Learning Events

Advice Skills Academy is co-ordinating learning events for participants in the project. One way we’re doing this is through arranging internal training, and buying-in external trainers.  We aim to respond to the learning needs of participants, so if you haven’t already done your individual Learning Plan, go to the Planning Cycle page to start work on it.

Apr
30
Tue
Accredited Training: Leading & Motivating A Team Effectively
Apr 30 all-day

Ideal for people who just want to learn more about leadership, including non-managers, new leaders or those who may want to move into a leadership role in the future, this unit will help learners understand:Developing Training Skills

  • The importance of an organisation’s vision, mission and strategy
  • How to develop team objectives, to help work towards the overall vision and strategy of the organisation
  • The role that effective communication plays in team working
  • The importance of motivation, and some motivational theories
  • How to give feedback on performance
  • How to provide support to team members
  • The importance of continuous development for the team and individual members

 

This unit will be delivered over two days, by The Learning Curve staff.

The assignment for this unit will focus on:

  • Describing an organisation, and a team within it, and the vision, mission and strategy of the organisation
  • Describing the role that a common sense of purpose plays in teams
  • Describing the importance of communication in establishing a common sense of purpose
  • Assessing your own communication skills
  • Describing the importance of a leader being able to motivate a team, as well as some ways that they may do this

Accredited qualification requirements / details:

Training days 2 days training
ILM unit number 8600-341
Credit value 2
ILM unit details – use qualification finder https://www.i-l-m.com/learning-and-development/qualification-finder
Dates Session 1:  3rd April (day 1) & 9th April (day 2)

Session 2: 30th April (day 1) & 8th May (day 2)

Session 3: 14th May (day 1) & 6th June (day 2)

For information about pre-requisites for booking, download the Accredited Training Programme Booklet 

May
14
Tue
Accredited Training: Leading & Motivating A Team Effectively
May 14 all-day

Ideal for people who just want to learn more about leadership, including non-managers, new leaders or those who may want to move into a leadership role in the future, this unit will help learners understand:Developing Training Skills

  • The importance of an organisation’s vision, mission and strategy
  • How to develop team objectives, to help work towards the overall vision and strategy of the organisation
  • The role that effective communication plays in team working
  • The importance of motivation, and some motivational theories
  • How to give feedback on performance
  • How to provide support to team members
  • The importance of continuous development for the team and individual members

 

This unit will be delivered over two days, by The Learning Curve staff.

The assignment for this unit will focus on:

  • Describing an organisation, and a team within it, and the vision, mission and strategy of the organisation
  • Describing the role that a common sense of purpose plays in teams
  • Describing the importance of communication in establishing a common sense of purpose
  • Assessing your own communication skills
  • Describing the importance of a leader being able to motivate a team, as well as some ways that they may do this

Accredited qualification requirements / details:

Training days 2 days training
ILM unit number 8600-341
Credit value 2
ILM unit details – use qualification finder https://www.i-l-m.com/learning-and-development/qualification-finder
Dates Session 1:  3rd April (day 1) & 9th April (day 2)

Session 2: 30th April (day 1) & 8th May (day 2)

Session 3: 14th May (day 1) & 6th June (day 2)

For information about pre-requisites for booking, download the Accredited Training Programme Booklet 

May
20
Mon
Accredited Training: Workplace Mentoring
May 20 all-day

PLEASE NOTE:  Unfortunately due to this training being very popular, we are no longer taking bookings for this session of training due to being over subscribed.  If you would like to be considered for future sessions, please email us with an expression of interest and we will keep you on record.

Ideal for those who haven’t mentored before, or for those that want a refresher, this unit will help learners understand:

  • The nature and purpose of workplace mentoring
  • The difference between informal and formal mentoring
  • The roles and responsibilities in a mentoring relationship
  • The knowledge, skills and behaviour of a workplace mentor
  • The range of approaches to establishing and maintaining quality mentoring records

 

This unit will be delivered over 2 days, by Advice Skills Academy staff.

The assignment for this unit will focus on:

  • Considering your knowledge and understanding of the context and environment for effective mentoring within the workplace
  • Describing the role, remit and responsibilities of a workplace mentor
  • Outlining the tools and techniques that can be used to support effective workplace mentoring
  • Identify why it is important to keep mentoring records
  • Describe any potential barriers to workplace mentoring

Accredited qualification requirements / details:

Training days 2 days training
ILM unit number 8557-304
Credit value 3
ILM unit details – use qualification finder https://www.i-l-m.com/learning-and-development/qualification-finder
Dates 20th May (day 1) & 3rd June (day2)

For information about pre-requisites for booking, download the Accredited Training Programme Booklet 

Jun
5
Wed
Accredited Training: Managing Workplace Projects
Jun 5 all-day

PLEASE NOTE:  Unfortunately due to this training being very popular, we are no longer taking bookings for this session of training due to being over subscribed.  If you would like to be considered for future sessions, please email us with an expression of interest and we will keep you on record.

Ideal for those that have informally run projects before, or for those that are looking to move into project management, this unit will help learners:

  • Develop an understanding of what projects are, and the stages of project management
  • Identify basic project design principles
  • Understand what project planning tools and techniques can be used in project management
  • Develop an understanding of the advantages of using targets and milestones to monitor the progress of projects
  • Consider project evaluation and review techniques
  • Consider the financial appraisal of projects, and the role of financial monitoring

This unit will be delivered over three days, by Advice Skills Academy staff.

The assignment for this unit will focus on:

  • Describing a simple workplace project
  • Developing a project plan for the project
  • Identifying project milestones and targets
  • Describing the evaluation of the project
  • Considering the financial and non-financial implications of the project

Accredited qualification requirements / details:

 

Training days 3 days training
ILM unit number 8600-320
Credit value 2
ILM unit details – use qualification finder https://www.i-l-m.com/learning-and-development/qualification-finder
Date Day 1: 5th June

Day 2: 11th June

Day 3: 18th June

For information about pre-requisites for booking, download the Accredited Training Programme Booklet