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Below you will find details of training offered by Support Staffordshire and other organisations.

You can also download and print a copy of our current training programme.

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When

23/04/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Voluntary Services Centre, Burton Upon Trent, DE14 1AA

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service works closely with partner agencies to ensure the safety and wellbeing of communities. 

· New training designed to educate and assist with identifying potential hazards in the home

· Highlights how to refer vulnerable people to Staffordshire Fire and Rescue for a FREE safe and well check.

For further information contact Clare Jolly on 01827 214138 or email Clare.jolly@supportstaffordshire.org.uk.

 

 

When

24/04/2018 -
9:30am to 4:30pm

Where

Cannock Library, Manor Avenue, Cannock, WS11 1AA

Who is this for:

Those who are new to bid writing and want in depth knowledge and skills. Those who have some bid writing experience but wish to refresh their knowledge or further refine their skills.

Overview:

In a world of funding cuts, effective bid writing is increasingly important for organisations to be successful. This course will give you some practical techniques and guidelines to enable you to make the most of funding opportunities.

Topics include:

When

08/05/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (Lichfield & District) | Mansell House | 22 Bore Street | Lichfield | WS13 6LL

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at staff and volunteers who are new to data protection and need to understand their responsibilities.

 

Overview:

This course aims to teach the basic obligations of data protection and ensure organisations feel confident that they are following best practice as well as the law. This course will also provide an overview of GDPR (General Data Protections Regulations) and its impact on data use and storage.

 

Outcomes:

When

16/05/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire) | Voluntary Services Centre | Untion Street | Burton Upon Trent | DE14 1AA

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at new or existing committee members and trustees who would like to know more about their role and responsibilities.

Overview:

When

19/05/2018 -
8:45am to 3:30pm

Where

The Hub, Tamworth Castle Grounds, B79 9ND

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 3

Content includes:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Basic hygiene in First Aid
  • Burns
  • Epilepsy
  • Resuscitation
  • Anatomy
  • Minor injuries
  • Bleeding control
  • Choking
  • Shock

Free to members of SCVYS or Support Staffordshire. Spaces are limited to two per organisation.

When

24/05/2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

St. Bertelin's Church | 36 Holmcoft Road | Stafford | ST16 1JF

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at anyone new to writing policies and procedures or those who would like the latest information on some of the key policy areas.

Overview:

When

05/06/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Cannock Children's Centre | Cannock Road | Cannock | WS11 5BU

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at both paid staff and volunteers who support other volunteers within an organisation.

Overview:

Volunteers are a valuable resource providing the backbone of many community organisations, and without whom, many groups would not exist.  This introductory session is a great place to start learning best practice in recruiting, supporting and retaining volunteers.

Topics covered:

          •  Why people volunteer and the importance of motivation

When

12/06/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire | Mansell House | 22 Bore Street | Lichfield | WS13 6LL

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at both those new to the world of funding and those who simply need a refresher.

Overview:

As the voluntary sector continues to face the hardship of funding cuts it is becoming increasingly necessary for community groups and organisations to generate and manage income from multiple sources.  This introductory session will provide guidance to identify ways to maximise opportunities to generate additional income for organisations.

Topics covered:

When

14/06/2018 -
9:30am to 4:30pm

Where

The Hub | 17 Eastgate Street | Stafford | ST16 2LZ

DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE


Who should attend:

This course is aimed at those who are new to supporting or supervising staff or who would like to refresh their skills.

Overview:

When

16/06/2018 -
8:45am to 3:30pm

Where

Life Church Lichfield

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 3

Content includes:

When

18/06/2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

Tamworth Library | Corporation Street | Tamworth | B79 7DN

DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE


Who should attend:

This course is aimed at safeguarding leads or managers of staff or volunteers who work with adults at risk.

Overview:

The aim of this half day session is to teach awareness of safeguarding responsibilities including:

  • How to identify those at risk

When

21/06/2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

Talke Library | Springhead Primary School | Kingsley Road | Talke Pits | ST7 1RA

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at those who are new to marketing or those looking to broaden their marketing knowledge.

Overview:

Whether you are a new organisation looking at marketing products or services or just wanting to broaden current techniques for the purposes of fundraising, getting more service users or simply raising awareness, this introductory session will provide the basic marketing principles organisations can use. 

Topics covered:

When

26/06/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Tamworth Library | Corporation Street | Tamworth | B79 7DN

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at individuals who work or volunteer with adults who may be vulnerable to abuse.

Overview

This introductory session will provide participants with an understanding of what to look for to safeguard adults from harm, how to recognise abuse, respond effectively and refer appropriately.

Topics covered:

          •  An overview of the legislation relevant to adult safeguarding

When

28/06/2018 -
9:30am to 4:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire) | Voluntary Services Centre | Union Street | Burton-on-Trent | DE14 1AA

Who is this for:

Those who are new to bid writing and want in depth knowledge and skills. Those who have some bid writing experience but wish to refresh their knowledge or further refine their skills.

Overview:

In a world of funding cuts, effective bid writing is increasingly important for organisations to be successful. This course will give you some practical techniques and guidelines to enable you to make the most of funding opportunities.

Topics include:

When

04/07/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

The Church at Perton | Anders Square | Perton | Wolverhampton | WV6 7QH

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at those new to writing business plans for an organisation or those who simply want a refresher.

Overview