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July 2022

Legionella and Water Systems

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Legionella training is an essential and mandatory component of any Legionella control management programme.Training Course SummaryIf your building was closed or had reduced occupancy during the pandemic, water system stagnation can occur due to lack of use, increasing the risks of Legionnaires' disease. This course will provide advice and guidance on the risks from legionella and information on how to control the risks.It will help organisations and those with the responsibility for the control of premises to know what their…

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Basics of Employment

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

For those new to roles with line management responsibilities such as supervisors, team leaders and managers.This session is aimed at those who are new to roles with line management responsibilities such as supervisors, team leaders and managers. This course will introduce you to the basic knowledge and information you need to start you on the journey of supporting staff.Non-GCVS /HR Service Members - £45 per delegateGCVS /HR Service Members - £30 per delegate (discount code GCVSHR1)(Delegate information will be checked…

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Discipline & Grievance

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ensuring a fair, transparent and consistent approach to the application of the disciplinary procedure and how to deal with grievances.This session will cover the importance of applying the disciplinary procedure fairly including investigating, formal meetings and appeals. We will also discuss how to deal with any grievance received.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple…

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Loneworking and Occupational Driving

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about the risks of Lone Working and of Occupational DrivingTraining Course SummaryProtecting everyone when loneworking is vital and a legal requirement. This course covers all aspects of loneworking, assessing hazards and risks and ensuring health, safety and wellbeing. We will also cover understanding and managing the main risks associated with occupational driving. The risk of vicarious liability for employers can be very costly. All aspects of those who drive on behalf of an organisation, whether staff or volunteer, is…

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August 2022

Data Protection including GDPR at Home

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

All aspects of Data Protection including complying with GDPR in the office and at home will be examined in this online session.In this session, we will cover all aspects managing and comply with data protection, specifically looking at homeworkers and loneworkers having access to personal and sensitive data outwith the office.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a…

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Mental Health Awareness

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to learn about the signs of mental health conditions and supporting anyone experiencing a mental health issueThis session will focus on raising awareness of common mental health issues and recognising the signs and symptoms of mental health problems. Attendees will develop skills to look after their own mental health and support others experiencing a mental health issue or crisis. Session Objectives:- Develop an understanding of common mental health issues- Recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health problems-…

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Fire Safety Awareness

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fire safety awareness trainingTraining Course SummaryFire safety remains one of the most important topics with the risk to life and property severe should the worst happen. This course discusses the fire safety basics and best practice.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety, HR and/or line management responsibilities.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process…

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Managing Hybrid Working

August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session will support line managers to have a better understanding of changing work practices.This session will support line managers to have a better understanding of the changing work practices we have found ourselves in following the pandemic. We will discuss how to manage hybrid working including time in the office and at home as well as working patterns and performance.Non-GCVS Members - £45 per delegateGCVS Members - £30 per delegate (discount code GCVSHR1)(Delegate information will be checked to ensure…

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Managing Remote Workers

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Managing staff and supporting their health, safety and wellbeing whilst working from home will be discussed in this online session.This session will cover the challenges of managing remote workers as the pandemic continues to affect daily life. We will also look at addressing sickness/absence and annual leave.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation to the email(s) provided. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a…

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Risk Assessment Process

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - October 10 @ 4:00 pm

A key Health & Safety course that teaches you both what Risk Assessments are, as well as how and when to perform themTraining Course SummaryAssessing risk and understanding the difference between risks and hazards is a legal requirement and ensures the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone in an organisation.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety, HR and/or line management responsibilities. Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required…

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An Introduction to Health & Safety in the Workplace

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Covers legal and moral requirements for workplaces and the duties of employers to staff and others affected by their work.Training Course SummaryThe basics of general office health and safety are covered by this introductory course.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety and/or line management responsibilities.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process but does…

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Stress Awareness

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for this online event to learn about stress, stress relief techniques and taking control of your stressors.About the sessionThis session will focus on the impact of stress on our daily lives and how to start identifying stressors in ourselves and others. Attendees will learn how to overcome stressful situations and use stress relief techniques.Session Objectives:• Understand the mental and physical impact of stress• Learn how to identify stressors in yourself and others• Learn how to reduce the impact…

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Understanding Dependence and Addiction

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for this session to learn about the signs and effects of substance misuse, how dependence develops and how to offer supportThis session aims to increase awareness of dependence and addiction, with focus on alcohol, drugs and gambling. Attendees will learn about the signs and symptoms of substance misuse and gambling dependence as well as the psychology behind them and what can be done to address the issue.Session Objectives:- Understand what dependence is and who is most at risk-…

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Equality & Diversity

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Equalities

All aspects of managing an inclusive workforce and how to identify and address unconcious bias will be examined in this online session.This session will cover why equality matters,​ benefits of a diverse workforce, protected characteristics and types of discrimination.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process but does take a few minutes. Please do…

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DSE Assessing for Temporary Workplaces

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Display screen equipment risk assessment trainingTraining Course SummaryTo support good physical health and posture and to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury or strain, this course will teach delegates how to carry out a DSE Assessment of various workstations.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety, HR and/or line management responsibilities. Anyone who uses DSE and/or assesses DSE within the workplace or temporary workplace such as at home.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note…

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