. It ensures those involved in the review and approval of personal and premises licences are aware of their roles and practice under the new law and the associated Guidance and Regulations.
We are also able to offer NVQs in Wood Occupations, Trowel Occupations, Hospitality, Catering, Team Leading, Customer Service, Business Administration, Management, Construction Operations, Civil Engineering Services, Health and Social Care, and Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools which are delivered entirely in the workplace and can start at any time.
To book your training needs analysis and get information on courses available call the Gloucestershire College Business Hub team on 01452 563403 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill in the form below to arrange a call back.
Why we can offer this training free-of-charge
The Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a national programme that has been developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized businesses It is co-funded by the European Social Fund and Skills Funding Agency. Gloucestershire College has been selected to deliver Low-Carbon and STEM SSW training on behalf of Serco, who manage the programme in our region in partnership with the Gloucestershire LEP.