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Free training for Gosport SMEs

Friday 10th July 2015

Groundwork Solent are offering two free training courses for Gosport SMEs that can help them deliver activities related to their corporate social responsibility and environmentally friendly objectives; plus raise their profile as a local employer.

Working with children and young people during environmental activities (Thursday 23rd July)

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills required to work with children and young people. It includes

  • establishing and maintaining a healthy, safe and secure environment
  • being able to work with and protect children and young people during environmental activities
  • understanding the implications of working with children and young people

Encourage recycling (Tuesday 28th July)

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills required to encourage others to become involved in recycling.  It includes

  • being able to promote recycling to others
  • understanding the need to encourage and involve people in recycling
  • knowing the implications of this work in respect of health and safety, environmental and waste legislation and regulations

Each training day will be 1000hrs to 1600hrs and there will also be some home study and distance learning.

Both courses are free to employees that meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Employed for 1 day or more Over 19 years old
  • Have worked on average 8 hours per week for more than 4 weeks
  • Are a resident of a European Union Country or right to live & work in the UK
  • Employer has less then 249 employees
  • Highest level qualification you hold is less than a full level 2 or are 19-24 years and hold less than a level 3
  • Registered office of employment is within: IOW, Fareham, East Hants, Gosport, Portsmouth, Havant, Test Valley, New Forest, Southampton Eastleigh, Winchester

If not eligible there will be a fee of £85.

Places are limited and to book a place contact Zoe Huggins at Groundwork South’s Gosport office by

Groundwork South 

Groundwork supports businesses large and small to make a positive impact on the local and global environment, from reducing waste and energy use to supporting the local communities in which they operate.

We can provide training sessions for staff to develop their environmental awareness and the sustainability of your business. We can also help you cut your costs by being more environmentally conscious, or work with you to develop a mutually beneficial corporate partnership.

Gosport’s Employer Offer

Groundwork South is also one of the supporting partners of Gosport’s Employer Offer that highlights the locally available advice, support and financial incentives to help your business recruit, employ and train people.

Therefore it can help you reduce costs and grow your business too.  It can also help you to raise your profile locally as an employer and deliver related corporate social responsibility activities.

To find out more see Gosport’s Employer Offer.