Volunteer Training Calendar

The Hills Shire is very fortunate to have a large and dedicated group of volunteers who play a critical role in helping Council provide important services to the community.

The volunteer training calendar provides the opportunity for volunteers to enhance their skills and abilities.

Courses take place at Council’s office in Norwest and online.

For all enquires please call 9843 0322 or email volunteers@thehills.nsw.gov.au

Workshop  Details 

First Aid Workshop

Tuesday 13 April 2021

9:00am - 5:30pm

This is a comprehensive 1 day course that will give you the knowledge and skills to tend to an ill or injured person until medical aid arrives. This workshop includes CPR training.

Upon successfully completing the course participants will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid).

**Please note it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.**

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CPR Workshop

Thursday 15 April 2021

9:00am - 12:00pm

 

NOTE: CPR training is included in the 'First Aid Workshop.' 

This course has been developed in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and is a nationally recognised qualification.

National Recognised Statement of Attainment (HLTAID001 CPR) will be received on successful completion of the course.

**Please note it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.**

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Dealing with Difficult People

ONLINE

Wednesday 28 April 2021

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Like it or not, dealing with difficult people is something we have to face from time to time. 

Wouldn’t it be great to recognise the signs faster and defuse the situation before it erupts? 

At this workshop you will learn techniques that will help you to deal with difficult people, manager conflict and develop tools that will assist you to resolve even the trickiest of situations. 

You will be introduced to emotional intelligence and discover how our behaviour can be hijacked when in stressful situations and what you can do about it.

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First Aid Workshop

Thursday 13 May 2021

9:00am - 5:30pm

This is a comprehensive 1 day course that will give you the knowledge and skills to tend to an ill or injured person until medical aid arrives. This workshop includes CPR training.

Upon successfully completing the course participants will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid).

**Please note it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.**

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Influence and Communication Skills

ONLINE

Wednesday 19 May 2021

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Communication is not about what you mean, it is what is understood. 

Just by applying some simple communication strategies you can improve our communication effectiveness and avoid the frustration. 

At this workshop you will discover how to identify different communication styles and learn 7 ways to improve your listening skills so you are ‘listening to understand’. 

This course is ideal for anyone working with others to make great things happen and wanting to improve the success of face-to-face interaction.

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First Aid Workshop

Tuesday 8 June 2021

9:00am - 5:30pm

This is a comprehensive 1 day course that will give you the knowledge and skills to tend to an ill or injured person until medical aid arrives. This workshop includes CPR training.

 Upon successfully completing the course participants will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid).

**Please note it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.**

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Introduction to Mental Health

ONLINE

Wednesday 9 June 2021

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Would you recognise the signs that someone in our organisation/community is suffering from mental health issues? 

In this workshop you will learn:

  • About the state of mental health
  • What Mental Health First Aid is
  • What types of courses are available
  • Why sharing evidence based information is so important for reducing stigma and helping people to access the appropriate support they need.

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