CVS Cheshire East Training - specifically aimed at meeting the needs and requirements of the local Voluntary & Community Sector

We provide a variety of free and low cost training courses on a wide range of subjects to support both staff and volunteers in the Voluntary, Community & Faith sector in Cheshire East. To learn more about each course or to book a place on line, please click on the relevant session link below.

We can also provide high quality, tailored courses to support your organisation at a competitive cost. Please contact our Learning & Development Officer to discuss your requirements.

Each of our CVS training sessions will be marked with one of the below badges as a reference for members working towards GRIPP Assurance or working to a bespoke GRIPP support plan, created following completion of the GRIPP Checklist.

Volunteers and the Law - 19th March 2019 - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 13:00

All community and voluntary groups rely on volunteers to help you to run your organisation. Do you know your legal responsibilities to your volunteers?

Equality and Diversity - 28th March 2019 - Thu, 28/03/2019 - 10:00

This course is essential for community and voluntary groups to understand the requirements of the 2010 Equality Act and the accompanying ‘Public Sector Equality Duty’ (2011).

Introduction to Grant Applications - 2nd April 2019 - Tue, 02/04/2019 - 10:00

Ideal for community and voluntary organisations who are new to applying for grant funding. This session will take you through the crucial steps you need to take to help you ensure your organisation has the best chance of success with your grant bids.

Introduction to Safeguarding - 16th April 2019 - Tue, 16/04/2019 - 10:00

Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. Do your staff, trustees and volunteers understand the basics of safeguarding? This free session will ensure that you understand what your organisation needs to do to keep everyone involved safe.

Emergency First Aid at Work - 24th April 2019 - Wed, 24/04/2019 - 09:30

This full day course is ideal for anyone who requires an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) certificate. The course meets HSE requirements and is fully certified. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluating - 1st May 2019 - Wed, 01/05/2019 - 10:00

Monitoring & evaluating are essential for any voluntary or community group. This introductory session will look at the basics of monitoring and evaluating to help you report back to funders and stakeholders.

Introduction to Tendering - 8th May 2019 - Wed, 08/05/2019 - 10:00

In recent years there has been an increase in the number of contracts aimed at the community and voluntary sector. Does your organisation need to find out more about how to bid for these funds? This session will guide you through the steps and jargon!

Grant Writing - Take A Closer Look - 14th May 2019 - Tue, 14/05/2019 - 10:00

This full-day course is aimed at community and voluntary groups who have had some experience of writing grant applications and would like to look deeper at writing that winning application.

Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers - 22nd May 2019 - Wed, 22/05/2019 - 10:00

Does your organisation involve volunteers? This session is aimed at any organisation who involves volunteers or would like to involve volunteers. Join us for this half-day session to find out some essential good practice tips to help you.

Trustee Roles and Responsibilities - 29th May 2019 - Wed, 29/05/2019 - 13:00

This free session is aimed at anyone who is considering becoming a Trustee for a charity or community group or new Trustees who would like to learn more. This session will provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of a trustee of a small group or charity.



If you are having difficulty booking on to any of our training courses or if you would like a downloadable/printable version of our training programme please contact us or Tel: 01270 763100 with your details.