SPELL's training programme for the voluntary sector is available to all childcare staff and volunteers working in playgroups and baby and toddler groups in South Lanarkshire. Parents and carers who live in South Lanarkshire are also able to attend these courses. All courses are free of charge. For more information about the training of offer and/or to book a place on any of the courses please contact Wendy McPhillie by email at email@example.com or phone 01698 768944.
The following courses are available to book:
Please see below for more information regarding dates, times, venues and course descriptions.
Paediatric First Aid
This course is approved by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB). This training is suitable for any person caring for or working with children.
Core Learning: Administer first aid to an infant/child who is /requires:
In addition, discussion of specific work related injuries/illness to include topics such as :
Delegates are continually assessed throughout the course to ensure learning outcomes have been achieved. Successful delegates will receive an accredited certificate (FAIB) which is valid for three years.
Monday 20th March 2023 - FULL
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: The Village Centre, 12 Maxwell Drive, East Kilbride, G74 4HG
Thursday 20th April 2023 - FULL
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: Tom Craig Centre, 1 Lawhill Road, Law, ML85JQ
Emergency First Aid for Parents & Carers
This course is suitable for all parents, grandparents and other family members who wish to learn basic first aid procedures for babies and children. Key topics include: CPR for children and babies, recovery position, wounds and bleeding, sprains and strains, fractures, choking and major illness.
Date: Saturday 18th March 2023 - FULL
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: Burnbank Community Centre, 76 Burnbank Centre, Burnbank, Hamilton, ML3 0NA
Date: Saturday 22nd April 2023 - FULL
Date: 10am - 1pm
Venue: Stonehouse Lifestyle Centre, 2 Udston Mill Road, Stonehouse, ML9 3JL
Level 1 Makaton
This certified course provides a practical, fun and informative workshop in which participants learn:
In the Level 1 workshop participants learn - Stages 1 and 2 and 1/2 the additional vocabulary, approximately 137 signs / symbols.
Each participant receives a manual which includes PowerPoint presentations, other reading about Makaton and probably most importantly the line drawings of the signs and symbols taught. Each person also receives a certificate of attendance.
Date: Tuesday 21st February 2023 - FULL
Time: 9.30am - 4pm
Venue: Uddingston Cricket & Sports Club, Castle Avenue, Uddingston, G71 7HJ
SPELL also provide a free training programme for playgroups and nurseries in partnership with South Lanarkshire Council. For more details about this training programme please contact Wendy McPhillie by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01698 768944
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