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South East Wales Safeguarding Board Training Events

20th August 2015 Simon Harris 0

Please find below links to current South East Wales Safeguarding Board Training Events. Child Protection Planning – The aim of this training is to promote good practice and enhance working together across agencies in the child protection process. Keeping the Baby in Mind – Infant Mental Health – The aim of this training is to raise awareness of what promotes positive infant mental health Recognition, Referral and the Child Protection Process – The aims of this training is :- To develop practitioner’s knowledge of the child protection process from referral to child protection conference; To promote effective communication within and across agencies To ensure that practitioners understand their safeguarding roles and responsibilities Responding to Concerns or Allegations of Abuse Made Against Adults Who Work with […]

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Education Patient Programme – Autumn Courses

28th July 2015 Simon Harris 0

Below is a reminder of the autumn round of EPP courses. The courses are filling up fast and early booking is advised. Those interested are asked to fill in the booking form attached and email back to Sarah Lewis as soon as possible. Town Venue Course Name Day Time Dates Cwmbran ASDA Cwmbran Six-Week Health and Wellbeing Course Tue 14.00 – 16.30 1st Sep – 6th Oct Pontypool Torfaen County Borough Council Civic Centre Introduction to Self-Management Wed 10.15 – 13.15 16th Sep Pontypool Torfaen County Borough Council Civic Centre Six-Week Health and Wellbeing Course Wed 10.30 – 13.00 21st Oct – 25th Nov The programme offers FREE self-management courses for people living with any long-term health condition or those who care for them, contracted […]


Stress Control Classes at Pontypool Active Living Centre

23rd July 2015 Simon Harris 0

Stress Control Classes Anyone who missed the first two rounds of the six week stress control classes Torfaen, can still join the programme – they commence again on: Wednesday 29th July at 1pm – 3 pm Pontypool Active Living Centre Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent Mind and Torfaen Primary Care Mental Health Support Service will be co-delivering another programme of 6 classes on Stress Control. The classes will teach attendees how to manage stress in their everyday life, using a combination of tested techniques. The classes are free and are open to ANYONE in the community who wishes to attend. There will be no register of attendance taken and there is no need to register in advance, so if you feel that you or anyone you […]

Open Day for Apprentices at Bron Afon Housing

21st July 2015 Simon Harris 0

Bron Afon Housing are holding a recruitment event for Apprentices. Tuesday 28 July 2015, 4pm to 7pm at their premises They’re recruiting 24 apprentices this year so it’s a great opportunity. See the link below for more info and the jobs available.

Communities First Torfaen Free Courses

15th July 2015 Simon Harris 0

Communities First Torfaen are shortly running the following FREE courses. Priority will be given to those volunteering or living in the Communities First areas & community group members / Communities First programme participants. If you are interested in attending the training or have any referrals to make please send me your details / the person who will be attending the course’s details in an email including name, contact details, address (partial is fine) and the main reason for requesting training (eg employment opportunity / volunteer / enhance CV / other reason etc). The courses are now confirmed as the following: Course: First Aid Venue: Log Cabin When: Tuesday 15th September Time: 9.30am – 4:00pm   Course: Food Hygiene Venue: Log Cabin When: Tuesday 29th September […]

Torfaen Citizens Advice Bureau – NEA Energy Awareness Level 3 Award

14th July 2015 Simon Harris 0

Torfaen Citizens Advice Bureau are able to set up an in-house training course for NEA Energy Awareness Level 3 Award (6281-01) to train Energy Efficiency Advisors. COURSE OUTLINE NEA’s energy awareness course will enable participants to advise clients on a range of issues including: The efficiency and appropriate use of heating and hot water systems, and the functions of the controls Interpret domestic fuel cost data using reference materials Advise clients on how to record gas and electricity consumption and work out costs Inform clients of ways of paying for gas and electricity Identify the potential to improve energy efficiency in a range of dwellings Explain Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation Advise clients on how to avoid condensation and how to take remedial action […]

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