Training

Building Confidence. Resilience. Independence.

Community Action Suffolk has a strong and trusted legacy of delivering high quality, affordable, valuable and valued training in Suffolk.

97% of participants on our September to November 2016 courses rated our training as either “very good” or “excellent” on their evaluation forms.

Our training programme is also relevant and suitable to organisations and individuals working within the public and private sectors.

Our training draws on the skills and knowledge of experienced CAS staff and trusted partners to deliver relevant and practical training. It is designed to build the confidence, independence and resilience of both individuals and organisations. This will enable you to fulfil some of your statutory and legal responsibilities, such as health and safety, safeguarding and data protection. Our training also adds value to your vital role in delivering services and support to the people of Suffolk.

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Training courses

 

Course Description Date
(visit the link for details and booking)
Location
Cost
Duration
Organisational Development
Introduction to writing a successful funding application This practical course will demonstrate the basics of writing successful funding applications. 22 June 2017 Ipswich
£35/45
3 hours
Trustee roles and responsibilities for good governance This foundation course is an excellent way of helping both existing and new trustees and committee members to understand what their role and responsibilities are in governing an effective organisation. 12 May 2017 Eye
£35/45
3.5 hours
Social Impact Measurement for beginners A practical course that will support you to demonstrate how effective your organisation is and what difference it is making. 23 June 2017 Ipswich
£35/45
3 hours
Introduction to Community Event Planning A practical introductory course exploring how to effectively plan, organise and deliver a successful community event. 5 June 2017 Ipswich
£30/35
3 hours
Demystifying social media This interactive, introductory course will enable participants to have a good understanding of how social media can benefit the VCSE sector. 6 June 2017 Ipswich
£35/45
3 hours

Introduction to safe Data Protection practice

This briefing session will help you understand the importance of having robust and compliant procedures in place to ensure the safety and security of all personal data held or used by your organisation. 20 June 2017 Lowestoft
£30/20
2 hours
Safeguarding
Introduction to safeguarding children and young people (Group 1-2) Safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility and this course equips participants with the skills, judgement, knowledge and confidence to recognise and respond to signs of abuse. 18 May 2017
29 June 2017
Ipswich
Lowestoft
£25/35
2.5 hours
Introduction to safeguarding vulnerable people / groups Safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility and this course equips participants with the skills. judgement, knowledge and confidence to recognise and respond to signs of abuse. 13 June 2017 Ipswich
£25/35
3 hours
Health and safety
Level 2 Emergency First Aid at work This practical course is nationally accredited by Qualsafe and gives participants the skills and knowledge to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. 17 May 2017
FULLY BOOKED
Ipswich
£75/95
6.5 hours
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the workplace This course is nationally accredited by Qualsafe and gives participants the knowledge to develop their awareness of health and safety, including the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment. 6 June 2017 Lowestoft
£75/95
6.5 hours
Staff support and development
Dealing with challenging volunteer situations Volunteers are the life blood of our community groups but from time to time potential challenging situations arise resulting from volunteer behaviour which requires appropriate and careful handling. 8 June 2017 Bury St Edmunds
£30/35
3 hours
Children and young people
Understanding young people’s mental health: Self esteem A practical course that develops confidence and skills of staff, including volunteers, to identify and work with young people experiencing self-esteem issues. 15 June 2017 Ipswich
£50/70
5.5 hours
Understanding young people’s mental health: Self image A practical session that develops confidence and skills of staff, including volunteers, to identify and work with young people experiencing self-image issues. 25 May 2017 Ipswich
£50/70
5.5 hours
NOCN Level 2 Theory of Youth Work An introduction to youth work: gain the knowledge, skills and qualities required to work with young people within a youth worker role. (2 day course) Day 1: 13 May 2017
Day 2: 20 May 2017
FULLY BOOKED
Ipswich
£110/150
2 day course

 

What others say about CAS training…

  • I really enjoyed this course, excellent pace, knowledge & delivery – thank you
  • It was very comprehensive, thank you!
  • Excellent lots of useful information, very satisfied
  • Informative and very relevant. All hand-outs were easy to understand and well presented. Very satisfied and comprehensive – perfect
  • Very informative, well explained, concise hand-outs. Course information provided fully met its criteria
  • Delivered in an understanding, clear, well informed manner within time guidelines
  • Very good course learnt a lot and gained some good information which will be useful in my role – thank you
  • Well presented, very informed on the sectors in which we work, very good and interesting

How to book

Simply visit the links for the courses above, book and pay for your place online.
Please make sure that you have access to a credit/debit card or PayPal account to make your booking via our secure payment system.


In-house training offer

To book a “closed” course, solely for your own organisation, please contact us at training@communityactionsuffolk.org.uk. Closed courses start from £250.


Terms and conditions

Booking terms and conditions and cancellation policy are available here.