Date/TimeEvent
22/07/2019 - 22/07/2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Test User Ability
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Qualify to British Psychological Society (BPS) Test User standard. Learn how to become a fair and efficient administrator and how to interpret a wide range of tests.

01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
12:00 am
360 Feedback
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Why do this course?

360 feedback is both powerful and sensitive. To make it a positive experience that leads to insight and personal growth requires considerable skill on behalf of the facilitator. This course will cover the range of standard 360 models available from Team Focus (the Coaching Model, the Leadership Model, the Emotional Intelligence Model and the World of Work Model) and the best ways to set the process up, to engage both the subject of the exercise and the participants chosen to give the feedback, address important questions concerning confidentiality and anonymity and practice at how to use the information in the report to best effect.

What is involved:

This one-day course will cover both the principles and the practice of using 360 feedback. All participants will complete a 360 before the course which targets the competencies required to conduct an effective coaching conversation. These reports will be used as practice in small groups during the course.

Your qualification:

You will become registered as a 360 degree feedback practitioner with Team Focus. And be granted full access to all the 360 models available.

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01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
12:00 am
Foundation Course in Personality
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Why do this course?

This course introduces you to the many and varied ideas concerning the nature of personality – a fascinating subject in itself.  However, it is also a pre-requisite for those wishing to achieve the internationally recognised certificate in Occupational Testing from the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the European Federation of Psychological Associations (EFPA).

What is involved?

This course can be completed entirely online in its own right but if you are qualifying in one of our specialist instruments (TDI and Type Mapping, 15FQ+, NEO, FIRO) it is included as part of that qualification enabling you to achieve the BPS and EFPA certificates of competence.

Your qualification

Since the course provides an overview of personality it does not qualify you in any specific instrument but you will become registered and eligible to purchase and use the Learning Style Indicator (LSI) and the Career Interest Inventory (CII) from Team Focus.

Sample reports:
LSI FeedbackCII Explorer

 

For more information about the course click here.

Available all year (online)

01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
12:00 am
Relational Health Audit (RHA)
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Why do this course:

What has the greatest potential impact on performance?  It is working relationships.  How do you measure and audit this critical element?  This is where many companies fall down – largely because there have been so few tools that capture the essence of this area.  The Relational Health Audit now fills that gap.  It is a flexible diagnostic tool which highlights the state of current relationships – whether between individuals, within a particular team, with the organisation or with external suppliers and customers.  This information has direct and practical implications for strengthening relationships.  It has been successfully applied in different organisations and offers a quick and effective mechanism for crystallising key issues and enabling a structured discussion between both parties on how to improve their working relationship.  It is based on the Relational Proximity model:

Aims of the Accreditation Course:

  • Provide a unique and innovative approach to diagnosing the problems of poor relationships within and between organisations based on the tried-and-tested five dimensional model of healthy relationships
  • Gain accredited user status for access to and use of the various versions of the RHA tool
  • Become confident and proficient in using the Relational Health Audit in a variety of contexts.

What it will cover:

  • Understanding the Relational Proximity Model that underpins the RHA?
  • Understanding the way in which psychometric instruments add value
  • Practice in how to administer and score the questionnaire
  • Understanding the results in terms of the theory and the norm tables
  • Practice at reviewing the results with individuals and teams
  • Learning how to use the tool fairly and ethically

Who Should Attend?

Experienced facilitators and consultants working with individuals, teams or organisations in public, private and voluntary sectors who want to:

  • Develop more effective working relationships for themselves and their clients
  • Pinpoint crucial areas that require attention so that they can be addressed and fixed
  • Deal practically with the risks and issues of relationships.

Qualification

  • Full accreditation status to use the Relational Health Audit is achieved after successful completion of the two written assignments
  • Accreditation allows you to purchase materials (paper and pencil or online questionnaires) and to use these independently in a variety of contexts

Membership of the RHA practitioner network which will provide support and further learning opportunities

Duration

2 days held at our offices in Maidenhead

Investment

Price TBC

In- house courses are available on request

01/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
FIRO® Element B
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Event dates – To be arranged

Why do this course?

FIRO® (Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation) is one of the most powerful models for understanding our personal and interpersonal needs and how they influence our interactions with others.  This is key to building better relationships. FIRO® Element B is Schutz’s updated version of his original FIRO®-B which it has superseded.  Whilst the ‘B’ in FIRO® Element B stands for behaviour, this course goes deeper.  It enables you to experience the feelings that underly those behaviours and provides insight into how these spring out of our (often unconscious) self-concept.  On the surface the FIRO® model is simple – 3 fundamental behaviours aiming to manage our need for inclusion, control and openness.  However, simple does not mean easy – as is revealed in Schutz’s aptly named book Profound Simplicity.  This course equips you to develop impactful interventions that create insight, develop individuals and builds relationships and teams.

What is involved?

There is no pre-course work since the emphasis on the course is experiential learning.  However, you may choose to read ‘The Human Element’ if that is your preferred way of learning. The two days will take you through the five windows into the self, thus allowing you to explore your own needs and feelings in a safe environment.  The two face-to-face contact days are highly experiential together with an excellent opportunity to practice giving and receiving feedback in small groups managed by an experienced tutor.  You also get a chance to see others managing the same process and learn from potentially very different styles which makes it an invaluable learning experience that cannot be rivalled with online alternatives.

Who will be your tutors on the course?

This course will be led by Roy Childs – someone who trained and then worked with the originator Will Schutz and who also wrote the Chapter describing the use of FIRO® Element B in the book ‘Psychometrics in Coaching’. Roy is also a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Consultant Editor for the BPS Test Review process and a BPS Verifier for this level of course.

Your qualification

On successful completion you will have access to FIRO® Element B (online or pencil and paper versions) and, depending on your needs, you can choose two levels of qualification as follows:

Registered Practitioner: delegates become eligible to purchase FIRO® Element B together with support material.

BPS and EFPA Certificates: the course is verified to enable course delegates to receive these internationally recognised certificates of competence known as Test User Personality (formerly Level B) if certain pre-requisites have been met.

Sample reports:
FIRO® Report

For more information about the course click here.

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16/07/2020 - 17/07/2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Type Using TDI®, MTR-i & ITPQ
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

TYPE MAPPING provides a way to chart the important elements that contribute to personal, team and organisational performance using a powerful and integrated model.

22/07/2020
12:00 am
Assistant Test User Ability
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Why do this course?

This is a qualification which can be used as a steppingstone to the Test User Ability qualification.  It provides the background to testing and the importance of setting the right climate in which candidates are asked to complete tests.   This increases the fair administration and use of tests by increasing understanding about why these things are important. This course is for people who will be given responsibility for managing candidates and getting them to complete tests, often in high stakes situations.

What is involved?

There is pre-course work accessible online allowing sufficient familiarisation for you to be able to achieve British Psychological Society (BPS) and the European Federation of Psychological Associations (EFPA) certificates of competence in test administration with just one day of face-to-face contact.  That day is very practical and requires you to practice administering and scoring ability tests in small groups managed by an experienced tutor.  You get a chance to see others managing the same process in very different ways and a chance to discuss issues you have with any of the online learning modules.

Who will be your tutors on the course?

This course will be led by Roy Childs who is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Consultant Editor for the BPS Test Review process and a BPS Verifier for this level of course.

Your qualification

Successful completion achieves accreditation of BPS Assistant Test User qualification demonstrating competence in the administration of ability tests.  This reduces what you would need to complete should you want to upgrade the qualification to Test User Ability in the future.

Sample reports:

Verbal Reasoning Feedback  Verbal Reasoning Administrator’s  MAT Feedback report  DAT Feedback Report

 

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23/07/2020 - 24/07/2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
15fq+™
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Gain skills to help others develop and grow and increase your depth of understanding and insight into people’s style and motivation. Become proficient to use 15FQ+™ to the standards required for the British Psychological Society Test User Personality qualification.

27/07/2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tools for Coaches
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Become familiar with the EIQ3D , VbIM and RSQ questionnaires and their various reports such that they can be used for personal and leadership development.

30/07/2020 - 31/07/2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
NEO PI-R™
Team Focus Ltd, Maidenhead Berkshire

Why do this course?

This is the best known of the Big Five personality questionnaires.  Seen as a marker in the field, it breaks the Big Five personality factors down into 30 underlying facets designed to provide a much more detailed picture of a person’s personality style.  Combining a well-researched over-arching structure together with the underlying level of detail it is a rich source of description and ideas for understanding people.

What is involved?

There is pre-course work accessible online allowing sufficient familiarisation for you to be able to achieve British Psychological Society (BPS) and the European Federation of Psychological Associations (EFPA) certificates of competence in just two days.  The two face-to-face contact days are very practical and provide an excellent opportunity to practice giving and receiving feedback in small groups managed by an experienced tutor.  You get a chance to see others managing the same process in very different ways which makes it an invaluable learning experience that cannot be rivalled with online alternatives.

Who will be your tutors on the course?

This course will be led by Roy Childs who has years of experience of using many different questionnaires in a wide range of situations.  Roy is verified to qualify people in a wider range of personality questionnaires than anyone else in the UK and is also a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Consultant Editor for the BPS Test Review process and a BPS Verifier for this level of course.

Your qualification

On successful completion you will have access to the latest versions of the NEO™ and, depending on your needs, you can choose two levels of qualification as follows:

Registered Practitioner: delegates become eligible to purchase and use the NEO™ online or on for developmental purposes only.

BPS and EFPA Certificates: the course is verified to enable course delegates to receive the internationally recognised certificates of competence known as Test User Personality (formerly Level B) if certain pre-requisites have been met. This is recommended for those wishing to use NEO™ in selection situations.

 

Sample reports:
NEO™ Primary Colours Leadership ReportNEO™ Insight Report; NEO™ Technical Report

 

For more information about the course click here.

 

Date/Time
Date(s) – 16/07/2020 – 17/07/2020
9:30 am – 5:30 pm

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