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Short courses and workshops

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  • Child protection

    CHCSS00074 — Child Protection

    This skill set reflects the skill requirements for the protection of children in a variety of roles in the community sector. Work may involve working directly or indirectly with children and providing support to children, families or communities.

    This skill set consists of three accredited units:

    • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
    • CHCPRT002 Support the rights and safety of children and young people
    • CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
  • Conflict Resolution

    Conflict Resolution

    We offer 15 courses about conflict resolution, including Body Language, Dealing with Conflict in the Workplace, Personality and Character Identification and Self-assessment and Leadership. We are able to tailor the number of subjects offered to your individual requirements.

  • Customer Service

    Customer Service

    This customer service training program has been designed to meet high customer service and conflict resolution expectations desired by many organisations. It aims to provide the interpersonal skills and knowledge required to deal with customers, clients, fellow workers. Help your staff deal with conflict and how they communicate and relate to others in the workplace.

  • Dementia Support training

    CHCSS00095 - Dementia Support - Service Delivery Skill Set

    This skill set is ideal for people working in various care and support roles in the community services or health sector who wish to develop skills required to provide support to people with dementia. It consists of four accredited units:

    CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
    CHCCCS008 Develop strategies to address unmet needs
    CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
    CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

  • Financial literacy

    Wesley Financial Literacy Education Program’s In Charge of My Money is an important component of life skill-building. It enables learners to gain skills and confidence to make informed and effective money management decisions.

    Learn more and register here

  • First aid

    HLTAID001 — Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    This course describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

    HLTAID003 — Provide First Aid

    Duration: 2 days (1 day individual pre-work and 1 day class-based training)
    Cost: $140 per person

    Previously known as Apply First Aid or Senior First Aid, this course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response, life support, management of casualties, the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including the home, workplace or within the community until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

  • Living skills

    Living Skills Program

    An early intervention model designed to assist with lowering the risk of youth homelessness by seeing participants develop and affirm living and social skills.

    The program educates participants on five areas of health, which are integral to the development of living and social skills, and lead to greater independence.

    • Financial health
    • Physical health
    • Mental health
    • Social interaction and communication
    • Independent living
  • Medication skill set

    CHCSS00067 — Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set

    This skill set is ideal for people working in various care and support roles in the community services or health sector who wish to develop skills in the administration and monitoring of medication. It consists of two accredited units:

    HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medication


    CHCSS00070 — Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

    This skill set is ideal for people working in various care and support roles in the community services or health sector who wish to develop skills required to provide support for a person to self-administer medication. It consists of two accredited units:

    HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication

  • Mental health first aid

    Mental Health First Aid

    Duration: 2 days
    Cost: $300 per person

    This course provides you with the education to provide first aid to someone developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves.

    Course participants learn about the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

    Youth Mental Health First Aid

    Duration: 2 days
    Cost: $300 per person

    This course provides adults with the knowledge of how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem or are experiencing a mental health crisis. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, how/where to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

  • Suicide prevention

    Community LifeForce Suicide Prevention Training

    Our suicide prevention workshops are based on the latest research in suicide prevention and are designed to help people identify the signs that someone may be at risk of suicide and educate them on how to respond.

    Community members are welcome to attend. Clinical and/or previous mental health training is not essential to attend the course. Full-day and half-day workshops are available. Please note that workshops may not be suitable for those recently bereaved by suicide.

    Workshop outcomes

    • understand risk and protective factors
    • how to identify the warning signs that someone may be at risk of suicide
    • how to ask directly about suicide intent.
    • understand what local and national support and resources are available to support a person at risk.

    Upcoming workshops

    Healthcare workers LifeForce Suicide Prevention Training

    Wesley LifeForce has developed tailored suicide prevention training for a range of healthcare professionals.

    • general practitioners and practice nurses
    • general practice office staff
    • relationship counsellors
    • aged care nurses
    • aged care workers.

    Click below for more information about the training and CPD hour eligibility.

    Healthcare workers training

  • Workplace health and safety

    Health & Safety Representative Training

    Duration: 5 days
    Cost: $900 per person

    This WorkCover NSW course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfil their role as Health & Safety Representative (HSRs) and influence health and safety outcomes in their workplace.

    Health & Safety Representative Refresher Training

    Duration: 1 day
    Cost: $300 per person

    This course is designed to refresh the information and skills attained in the initial five day HSR training course and to assist HSRs to carry out their role and functions under the WHS legislation in their workplace.

    Fire Warden Training

    Duration: 4 hour course
    Cost: $300 per person

    The Fire Warden Training course covers the training requirements as listed in Australian Standard 3745 Emergency Control Organisations. The Fire Warden training program will equip your personnel with the skills required to safely evacuate your workplace. Regular evacuation training will ensure that your workers are ready to deal with any workplace emergency and can be tailored to your individual sites.

    Emergencies covered include fires, bomb threats, chemical incidents and storms. Both theory and practical modules will ensure that your workers can respond to any workplace emergency.

    Asbestos Awareness

    Duration: 2 hour course
    Cost: $150 per person

    This course gives workers and Managers/Supervisors the knowledge they need to identify and work safely with asbestos or asbestos containing material.

    The purpose of awareness training is to ensure workers understand where asbestos might be found and what steps to take to stay safe.

    Training will cover:

    Identification, safe handling and appropriate control measures
    Asbestos containing materials (ACMs)
    Naturally occurring asbestos
    Loose fill asbestos (raw asbestos crushed into a fine state and installed as insulation)

    Fundamental WHS Training & Manual Handling

    Provides workers with a general introduction into Work Health and Safety and manual handling including recognising risks and completing tasks with the least risk and manual handling responsibilities that apply in the workplace.

  • Workplace mental health and resilience

    Mental Health in the Workplace

    People living with a mental health condition are often reluctant to disclose the information because of the stigma attached. In the workplace, this can cause increased absenteeism and loss of productivity. Mental Health and Resilience in the Workplace is a training program to raise awareness of mental health issues in the workplace, foster open communication and enhance mental health and resilience.

    The program can be offered as a one day workshop or as three two-hour sessions to cover each of the modules.

    Wesley LifeForce Suicide Prevention

    Designed to teach employees how to support someone who is going through a tough time, identify the signs that someone may be at risk of suicide and outline the appropriate action to take.

    Full-day and half-day workshops provide participants with opportunities to practice the intervention strategy. Clinical and/or previous mental health training is not needed to take part in the course. The program is designed to assist individuals to support work colleagues, family and friends—or anyone at risk of suicide.

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