CVS Upcoming Training

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We provide a variety of free and low cost training courses on a wide range of subjects to support both staff and volunteers in the Voluntary, Community & Faith sector in Cheshire East. To learn more about each course or to book a place on line, please click on the relevant session link below.

We can also provide high quality, tailored courses to support your organisation at a competitive cost. Please contact our Learning & Development Officer to discuss your requirements.

Each of our CVS training sessions will be marked with one of the below badges as a reference for members working towards GRIPP Assurance or working to a bespoke GRIPP support plan, created following completion of the GRIPP Checklist.

Project management training with Barclays - Friday 7th February 2020 - Fri, 07/02/2020 - 09:00

Open to all community and voluntary groups in Cheshire East this full day workshop will be delivered by the Project Management Team at Barclays and will look at ways of planning and managing your project to ensure success!

Emergency First Aid at Work - Tuesday 18th February 2020 - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 09:00

This full day course is ideal for anyone who requires an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificate. The course meets HSE requirements and is fully certified. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluating - Wednesday 26th February 2020 - Wed, 26/02/2020 - 13:00

Monitoring & evaluating are essential for any voluntary or community group. This introductory session will look at the basics of monitoring and evaluating to help you report back to funders and stakeholders.

Introduction to Safeguarding - Monday 16th March 2020 - Mon, 16/03/2020 - 09:30

Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. Do your staff, trustees and volunteers understand the basics of safeguarding? This free session will ensure that you understand what your organisation needs to do to keep everyone involved safe.

Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers - Thursday 19th March 2020 - Thu, 19/03/2020 - 09:30

Does your organisation involve volunteers? This session is aimed at any organisation who involves volunteers or would like to involve volunteers. Join us for this half-day session to find out some essential good practice tips to help you.

Equality and Diversity - Monday 23rd March 2020 - Mon, 23/03/2020 - 09:30

This course is essential for community and voluntary groups to understand the requirements of the 2010 Equality Act and the accompanying ‘Public Sector Equality Duty’ (2011).

Cyber Security for Charities - Tuesday 24th March 2020 - Tue, 24/03/2020 - 09:30

Cyber security is the means by which individuals and organisations reduce the risk of becoming victims of cyber attack. This free half day training session teaches participants about the importance of cyber security and how to implement it for charities.

Volunteers and the Law - Thursday 26th March 2020 - Thu, 26/03/2020 - 12:30

All community and voluntary groups rely on volunteers to help you to run your organisation. Do you know your legal responsibilities to your volunteers?

First Aid for Mental Health - Thursday 16th April 2020 - Thu, 16/04/2020 - 09:00

This Ofqual regulated (level 2), one day course covers all of the subjects from the awareness qualification, along with giving learners the knowledge and confidence to assess for warning signs of suicide and self-harm, and have a greater understanding of the support available. Qualifications are valid for 3 years.

Project management training with Barclays - Friday 22nd May 2020 - Fri, 22/05/2020 - 09:00

Open to all CVS members in Cheshire East this full day workshop will be delivered by the Project Management Team at Barclays and will look at ways of planning and managing your project to ensure success!