Training and Events – Calendar

Fire Marshalling

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This session has been designed for any members of staff designated as fire wardens for their workplace – or looking to become this.

Delegates will learn about the causes and effects of fires, as well as how to prevent their spread and implement necessary emergency procedures. The course complies with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005  and covers:

Safeguarding/Adult Protection

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This is an essential training opportunity if you support vulnerable adults.

The training will cover:

  • What is Safeguarding and Adult Protection
  • Who is a vulnerable adult and what constitutes abuse
  • Different types of abuse, how to spot it and what to do
  • How to report concerns
  • How to handle situations confidently and sensitively

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Management: The Basics

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Aimed at newly-appointed managers, those preparing for a leadership position or existing managers who have had no previous leadership training

By the end of the session, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of effective leadership to individual, team and organisational success
  • Identify the differences between leadership and management
  • Detail the leader’s role in motivating the team to perform, deliver and develop:
  • Setting clear goals
  • Equipping the team to succeed
  • Delivering effective feedback
  • Developing individuals and teams
  • Demonstrate how to set clear boundaries and expectations
  • Understand their own impact on others and identify strategies to manage self
  • Explain the importance of dealing with underperformance and poor behaviour

Price includes lunch and refreshments

Emergency First Aid at Work – FULLY BOOKED

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The QA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) approved course is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace or anyone requiring a comprehensive one day first aid course.  It will equip individuals with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations. Certification is valid for three years.

Volunteers and the Law – FULLY BOOKED

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Valuing volunteers and building mutually beneficial relationships is a key part of  the role of Volunteer Managers. We want to treat our volunteers well and recognise their unique contribution, whilst also ensuring that we are working  within the law.

This course will enable you to learn about the legal position of volunteers, how volunteer rights differ from those of paid employees and your organisation’s legal duties towards volunteers. You will leave feeling more confident about building positive relationships with volunteers, fulfilling your duty of care, reducing risk for your organisation and complying with the law.

Fire Marshalling

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This session has been designed for any members of staff designated as fire wardens for their workplace – or looking to become this.

Delegates will learn about the causes and effects of fires, as well as how to prevent their spread and implement necessary emergency procedures. The course complies with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005  and covers:

County Volunteer Network Meeting

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The session will take a look at how and why organisations should recognise, celebrate and appreciate the commitment of their volunteers. If volunteers feel appreciated, they are more likely to stay with an organisation and so this session will focus on the importance of acknowledging the contribution volunteers make to the organisation and the clients and how best to do this.

AWAZ English Language Support Volunteer Information Session

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AWAZ Cumbria is looking for volunteers to provide English language support for individuals from ethnic minority groups. It might be helping:

  • An individual who feels isolated because they don’t have the confidence to speak English
  • A child struggling to keep up with the language in the classroom
  • A parent struggling to communicate with the school and other parents

If you have some spare time and want to volunteer to help with English Language Support then book your volunteer place today to find out more about this Cumbria Community Integration Project.

Volunteers and the Law – FULLY BOOKED

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Valuing volunteers and building mutually beneficial relationships is a key part of  the role of Volunteer Managers. We want to treat our volunteers well and recognise their unique contribution, whilst also ensuring that we are working  within the law.

This course will enable you to learn about the legal position of volunteers, how volunteer rights differ from those of paid employees and your organisation’s legal duties towards volunteers. You will leave feeling more confident about building positive relationships with volunteers, fulfilling your duty of care, reducing risk for your organisation and complying with the law.

Eden Funding Event

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Speak directly to funders; access essential funding information, advice and support; network with other local organisations.

Funders include Cumbria County Council, Hadfield Trust, Francis C Scott Trust, Frieda Scott Trust, Heritage Lottery Fund, the Big Lottery Fund, Charity Bank, Cumbria Community Foundation, Eden District Council, BBC Children in Need, Cumbria Exchange and Cumbria Waste Management Environment Trust.

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