This is a free, interactive and activity based one-day training programme which aims to improve health literacy understanding and skills for community leaders with a focus on increasing self-care for minor ailments.
Sometimes it can be difficult to explain to service users and carers why commitments, agreement and arrangements cannot be met. The aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills on how to behave more assertively.
Please note that you must reserve your place in advance by emailing [email protected] or calling 028 9027 0663. Would you like to learn more about the people, places and communities that make Belfast? Are you interested in visiting different places of worship, understanding why different communities celebrate the events they do? If so, come along to our Diverse City events to learn more about the culture and traditions of some of the communities living in Belfast. This is a year long programme with free events happening each month.
The Certificate in Independent Advocacy allows Independent Advocates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment in their Independent Advocacy role. The course includes knowledge and skills based assessments and involves learners demonstrating competency in work related tasks. Assessment is through a portfolio of evidence which includes assignments, work products and observations
This short and practical overview will help you understand just how the State Pension actually works now and how Pensions are calculated in this transitional period. The course is aimed at advisers, anyone interested in personal retirement planning, financial advisers, HR staff, trade union representatives, lawyers and anyone working with older people.
This generalist level course is accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. It will help you understand the basic principles of money advice; explore the nature and extent of a debt problem and how to check your client’s liability. This course (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for attending other Wiseradviser courses.
This practical, hands-on course is designed for intermediates, and those who have completed or are already familiar with the topics covered in ‘Level 1: Introduction To Your Digital Camera’ and ‘Level 2: Develop Your Photography Skills’.
This practical, hands-on course is designed for beginners, those wishing to refresh previous knowledge, and those who have completed ‘Level 1: Introduction To Your Digital Camera’.
You will learn new camera settings and develop your photography skills, focusing on how to use white balance, metering, bracketing, focusing, histogram and more. This course will also enable you to apply a practical and theoretical knowledge to help you use a digital camera effectively and creatively.
This course will be delivered in line with RQIA standards, specifically the standard relating to the management of medicines which states that ‘The management of medicines is in accordance with legislative requirements, professional standards and DHSSPS guidance’.
This course is designed for advisers who are required to meet the Northern Ireland Quality Standard, or student advisers working primarily in this area.
As per the Northern Ireland Quality Standard all advisers should be able to provide generalist advice in relation to Employment.
This Award is an introductory qualification for candidates who are interested in acquiring knowledge about the role of an Independent Advocate. It comprises of the unit Understanding the Purpose and Role of the Independent Advocate. This is a knowledge based unit. The qualification has four learning outcomes: Understand the principles of Independent Advocacy. Understand the role of the Independent Advocate. Understand communication methods used in Independent Advocacy. Understand equality, diversity and inclusion.
An in-depth look at the social security appeals process in Northern Ireland. This intermediate one day course considers emerging issues and advises on tactics, including effectively using case law to dispute decisions.
This courses aligns with the NIASP Level 2 Training and Development Framework and aims to equip staff with the understanding of what safeguarding is, and increase their knowledge of roles and responsibilities in the protection of adults at risk of harm and children.
Valuing the combined lived experience of mental health and professional knowledge we co-produce courses to improve the wellbeing of people in the community of Belfast. Recovery College students include service users, families, friends, carers, staff and those with an interest in wellbeing and mental health. A peer educator with lived experience of mental health and a staff educator with knowledge of the subject area facilitate the workshops.
The Belfast Recovery College welcomes everyone to attend our free wellbeing and mental health education and learning programmes. There are a range of courses open to the community of Belfast. All you have to do is enrol!
Mindfulness introduces people to meditation techniques and teaches lifelong skills
that can be helpful for everyone in coping with the large and small stressors and
struggles of everyday life. It is also useful for physical and mental health conditions.
This course will consist of 8 sessions, one day each week and will give students and give an in-depth look at mindfulness, what it involves and how it may help you.