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.uk


Emerging Leaders

Thursday 20th February 2020
COSTS APPLY

Info: This course is for those who would be traditionally seen as middle managers and are now moving into a more senior position and taking on more leadership responsibility.  This role may be more complex than previously and may have more resources and complexity to manage.

You will explore the difference between supervision, management, and leadership to allow you to experience, review and identify effective approaches to leadership whilst considering the advantages and disadvantages of different styles.  The course will help emerging leaders to develop a sense of vision for their department or business unit and to operate more strategically and, ultimately, you will be encouraged to find your own preferred effective leadership style.

Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG

To book your place, please email training@seftoncvs.org.uk or call 0151 920 0726


Equality and Diversity Training

Monday 9th March 2020

Info: This training will cover the following topic:

  • What is: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion?
  • Who are under represented communities & what are the barriers they face
  • Equalities Legislation: what it means for you
  • Discrimination: direct & indirect General Duties & how they should influence your work Being sensitive to need Challenging behaviour

Time: 1pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG


Safeguarding Adults Training

Tuesday 10th March 2020

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 outcomes include:

  • To demonstrate core values of dignity, respect, choice and control
  • To explore what is meant by safeguarding
  • To identify the different types of abuse

To understand your role and responsibilities in the safeguarding process  

Time: 1pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Sefton CVS, Burlington House, Waterloo, L22 0LG


Safeguarding Children Level 1 (Sefton LSCB Endorsed Programme)

Friday 3rd April 2020

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 outcomes include:

  • To demonstrate core values of dignity, respect, choice and control
  • To explore what is meant by safeguarding
  • To identify the different types of abuse

To understand your role and responsibilities in the safeguarding process  

Time: 10am – 3:00pm
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