Upcoming courses at SHARE

01.02.2022 QA Level 3 Award in First Aid in the Workplace

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid.

 

02.02.2022 Overview of Housing 2040

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This course is designed for new and experienced Committee/Board members who want to find out more about the current and future challenges likely to face housing associations and co-operatives in Scotland.

 

03.02.2022 Leadership & team skills (ILM Level 2 in Leadership and Management)

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

The course comprises four core units and offers learners an excellent learning platform that will provide them with greater skills, knowledge and confidence to lead their team more effectively.

 

07.02.2022 How effective is your Committee/Board?

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

In this session delegates will explore how to make effective governance a part of your culture so that you are continually reflecting on your effectiveness as Committee/Board.

 

09.02.2022 Pre-tenancy – essential conversations

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This course is aimed at any staff member who will speak to potential tenants and its purpose is to ensure that future tenants are ready for their new tenancy offer.

 

10.02.2022 Working with confidence at the frontline

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This session is designed to provide a platform to allow frontline staff to explore both the challenges and possible solutions that will allow them to act and feel more confident, and with a greater sense of resilience, when dealing with such change and challenges.

 

11.02.2022 Fuel poverty prevention

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This course will examine how new proposals, new definitions and new targets aim to reduce the proportion of people in fuel poverty to 15% by 2030 and to under 5% by 2040. This course will also explore ways to tackle fuel poverty, looking at ways to support your tenants manage increasing fuel costs.

 

14.02.2022 The workings of a residential committee - How to successfully work in conjunction with a residential committee

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

The session is for anyone who works with factored owners who wish to obtain a further understanding of working in conjunction with a residential committee and the requirements we require to provide to a committee once in place.

 

15.02.2022 Equalities and Human Rights for Committee/Board

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This session will outline where equalities and human rights issues arise in the delivery of housing services and how Committee/Board members can ensure these obligations are met.

 

21.02.2022 Effective collection in factoring

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This course is designed for those who work within a factoring role or those with a factoring function within their role. Delegates will examine owner occupier debts and what we can do as factors to reduce these and address consistent non-payers, as well as the do’s and don’ts of debt collection in relation to legislation and the deeds of condition.

 

22.02.2022 Supporting your tenants with budgeting

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This half day course focuses on techniques and processes to engage tenants in budgeting support.

The session will provide frontline workers with the skills and confidence to support tenants to check their current budgets, consider income maximisation and provide achievable budgeting plans to benefit tenants.

 

24.02.2022 Fuel poverty prevention – Committee/Board

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This course is for Committee/Boards of housing associations and will explore ways in which associations can support their tenants manage increasing fuel costs as well as the targets to decrease fuel poverty by 15% 2030 and how you tackle these targets with increasing demands on your tenant’s income from wholesale gas prices increasing, Brexit & COVID causing disruptions to the supply chain and increasing costs for goods in general.

 

25.02.2022 Writing policies

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This course will provide you with practical experience in writing policies and equip you with the skills to produce documents which are user friendly and meet the needs of the intended audience. It is suitable for anyone who is involved in writing or adopting policies, who is new to policy writing or wishing to refresh existing skills.

 

28.02.2022 Welfare rights for housing staff

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

The course is aimed at all staff members who have a role to play in ensuring the financial stability of their organisation. All staff members of housing associations and co-operatives should have an understanding of the current and forthcoming changes, as well as their impact on the ability of these organisations to continue to operate with financial stability.

 

28.02.2022 Questions you should be asking – affordability

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

The Scottish Housing Regulator has on several occasions highlighted the need for housings associations and co-operatives to ensure that their rents are affordable. Many organisations will use tools and calculators to analyse the figures and help them arrive at a conclusion. This session will look beyond this at the other ways Committee/Board should be scrutinising affordability decisions to do the best by their tenants.

 

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