Short Courses Available

TIME: 9.00am – 1.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 4 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $150.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
JHI’s Level One Beginner Excel training is tailored to meet the needs of people new to Excel. Pick up useful shortcuts while learning the basics of creating, calculating, formatting and printing spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Learn through demonstration and hands-on activities based on real-world situations.
TIME: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
COURSE DURATION: 3 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $200.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
JHI’s Level Two Intermediate Excel training takes learners through techniques associated with creating better and more productive workbooks. This course includes database management techniques, formatting, charting features and more streamlined methods to enhance efficient spreadsheet creation.
TIME: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
COURSE DURATION: 3 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $200.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
JHI’s one day Level Three Advanced Excel training covers aspects of Microsoft Excel that goes well beyond building basic workbooks. Participants will learn advanced Excel techniques in a range of areas such as data validation, Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts, Lookup and Reference Functions, Financial Functions, Recorded Macros and much more.
TIME: 9.00am – 12.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 4 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $150.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is designed for people who, as part of their role, assist clients with the administration of prescribed bowel medication (this maybe suppositories or enemas). This course provides you with an opportunity to practice the skills required to perform these tasks in a safe and nurturing environment.
TIME: 10.00am – 12.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 2 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $65.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This training provides a general awareness of fire safety, including live demonstration and training on how to use an extinguisher to provide real solutions to people and workplaces confronted with emergency situations.
TIME: TBA
COURSE DURATION: TBA
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $65.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
JHI’s Safe Food Handling course provides a convenient and easy first step for all staff working or intending on working with food. It is ideally suited as part of an induction program and can be used to help meet your legal obligation to provide adequate training to staff.
TIME: 9:00am – 4:00pm
COURSE DURATION: 7 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $200.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is for all new and existing staff of a disability service. This course covers the important basic information required to commence a career in disability service. This training session will equip the new/existing employee with an understanding of care principles and the carer role in modern day disability care.
TIME: 2.00pm – 4.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 2 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $80.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
JHI’s Preventing Bullying and Harassment course provides participants with practical information and advice on identifying bullying and harassment and taking the appropriate steps to make your workplace safer.
TIME: 9.00am – 1.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 4 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $120.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
JHI’s Preventing Bullying and Harassment course provides participants with practical information and advice on identifying bullying and harassment and taking the appropriate steps to make your workplace safer.
TIME: 10.00am – 12.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 2 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $90.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is for existing staff whose role involves assisting with the administration of medication via a blister pack or supervising a client who self-medicates. This session will focus on the principles of good medication management and the role of the support worker in supporting a person to take their medication.
TIME: 9.00am – 1.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 4 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $150.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is designed for individuals working in the disability and community sectors and equips them with the knowledge and skills to minimise the risk of contamination in the workplace.
TIME: 9.00am – 4.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 7 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $220.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
TIME: 9.00am – 1.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 4 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $150.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This is a hands-on practical course that is designed for individuals who are required to assist a client with nutrition through either mealtime planning, modified preparation or assisting to eat.
TIME: 9.00am – 4.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 7 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $280.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This is a hands-on practical course for individuals who support a client with a feeding tube for either nutrition or medication delivery. This course is designed to provide the learner with the confidence to manage and assist the client with prescribed nutrition and/or prescribed medication via a gastrostomy (PEG) or jejunostomy (JEG).
TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm
COURSE DURATION: 2 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $90.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is designed for individuals who provide support and assistance to individuals with their oral care. This program has been developed to improve the individual support worker’s confidence when assisting a client with oral hygiene.
TIME: 10.00am – 12.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 2 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $90.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is designed for individual support staff who support clients that are at risk of pressure injuries (either through assessment or previous injury) and will give the learner the knowledge and skills to effectively identify and support clients at risk of pressure injuries.
TIME: 10.00am – 12.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 2 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $90.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is designed for individuals whose role includes the application and removal of a male incontinence sheath.
TIME: 9.00am – 12.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 3 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $55.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is for existing workers where the administration of liquid medications (Midazolam and Epilim) forms part of an individual’s epilepsy management plan. Conducted by a Registered Nurse, this training is designed to give participants the background knowledge and immediate skills in the use of these commonly used liquid medications.
TIME: TBA
COURSE DURATION: TBA
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $75.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This is a hands-on practical course for individuals who support a client with a feeding tube for either nutrition or medication delivery. This course is designed to provide the learner with the confidence to manage and assist the client with prescribed nutrition and/or prescribed medication via a gastrostomy (PEG) or jejunostomy (JEG).
TIME: 9:00am – 1:00pm
COURSE DURATION: 4 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $150.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is for all new and existing staff of a disability service. This course covers the important basic information required to commence a career in disability service. This training session will equip the new/existing employee with an understanding of care principles and the carer role in modern day disability care.
TIME: 10:00am – 11:30pm
COURSE DURATION: 1.5 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $55.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:

Poor manual handling practice is one of the most common causes of injury in the workplace.

JHI’s Safe Manual Handling course is designed to train participants in how to carry out their work safely to remove the risk of injuries. The course teaches participants how to lift and move materials manually and/or use basic manual handling equipment in a safe manner. The training takes participants through both the theory of why we need to follow safe manual handling techniques and the application of demonstrating and practising safe lifting techniques. 

TIME: 9.00am – 1.00pm
COURSE DURATION: 4 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $150.00 per person
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
JHI’s Level One Microsoft Word Course is the basics of Microsoft Word. This introductory course covers the basics navigation and creating a document through to formatting. A hands-on approach is taken and the exercises are designed to impart relevant skills and knowledge by having participants work through real-life examples and scenarios.
TIME: 9:00am – 4:00pm
COURSE DURATION: 7 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $200.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
JHI’s Level Two Microsoft Word Course extends on the basics of Microsoft Word and helps students create more complex and varied documents. Existing skills and knowledge are enhanced by covering more complex aspects of formatting, tabs, tables and inserting and manipulating pictures and shapes, and introduces new features such as Headers and footers, page numbering and more.
TIME: Coming early 2020
COURSE DURATION: TBA
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: TBA
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
We are working towards a world where everyone has the first aid skills to support people with mental health problems.Each year 1 in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness. Many people are not knowledgeable or confident to offer assistance. Physical first aid is accepted and widespread in our community, however most do not cover mental health problems. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches people the skills to help someone who they’re concerned about.
TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm
COURSE DURATION: 2 hours
COURSE LOCATION: John Henry Institute
Suites 5-6, 68 Clarence St, Port Macquarie
COURSE COST: $90.00
OTHER COURSE DATE/S: TBA
COURSE OVERVIEW:
This course is designed for individuals working in the disability sector who are required to record information. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to document in a concise and professional manner ensuring you meet legal, ethical and service standards. The course includes areas such as confidentiality, purposeful documentation and objective vs subjective writing.