Training in the Scottish Borders

Edinburgh College, in response to customer demand, is delighted to announce a brand new schedule of courses and qualifications to be delivered in the Scottish Borders. This will allow businesses the opportunity to access quality training locally.

These courses are provided by our experienced and knowledgeable staff in venues located in the Scottish Borders. Classes take place in:

  • Earlston
  • Jedburgh
  • Selkirk

Download our Training in the Scottish Borders with full details.

To APPLY please contact: steven.haldane@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Courses Include:

 

INVESTIGATION TRAINING (1 DAY)
VENUE – Jedburgh
DATES:
(2017) – 19 SEP
(2018) – 6 MAR
PRICE – £185

  • Understand the process of communication to enable conducting an effective interview
  • Plan and interview in accordance with best practice
  • Establish rapport with the interviewee
  • Gather information from the interviewee using a variety of techniques to establish facts
  • Produce a structure for an investigative interview
  • Manage interviewee behaviour

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (2 DAYS)
Venue – Selkirk
DATES:
(2018) – 17 & 18 Jan
PRICE – £195

  • Learn how to help someone who is developing mental health problems or is experiencing a mental health crisis
  • Deal with crisis situations
  • Identify the first signs of someone developing ill mental health
  • Guide people towards the appropriate professional help

 

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS (1 DAY)
Venue – Jedburgh
DATES:
(2017) – 20 SEP
PRICE – £135

  • Ensure effective communication by applying best principles
  • Select and use the most appropriate method of communication in specific situation
  • Understand the impact of non-verbal communication in exchanges
  • Recognise the different ‘mind-sets’ we can adopt when communicating, and their potential effects
  • Ensure feedback appropriately to aid understanding

 

 

APPRAISALS TRAINING (1 DAY)
Venue – Jedburgh
DATES:
(2017) – 25 OCT
PRICE – £135

  • Understanding the appraisal process
  • Planning the appraisal
  • The pre appraisal meeting
  • The interview structure
  • Interviewing and questioning skills
  • Reviewing past performance
  • How to praise performance and constructively criticise
  • Discussing poor performance fairly
  • Setting clear and realistic objectives

 

 

DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS (1 DAY)
Venue – Earlston
DATES:
(2018) – 26 OCT
PRICE – £135

  • The importance of giving people feedback, praising and reprimanding and how to do it
  • Developing a framework to determine what action is appropriate
  • Relatively straightforward scenarios to practice some basic skills, followed by more challenging situations
  • Understanding and addressing your own and others aggressive instincts
  • Simple and straightforward methods to help conduct and run challenging conversations

 

 

FIRST LINE MANAGERS PROGRAMME (7 Days)
Venue – Jedburgh
DATES:
(2017) – 3 OCT/ 7 NOV/ 5 DEC
(2018) – 16 JAN/ 6 FEB/ 13 MAR/ 17 APR
PRICE – £1075

  • Gain a range of key management skills
  • Put new skills into practice in your own role
  • Build your leadership capabilities
  • Motivate and engage teams, manage relationships confidently
  • Develop your leadership skills using your own knowledge, values and motivations

 

 

TRAIN THE TRAINER (3 Days)
Venue – Selkirk
DATES:
(2018) – 24/25 APR & 1 MAY
PRICE – £555

  • Explain the training cycle and describe the role of the trainer
  • Describe a range of learning theories and identify the implications for the learners and trainers
  • Explain how to identify learning needs
  • Design an effective training session
  • Confidently deliver a training session to achieve agreed learning outcomes

 

 

IOSH WORKING SAFELY (1 Day)
Venue – Selkirk
DATES:
(2018) – 17 JAN & 16 MAY
PRICE – £160

  • Learn essentials of health and safety
  • Understanding of why you must ‘work safely’
  • Learn a new approach to health and safety training
  • Get to grips with the basics in a high-impact and interactive package.

 

 

IOSH MANAGING SAFELY (4 Days)
Venue – Selkirk
DATES:
(2017) – 8/9/15/16 NOV
(2018) – 7/8/14/15 MAR
PRICE – £440

  • This course will show you why health and safety should be treated as an integral part of a
    manager’s responsibilities
  • Gain an understanding of why incidents involving injury or damage occur in the workplace
  • Learn about basic risk assessment procedures including control and monitoring strategies

 

 

17TH EDITION: 3RD AMENDMENT (4 Days)
Venue – Jedburgh
DATES:
(2018) – 30/31 Jan & 6/7 Feb
PRICE – £575

  • Aimed at practising electricians and other trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of IEE Wiring Regulations
  • Its aim is to ensure that individuals are conversant with the format, content and application of the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671: June 2008 (2015)