Training & Events

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September

12 Sep

Volunteer Recruitment, Management and Retention

Horndean

In this session you will be able to identify as a group the different aspects of recruiting, managing and retaining volunteers and examine ideas and practical actions to use within organisations.

  • Date(s):Tuesday 12th September 9:30 - 16:00
  • Venue: Rkdia, Portsmouth Road, , Horndean, PO8 9NN
  • Cost: £80 voluntary sector. £115 others.

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12 Sep

Emergency First Aider at Work

Fareham

A one day course giving learners the skills and confidence to respond to a range of accidents and first aid emergencies they may come across in the workplace. Successful participants will receive a national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work which satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

  • Date(s):Tuesday 12th September 09:30 - 16:30
  • Venue: Community Action Fareham, 163 West Street, Fareham, PO16 0EF
  • Cost: £70 per person, reduced to £55 per person for community groups and charities.

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18 Sep

Hart Voluntary Sector Forum

Fleet

Quarterly networking forum for the voluntary and community sector who have an interest in community development in Hart District. Each forum has a range of speakers and usually a theme that links the presentations. The theme for this Forum will be Hampshire organisations/campaigns. A light lunch and time for networking completes the meeting.

  • Date(s):Monday 18th September 10.00 - 12.30
  • Venue: Hart Civic Offices, Harlington Way, , Fleet, GU51 4AE
  • Cost: Free of charge

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19 Sep

MiDAS - Accessible (first time)

Andover

The course involves a whole day classroom session for the MiDAS Accessible certificate, at the end of which the applicant must pass a theory assessment covering the information delivered and discussed during the course. A driving assessment + practical session (guidance on operating tail lifts and securing wheelchairs) will take place with the minibus, this will be arranged at a convenient time for you and the trainer

  • Date(s):Tuesday 19th September 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Test Valley Community Services, Andover Bus Station, West Street, Andover, SP10 1QP
  • Cost: £80 VCS/schools. £115 others. + £20 for use of TCVS minibus for assessment if required.

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19 Sep

MiDAS - Standard (first time)

Andover

The course involves a half day classroom session for a MiDAS Standard certificate, at the end of which the applicant must pass a theory assessment covering the information delivered and discussed during the course. A driving assessment will be undertaken following the theory part of the course. This will be arranged to take place after the theory course at a convenient time for you and the trainer.

  • Date(s):Tuesday 19th September 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Test Valley Community Services, Andover Bus Station, West Street, Andover, SP10 1QP
  • Cost: £80 VCS/schools. £90 others. + £20 for use of TCVS minibus for assessment if required.

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20 Sep

Rushmoor Voluntary Sector Forum (+ AGM)

Farnborough

Quarterly networking forum. Followed by lunch.

  • Date(s):Wednesday 20th September 9.45 - 12.30
  • Venue: Rushmoor Borough Council, Farnborough Road, , Farnborough, GU14 7JU
  • Cost: Free of charge

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26 Sep

The Roles and Responsibilities of Trustees

Winchester

By the end of the course participants will be able to: Identify what a charity is. Identify the purpose of Trustees. Identify individual trustees responsibilities and accountability. Identify the relevant fundamentals of charity law. Participate in developing an overview of good governance and practice. Participate in workshop to develop familiarisation with governing documents (you will need to bring along a copy of your constitution or governing document with you).

  • Date(s):Tuesday 26th September 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Action Hampshire, Westgate Chambers, Staple Gardens, Winchester, SO23 8SR
  • Cost: £55 VCS. £90 others.

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27 Sep

Trigger Tool Training

Totton

Free training is being provided for anyone who has contact with people in their homes or in other situations in their professional or voluntary role. The Trigger Tool pulls together in one useful document the contact details of a range of agencies and organisations that can be of use when in contact with people who may need support. The training provides an opportunity to consider how and when to use the information provided in the Tool; with a training pack available for you to take away at the end.

  • Date(s):Wednesday 27th September 12:30 - 15:00
  • Venue: The Totton Hub, 1 High St, , Totton, SO40 9HL
  • Cost: Free of charge.

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October

3 Oct

Monitoring and Measuring Project Outcomes

Winchester

By the end of the session participants will have: Identified terminology found in monitoring processes. Identified essential aspects of monitoring and measurement of outcomes. Participated in monitoring activities. Developed project planning frameworks. Considered appropriate monitoring and measuring methodology. Identified monitoring and measuring methods appropriate to their organisation. Completed some analysis of data.

  • Date(s):Tuesday 3rd October 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Action Hampshire, Westgate Chambers, Staple Gardens, Winchester, SO23 8SR
  • Cost: £80 VCS. £115 others.

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4 Oct

Funding Workshop

Lyndhurst

Are you aware of different sources of funding? Do you know what makes a good application? Where can you get help? Come to this workshop provided by Community First New Forest to learn the answer to these questions. Find out to approach funders and which funding would be most appropriate for your cause.

  • Date(s):Wednesday 4th October 17.00 - 19.00
  • Venue: Lyndhurst Community Centre, Main Car Park, , Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY
  • Cost: £35 members. £50 non-members

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4 Oct

Dementia Training

Andover

At completion of course students will have a basic knowledge of: Brief history of dementia. ¨ Basic function of the brain. What is dementia/types of dementia? How dementia affects the brain. Communication in dementia. Understanding reasons for challenging behaviour. Dealing with dementia -related situations.

  • Date(s):Wednesday 4th October 9.30 - 12.30
  • Venue: Test Valley Community Services, Andover Bus Station, West Street, Andover, SP10 1QP
  • Cost: £40 VCS. £60 others.

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5 Oct

Introduction to Twitter

Petersfield

(Session 1 of 2) - A 2 session guide to tweeting for the voluntary sector. How to do it and why you would want to. Both sessions to be attended: 5th and 12th October 2017.

  • Date(s):Thursday 5th October 10.00 - 14.30
  • Venue: Community Solutions, Rotherbrook Court, Petersfield, GU32 3OG
  • Cost: £70 VCS (concessions available). £90 others.

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9 Oct

Organising an Event

Alton

Do you need to plan a street party, a fundraising event, a school fete, a business networking event or an event for you organisation? Perhaps you are holding an event as a profitable business venture or you simple want to make a bigger and better event than last year’s! Topics included in this course are: Identifying aims and objectives. Target audience. Timings. Resources. Insurance. Risk assessment issues. Action planning and evaluation of your event.

  • Date(s):Monday 9th October 10.00 - 15.00
  • Venue: The Maltings, Maltings Close, , Alton, GU34 1DT
  • Cost: £75 VCS (concessions available). £95 others.

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10 Oct

Introduction to Community Development

Horndean

Aimed at anyone in a community focused role whether voluntary or paid. As a community development practitioner you will be aiming to build relationships with key people and organisations within your community, and identify common concerns, create opportunities to learn new skills and help to foster social inclusion and equality. By the end of this session you will have: Identified what Community development is. Identified the essential skills of a Community Development worker. Participated in workshops to identify community development methodology. Participated in reflective activities and considered how to integrate these into their work practices.

  • Date(s):Tuesday 10th October 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Rkdia, Portsmouth Road, , Horndean, PO8 9NN
  • Cost: £80 VCS. £115 others.

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10 Oct

Producing Marketing Publications

Rowlands Castle

(Session 1 of 2) - The course will include aspects such as identifying the purpose and audience for marketing materials; choosing appropriate software and size for marketing materials Both dates to be attended: 10th and 17th October 2017

  • Date(s):Tuesday 10th October 10.00 - 15.00
  • Venue: St John's Church Hall, Redhill Road, , Rowlands Castle, PO9 6DF
  • Cost: £90 VCS. £130 others.

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12 Oct

Introduction to Twitter

Petersfield

(Session 2 of 2) - A 2 session guide to tweeting for the voluntary sector. How to do it and why you would want to. Both sessions to be attended: 5th and 12th October 2017.

  • Date(s):Thursday 12th October 10.00 - 14.30
  • Venue: Community Solutions, Rotherbrook Court, Petersfield, GU32 3OG
  • Cost: £70 VCS (concessions available). £90 others.

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12 Oct

Emergency First Aider at Work

Andover

This course is intended for smaller workplaces where the appointed person will be able to take charge in the event of an illness or accident. At the end of the course attendees will have demonstrated competence in basic life support skills and increased their awareness in managing a first aid incident in the workplace. A certificate will be issued which will be valid for 3 years. No prior knowledge is necessary. Trainer registered with Health and Safety Executive.

  • Date(s):Thursday 12th October 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Augusta Park Community Centre, East Anton Farm Road, Andover, SP11 6RD
  • Cost: £60 VCS. £100 others.

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17 Oct

Producing Marketing Publications

Rowlands Castle

(Session 2 of 2) - The course will include aspects such as identifying the purpose and audience for marketing materials; choosing appropriate software and size for marketing materials Both dates to be attended: 10th and 17th October 2017

  • Date(s):Tuesday 17th October 10.00 - 15.00
  • Venue: St John's Church Hall, Redhill Road, , Rowlands Castle, PO9 6DF
  • Cost: £90 VCS. £130 others.

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17 Oct

Charity Law

Wickham

Charity Law, the basics you need to know.

  • Date(s):Tuesday 17th October 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, , Wickham, PO17 5AL
  • Cost: £80 VCS. £115 others.

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31 Oct

Business and Strategic Planning

Waterlooville

Perfect for: staff and trustees of organisations involved in developing the business and strategic plans. By the end of this course you will: Considered the functions of a business or strategic plan. dentified the process of writing a business plan. Introduced the format of a business plan. Work-shopped some of the business or strategic plan contents.

  • Date(s):Tuesday 31st October 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Cowplain Family Practice, London Road, Waterlooville, PO8 8DZ
  • Cost: £80 VCS. £115 others.

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November

6 Nov

Hart Voluntary Sector Forum

Fleet

Quarterly networking forum for the voluntary and community sector who have an interest in community development in Hart District. Each forum has a range of speakers and usually a theme that links the presentations. A light lunch and time for networking completes the meeting.

  • Date(s):Monday 6th November 10.00 - 12.30
  • Venue: Hart Civic Offices, Harlington Way, , Fleet, GU51 4AE
  • Cost: Free of charge

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16 Nov

MiDAS -Standard (refresher)

Andover

The course involves a half day classroom session for a MiDAS Standard refresher certificate, at the end of which the applicant must pass a theory assessment covering the information delivered and discussed during the course. A driving assessment will be undertaken following the theory part of the course. This will be arranged to take place after the theory course at a convenient time for you and the trainer.

  • Date(s):Thursday 16th November 9.30 - 13.30
  • Venue: Test Valley Community Services, Andover Bus Station, West Street, Andover, SP10 1QP
  • Cost: £70 VCS/schools. £85 others. + £20 for use of TCVS minibus for assessment if required.

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December

6 Dec

What Every Trustee Should Know…

Lymington

Find out what information you need as a trustee and what your legal responsibilities are. This session will provide you with a comprehensive summary including: • Trustees’ duties, responsibilities and potential liabilities.• Governance. • Financial Management. • Safeguarding

  • Date(s):Wednesday 6th December 16.30 - 19
  • Venue: Lymington Community Centre, New Street, , Lymington, SO41 9BQ
  • Cost: Please enquire.

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7 Dec

MiDAS - Standard (first time)

Andover

The course involves a half day classroom session for a MiDAS Standard certificate, at the end of which the applicant must pass a theory assessment covering the information delivered and discussed during the course. A driving assessment will be undertaken following the theory part of the course. This will be arranged to take place after the theory course at a convenient time for you and the trainer.

  • Date(s):Thursday 7th December 9.30 - 16.30
  • Venue: Test Valley Community Services, Andover Bus Station, West Street, Andover, SP10 1QP
  • Cost: £80 VCS/schools. £90 others. + £20 for use of TCVS minibus for assessment if required.

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7 Dec

MiDAS - Standard (first time)

Andover

The course involves a half day classroom session for a MiDAS Standard certificate, at the end of which the applicant must pass a theory assessment covering the information delivered and discussed during the course. A driving assessment will be undertaken following the theory part of the course. This will be arranged to take place after the theory course at a convenient time for you and the trainer.

  • Date(s):Thursday 7th December 9.30 - 13.30
  • Venue: Test Valley Community Services, Andover Bus Station, West Street, Andover, SP10 1QP
  • Cost: £80 VCS/schools. £90 others. + £20 for use of TCVS minibus for assessment if required.

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20 Dec

Rushmoor Voluntary Sector Forum

Farnborough

Quarterly networking forum. Followed by lunch.

  • Date(s):Wednesday 20th December 9.45 - 12.30
  • Venue: Rushmoor Borough Council, Farnborough Road, , Farnborough, GU14 7JU
  • Cost: Free of charge

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