The 5 Stages of the Training Cycle

Assignment 1                                                                                                    
Explain the five stages of the Training Cycle, describing your role, responsibilities and professional boundaries as a teacher at each stage. Identify current legislative requirements and codes of practise relevant to your subject specialism and the type of organisation within which you work.
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The five stages of the Training Cycle are:

I work in the voluntary sector with people with mental health issues as an arts facilitator and coordinator.



1) Identify needs and planning
• To support people with mental health issues, promoting inclusion, working towards recovery and resilience
• Research the interest and needs of service users attending the centre and the wider community, using questionnaires and discussion
• Develop, promote and deliver an art programme, with interesting and fun workshops, for servicers users to access
• Recruit and train artists and volunteers to deliver art workshops
• Provision of suitable, safe venue
• Implement informal register
• Promote non discriminatory practise

2) Designing
• Ensure safe/suitable environment for service users and staff
• Complete risk assessments
• Ensure accessibility for all
• Ensure suitable provision of art resources, chairs, tables, lighting and heating  
• Publicise and distribute arts programme within the centre, to staff, service users and wider community
• Ensure staff have CRB’s and have completed all areas of training  

          3)   Facilitating
• Ensure staff use appropriate skills, language and behaviour
• Deal with difficult situations effectively and with discretion
• Ensure safe, relaxed, positive environment for service users and staff
• Follow arts programme, times and activities when and where possible
• Use objects,...