At CAS we believe that we all need to invest in our most valuable asset – our people.
Last year we had over 3,000 bookings for Training, so clearly you agree.
Exciting news! Our Fundraising Suffolk 2020 Virtual conference is available to book from 9am on Thursday 13th August 2020
We have nationally recognised influencers from across the sector to inspire, innovate and offer practical solutions to some of the fundraising challenges you face.
Interactive workshops provide key information on the fundamentals of fundraising, impact measurement as well as considerations for your organisation to enable sustainability, building and strengthening your resilience.
Please scroll down for more information on the conference and our training offer.
Focusing on the Future
Enjoy three essential free online seminars to help your organisation recover from the Covid 19 crisis.
As we lift our heads again into the new uncertain environment, we need to review the key business tools and approaches that will enable us to get back on track and stay there. In this series of three one-hour seminars, Giles Kerkham from MHA Larking Gowen will guide us through a recovery process with practical steps and action planning. This is an essential series for any voluntary sector organisation determined to thrive beyond Covid 19. Places are limited so early booking is advised.
Online Seminar 1
Thursday 8th October 11.00 – 12.00
Online Seminar 2
Thursday 15 October 11.00 – 12.00
Online Seminar 3
Thursday 5 November 11.00 – 12.00
These seminars are practical and interactive with take-away resources. MHA Larking Gowen have generously given their expertise free of charge, so all the seminars are free to join, but places are limited so do book well in advance.
Giles Kerkham Giles is Charities and Education Director at MHA Larking Gowen, Chartered Accountants, leading the independent exams and audits of charities across East Anglia. He has specialised in advising charities and delivering trustee training for all his professional career. He has a passion for the charity sector, being a charity trustee and Governor at East Coast College. Outside work, he runs and plays cricket, while he still can.
As a charity we understand the need to balance the day to day requirements of your organisation with the need to invest in upskilling & developing people that support your organisation. Our effective, high quality training sessions are carefully created to make the most of your valuable time and are informative, relevant, practical and interactive. We provide a wide range of trusted, affordable, high quality learning opportunities to meet your needs.
Our virtual training courses are fully interactive ‘live and in real time’ training courses delivered by our experienced Trainers, using our excellent materials. It’s our same high quality training but it’s delivered online. They are the closest experience to being in a training room with us. You will be able to see, hear and interact with the Trainer and the other participants on the course. No more time or money spent travelling to and from training; you will be able to attend our Virtual Training from the comfort and safety of… wherever you are.
We are phasing the introduction of the courses, starting this summer and will add more courses over time.
- We have training courses that range from a couple of hours to longer nationally accredited training courses. Our safeguarding training is quality assured by the Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership.
- We can provide bespoke courses at your own venue for your staff and volunteers.
- Check out our training offer below…
If you have queries about existing training visit the FAQ section at the bottom of this page.
Available from July 2020: Virtual Training courses from Community Action Suffolk
Our high quality face to face training is going 'Virtual'. These are fully interactive 'live in real time' training courses that are facilitated by an experienced Trainer online.
Working in partnership with the Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership we offer training you can trust.
(Virtual) Fundraising Suffolk 2020 Conference
We’re excited to announce the new date and programme for our first virtual County-Wide Fundraising Conference ‘Fundraising Suffolk 2020,’Financing, Sustainability & Resilience’
We can tailor our training to suit a particular situation you may have or deliver our training courses to just your organisation.
Training is a key area for your organisation to grow, develop and build its capacity to involve volunteers.
Business Development Training
Community Action Suffolk is here to support your organisation to flourish and to be sustainable.
Learning Lunches are a valuable opportunity to informally network with colleagues across the VCSE sector.
Online: On demand VCSE safeguarding conference
Stay safe. See it. Recognise it. report it. Keeping people safe and sound means that we need to recognise abuse when we see it. If you work with people in a paid or voluntary role
Online learning provides high quality training at a time and pace to suit you. You work through the materials at your own pace. these are not 'live' events with a Trainer.
Webinars and other digital resources
A range of webinars, videos and digital resources from CAS and other established organisations that are designed to meet the needs of the Voluntary, Community and So
CAS Training is an accredited delivery centre for the National Open College Network (NOCN).
Training during Covid-19
You can view our dedicated additional set of resources here
If you cannot find what you want within our current training programmes please talk to us and we see if we can help you further.
Frequently Asked Questions
Click on the ‘Events’ tab below and that will take you to all of our upcoming training and events. When you find a session you want to know more about or attend click on the title of the event and it will open a new page with more information and a link to an online booking page.
For future events that are still scheduled there’s nothing you need to do. If anything changes, we will contact you with updates.
If your event has been postponed, we are working to identify new dates, and we will contact you as soon as we have confirmation and more information this.
If your event has been cancelled, there’s also nothing you need to do. We’ll get in touch with you directly with more information.
Click on the link below to read the Terms and Conditions and Cancellation policy