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01334 654445 (Cupar)
01592 501068 (Glenrothes)

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Tom Rodgers Mill,
East Burnside,
Cupar, KY15 4DQ

Castle Furniture Project is registered as Castle Enterprise Scotland Ltd.

©2017 Castle Furniture Project | Scottish Charity No: SC022079 | Company No: SC160800 | VAT No: 984 8108 79

Training

We aim to train all trainees, work placements and volunteers to carry out their role successfully.  We ensure that you are able to learn and develop from the first day you join us.

We have an established in house training, offering a full range of training and development solutions such as; leadership to coaching and financial awareness to systems.

Our training fully recognises and stretches the needs of individuals and gives them the opportunity to grow.  In every one, you’ll find the same commitment, backed by an unparalleled level of service which is the foundation of our success.

PAT Testing Training

We offer Portable Appliance Training at our workshop and trainees will be given the opportunity to be involved with an interactive learning programme with lots of hands-on practical experience. Furthermore, this course is based on real-world experience and delivered in a professional manner. Training is delivered on a one to one basis, to ensure that trainees can learn at a pace that is tailored to meet individual’s needs and learning pace.

Objectives

  1. Background

    1. The legal requirements

    2. What exactly does the law require?

    3. What should be tested, and how often?

    4. Who is responsible for the testing?

  2. Electrical Appliances

    1. What types of equipment do we have to test?

    2. Class 1 and Class 2 appliances

    3. How to carry out a simple examination

    4. Checking plugs, cables and fuses Examination,

  3. Inspection and Testing

    1. Demonstration and hands-on practical work

    2. Testing a variety of different appliances

    3. Important notes of safety

    4. Avoiding damage to equipment under test

  4. Inspection and Testing

    1. More practical and demonstrations

    2. Testing ICT equipment

Manual Handling

We offer manual handling training at different levels; this training course will provide trainees with guidance on the correct lifting procedure and some handy hints on the do’s and don’ts of manual handling. A key component of these workshops is behaviour based through the promotion of personal responsibility for back care. This is designed to motivate the participants to undertake a positive change in their manual handling behaviour i.e. be motivated to implement suitable strategies to help prevent and manage musculoskeletal problems.

Objectives

  1. Effective manual handling techniques

  2. Posture exercise

  3. Job planning

  4. Early reporting and management.