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Transport Operator Refresher Training - Safeguarding & Disability Awareness Combined

Event Code TOP 20/2085
Event Description This half day course is aimed at transport staff working with children and vulnerable adults who have already completed the individual Safeguarding and Disability Awareness courses. This combined Refresher training should be completed every 3 years for staff working on WSCC transport contracts.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Tuesday
18 August 2020
09:45 - 14:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideCowdray Room£40£0£40
Subject areas Disability / Safeguarding
Target audience
Transport Operators
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development TH (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
Trainers
Tricia Knight
tutors
Training objectives The aim of this course is to increase awareness of safeguarding, identify whose responsibility it is, identify the different types of abuse and what to look out for, as well as how to raise a concern if you are worried about the safety of an adult or child.

The course is designed to improve service delivery and customer skills for drivers and passenger assistants transporting passengers focusing on a range of disabilities and epilepsy.

The course delivers participants information on legislation and good practice on the transporting of wheelchairs, plus direction on the procedures for responding to and reporting medical incidents.