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A Practical Guide to Community Asset Transfer

This is a joint initiative with Staffordshire Rural Forum and Urban Vision North Staffordshire.

This is an open community development event designed to provide a practical guide to community asset transfer, learn about the process and take home a practical toolkit. The event also includes an opportunity to hear from other community groups who are in the process or who have undertaken a transfer.

Protect Your Business Data From Cybercrime

Are you really, really sure your business data is safe from cyber crinimals?

If you can’t answer that question with a definitive YES, then you need to come to this seminar!

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce are excited to announce an informative and thought-provoking Cyber Security seminar to help local businesses protect themselves from the growing threat of online crime against their organisations and the disastrous consequences that could then ensue.

The seminar addresses how to reduce the risk of cyber attack and covers:-

The Mental Capacity Act (2005), Communication Skills & Advance Care Planning in Practice  Training

Katharine House Hospice are hosting training for care home staff in Advance Care Planning and Mental Capacity Act run by National Council for Palliative Care. This training is designed to support staff to provide high quality, compassionate end of life care for people with dementia.

Please note a compulsory requirement of attending is the completion of two online questionnaires 1 & 3 months after the workshop.

Lunch and refreshments are provided.

Places are funded and limited to 20 per workshop given on a first-come, first-served basis.

An Introduction to Effective Trusteeships Within a Community Setting (Venue: Leek)

This is an 18 hour programme delivered in a community setting over 5 sessions of 3.5 - 4 hours..

The course is aimed at groups and individuals currently or potentially working with communities across Staffordshire, increasing skills knowledge and understanding about how to effectively run a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation, in particular those people with direct responsibility for developing its direction.

The aims of the programme are;

Maths & English (Accredited) Training (Stafford)

This Maths & English (Accredited) course runs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 4 weeks, starting the week commencing 6 June 2016.

Do you need a maths or English qualification to improve your CV, get into college/further education or improve your chances of getting a job? At the end of the course you will gain a nationally recognised Functional Skills qualification. You will have the option to take one subject area or both.

An initial skills asessment will be arranged before the start of the course. 

Employability Skills Training (Stafford)

This Employability Skills course runs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 4 weeks, starting the week commencing 6 June 2016.

This essential course will support you with CV building, job searchs, job applications and interview techniques. It includes presentations from employers and charities with a view to engaging in voluntary work and paid employment. A representative from Job Centre Plus will advise on Better off Benefits calculations.

Introduction to Welding

This course has been designed to introduce you to basic welding processes and the health & safety aspects related to welding practices; ideal for anyone interested in learning welding techniques for DIY or to progress onto gaining Welding qualifications.

Week 1 will entail a Health & Safety Induction before visiting the shop floor where welding terminology and course content will be discussed.

The following weeks will cover different welding processes.

Staffordshire Neurological Alliance - Patient Involvement in Neurological Services Workshop (Venue: Rugeley)

Join the Staffordshire Neurological Alliance for a workshop on Patient Involvement in Neurological Services.

The programme will include:

  • An update on our progress
  • The true cost to Patients and their supporters of a fragmented health economy
  • Feedback from a recent survey of patient experience
  • Experiences of our Neurological Advocates and why we need more
  • What we need to do to “turn up the volume”

Please contact us to book your place or to arrange an information stall.