Training for the Voluntary Sector, by the Voluntary Sector
- Voluntary Sector Training (VST) can offer you a full programme of training, especially designed for the needs of charities, voluntary organisations and community groups in Essex.
- Why travel to London when you can receive high quality training locally?
- Training courses are run throughout Essex - view the current range by clicking on the courses tab above.
- Book on one of our courses now and see the benefits of our training for yourself. If you would prefer to book over the phone, or want advice as to what's best for you, just give us a ring on 01371 876747.
Writing Winning Funding Bids
New course 10th July - Need help getting your application to the top of the pile? What could make your bid stand out from the rest? Well book on this practical one day course with funding consultant and trainer Mark Gerbaldi and find out the secrets! Bring your bids with you.
VST is a Big Assist Supplier
Voluntary Sector Training have been approved as a BIG Assist Supplier to offer support to infrastructure organisations. We can be found in the BIG Assist 'marketplace' See how this could help you!
Harlow First Aid course
Just 3 places left (as of 7th May - hurry 3 gone this morning) on the next Emergency First Aid at Work course on 1st July at Harlow Leisurezone. Great feedback just received about this week's course from Keene Memorial Homes. Apparently it was "the best first aid course they have ever been on" and "much better" than certain other well known providers! Book now for the course.
How Risky is Your Workplace?
Don't know, hadn't thought about it or don't know how to assess it? Then come on this one day course and learn to understand the basic principles of risk assessment and at the same time gain a useful CIEH qualification. Full details and booking. Now in DUNMOW!
Are you, or your staff, stressed?
Then attend this one day training session for only £50 per place with mental health professional Derick Moore to learn skills to help deal with it. Intended for people working or volunteering in stressful environments, it will help them recognise the causes and make changes that will lead to an improved feeling of well-being. Read more and book here.
Avoid data protection slip ups!
Effective Data Protection policies are crucial to an organisation as is the treating of personal data responsibly. This session explains the Act and helps organisations understand how to comply with it, implement good practice and avoid costly and embarrassing slip ups.With Paul Ticher. Book now.
Do you use volunteers?
Volunteers are increasingly playing a vital part in the running and service provision of many organisations today, but are you fully prepared to make the most of them? These 2 new courses will improve your organisation's capacity in this important area: Planning & Running A Training Programme For Volunteers 12th June 2013 and NEW DATE due to demand Policies, Agreements And The Law 2nd July 2013.
VST is a member of learn EAST a network of six county-based learning consortia.
Click on above link for further details on relevant, up-to-date information about developments in the Learning and Skills sector, potential sub-contracting opportunities and support for partnership working both internally and across sectors.
For details on what in happening in Essex, click on Learning in Essex tab above.