VCS and 3rd Sector Training
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MAIN Funded training August-October 2019
Please find attached training dates for our funded training running between August-October 2019.
Please get in touch if you wish to discuss and book a place.
Remember we also offer funded bespoke training to anyone working with adults in County Durham.
Autism Resource Coordinator & Trainer,
County Durham Autism Post Diagnostic Support Service,
MAIN-Taking Autism Personally
Hearts and Minds Courses
We are now onto the next round of our Hearts and Minds courses which will be delivered from
Horden Family Centre, starting Wednesday 18th September, 10am-12pm - POSTER
St Johns Hall, Meadowfield starting Tuesday 17th September, 10m-12pm. - POSTER
The course is for female victims and survivors of domestic abuse and will explore the following points over 7 weeks:
- Identify the different forms of domestic abuse
- Understand how domestic abuse may be perpetrated
- Understand the relationship between domestic abuse and power and control
- Identify own belief systems relating to acceptable and unacceptable behaviours
- Understand the impact of domestic abuse on children and how to support them
- Understand the impact of domestic abuse on the victim and wider family
- Identify and develop healthy coping strategies
- Develop a personal recovery plan
On completion of the course, women will be awarded with an NOCN level 2 qualification in ‘Understanding Domestic Abuse and Developing Recovery Strategies’.
Following on from the course there will be an opportunity for the women and their children to participate in a range of free family activities aimed at rebuilding and strengthening the family unit.
Included is a full package of support from an Employment and Training Coordinator that will offer one to one support to achieve personal goals, develop self-confidence, achieve financial stability and progress into sustained employment, training or volunteering.
I have attached a posters above for circulation and a referral form - HERE.
If you have any further questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact me.
Rachel Weir Young People & Families Project Co-ordinator
The Cornforth Partnership Cornforth House, 66-70 High Street, Cornforth Co. Durham DL17 9HS 01740 652000 www.cornforthpartnership.org
New courses at SMC!
Upcoming courses at St Margaret's Centre
Gamble Awareness Training …
Don’t forget for anyone who is interested we delighted to announce that Lee Booth from Citizens Advice Gateshead will be delivering some Gamble Awareness Training – this training comes highly recommended and it is a 2 hour session
I have attached the brochure which gives an overview of what will be covered within the training session ….
We still have some places available for those who are interested in attending ….
Date : Tuesday the 17th September 2019: Times: 9:30-11:30am
Armstrong House Pity Me Durham DH1 5GH
Thirteen's Customer Service and Hospitality Routeways
Thirteen’s next Customer Service and Hospitality Routeways are due to commence on 5 August 2019 as follows:
- Customer Service – The Glebe Centre, Murton SR7 9BX
- Hospitality – St Paul’s Centre, Spennymoor DL16 7LR
Routeways run monthly in different localities across County Durham and can be delivered on-site in partner venues to meet customer needs.
Routeways are open to 16-24 year olds in County Durham who meet the DurhamWorks criteria and all routeways include employer visits/vacancies. Our hot jobs and volunteering opportunities offer grows weekly so new opportunities will be shared with all course attendees.
Following course completion individuals will be supported to apply for the hot jobs and other opportunities via Thirteen’s Employer Engagement Team. Thirteen provides weekly 1-1 support to individuals for approximately 4-6 weeks after they have completed the course to support them into work.
Currrent Durham Works Training Opportunities from Co Durham CAB
These are the current opportunities on offer across both of our delivery sites
Eve Galloway Network Officer
Tuesday 27th August 10am-12noon
Seaham Garden Centre, Heathway, Parkside, Seaham, SR7 7UR
This training is free to anyone working or living with individuals aged 16+ in County Durham.
Please find attached our course outline and information on bespoke training.
More dates to follow.
Autism Resource Coordinator & Trainer,
County Durham Autism Post Diagnostic Support Service,
MAIN-Taking Autism PersonallyOffice A Moor Chambers Annex,
22A Front Street,
0191 3008556Please follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/WeAreMAIN/or check out our brand new website https://www.iammain.org.uk/
Free Bespoke Training
We are still taking bookings for our funded bespoke Autism training for anyone living/working in the County Durham area who works with individuals 16+ years of age.
Please get in touch if you have any questions
Autism Resource Coordinator & Trainer, County Durham Autism Post Diagnostic Support Service
Learning Curve Group…
We are currently offering fully funded Level 2 courses which are equivalent to GCSE grades A* - C.
These are fully funded by the government. Attached is the list of available courses and the eligibility criteria.
This would be beneficial to those who wish to earn additional qualification to increase their chances of employability.
Paediatric First Aid
Please see attached from the Skills Academy – Paediatric First Aid Course - £50 – please circulate to your networks if appropriate.
DCA Community Development Workshops
Please find details of our summer Community Development Workshopsfor volunteer led organisations and community groups
Helen Brown, Community Resources Officer
Fire extinguishers and level 2 risk assessment training
Please see our next Health and Safety training course for community buildings and others. Please could you share with others for whom the training may be useful.
Thank you Belinda
Fully funded distance learning courses including Level 1 and 2
Please find attached information as the Account Manager for fully funded courses for both NEET and the employed.
I have attached a flyer for the new I.T. Level 2 course as well
Hidden Sentence training in County Durham
We are currently offering places on four Hidden Sentence training courses commissioned by Durham County Council (10am to 4pm, registration from 9.30am) taking place in Spennymoor as follows:
- Tuesday 1 October 2019
- Thursday 21 November 2019
- Thursday 23 January 2020
- Thursday 5 March 2020
Nepacs – a long standing north east charity which supports prisoners’ families - delivers a range of services to support children and families impacted by imprisonment at prisons, court and in the community. To help raise awareness of the needs of prisoners’ families and how agencies can support them we deliver Hidden Sentence training to professionals from health, local authorities, education, criminal justice and the voluntary sector. So far over 1,700 professionals across the north east have received the training including teachers, social workers, police, prison and probation workers, mental health workers, midwives, health visitors, district nurses, GPs, school nurses, offender health, voluntary sector staff etc. Find out more here:http://www.nepacs.co.uk/page/hidden-sentence
I would appreciate it if you could share this with your contacts or via your newsletters. I have attached a flyer to help you promote the training.
Communications and Development ManagerNEPACS 20 Old Elvet Durham City DH1 3HW 0191 332 3810 (direct line); 0191 375 7278 (general enquiries) www.nepacs.co.uk
Learning Curve ‘Careers Event’
Date: Thursday 4th July Time: 4pm – 7pm Venue: Learning Curve Group, Durham Gate, Spennymoor, DL16 6FS
Interested candidates are to register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/careers-event-with-learning-curve-group-tickets-63649678903
As Learning Curve is a national training provider, most of their roles will be working within the further education sector, and they’re currently looking to fill the following roles:
- • Tutors, Trainers & Assessors
- • Training Administrators
- • Work Placement Officers
- • Verifiers
- • Curriculum Managers
- • IAG Consultants
- • Moderators
- • MIS Managers
- • Student Support Services
- • Business Developers
- • Employability
- • Quality Managers
Thirteen Group Training
Thirteen are currently recruiting for our next Customer Service and Hospitality Routeways which are due to commence on 15 July as follows:
- Hospitality – Central Durham
- Customer Service – Seaham
Information on the Routeways is attached, together with information on ‘hot jobs’ attached to the courses. Routeways run monthly in different localities across County Durham and can be delivered on-site in partner venues to meet customer needs.
Routeways are open to 16-24 year olds in County Durham who meet the DurhamWorks eligibility criteria and training includes employer visits to share information on vacancies available. Information will also be shared on Thirteen’s current apprenticeship opportunities and exclusive opportunities with Thirteen’s contractors. Our hot jobs and volunteering opportunities offer grows weekly so new opportunities will be shared with all course attendees.
Following course completion individuals will be supported to apply for the hot jobs and other opportunities via Thirteen’s Employer Engagement Team. Thirteen also provides weekly 1-1 support to individuals for approximately 4-6 weeks after they have completed the course to support them into work.
If you require any further information on our employability offer or would like Thirteen to deliver a Routeway to your customers then please do not hesitate to contact me.
Young Parents Programme
Please find attached details of our new Young Parents programme starting soon Please Circulate to your contacts.
(Project Worker, The Cornforth Partnership)
Functional Skills English and Maths – J and K Training
Our courses are suitable for individuals who would like to gain a qualification in Maths and/or English or update their existing skills. We deliver Functional Skills from Entry Level 1 to Level 2 in both English and Maths
All Jobseekers are eligible with training tailored to suit individual needs. We work with learners at their own pace, one-to-one or in small groups in local centres with support from highly-qualified tutors. We have centres in Bishop Auckland, Durham, Chester le Street and Horden. To book customers onto the course, please contact J and K Training on 01388 604004
Latest courses available at Derwentside College
Please find attached the latest courses available at Derwentside College. Although these courses are not limited to JCP clients, they are all part time hours, agreed with JCP and so would not affect any clients benefits if they are claiming. Any interested clients can be referred to either myself or Mary Stokoe at the college via the main switchboard number 01207 585900.
Career and Progression Adviser Derwentside College Tel: 01207 585974
Upcoming DSCP Course
We have availability for the forthcoming Child Criminal Exploitation course due to take place:
Monday 22 July 12.30pm-2.30pm Durham County Hall
Monday 22 July 3pm-4.30pm Durham County Hall
Thursday 1 August 10.15am – 12pm Durham County Hall
Thursday 1 August 1pm - 2pm Durham County Hall
We would like this course to be fully subscribed wherever possible and I would be grateful if you could advertise this widely within your organisation.
Durham Safeguarding Children Partnership
03000 264 353
Our Upcoming Workshops at the Woodpile
Please see below for all of our workshops with places still available to be booked by clicking on them.
Funded One-to-One Management Development On Site
My name is Mike West and my role is helping businesses in the North East access government funding for the development of their leaders and managers. I already work with some of the largest brands and companies in the UK as well as lots of small to medium sized businesses. I am working in your area over the next few weeks and thought it would be beneficial to drop you a line to see if you would like a chat or to meet up?
Specifically, I would like to talk to you about the funding I have for our two Leadership and Management programmes:
- Executive Acumen - Level 5 Diploma in Management – aimed at Middle and Senior Managers/Directors
- Management Acumen - Level 3 Diploma in Management - aimed at Team Leaders and First Line Managers
These funded programmes are delivered entirely in your workplace on a one-to-one basis by expert coaches on a day and at a time convenient to you and your business.
Community Peer Mentor Training
February to October 2019
Come and be part of a great team supporting vulnerable and isolated people across County Durham and Darlington – You can make a real and positive difference – Training has been funded by the Durham Police Crime and Victims Commissioner, Mr Ron Hogg, so is Free!
2 Day Training Package – Peterlee - 21st and 22nd August 2019
To be held at East Durham College, Peterlee Campus, Wilerby Grove, Peterlee SR8 2RN
5 Week Training Package – Durham – 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th September and 2nd October 2019
Every Wednesday evening from 6 till 8.30pm
To be held at ‘Police HQ’ Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TT
Once you have completed the training you choose where in County Durham you would like to support clients; you will always support a client in pairs. We need people with life experiences so whatever your background or whatever has happened in your life do not let this be a barrier to YOU applying.
- No age limits on people who wish to be Community Peer Mentors.
- Travel and out of pocket expenses will be paid to volunteers when dealing with cases.
- Ongoing and additional training is provided free.
- No set hours you give what you can.
- Become a member of a brilliant network of volunteers.
Gain Level 2 Qualifications in Health
SKILLS NORTH EAST are offering FREE courses to gain an accredited qualification!
We work with both individual learners and employers and workplaces to offer suitable and convenient training.
Level 2 courses:
Preparing to Work in Adult health and Social Care
Mental Health Awareness
Falls Prevention Awareness
Safe Handling of Medication
Short courses to enhance knowledge and reinforce experience that will enable progression across a wide variety of careers and volunteer positions. Flexibly delivered and supported by field experienced tutors either classroom based or as distance learning.
If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information, please contact Gemma on: Office: 0191 250 4590 Mobile: 07940 710982