Ambay Software partner with GoToMeeting to provide web-based computer based training for the Sentencing Guidelines App upon Apple iPad.
Our free training sessions provide detailed demonstrations of using the Application within the context of a simulated Court Session include Assembly Room preparation. The Training also allows Magistrates to ask or post questions for inclusion within a Q&A session.
How is the Training Delivered?
We use GoToMeeting which is a web-based conference services. You can get training from any computer (Windows, Mac, Linux, or Solaris) – as well as your iPhone, BlackBerry, or any other Wi-Fi or 3G-enabled mobile device. There's no complicated installation. You will simply click a link sent to you by the Course Administrator.
How to join a Training Course
You can join a Training course using any internet browser from your PC, Mac, iPad or smartphone. You can use our Training 0207 phone number to participate in the training session or your computer headset and microphone – whichever you find more comfortable.
Once you’ve registered for a Training session, you will receive a link to the meeting well in-advance of the start time. You simply click that link a few minutes before the meeting and dial-in.
The Training session includes the following topics:
- Using the Offence Indexes
- Using the PDF Guideline Viewer
- Explanatory Material
- Bench Books
- Pronouncement Cards
- Using Favourites and History
- Adding your own documents via iTunes
- Fines Calculator
- Drink Drive Disqualification dates
- Adjournment Dates & LASPO Community Order end-dates
- Customisation & Setup
- Open Q&A forum
Training sessions are limited to a maximum of 25 Magistrates allocated on a first come, first served basis. The course duration is approximately 1 hour.
Once this first block of Training Session has been completed, we’ll be able to estimate how many sessions per month are needed to meet training requirements. The current Training Schedule is as follows:
| ||Apple iPad ||Android Tablet |
|Saturday 3rd November 2012 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 22nd November 2012 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 6th December 2012 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Tuesday 20th December 2012 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 10th January 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Saturday 26th January 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 7th February 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Saturday 23rd February 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 7th March 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 28th March 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 11th April 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 25th April 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 9th May 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Saturday 25th May 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 13th June 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
|Thursday 27th June 2013 ||10:00 a.m. ||11:30 a.m. |
Register for a Training session by contacting us via our Contact page or simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred training date and time.
We do offer occasional face-to-face training sessions at our Offices in Leamington Spa and welcome Magistrates from outside the Warwickshire Bench. These are announced from time-to-time in our Support Forums.
MA Branch / Bench Training
By prior arrangement we are able to provide on-site training at a Bench location where you’re able to get together a group of 6 or more Magistrates. Contact us for more information via our Contact page. Travel and subsistence to be reimbursed at cost.