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2018 FST Spring/Summer Training Programme announced

The first events in our 2018 spring/summer training programme are now open for booking! We’ve got an exciting variety of training sessions and workshops to help you build your skills and knowledge across a range of areas. Read on for event details…

HR Housekeeping *FREE FOR FST MEMBERS*
Friday 20 April 2018 | 9am-11am | Anderson Strathern, Edinburgh

A company handbook is a useful tool which outlines an organisations HR policies and employee rights and responsibilities. Discover the key points to consider when creating/refreshing your HR policies and company handbook at this free event.

Tech for the Non-Technical (rescheduled)
Thursday 3 May 2018 | 10.30am-4pm | Dundee Rep

Get an introduction into the world of tech to help you understand some of the concepts and principles behind the practical stuff. Please note: This event has been rescheduled due to severe weather earlier this month so there are limited places available.

Captioner Training
Monday 14-Thursday May 2018 | Edinburgh – venue tbc
Are you interested in making theatre and live performance accessible to audiences who are D/deaf or hard of hearing? We’re partnering with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society to offer four individuals the opportunity to train as freelance captioners at heavily subsidised rates.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Surgeries *FREE FOR FST MEMBERS* (rescheduled)
Thursday 17 May 2018 | 9am-5pm | Edinburgh – venue tbc

Attend a free surgery to access bespoke support and advice from BOP Strategic about your equalities plan. Please note: This event has been rescheduled due to severe weather earlier this month so there are limited places available.

Management Skills
Friday 18 May 2018 | 10.30am-2.30pm | Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
If you haven’t had any formal training but need to manage a project and get the best from your team, this course offers the opportunity to explore different management techniques and learn the skills to help you become an effective manager.

Dealing with Difficult People
Friday 22 June 2018 | 10.30-2.30pm | Perth – venue tbc
Uncomfortable dealing with tricky situations? This is a chance to learn how to improve your working relationships and develop skills to help tackle disputes or issues.

Working Towards Wellbeing – Summer 2018
Friday 29 June 2018 | 12pm-5pm | Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
The second of our bi-annual wellbeing check in sessions offers you an opportunity to learn, discuss, share and unwind.

If you’ve got any queries about training events offered by FST, please contact our Training and Development Manager Fiona McCurdy on fiona.mccurdy@scottishtheatre.org.

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