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.

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.


Level 1 Safeguarding Adults Course

Thursday 13th December 2018 

Info: The target audience for this course is any frontline staff or volunteers who have face to face contact with adults, as well as those with line management responsibilities for these staff/volunteers. Trustees are also welcome to attend to gain policy and practice knowledge.

The course will cover:

  • Identifying our safeguarding roles in different settings
  • The legal/historical context related to safeguarding adults
  • Explore what is meant by safeguarding, early help and promoting the welfare of adults
  • Recognising, Responding, and Reporting Concerns of abuse or neglect
  • Allegations Management, Good Practice, Whistle Blowing  and the role of the Local Authorities Designated Officer
  • Where to access further training

Time: 10am-1.30pm
Venue: Southport Community Centre, Norwood Road, PR8 6HQ


Healthy Workplace Guidance and Grant Opportunities

Thursday 17th January 2019 

Info: An interactive workshop to help organisations understand the importance and impact of workplace wellbeing; practical ideas to improve this and tools to monitor and evaluate impact. We will also share information on the Workplace Wellbeing grant pot available through Living Well Sefton and the application process.

Time: 1.00pm-3:30pm
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG


Disability Awareness Development and becoming a Disability Confident Employer and Training Provider

Tuesday 22nd January 2019 

Info:  Sefton CVS are working in partnership with the Department of Work and Pension and MENCAP to provide an interactive programme around a range of areas linked to Disability. This programme is split in to three parts to support Sefton organisations with developing knowledge around disability awareness and steps you can take to be a Disability Confident Employer under the Government’s accreditation scheme. There is also an opportunity to find out more about opportunities to become a provider via the DWP Dynamic Purchasing System. This is the DWP system for purchasing external provision that supports customers journeys. The target audience for this programme includes staff (paid or volunteers) who need to develop their knowledge of working with, managing or employing people with disabilities.

  • Once you have booked on to the programme you will be asked if you would like to attend the full session or specific parts of the programme depending on your learning needs. There will be a lunch break included 12.30-1.00pm.
  • Participants are asked to please  bring their own lunch. Tea and Coffee will be provided.

***Once people have booked on they would then be sent the following and asked to confirm which sessions they would like to attend:

10.00 – 12.00 Disability Awareness Training covering different types of disabilities and what support needs these may present. Led by Vickie Yavuz  (Young Persons Community Partner for  Department for Work and Pensions – MENCAP secondment)

 Break for lunch 12.00- 12-30pm (Please bring your own lunch  – Tea, Coffee will be provided)

12.30-1.30pm Disability Confident Employer Scheme Briefing – Further information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/disability-confident-campaign Led by David Evers (Community Partner for  Department for Work and Pensions)

Break

1.45pm -2.15pm Information session on opportunities to become a provider via the Department for Work and Pensions  Dynamic Purchasing System. This is the DWP system for purchasing external provision that supports customers journeys. Led by Vickie Yavuz  (Young Persons Community Partner for  Department for Work and Pensions – MENCAP secondment)

Time: 10am-2.15pm
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG


Disability Awareness Development and becoming a Disability Confident Employer and Training Provider

Tuesday 21st February 2019 

Info:  Sefton CVS are working in partnership with the Department of Work and Pension and MENCAP to provide an interactive programme around a range of areas linked to Disability. This programme is split in to three parts to support Sefton organisations with developing knowledge around disability awareness and steps you can take to be a Disability Confident Employer under the Government’s accreditation scheme. There is also an opportunity to find out more about opportunities to become a provider via the DWP Dynamic Purchasing System. This is the DWP system for purchasing external provision that supports customers journeys. The target audience for this programme includes staff (paid or volunteers) who need to develop their knowledge of working with, managing or employing people with disabilities.

  • Once you have booked on to the programme you will be asked if you would like to attend the full session or specific parts of the programme depending on your learning needs. There will be a lunch break included 12.30-1.00pm.
  • Participants are asked to please  bring their own lunch. Tea and Coffee will be provided.

***Once people have booked on they would then be sent the following and asked to confirm which sessions they would like to attend:

10.00 – 12.00 Disability Awareness Training covering different types of disabilities and what support needs these may present. Led by Vickie Yavuz  (Young Persons Community Partner for  Department for Work and Pensions – MENCAP secondment)

 Break for lunch 12.00- 12-30pm (Please bring your own lunch  – Tea, Coffee will be provided)

12.30-1.30pm Disability Confident Employer Scheme Briefing – Further information can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/disability-confident-campaign Led by David Evers (Community Partner for  Department for Work and Pensions)

Break

1.45pm -2.15pm Information session on opportunities to become a provider via the Department for Work and Pensions  Dynamic Purchasing System. This is the DWP system for purchasing external provision that supports customers journeys. Led by Vickie Yavuz  (Young Persons Community Partner for  Department for Work and Pensions – MENCAP secondment)

Time: 10am-2.15pm
Venue: Southport Community Centre, Norwood Road, PR8 6HQ


Healthy Workplace Guidance and Grant Opportunities

Thursday 07th March 2019 

Info: An interactive workshop to help organisations understand the importance and impact of workplace wellbeing; practical ideas to improve this and tools to monitor and evaluate impact. We will also share information on the Workplace Wellbeing grant pot available through Living Well Sefton and the application process.

Time: 10.00am-12:30pm
Venue: Southport Community Centre, Norwood Road, PR8 6HQ


Level 1 Safeguarding Children Course (Sefton LSCB Endorsed)

Thursday 14th March 2019 

Info: The target audience for this course is any frontline staff or volunteers who have face to face contact with adults, as well as those with line management responsibilities for these staff/volunteers. Trustees are also welcome to attend to gain policy and practice knowledge.

The course will cover:

  • Identifying our safeguarding roles in different settings
  • The legal/historical context related to safeguarding adults
  • Explore what is meant by safeguarding, early help and promoting the welfare of adults
  • Recognising, Responding, and Reporting Concerns of abuse or neglect
  • Allegations Management, Good Practice, Whistle Blowing  and the role of the Local Authorities Designated Officer
  • Where to access further training

Time: 09:30am-2.00pm
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG


Safeguarding Good Governance

Wednesday 03rd April 2019 

Info: This session will provide guidance and practical tools to support Trustees and managers to achieve good safeguarding governance across their organisation.

Areas that will be covered include:

  • The Charity Commissions expectations in relation to Safeguarding Governance
  • Policies, Actions, Training and Good Practice in relation to achieving Good Safeguarding Governance
  • Achieving a positive and lasting Safeguarding Culture in your organisation

Time: 1:00pm-3.30pm
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG


Level 1 Safeguarding Children Course (Sefton LSCB Endorsed)

Thursday 19th September 2019 

Info: The target audience for this course is any frontline staff or volunteers who have face to face contact with adults, as well as those with line management responsibilities for these staff/volunteers. Trustees are also welcome to attend to gain policy and practice knowledge.

The course will cover:

  • Identifying our safeguarding roles in different settings
  • The legal/historical context related to safeguarding adults
  • Explore what is meant by safeguarding, early help and promoting the welfare of adults
  • Recognising, Responding, and Reporting Concerns of abuse or neglect
  • Allegations Management, Good Practice, Whistle Blowing  and the role of the Local Authorities Designated Officer
  • Where to access further training

Time: 10:00am-2.30pm
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