Training opportunities

Training from other providers:

Fundraising Training

Date: Tue 3 May 2022

Various dates and times between May and October 2022, FREE
This series of training sessions is designed to improve the fundraising skills of smaller organisations who might have limited capacity.

Trustee Training Sessions

Date: Mon 9 May 2022

BHP Chartered Accountants are running free webinars for new and existing trustees, ensuring they are fully aware of their legal and financial responsibilities. The advanced sessions look in further detail at some of the key responsibilities for charity trustees. The speakers will be Jane Marshall, Partner and Head of Charities and Not for Profit at BHP LLP, and BHP’s regular guest speaker Catherine Rustomji, a recognised charity law specialist in Chambers and Partners legal directory.

The dates for the series of three seminars are:

9 May 10am – Introductory session

This is an introductory session looking at financial and legal responsibilities and is aimed at new trustees or as a refresher for existing trustees.

9 May 2pm – Advanced session and 17 May 10am – Advanced session

This session takes a more in-depth look at charity governance and financial issues including reserves policies and the lessons to be learnt from the Charity Commission’s enquiry into Kids Company.


Ongoing training opportunities

ADVANCED MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE FIRST AIDER CERTIFICATE

£159.99, online
Advanced online training to help you provide effective mental health support for your organisation

AN HOUR TO SKILL

FREE
The government is encouraging all to set aside just one hour a week to take free online courses that will not only improve skills and keep minds active, but could also boost future job prospects.

ASPIRE SUSSEX - Distance Learning

FREE
NCFE Level 2 Certificates – a wide range of courses designed to be completed in your own time, within 15 weeks.

CROWDFUNDING

New free of charge Learn Platform available as part of Crowdfunder’s commitment to support communities.

EFFECTIVE REMOTE TEAM MANAGEMENT

£89.99 + VAT
The course will provide managers and employers with best practice guidance for putting in place effective remote management and engagement strategies.

EMPLOYMENT BEST PRACTICE

FREE
Acas experts run regular webinars on employment law topics and employment relations.

FINANCIAL ESSENTIALS FOR CHARITIES - ONLINE COURSE

£129.99
Specially designed to support finance professionals and charity leaders with this increasing remit, and help drive sustainable finance strategies and decision-making.

FORMER CARERS GROUPS - MONTHLY

3rd Thursday of every month, 10.30am–12pm, online, FREE
Carers Support groups for carers who have experienced bereavement and would benefit from meeting with others going through a similar experience.

FUNDRAISER APPRENTICESHIP LEVEL 3

18-month course, FREE for charities
This is a new expert-developed programme focused on achieving occupational competence for fundraisers. The course is delivered through half-day workshops which take place digitally twice each month. This is complemented by expert coaching and high quality online resources.

GETTING YOUR VOICE HEARD

FREE, online
UK Parliament offers community and youth groups a first-hand expertise and guidance on how UK democracy works and how they can take action on issues they care about.

HOW TO RECOGNISE THE SIGNS OF POOR MENTAL HEALTH AND RAISE CONCERNS

A video designed for volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic, who are supporting their local community, to help them recognise the signs of poor mental health and raise concerns.

INTRODUCTION TO THE FUNDRAISING CODE

Recording of a webinar: The Code of Fundraising Practice sets the standards that apply to fundraising. This webinar will help you understand what the code is, who it applies to, what it covers and how to use it.

MENTAL HEALTH NANO COURSES

£49.99+vat, two comprehensive modules, with access to the study materials, introductory videos, assessment tests and downloadable resources.
Whether you are a new manager, looking to increase your mental health awareness, or would like to develop your role within an organisation, this course is the perfect solution.

PEER SUPPORT SESSIONS FOR VOLUNTARY SECTOR LEADERS

FREE
Chance to sign up to an online peer support session for the opportunity to explore and discuss the challenges you are currently experiencing, precipitated by the Covid-19 outbreak.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN

Training courses from the West Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership

SETTING UP A CIO AND A CIC

FREE videos
Designed for people who have already made an informed choice about the type of legal structure they wish to set up for the delivery of their service and activities and who need some guidance on the application process.

THE SKILLS TOOLKIT

Over 70 free digital, numeracy and workplace skills courses from the Department for Education, to help you progress in work and boost your earnings.

TRAINING FOR CORONAVIRUS VOLUNTEERS

FREE
Designed for anyone responding to COVID-19, whether deployed by a charity or just decided to lend a hand to a neighbour.

WEST SUSSEX LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT GATEWAY

West Sussex County Council’s online learning.