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Level 3 Certificate for Supported Employment Practitioners

Date: 
28/11/17 to 29/11/17

Venue: Blackfriars Settlement, I Rushworth Street, London, SE1 0RB

Dates: 28-29 November 2017; 15-16 January; 20-21 March 2018

Cost: £1500+vat

This Level 3 Certificate course is accredited by Gateway Qualifications and we are inviting applications to join the course which is delivered by BASE. We have 15 places available. You will find general information about the course, including a pdf of the evidence requirements, at http://base-uk.org/cert but please contact us if you have specific queries. To book a place, please email us at admin@base-uk.org quoting the delegate name, invoicing details and a purchase order number.

The certificate is suitable for job coaches, managers of employment support services, work experience coordinators, college staff supporting internships and covers the core values and 5 stages of supported employment.

Learners will have 12 months to complete a portfolio demonstrating how they meet the course evidence requirements. You must be able to have opportunities to meet the evidence requirements to successfully complete the course. We deliver 6 days of training to give the underpinning knowledge and offer extensive support through our assessors. A workplace assesssment and professional discussion will form a part of the assessment process.

Training in Systematic Instruction (TSI)

Date: 
23/01/18 to 26/01/18
Topics: 
Training

Venue: The River's View Hotel, Green Lane,  Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE10 0SB
Cost: £550 (£500 for BASE members)

* 11 places currently available *

This course is primarily aimed at those working within the field of Supported Employment.  Turn-it-around has also delivered this course to those working in supported living, teachers, occupational therapists and others.

It is a four-day course covers the three key elements of TSI, namely, Value Base, Oranisational Framework and Teaching Strategies.

Participants will amongst other things:

  • Have the opportunity to explore their own values as well as those underpinning TSI. 
  • Learn how to analyse a task to create a task analysis.
  • Be taught a range of teaching techniques and how to use them.
  • Explore the nature of their role as a trainer, learning when and when not to intervene whilst ensuring the people they are supporting move towards independence.

The course offers the opportunity to practice skills learned, with paid consultant learners (learning disabled people).  This element of the course is instrumental in consolidating the participants learning of TSI skills.

Bookings via email to turnitaroundtraining@hotmail.co.uk

TSI (Taunton)

Date: 
29/01/18 to 01/02/18

Venue: Six Acres Resource Centre, Roman Road, Taunton TA1 2BD
Cost: £550+vat (BASE members: £500+vat)

* 5 places available *

This 3.5 day Training in Systematic Instruction course is delivered in Taunton on 29 January - 1 February by Mark Kilsby and Julie Allan. Please contact the trainers directly to apply for a place. This course is suitable for staff working in schools, colleges and supported employment services and is essential for anyone offering in-work support. 

Aims:
1. To provide the background, context and values of TSI and how it relates to supported employment;
2. To demonstrate that people with disabilities have a history of failure. and how this can lead to ‘learned helplessness’;
3. To introduce the concept of ‘task analysis’ (TA) as an essential method for preparing to train employment skills for disabled people;
4. Participants will conduct a TA;
5. To present a set of rules for assisting people with learning disabilities to overcome learned helplessness and learn employment tasks quickly and independently;
6. To provide a practical demonstration of the method through a live CCTV training demonstration by one of the presenters with a person with a learning disability on a practical task;
7. Participants will work one-on-one with a person with a learning disability on the model task, which is filmed to provide practical experience of the training techniques;
8. To record the trainee’s learning curves during the practical session and to provide feedback on the participant’s training;
9. To understand a range of alternative methods of presentation available to the trainer according to the trainee’s needs and safety concerns in work;
10. To discuss how TSI fits into the real world and ways for participants to take the approach forward in supported employment.

To book a place, please contact Mark Kilsby at kilsbyms@yahoo.co.uk
www.systematicinstruction.com

TSI (Yeovil)

Date: 
05/02/18 to 08/02/18

Venue: Five Ways Adult Resource Centre, Ilchester Rd, Yeovil BA21 3BB

Cost: £550+vat (BASE members: £500+vat)

* 5 places available *

This 3.5 day Training in Systematic Instruction course is delivered in Yeovil on 5-8 February by Mark Kilsby and Julie Allan. Please contact the trainers directly to apply for a place. This course is suitable for staff working in schools, colleges and supported employment services and is essential for anyone offering in-work support. 

Aims:
1. To provide the background, context and values of TSI and how it relates to supported employment;
2. To demonstrate that people with disabilities have a history of failure. and how this can lead to ‘learned helplessness’;
3. To introduce the concept of ‘task analysis’ (TA) as an essential method for preparing to train employment skills for disabled people;
4. Participants will conduct a TA;
5. To present a set of rules for assisting people with learning disabilities to overcome learned helplessness and learn employment tasks quickly and independently;
6. To provide a practical demonstration of the method through a live CCTV training demonstration by one of the presenters with a person with a learning disability on a practical task;
7. Participants will work one-on-one with a person with a learning disability on the model task, which is filmed to provide practical experience of the training techniques;
8. To record the trainee’s learning curves during the practical session and to provide feedback on the participant’s training;
9. To understand a range of alternative methods of presentation available to the trainer according to the trainee’s needs and safety concerns in work;
10. To discuss how TSI fits into the real world and ways for participants to take the approach forward in supported employment.

To book a place, please contact Mark Kilsby at kilsbyms@yahoo.co.uk
www.systematicinstruction.com

Commissioned courses


We are available for services to commission courses for their staff teams. It may be possible to arrange for additional delegate places to be made openly available if you don't have sufficient numbers for a dedicated course. Courses are available in:

  • Training in Systematic Instruction (TSI)
  • Job Coach training
  • Recruiting and retaining a Diverse Workforce
  • Marketing your Service for Individual Budgets
  • Working with Employers

Click here for further details of our training services.
For further details, contact Huw Davies on 01204 880733 or at admin@base-uk.org

Associate Trainers


BASE also works with a range of freelance trainers who deliver training on a variety of topics including TSI, Job retention case management. Click here to view details of their training programmes. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming an associate of BASE.