Lowton Training Services
Foundation Module (3 Days)
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The programme is aimed at new and experienced supervisors and first line managers who have little or no previous training. It will also help those who are being given temporary supervisor duties during periods of shutdowns/outages.

  • Managing self, others and resources
  • Effective communication
  • Health, safety and essential employment law
  • Industrial relations

  • Understand the differences between leadership and management and how these may be applied in the workplace.
  • Able to interpret which situations require various leadership styles and when it is best to apply particular styles.
  • Recognise the need for, and apply, the techniques required to successfully motivate a work team.
  • Manage own personal effectiveness in the workplace through time management, planning and delegation techniques.
  • Understand communication techniques and be able to apply these to ensure effective exchange of information.
  • The essentials of efficient and effective meetings, both at day-to-day level, i.e. tool box talks, and more structured operational and project meetings.
  • In overview, the legal responsibility supervisors have for health and safety and employment law.
  • The role of industry specific collective agreements.

  • ECITB Certificate of Attendance
  • ECITB Certificate of Achievement on completion of the work based task assignment associated with this module.
The ECITB SMTD Programme
The programme is divided into 7 modules and includes training on managing teams and individuals, presentation skills, project management and management of health, safety and the environment. The modules are:
Additional SMTD Courses
Discretionary grants may be available from the ECITB to cover training and development opportunities not currently covered by ECITB courses. Lowton Training Services can help you identify these training needs and will design a specific training course to meet them.
For more information or to enquire about our training, please email us steve.kelly@lowton-training.co.uk
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