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

For details of other future training from Support Staffordshire, please visit out Training Overview page.

When

05/12/2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

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

This half day course is designed for anyone who comes into contact with adults who are potentially at risk. It will enable learners to understand what to look for and how to safeguard adults from harm. By the end of the training you should be able to recognise abuse, respond effectively and refer appropriately. The session will cover:-

When

07/12/2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am

Where

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

To access this session for free you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services (SCVYS). We reserve the right to charge you for your ticket if you are not a member.

**Members failure to attend without prior cancellation will result in you being charged the standard half day member rate of £45**

When

12/12/2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am

Where

Cannock Library, Manor Avenue, Cannock, WS11 1AA

To access this session for free you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services (SCVYS). We reserve the right to charge you for your ticket if you are not a member.

**Members failure to attend without prior cancellation will result in you being charged the standard half day member rate of £45**

When

16/12/2017 -
8:45am to 3:30pm

Where

Great Wood Hall, Hollington Road, Tean, ST10 4JY

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 2

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

13/01/2018 -
9:15am to 4:00pm

Where

Cannock Community Fire Station

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 2

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

18/01/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Cannock Library, Manor Avenue, Cannock, WS11 1AA

Who should attend:

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

Description:

Committees and Trustees have specific duties and share ultimate responsibility for how an organisation is managed and run. This introductory session will help both new and existing committee members and Trustees focus on what you need to know to manage your organisation well. The session will cover:-

When

26/01/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

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

This is an ideal workshop for busy Volunteer Co-ordinators who wish to gain knowledge of best practice and how to apply it. The day will also provide opportunities to network and share information.  This session will cover:

  • Developing a volunteering programme
  • Recruitment & selection
  • Support & supervision
  • Retention of volunteers

When

30/01/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

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

Who should attend:

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

When

05/02/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Codsall Community Fire Station, Duck Lane, Codsall, Wolverhampton, WV8 1JS

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at both paid staff or volunteers who support other volunteers within their organisation.

Description:

When

07/02/2018 -
9:30am to 10:30am

Where

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

A short workshop covering the basics of how to run an effective committee meeting including:

  • Importance of a minimum number of attendees
  • Ways to achieve maximum attendance
  • Preparation of documents
  • Responsibilities of the chair and secretary
  • Being an effective chair
  • Managing an agenda
  • Post meeting administration

When

07/02/2018 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

Where

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

A short workshop detailing guidance about how to write effective press releases including:-

  • Writing for your audience
  • The importance of a great headline
  • How to improve your chances of your article being published
  • Presentation guidelines
  • Hints & tips for best results

 

When

15/02/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

St John's RC Church, 8 John Street, Tamworth, B79 7EX

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at those new to the world of funding or those who need a fresher.

Description:

As the voluntary sector continues to face the hardship of funding cuts it’s becoming increasingly necessary for community groups and organisations to generate and manage income from a number of sources. This session will help you identify ways to maximise your opportunities to generate additional income for your organisation and will include:

  • Basic overview of funding bids and terminology used

When

01/03/2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

St. Bertelin’s Church, 36 Holmcroft Road, Stafford, ST16 1JF

Who should attend:

This session is suitable marketing officers, project officers or managers involved in marketing activities.

Description:

Are you a new organisation looking at marketing what you do? Do you want to improve your current techniques to reach more people? Do you want to reach more people, get more funds or simply get your voice heard? This course covers the basic marketing techniques all organisations can benefit from. This session will cover:

When

06/03/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

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

Who should attend:

Individuals who work or volunteer with adults who may be vulnerable to abuse

Description:

This half day course is designed for anyone who comes into contact with adults who are potentially at risk. It will enable learners to understand what to look for and how to safeguard adults from harm.

When

07/03/2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am

Where

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

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