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NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate [Ref: 18/10/03]

October 22 - October 26

Cost to members: £745

NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate Carlisle, Cumbria Week 1: Monday 22 October 2018 to Friday 26 October 2018 The NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate aims to build on the knowledge gained in the NEBOSH National General Certificate. It has been designed for managers, supervisors, employee representatives and others and aims to equip holders to contribute to the conduct and review of fire risk assessments and fire preventive and protective measures within most workplaces. It is therefore…

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Free Workshop – Appraisals and Performance Management – 23rd October, Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Growth Hub

October 23-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Appraisals and Performance Management Are you able to effectively monitor staff performance in relation to the aims and progress of your teams and organisation? Have you established the right competencies and behaviours for the roles within your business? Are your appraisals seen and used as a development tool for your staff and not a disciplinary action? One of the most important foundations of any effective HR department or of a successful people manager lies in determining Key Results Areas (KRAs),…

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Free Workshop – Writing To Sell – 25th October, Castle Green Hotel, Kendal – Cumbria Growth Hub

October 25-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Writing To Sell Does your current marketing copy get you noticed and deliver sales? Do you want to write more effective sales driven copy? Can you adapt your content for different marketing materials? The workshop We all need our marketing to help us sell. So for a workshop focussed on writing great content for all your marketing materials join Cumbria Business Growth Hub and Jackie Harris of Brightspark Marketing on 25th October, Castle Green Hotel, Kendal - 10am to 4pm…

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FREE workshop – Get your business ‘Fit to Tender’ with Kevin Thistlethwaite from A7 Advisory, 26th October, Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Business Growth Hub

October 26-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost to members: Free

FREE workshop - Get your business ‘Fit to Tender’ with Kevin Thistlethwaite from A7 Advisory, 26th October, Newton Rigg, Penrith - Cumbria Business Growth Hub Do you want to win more work? Is your business fit to win more work? How well do you understand the procurement requirements of companies you want to win business from? If you want to grow your business, understand your customers and have that winning streak, then this workshop is for you. The workshop Join…

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NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management [Ref: 18/10/04]

October 29 - November 2

Cost to members: £845

NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management Carlisle, Cumbria Week 1: Monday 29 October 2018 to Friday 02 November 2018 The NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management is an examined core qualification designed to provide a sound foundation in environmental management knowledge. It is aimed at managers, supervisors and employees based in the UK, who have responsibility for managing environment issues, as part of their day to day duties. The qualification focuses on UK law and environmental management systems. The qualification is…

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Operating beyond the edge: Safety critical systems and human factors

October 29-9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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One event on October 21, 2018 at 9:00am

Cost to members: £40

Advanced technology continues to be introduced into moving platforms in the air, at sea, on the ground and in space. In some areas, such as flight control systems, it is argued that automating processes results in a higher reliability system but demonstrating safety with such systems is an increasingly expensive process, where residual uncertainty still exists within the complete performance envelope. Professor Nancy Leveson, the keynote speaker, has described safe systems as the imposition of constraints and this is only…

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Free Workshop – Introduction To Company Accounts, 29th October, Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Growth Hub

October 29-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Company Accounts Do you need to be able to read and understand company accounts? Do you understand the meaning and common usage of the main financial statements? Are you able to discuss published accounts, the Company Annual Report, or the Director’s Report? Join Cumbria Growth Hub, 29th October, Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith, 10am to 4pm for a one-day workshop that will help you gain a better understanding of company accounts Cost This workshop is FREE OF CHARGE…

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PAT Course 1 Day

October 30

Cost to members: £180

This one day course will provide the necessary knowledge and skills to those persons who are nominated as the competent person for undertaking portable appliance testing as required by the Electricity at Work Regulation 1989 (EAW) Delegates will gain understanding of electricity and knowledge on classification of equipment and associated tests. Delegates will also gain practical experience in the use of portable appliance testing equipment. The course will cover: The legal context and responsibilities of employers and owners Principles of…

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Innovation Summit

October 30-9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Are you ready to explore innovation and future ideas? This free event is brought to you by Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, the Innovate UK family and Cumbria Innovations Platform. It is aimed at Cumbria based *SME’s who want to innovate and turn ideas into reality. Location: Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, Conference Centre, Redhills, Penrith, CA11 0DT Agenda 9.00 Registration & Refreshments 9.30 Welcome and Opening Presentations Jo Lappin – Cumbria LEP & Rick Holland – Innovate UK ‘Big ideas for the…

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Fire Warden Training

October 31

Cost to members: £99

This one day course is aimed at employees with a designated fire safety role in the workplace under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. It equips the delegates with the necessary knowledge and skills to adequately undertake their roles and responsibilities as Fire Wardens / Marshals. Delegates gain practical experience of undertaking the fire warden checks (day-to-day duties) and the actions to be taken during an evacuation. In addition delegates get hands on experiences of operating portable fire extinguishers…

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