Courses

HWGTA offers a variety of training courses for businesses and individuals throughout Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Looking to upskill, improve or refresh your team's knowledge or your own? At HWGTA, we deliver high quality, innovative training, working alongside nationally recognised awarding bodies and also our own in-house designed training programmes. If you're a business and you are looking for a more bespoke training package, get in touch to find out how we can tailor packages to meet your business needs. 

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  • HWGTA is an assessment centre for AAT examinations, this booking system is only available to those booking individual exams for which study has been completed independently.

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  • This course builds upon the Intermediate Excel course so we strongly encourage delegates to complete the Intermediate course first. The course assumes a working knowledge of more complex, nested Excel functions such as IF, AND and OR as well as the ability use named cell ranges in a VLOOKUP with confidence.

     

    The core focuses of the training are:

    • Creating, using and editing Macros
    • Providing an introduction to VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) general programming concepts
    • Customisation of Excel menus and toolbars
    • Creation of bespoke forecasting and tracking tools using control objects
    • Using of What If? and goal-seeking forecasting analyses
    • Use of Excel Solver (a scenario modelling tool)
    • Creation of advanced charts and use of statistical functions
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  • This course always makes a huge difference to delegates by giving them clear techniques to practice. Encouragement, support and self-belief are imparted and a clear change in confidence guaranteed

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  • This one day course is for senior or more experienced managers who have the position to affect the culture of their companies.  Culture plays a massive part in the success of every company, and a powerful, life-affirming culture creates staff who similarly are powerful and life affirming.

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  • This course is for leaders/managers who aspire to take themselves and their teams from ‘good’ to ‘great’. Delegates will reflect on what makes a high performing team and their ability to lead one. They will look at strategies to enhance the way their team works and learn about the characteristics, roles, boundaries and dysfunctions of teams and how to communicate messages to their teams in a way that motivates and inspires them.

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  • Update:  The HSE has announced 3 month extension to the validity for all First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work certificates coming up for renewal on or after 16th March during the current Covid crisis. 

    Provides learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them to provide appropriate care and manage life-threatening conditions, minor illness and injuries.

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  • Update: The HSE has announced 3 month extension to the validity for all First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work certificates coming up for renewal on or after 16th March during the current Covid crisis. 

    The qualification develops learners’ knowledge, understanding and skills in the following areas: roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

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  • Update: The HSE has announced 3 month extension to the validity for all First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work certificates coming up for renewal on or after 16th March during the current Covid crisis. 

    Learners must repeat the qualification before their FAW certificate expires in order to remain qualified to provide First Aid. If not, the learner can still access the shortened course for up to one month after the certificate expires however during this period, learners are not qualified to provide First Aid.    

     

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  • This high level one day masterclass is intended for people operating at a Senior Manager /Director level. It is aimed at helping good leaders become highly effective at a strategic level. Participants will gain a very intensive understanding of the advanced challenges and opportunities of leadership that will give them ‘the edge’

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  • This high level one day masterclass is intended for people operating at a Senior Manager /Director level. It is aimed at helping good teams become highly effective. Participants will gain a very intensive understanding of the advanced challenges and opportunities of teams that will give them ‘the edge’

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  • HWGTA have now established an online training approach which will deliver our ILM (and other) courses that are usually delivered at our premises or in house at yours. We are committed to this remaining the ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2016) experience that you are used to from HWGTA!

    This course is a unique opportunity for those new to Management or looking to consolidate their Management responsibilities with a internationally recognised Level 3 Qualification.

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  • This course is a unique opportunity for Middle Managers, or those managers with a previous management qualification who are looking to increase their leadership skills with an internationally recognised Level 4 Qualification.

    • The sessions will take the format of a ‘blended learning’ approach:
      • 60% live interaction over the web via Zoom - Total of 12 x 2 hour sessions
      • 20% video learning 
      • 20% tests/reflective time for the learner.
      • It will include a mix of dynamic input from our superb trainers, online videos and access to a range of online resources.
      • 3 ILM assignments outside of online time, plus coaching from the tutor.
    • All learners benefit from free studying membership of ILM for a year, enabling ongoing management, leadership and personal development.
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