FREE accredited training for staff and volunteers, “Introduction to energy use in the home and Fuel Poverty Awareness”. Available from July 2017

This training is

·       FREE - funded by all the local authorities in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, through the Warm and Well project

·       For frontline staff, volunteers and councillors who interact with vulnerable clients including:

o   health and social care sector

o   disability and mental health services

o   child and family services

o   black and minority ethnic groups

o   advisory services

o   community and voluntary sector

o   education

o   public sector

o   housing providers

o   local councillors

o   others who may be interested…

·       Fully accredited by the CPD Certification Service and will count towards any CPD goals of staff/volunteers

·       Only 120 minutes long and can be run as an extended team meeting or as an event in its own right

Participants will

  • understand the main uses of energy in the home
  • understand what is meant by fuel poverty, how it is measured, and its causes
  • understand the effects of fuel poverty, how these can be minimised, and identify those at risk

·       be able to signpost and refer householders to appropriate support

·       learn how to assist clients/patients save energy and money while keeping warmer and healthier at home

Venue options:

 

·       You can host a training session - ideally you will have 10 or more participants. Warm and Well will come to you. All you need to do is provide a room!

·       Other options are being arranged. We will update you on this.

Please forward this info onto colleagues who may be interested. Thank you.

To book a training session, please email Warm and Well on warmandwell(at)severnwye.org.uk, including a few dates and times to suit you. We will then contact you to make a firm booking.

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