August

Summer Training Break – bespoke training sessions still available, call 01865 251946 or email training@ocva.org.uk to find out more.

September

Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers
An action packed session filled with practical suggestions and plenty of opportunities to share ideas on how to recruit volunteers and keep them!
Thursday 14th September 2017
£40 to £65

Measure Your Impact
Learn how good impact reporting can show funders how resources are utilised and highlight what changes an organisation has made on society.
Tuesday 19th September 2017
£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.
Thursday 21st September 2017
£95

Fire Safety Awareness Level 1
Candidates will learn what to do in the event of an emergency and the simple measures that can be taken to control the risk of fires.
Monday 25th September 2017
£50

Developing Presentation Skills
This one day session gives you an opportunity to discover and/or refresh your existing presentation skills.
Thursday 28th September 2017
£80 to £105

October

Effective 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 all that work? This course will give you an introduction to creating a digital marketing strategy.
Monday 9th October 2017 
£70 to £95

Volunteering and the Law
An essential session for those responsible for managing volunteers. This informative and engaging workshop will highlight the key areas to be aware of, and tips to make sure you are adhering to your responsibilities in protecting volunteer’s rights.
Tuesday 10th October 2017
£40 to £65

Researching and Prioritising Funders
This interactive session aims to reduce your funding search time and identify which funders will match the type of funding you need for your project and organisation.
Wednesday 11th October 2017
£40 to £65

Microsoft Excel Refresher
This interactive and practical course introduces beginners and refreshers to the software and how it can be used to enhance your work.
Thursday 12th October 2017
£70 to £95

Community Fundraising
The course covers the difficulties associated with raising funds from local communities, managing volunteers, developing a community fundraising strategy, volunteer motivation, practical event planning, return on investment and measuring success.
Tuesday 17th October 2017
£95 to £120

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.
Wednesday 18th October 2017
£40 to £65

Passenger Assistance Training
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to safely move and transport passengers reliant on community transport.
Thursday 19th October 2017
£90

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.
Monday 30th October 2017
£60 to £85

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 2
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.
Tuesday 31st October 2017
£95

November

Diversifying Your Income
This course is for organisations who find themselves over-reliant on statutory and/to Trust funding and who wish to diversify into raising money from individuals and companies. The course provides an overview of the many different methods of raising money from these sources and potential ways to start and grow new income streams.
Friday 3rd November 2017
£95 to £120


Data Protection Challenges for Charities

This course aims to help you gain an understanding of what your responsibilities are under the current Data Protection Act.
Tuesday 7th November 2017
£60 to £85

Good Governance
This essential session will look at the legal and financial aspects of charitable organisations and the roles and responsibilities associated with them.

Wednesday 8th November 2017
£40 to £65

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.
Thursday 9th November 2017
£75

Plan Your Evaluation
The aim of this course is to help you create an evaluation framework for initiatives, develop a tracking system to monitor progress against targets and communicate your project’s purpose and impact to funders and stakeholders.
Tuesday 14th November 2017
£70 to £95

Effective People Management *moved from 20th September*
This course is designed to help you develop your knowledge, understanding and skills for managing employees, as required by a practicing or first line manager.
Wednesday 15th November 2017
£40 to £65

Basic First Aid
This course will equip staff members and volunteers in the event of first aid being required. The course provides information and practical demonstrations, to give individuals the basic skills to keep them safe, administer and the skills to save someone’s life.
Thursday 16th November 2017
£40 to £65

Time Management
Thursday 23rd November 2017
£40 to £65

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 curse 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

 

Can’t find what you are looking for? Email training@ocva.org.uk or call 01865 251946.