Hello and welcome to the Oxford Co-operative Training Scheme (OCTS) Website. OCTS is now managed and administered by the Homeless Oxfordshire, Reconnect Project.
OCTS was originally formed in 1985 by an inter-
Following continuous review of this provision, training needs for all workers in or associated with front line roles, regardless of previous education attainment was identified. This was for training with a particular emphasis on being able to better understand the multiple and complex problems clients’using these services present with, that impact their ability to engage with or benefit from service providers in a helpful way. By service providers we mean voluntary and statutory sector services such as housing, health, education and social care. Courses tend to be pitched at introductory/intermediate level and between one or two days duration.
OCTS has a rigorous monitoring and evaluation process which together with feedback from its users and informed decisions made by representatives of the OCTS executive committee is how decisions are made about its continued development and courses provided.
The executive committee is made up of members who reflect a range of local statutory and voluntary agencies.