Short course dates and costs

All currently available short courses are listed below. To book on to any course please contact Tina Brown  on (01856) 569206  or print, complete and return a booking form.

First aid

First aid

Course Date Time Cost

Basic First Aid

Tutor:  Various

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

 

 

6.30-9.30 (2 evenings)

£90

First Aid Requalification

Tutor:  Various

Date on application

 

9.00 – 4.30

2 Days

£160

First Aid At Work

Tutor:  Various

Date on application

 

9.00 – 4.30

3 Days

£250

First Aid Annual Refresher

Tutor:  Various

Date on application

1.00 – 4.30

1 Afternoon

£55  

Basic First Aid for Child Carers

Tutor:  Various

Date on application

 

6.30 – 9.30

2 Evenings

£90   

Prevention of Infection for Child Carers

Tutor:  Anne Hill

Date on application

 

6.00 – 9.00

1 Evening

£55 

People Handling and Risk Assessment

Tutor:  June Bacon

Date on application

 

 

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£90 

Child Protection

Tutor:  Lynn Tait

Date on application

6.30 – 9.00

1 Evening

£50   

Automated External Defibrillation

Tutor:  Murray Stead

Date on Application

9.00 – 12.00

1 Morning

£55  

 

Health and safety

Health and safety

Course Dates Times Cost

Manual Handling

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

9.00 – 12.30

1 Morning

£55 

Abrasive Wheels

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£105

Abrasive Wheels Refresher

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 12.30

1 Morning

£ 55

Working at Heights Awareness

Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 1.00

1 Morning

£65 

Ladder and Stepladder Safety

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

1.30 – 5.00

1 Afternoon

£55 

IOSH Working Safely

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Recognised by CSCS as an equivalent to  Level 1 Award in health and safety in a construction environment.

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

4 Days

£99 

IOSH Managing Safely

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£385

Ground Maintenance

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£95   

Fire Warden Responsibilities

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£95 

Fire Safety Awareness

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

1.30 – 5.00

1 Afternoon

£55

Noise & Vibration Awareness & Control

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

9.00 – 12.30

1 Morning

£55 

Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting
Tutor:  Alan Wormald

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

2 Days

tbc

Chainsaw Maintenance Refresher
Tutor:  Alan Wormald

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

tbc

Chimney Repairs

Tutor:  Michael Riddell

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£130

Portland Cement Repairs

Tutor:  Michael Riddell

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£130

Lime Pointing & Harling

Tutor:  Michael Riddell

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£130

Sash & Case Window Repairs

Tutor:  Alan Brough

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£130

Conservation Maintenance

Tutor:  Michael Riddell

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£130

Introduction to Levelling & Setting Out

Tutor:  Colin Kirkpatrick

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£95

Intermediate Levelling & Setting Out

Tutor:  Colin Kirkpatrick

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

2 Days

£252 

Wood Working Machinery

Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 12.30

1 Morning

£55   

Construction Safety Awareness Ref.

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

9.00 – 12.30

1 Morning

£50 

Safety in Roofwork

Tutor:  To be Confirmed

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£95    

 

Hospitality

Hospitality

Course Dates Times Cost

REHIS Introduction to Food Hygiene

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on application

9.00 – 11.00

1 Morning

£44 

Introduction to Food Hygiene (Seafish)

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on Application

1.00 – 3.00

1 Afternoon

£44 

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on application

 

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

 

 

6.00 – 9.00

2 Evenings

£90 

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene        Refresher

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on application

1.00-4.30

1 Afternoon

£55 

REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman/EHO

Date on application

 

9.00 – 4.30

4 Days

£275

REHIS Controlling Risk of Cross  
Contamination

Intermediate Refresher Course

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£90 

REHIS HACCP for Caterers

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£105

REHIS Int to HACCP & Hazard Analysis

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£90 

REHIS Intermediate HACCP Practices

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

3 Days

£275

REHIS Food and Health

Tutor:  Anne Hill

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£90   

Allergy and Intolerance: a guide for businesses

Tutor:  Sheila Chapman

Date on application

 

9.00 – 12.15

£44    

Scottish Certificate Personal Licence Holder

Tutor:  Anne Hill

Date on application

 

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£132

Scottish Certificate Personal Licence Holder Refresher

Tutor:  Anne Hill

Date on application

11.00-3.30

9.00-1.30

£79 

World Host

Tutor:  Anne Hill

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£95

World Host

Tutor:  Anne Hill

Date on application

6.00 – 9.00

2 Evenings

£95

One Course Fits All

Tutor:  Anne Hill

Date on application

9.00 – 4.30

1 Day

£88 

Restaurant Service

Tutor:  To be Confirmed

Date on application

9.00 – 12.30

1 Morning

£53

Customer Care

Tutor:  To be Confirmed

Date on application

9.00 – 12.30

1 Morning

£53 

 

IT

IT

Course Dates Times Cost

Social Media for Beginners

Tutor:  Susan Mackay

Date on application

5.30-8.00pm

4 Evenings

£65

ECDL Modules

ECDL Module 1: Security for IT Users

ECDL Module 2: IT User Fundamentals

ECDL Module 3: Word Processing

ECDL Module 4: Spreadsheet Software

ECDL Module 5: Database Software

ECDL Module 6: Presentation Software

ECDL Module 7: Using Email & Internet

Tutor:  AJ Seatter

Drop-in sessions

Thursday afternoons

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

 

1 Afternoon
3 Afternoon
4 Afternoon

4 Afternoon
4 Afternoon
3 Afternoon

3 Afternoon

 

£60*

ECDL Advanced Word

ECDL Advanced Access

ECDL Advanced Powerpoint

ECDL Advanced Excel

Tutor:  AJ Seatter

Date on application

9.30 – 12.30

7 Mornings

£220

*All-inclusive ECDL rate of £350 covers delivery, materials, assessments and £25 registration fee.

Business skills

Business skills

Course Dates Times Cost

Conflict in the Workplace

Tutor: Anne Hill

Date on application

9.00-12.30

1 Morning

£55

Minuting of Meetings

Tutor: Mandy Smith

Date on application

1.30 – 4.30

1 Afternoon

£55

Effective Chairing of Meetings

Tutor: Mandy Smith

Date on application

1.30 – 4.30

1 Afternoon

£55 

Business Letter Writing

Tutor: Mandy Smith

Date on application

1.30 – 4.30

1 Afternoon

£55

Report Writing

Tutor: Mandy Smith

Date on application

1.30 – 4.30

2 Afternoons

£87

Reception Skills

Tutor: Mandy Smith

Date on application

1.30 – 4.30

2 Afternoons

£87

Telephone Skills

Tutor: Mandy Smith

Date on application

1.30 – 4.30

2 Afternoons

£87

Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

Tutor: Ray Knox

Date on application

1.30 – 4.30

2 Afternoons


£87

Recruitment & Selection

Tutor: Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 4.30

1 Day

£87   

Time Management

Tutor: Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 12.30

1 Morning


£55

Delegation Skills

Tutor: Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 12.30

1 Morning


£55

Interviewee Skills

Tutor: Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 4.30

1 Day


£87

Coping with Stress

Tutor: Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 12.30

1 Morning


£55

 

Management

Management

Course Dates Times Cost

Role of the Effective First Line Manager
Module from Award in First Line Management

Tutor:  Mandy Smith

September

4.30 – 6.30

2 Afternoons

£60*

Identifying & Meeting Stakeholder Needs
Module from Award in First Line Management

Tutor:  Mandy Smith

October

4.30 – 6.30

2 Afternoons

£60*

Developing & Managing Team Performance.
Module from Award in First Line Management

Tutor:  Mandy Smith

November

4.30 – 6.30

3 Afternoons

£60*

Skillful Staff Appraisal

Tutor:  Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 4.30

1 Day

£87    

Team Building

Tutor:  Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 4.30

1 Day


£87

Stress Management

Tutor:  Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 4.30

1 Day


£87

Interviewer Skills

Tutor:  Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 4.30

1 Day


£87

Leadership Skills

Tutor:  Ray Knox

Date on application

9.30 – 4.30

1 Day


£87

*Current fee of £250 for CMI Level 6 Award in First Line Management which includes registration and assessment for all 3 elements. £60 for single element with no CMI registration.

Vehicle/plant operator

Vehicle/plant operator

Course

Dates Times Cost

Traffic Law
1 x 7 hour module

Tutor:  Robin Nicolson

Date on application

8.30 – 4.30

1 Day

£100 

Manual Handling for Drivers
1 x 7 hour module

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

8.30 – 4.30

1 Day

£100 

First Aid for Drivers
1 x 7 hour module

Tutor: Denize Lace

Date on application

8.30 – 4.30

1 Day

£100 

Driver Hours/Driver Safety at Work
2 x 3.5 hour modules

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

8.30 – 4.30

1 Day

£100 

Load Security/Dr Health & Ecosafe Driving 2 x 3.5 hour modules

Tutor:  Andrew Bowman

Date on application

8.30 – 4.30

1 Day

£100 

Professional Driver
1 x 7 hour module

Tutor:  Robin Nicolson

Date on application

8.30 – 4.30

1 Day

£100 

Novice Industrial Masted

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

2 Days

£200 

Novice Rough Terrain Masted

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

2 Days

£200

Novice Telescopic Material Handler

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

2 Days

£200

Novice Lorry Loader (Hiab)

Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

2 Days

£200

Novice MEWP Scissor or Boom or Trailed

Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

2 Days

£200

Conversion Industrial Masted to
Telescopic

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Conversion Telescopic to Industrial Masted

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Conversion MEWPS Scissor to Boom

Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Conversion MEWPS Boom to Scissor

Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Refresher/Experienced Industrial Masted

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Refresher/Experienced Rough Terrain Masted

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Refresher/Experienced Telescopic
Handler

Tutor:  Billy Scott

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Refresher/Experienced Lorry Loader (Hiab)

Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Refresher/Experienced MEWP Scissor

Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Refresher/Experienced MEWP Boom Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140

Refresher/Experienced MEWP Trailed
Tutor:  Steven Findlay

Date on application

9.00 – 4.00

1 Day

£140


NB: All CPC courses are approved by JAUPT and can be delivered over two evenings or at weekends.  All Vehicle Operator Courses can be delivered on site or at Orkney College UHI.