VCS and 3rd Sector Training

 

Fundraising 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.

Thanks,
Kimberley Field,
Autism Resource Coordinator & Trainer,
County Durham Autism Post Diagnostic Support Service,
MAIN-Taking Autism Personally
0191 3008556

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

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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.   

Referrals for our Routeways can be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  In addition to our Routeways, Thirteen offers a free 1-1 employability and volunteering service to all individuals living in a Thirteen, Accent or Clarion Housing tenancy (no matter what their circumstances).   Any referrals for this service can be sent to:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Currrent Durham Works Training Opportunities from Co Durham CAB

These are the current opportunities on offer across both of our delivery sites 

Apprentiship or Job Training Bishop Auckland

Apprentiship or Job Training Peterlee

Career Options Made Easy for School leavers.

Regards

Eve Galloway Network Officer

DurhamWorks Mobile: 07876 346 047 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  www.citizensadvicecd.org.uk 

Autism Awareness 

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 get in touch for more information. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 0191 3008556

Please find attached our course outline and information on bespoke training.

More dates to follow. 

Thanks,
Kimberley Field,
Autism Resource Coordinator & Trainer,
County Durham Autism Post Diagnostic Support Service, 
MAIN-Taking Autism PersonallyOffice A Moor Chambers Annex, 
22A Front Street, 
Framwellgate Moor,
Durham,DH1 5EJ
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 

0191 3008556 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Kimberley Field,
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

If you work in County Durham you can book a space for FREE on this training by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 0191 332 3810.  

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.

Tina Young

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.   

Referrals for our Routeways can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A referral form is attached.

In addition to our Routeways, Thirteen offers a free 1-1 employability service to all individuals living in a Thirteen, Accent or Clarion Housing tenancy (no matter what their circumstances).   Any referrals for this service can be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

Susan Borrow

Employability Support Service Manager 07816 070370 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..uk www.thirteengroup.co.uk

Young Parents Programme 

Please find attached details of our new Young Parents programme starting soon Please Circulate to your contacts.

Many Thanks

Jamie-Lee Thompson-Weir

(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 

https://jandktraining.co.uk/

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.  

Digital Skills

Clayton Glass Sector

Admin in the Civil Service

June Courses

Cleaning Industry

Hospitality Academy

Claire Young

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.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/M36SF9Z

Many thanks

Megan Dunn

DSCP Apprentice

Durham Safeguarding Children Partnership

03000 264 353

www.durham-scp.org.uk

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. 

More Information

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

http://www.acumencoaching.co.uk/download/Executive_Acumen_Brochure.pdf

  • Management Acumen - Level 3 Diploma in Management - aimed at Team Leaders and First Line Managers

http://www.acumencoaching.co.uk/download/Management_Acumen_Brochure.pdf

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.

For more information please reply to this email or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

For further information please contact the Community Peer Mentor Office on 0300 003 1818 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Stroke Awareness

Dementia Awareness

Falls Prevention Awareness

Safe Handling of Medication

Infection Control

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

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