Training

We have a free training offer and networking opportunities for East Sussex employers:

Workplace Health Champion Training

Delivered in partnership with One You East Sussex and following the Making Every Contact Count (MECC) principles, this training is available for employers registered to the Accreditation Programme. The course will give their champions the confidence and skills they need to promote local services; have conversations with colleagues about wellbeing; influence senior leaders; undertake wellbeing activities, and share stories of success.

Champions will gain access to a bi-monthly networking meeting hosted by the Wellbeing at Work team, where champions can access support; best practice examples can be shared; health campaign materials will be distributed and expert-led, topic-based upskill sessions led.

This course is funded by Public Health at East Sussex County Council, there is no cost associated to attendees.

See next dates available for this course and how to book here.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Delivered by the Wellbeing at Work Team, this training is available for employers registered to the Accreditation Programme. The course will give attendees the confidence and skills they need to have effective conversations about mental health; identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health challenge.

This course is funded by the Wellbeing at Work programme, there is no cost associated to attendees.

If you are interested in taking part in Workplace Health Champion or MHFA training, take a look at our events page to find upcoming courses and booking information.

Free E-Learning:

Suicide Prevention Training

Did you know that suicide is preventable? See how you can have a life-saver conversation with a staff member or a work colleague in this 30-minute free online training created by Zero Suicide Alliance.

Lower Back Pain Workshop

Cornwall County Council has developed a pre-recorded video workshop accompanied by a resource list and exercises routine that you could use in your workplace to educate your staff on how to prevent back pain from occurring and also to support staff experiencing low back pain.

Managing Cancer in the Workplace

Macmillan Cancer Support have a free e-learning module to help line managers support people affected by cancer in the workplace. The module covers: First conversations and breaking the news; Confidentiality and communication; Rights and responsibilities; Supporting carers; and Supporting a return to work

ACAS E-learning

ACAS have a number of free e-learning modules for both employers and employees, such as mental health awareness; equality & diversity; bullying & harassment; flexible working; managing people; and more!