Staff Training

Reference: 13016

Date Added: Thursday, August 1, 2013

Category: Training

Disclosure Details

Question

 

1. Details any training that the PCC is currently taking part in, or has received or is planning to receive in conjunction with their role including details of:

a. Name or function of course
b. Name of company/organisation/individual providing the training
c. Cost
d. Hours taken
e. Whether training takes place at the OPCC or another location
f. Whether training will take place as part of their working week or in their own time
g. What if any of the above could be classed as ‘media training’
h. Details of the tendering process and how the OPCC ensured best value of money for the taxpayer

2. Details any training that the Deputy PCC/Assistant PCC(s) are currently taking part in, or has received or is planning to receive in conjunction with their role including details of:

a. Name or function of course
b. Name of company/organisation/individual providing the training
c. Cost
d. Hours taken
e. Whether training takes place at the OPCC or another location
f. Whether training will take place as part of their working week or in their own time
g. What if any of the above could be classed as ‘media training’
h. Details of the tendering process and how the OPCC ensured best value of money for the taxpayer

3. Details any training that any other member of Gwent OPCC Staff is currently taking part in, or has received or is planning to receive in conjunction with their role including details of:

a. Name or function of course
b. Name of company/organisation/individual providing the training
c. Cost
d. Hours taken
e. Whether training takes place at the OPCC or another location
f. Whether training will take place as part of their working week or in their own time
g. What if any of the above could be classed as ‘media training’
h. Details of the tendering process and how the OPCC ensured best value of money for the taxpayer

 

Answer

 

1.
a. Training planned for future date on Treasury Management
b. Sector – these are the Commissioner’s Treasury
Management Providers
c. Free of charge
d. Half a day
e. Police Headquarters, Cwmbran
f. Training undertaken as part of working week
g. N/A
h. A tendering process was not required. Pre and post learning activity plans are completed to identify value for money and provide reference on how useful and appropriate the training provider was.

2. The Deputy Commissioner has not received any training and is not due to receive any training in conjunction with his role.

3.
Answers to a,b,c,d and e:

Training Already Received:
• Information Officer, Using Social Media, The Consultation Institute, £265, 1 day, Birmingham
• Policy Officer, Social Media for Consultation, The Consultation Institute, £299, 1 day, London
• Chief Executive, Misconduct and Performance: Bringing Proceedings against Chief Constables; Defending Proceedings against PCCs, run by Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, Free of Charge, 1 day, London
• Chief Executive & Senior Business Manager, Stage 2 Transfers, Run by Eversheds in conjunction with the APCC, £50 per person, 1 day, one event held in Birmingham one event in London

Future Planned Training:
• Senior Business Manager, How to Turn Public Sector Complaints into Service Improvements, The White Paper Conference Company, £174, 1 day, London
• Policy Officer, Writing Effective Questions, Wales Council for Voluntary Action, £95, 0.5 day, Newport

f) All training is undertaken as part of the working week

g) No training could be classed as media training

h) A tendering process was not required. Pre and post learning activity plans are completed to identify value for money and provide reference on how useful and appropriate the training provider was.