This is an opportunity for anyone to attend and find out about our wide range of courses. If you are new to Fircroft, you'll be able to look around the college and talk to our Admissions Team who will be available to offer advice, guidance and support to help you identify which course is right for you.
Our Pre-Access to Higher Education courses start on 3rd February 2020. This taster day will give anyone interested in working in a health or social work related job an insight into how they can benefit from doing one of these courses and go onto further study.
Email [email protected] to register your place today.
We are hosting Birmingham's first event of this academic year which will focus on community support for learner inclusion and wellbeing.
To book your free ticket please visit register here.
Society for Education and Training (SET) is a community of practitioners and professionals across post-14 education. SET Local Network Group events are your opportunity to meet people from across the sector, share knowledge and to reflect on the Professional Standards, the framework for effective practice in teaching and education. All those who attend will receive an attendance certificate.
There will be three workshops on the day and you will be able to choose two.
Delivered by a Disability Training and Consultancy Specialist with lived experience of PTSD, this workshop will cover:
Hear from Louise Bloomfield, an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Master Trainer, Dramatherapy Lecturer and Founder of 'Hope & Help: Community Suicide Prevention', which she founded in 2018 in order to support her own community to become suicide safe. This workshop will help you to:
The workshop will cover Preventing Exploitation and initiatives that can empower and protect people from Traffickers and their recruiters. This session will demonstrate an awareness of what it takes to RESCUE a victim, how the charity helps to RESTORE lives through outreach and re-integration programmes and ways to spot the signs of Modern Slavery and to respond effectively (REFORM).
Barrie Norman Jr
After joining the armed forces at the age of 19 and completing a number of tours, Barrie was medically discharged in 2014 due to PTSD Anxiety and Distress Disorder. After completing his recovery, Barrie is now a Disability Training and Consultancy Specialist for Remploy.
Armed with his own personal experiences, he is extremely driven to defend equality and challenge perceptions and wanting to become a part of a stronger and safer community.
Louise is a Dramatherapist and trainer specialising in loss, creative wellbeing and suicide prevention. She is registered with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) as a Dramatherapist , and a Full Member of the British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth).
John James and Pitr Pula
They are based at Hope for Justice's West Midlands Hub who consequently played a key role bringing down the gang behind the largest Human Trafficking ring in UK history.
Join us at Fircroft where light food and drink will be provided.