Training & Masterclasses

Sefton CVS’s Training and Development Service works to enhance the skills and knowledge of VCF sector staff, boards and volunteers in order to build the capability and competence of organisations to sustain themselves and grow.

Sefton CVS is an approved training centre and offers courses accredited through Open Awards, the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and ABC as it means common inspection framework standards (CIF).

Non-accredited courses, coaching and peer learning can be provided in group training sessions and through masterclasses and bespoke provision.

The service focuses on:

  • Capacity building to ensure organisations are legally compliant and adopt good practice.
  • Ensuring a professional and up-to-date workforce within the VCF sector.
  • Ensuring organisations are fit for purpose and tender/commission ready.
  • Improving the social and financial value of workforce learning and development.

Sefton CVS, in partnership with NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations), are pleased to announce four Leadership Links training opportunities running from September 2017 until June 2018. Click here for full details

Upcoming Training & Masterclasses 

Please see below for a list of upcoming training and development opportunities from Sefton CVS. Please use the online booking form below to book your place, but if you experience any problems or you require more information, please email training@seftoncvs.org.uk 

 

Suicide Prevention Awareness 

Thursday 23rd November 2017 – Course Full 
Info: After the session we anticipate attendees will be able to: Identify signs that might
suggest someone is thinking about suicide; Recognise risk and identify key risk factors; List key support services for people who feel suicidal; Have increased confidence to ask direct questions about suicide.

Time: 1pm-4pm
Tutor: Robert Brennan (Sefton CVS)
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG

Mental Health First Aid Training 

Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th November 2017 (Two day training) – Course Full 
Info:  The purpose of this training is to equip participants who may come in contact with people experiencing poor mental health with the ability to: Spot the early signs of a mental health problem; Feel confident helping someone experiencing a problem; Provide help on a first aid basis; Help prevent someone from hurting themselves or others; Help stop a mental illness from getting worse; Help someone recover faster; Guide someone towards the right support; Reduce the stigma of mental health problems; Participants who access this training will also benefit personally from the course as they will be able to use their increased knowledge and awareness to look after their own mental health.
Time: 10am-4pm
Tutor: 
Robert Brennan (Sefton CVS)
Venue: 
 SING Plus, 53 Cambridge Road, Seaforth, L21 1EX

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Masterclass

Tuesday 5th December 2017 – Course Full 
Info: The aim of the briefing is to: Summarise the key aspects of new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); Highlight potential pitfalls; Suggest practical actions to support compliance; Provide resources / templates
Time: 10am-12pm
Tutor: Ann Cartwright
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG

Making Every Contact Count Level 1

Thursday 7th December 2017
Info: Making Every Contact Count’s (MECC) aim is to maximize the opportunities front line workers have to increase the number of healthy chats in Sefton. We will equip
attendees to do this by providing an overview of the health and wellbeing of the Sefton
population; increase knowledge about the key health messages; highlight what support services are available and what they provide; introduce the skills to have a healthy chat; recognize the opportunities to have a healthy chat; use the 3A’s to deliver a healthy chat in Sefton.
Time:
1pm-4pm
Tutor: 
Anne-Marie Morrison (Living Well Sefton)
Venue: 
Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG

Debt & Mental Health Masterclass

Date: Thursday 14th December 2017

One in four adults will directly experience a mental health problem during their lifetime and one in four people who have a mental health problem are also in debt.

Debt may be a cause and a consequence of mental health problems, the number of debts source of debts are key correlatives of suicidal ideation. This has led to calls from The Royal College of Psychiatrists to support a campaign for money advisers including insolvency practitioners to be fully aware of the affect of debt on mental health and they are promoting both Debt awareness training in conjunction with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA).

Time: 1pm – 4pm (registration from 12.45pm)
Venue: Sefton CVS, Boardroom

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Masterclass

Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Info: The aim of the briefing is to: Summarise the key aspects of new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); Highlight potential pitfalls; Suggest practical actions to support compliance; Provide resources / templates
Time: 10am-12pm
Tutor: Ann Cartwright
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG


Online Training

Accredited On-Line Training to the Third Sector £7.50 

  • Child Protection  Certificate accredited Kidscape and Family Lives Level 2 programme (graded against nationally accepted levels and equivalent to GCSE grades A* – C)
  • Safeguarding Adults endorsed by Remploy and the Association of Chief Police Officers Level 2 programme (as graded against the nationally accepted levels and equivalent to GCSE grades A* – C)
  • Equality and Diversity Level 2 programme (graded against nationally accepted levels and equivalent to GCSE grades A* – C)

To book online training please contact us on 0151 920 0726 ext 202 or email training@seftoncvs.org.uk


 Online Booking Form