Guidelines for Airedale NHS Trust applying for Internal Course by dfhrf555fcg

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									Guidelines for Airedale NHS Trust applying for Internal Course Application


When applying for a course please read the information provided in the Training
Prospectus thoroughly, as the procedures will vary depending on the course organiser.
Some courses will also have special requirements i.e. attendance at other training before
commencement, or wearing of special clothing. Use the contact number provided to check
availability as well as make further enquiries around the course content. If you are unsure
of the procedure, please contact the Booking Desk Administrator in the first instance or the
Course Facilitator.

Your application must be supported by your line manager and it is your responsibility to
obtain authorisation from them to be released for the training programme, and agreement
made to offer you the support/opportunity to apply the skills/knowledge gained from the
course to the workplace.

Always make sure you book yourself onto courses in advance to avoid disappointment. If
there are no places available an alternative date will be offered, or you will be placed on a
waiting list.

Course administration procedures will also vary depending on course organiser. For
courses administered by the General Training Department, once you have been booked
on to a course, you should receive a booking confirmation via email/post and a copy sent
to your line manager. Approximately three weeks prior to the course you will receive
joining instructions via email/post formally inviting you to the event and a copy sent your
line manager. If you do not receive confirmation of your booking please contact the
Booking Desk Administrator immediately. On request, maps and more detailed
information around course content can be provided.

What do you do if you can no longer attend or would like to cancel?

In some areas charges are made for non-attendance on courses.

Cancellations and non attendance is an issue, and often Booking Desk
Administrators/Course Facilitators are not informed if staff are unable to attend. On
occasions it has led to programmes being cancelled due to few participants turning up on
the day. It is also costly to the organisation and a poor use of time. It is your responsibility
to:

      inform the Booking Desk Administrator/Course Facilitator if you cannot attend an
       event
      give as much notice as possible of your non-attendance

If you have any special requirements affecting your attendance on a course:

Please contact the Booking Desk Administrator/Course Facilitator, so that we can discuss
individual circumstances.

								
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