November

Don’t Panic: An Introduction to Budgeting
The session aims to build your understanding of the importance of budgeting, build the confidence and ability to create a budget and leave the workshop having started the work to ensure a sound budget for the coming financial year.
Tuesday 28th November 2017
£70 to £95

Developing Online and Social Media Fundraising
This course provides an overview of the key platforms and social media resources and how charities can use these to fundraise. The course will also touch upon maximising  your website for fundraising purposes.
Thursday 30th November 2017
£70 to £95

December

How to Run Successful Meetings
This interactive course will cover the essential elements of planning and carrying out your meeting from the preparation through to future planning.
Tuesday 5th December 2017
£40 to £65

GDPR – an evolution not a revolution
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on the 25th of May 2018 and is the most significant change to data protection law in almost 20 years. This half day training session will introduce the GDPR to delegates, describe the differences between the Data Protection Act 1998 and provide practical steps that need to be taken in order to start implementing GDPR.
Wednesday 6th December 2017
£60 to £85

How to be a good trustee
This course is for new trustees, those thinking about joining a board or existing board members wanting a refresher and update. It aims to provide an overview of the key things you need to know as a trustee. The session will equip you with the knowledge of your responsibilities as a trustee and confidence to know where to go to find out more after the course. The course covers the role of individual trustees and the nature of their collective responsibility, plus some practical tips about how to be effective and add value to the board.
Thursday 7th December 2017
£60 to £85

WordPress Essentials
Do you need to get the best out of WordPress? Unsure of how to make your site work better? Want to learn more about how to manage your site effectively? Then this course is for you! The course is designed to help you make your WordPress site more effective. It combines real-life experience of managing websites using the latest technologies with practical interactive activities. Techniques for using WordPress and how you can utilise functions will also be covered.
Tuesday 12th December 2017
£70 to £95

 

January

Fire Safety Awareness Level 1
The QA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (QCF) is a  nationally recognised qualification; candidates will learn basic fire safety principles in order to ensure they are keeping themselves and others in the workplace safe at all times. They will also learn what to do in the event of an emergency and the simple measures that can be taken to control the risk of fires.
Tuesday 30th January 2018
£50

February

GDPR – an evolution not revolution
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on the 25th of May 2018 and is the most significant change to data protection law in almost 20 years. This half day training session will introduce the GDPR to delegates, describe the differences between the Data Protection Act 1998 and provide practical steps that need to be taken in order to start implementing GDPR.
Thursday 1st February 2018
£60 to £85

Community Fundraising
The course covers the advantages and disadvantages associated with raising funds from local communities, managing volunteers, including legal and regulatory, developing a community fundraising strategy, where community fundraising fits into the broader fundraising strategy, volunteer recruitment and motivation, practical event planning and management, return on investment and how to measure success.
Tuesday 6th February 2018
£95 to £120

Effective Digital Marketing
Are you taking a joined up (strategic) approach to your digital marketing? Are you using the right channels to reach the right audience for your organisation? How are you engaging with them and are you measuring your technique? This course will give you an introduction to creating a digital marketing strategy. You will leave with the appropriate actions to take back control on your marketing techniques.
Wednesday 7th February 2018
£70 to £95

Health and Safety Level 2
This course will improve your ability to contribute to any health and safety management system and help you understand the importance of risk assessment.
Monday 19th February 2018
£95

GDPR -an evolution not a revolution
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on the 25th of May 2018 and is the most significant change to data protection law in almost 20 years. This half day training session will introduce the GDPR to delegates, describe the differences between the Data Protection Act 1998 and provide practical steps that need to be taken in order to start implementing GDPR.
Thursday 22nd February 2018
£60 to £85

 

March

Microsoft Excel Refresher
This interactive and practical course introduces beginners to the software and explains how it can be used to enhance your work. This course is ideal for learners and refreshers as it covers all the basic elements of Excel in a practical, hand on format, allowing you time to practice the techniques in the session. By the end of the course, learners will be able to format a spreadsheet for printing, create charts, use basic functions effectively and start to analyse data.
Tuesday 6th March 2018
£70 to £95

Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3
The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements. It is ideal for anyone who cares for infants and children or those who have gained a level 2 or 3 qualification and would like to be include in the staff to child ratios to comply with EYFS requirements.
Thursday 8th March 2018
£95

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3
The QA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first aid in a range of emergency first aid situations.
Monday 12th March 2018
£95

GDPR – an evolution not a revolution
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on the 25th of May 2018 and is the most significant change to data protection law in almost 20 years. This half day training session will introduce the GDPR to delegates, describe the differences between the Data Protection Act 1998 and provide practical steps that need to be taken in order to start implementing GDPR.
Thursday 15th March 2018
£60 to £85

April

Fire Safety Level 2
This level 2 course is aimed at anyone who requires a course as a Fire Warden or a Fire Marshall. The course covers the latest fire safety regulations and the roles and duties of employees and their responsibilities on Fire Safety.
Tuesday 17th April 2018
£75

 

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