Starting: Thursday 7th December
Duration: 12 weeks (with an option of staying on for more workshops!)
Time: 10am – 1.30pm
Where: Northlight Mill, Brierfield.
17th November 9:30am-1:00pm
Who should attend?
Ideal for Managers, Supervisors, Leaders and HR professionals or anyone working in a group / team environment who may need to resolve conflict.
As we gear up for the new year, we will be announcing new training dates for 2024 soon. Therefore, this is your last chance to take advantage of our 2023 training sessions. These sessions offer valuable insights and skills in three crucial areas: Alcohol Awareness and Brief Intervention, Drug Awareness and Harm Reduction, and Naloxone Training.
Free online access to a range of webinars and courses developed to support stress, anxiety and depression-related difficulties, Blackpool Talking Therapies will be delivering a range of short webinars over the coming weeks.
These training courses normally cost around £200-300 for a 2 day course, but are being offered free of charge by LCC Public Health. As places are limited, if you are unable to attend or cancel within 10 working days, this will incur a £50.00 charge.
It will not be possible for you to leave early or miss a section of the delivery once you have booked onto the training. Please keep course dates in your diary and arrange cover for any emergencies which might crop up.
As part of the tackling loneliness work, Lancashire County Councils Communities Team have commissioned Rebecca Catterall (t/a The Business Wife, please find information on Rebecca attached) to deliver bid writing training to VCFSE organisations across Lancashire, at no charge to the organisations.
The training will cover the bid writing process from end to end, starting with identifying an appropriate funding pot to apply for, through to writing the application and finally how to manage the grant if successful. You will also be left with a set of resources to support your fundraising efforts long after the course has finished.
Monday 27th November 10am – 5pm
Wyre Council, Civic Centre, Breck Road, Poulton-le-Fylde FY6 7PU
Places are limited, and are on a first come first served basis.
(We are initially only able to offer a maximum of 2 spaces per organisation)
If you would like to reserve your place, please complete the attached booking form and return to:firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 17th November 2023.
In recognition of International Men’s Day and Movember, this webinar will explore mental wellbeing and how men can access this through social prescribing.
Now in its 13th year, let’s come together to celebrate Trustees’ Week and mark the amazing achievements of nearly one million trustees across the UK.
If you would like to book, please ring 01282 435302, text/ring 07877714693,
November 23 to July 24
Would like to book a bespoke training day?
email email@example.com for more information.
Start: Wednesday 29th November
Time: 9:30am - 4pm (can be flexible regarding the finish time for parents who collect children from school/nursery)
Duration: 15 weeks
Eligibility: The course is free for anyone aged 19+, unemployed and receiving a benefit. Please bring your passport or birth certificate, national insurance number and your proof of benefits with you to enrol.
Unlock your potential in the world of holistic health with the Level 2 Complimentary Therapies course! Dive into the fascinating realms of anatomy and physiology while mastering fundamental massage therapy, reflexology, and aromatherapy techniques.
Learn the art of promoting wellness through healthy eating and lifestyle choices, and gain valuable insights into clinic services and business awareness.
Whether you're a beginner seeking a holistic foundation or a practitioner looking to expand your skill set, our comprehensive programme offers the perfect blend of knowledge and hands-on experience to help you flourish in the world of Complimentary Therapies.
Book your place and embark on a fulfilling journey towards personal and professional well-being.
Please find the attached poster containing details
Ever thought about a career in Health & Social Care? Do you have any clients or service users who would like a career in health and social care and don't know where to start or how to progress with new courses and qualifications.
Lancashire Adult Learning are holding Health & Social Care information and enrolments session on
Wednesdays 1st November, 6th December and 10th January.
The session are drop any time between 4pm - 7pm at The Waterside Centre, St James Court West, Accrington, BB5 1NA.
These will be an opportunity to chat to our expert staff and tutors about all the opportunities available including courses due to start early in 2024 and onwards. Courses available will include:
Supporting Children and Young People with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities.
Anyone interested in finding out more are welcome to visit the Waterside Centre for the events.
Inspire East Lancashire have new dates for their upcoming training.
Details in the poster below:
Welcome to the Understanding Autism Course. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism.
You’ll learn how autism impacts sensory processing and communication, and the characteristics that individuals with autism may display, such as difficulties with social interaction and repetitive behaviours.
The course also covers common associated conditions like anxiety and ADHD, and challenges common misconceptions about autism.
You’ll gain insights into the different communication difficulties experienced by individuals with autism, and how to support effective communication. Additionally, you’ll learn about legal frameworks and guidance supporting autism, such as the Equality Act 2010 and NICE guidance.
By course end, you’ll be equipped to provide effective support, positively impacting the lives of individuals with autism and their families.
For more information please click here
Welcome to the Mental Health First Aid Level 2 course, designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to support individuals with mental ill health.
In this course, we will explore the topic of mental health in-depth, delving into the various mental health conditions that individuals may face, and understanding how to support and provide appropriate assistance to those who are experiencing mental ill health.
For more information please click here
Learn to Make Healthy Meals in a Microwave
2 week course
Thursday 16th & 23rd November
10:00am - 12:30pm
Course Title Marketing DescriptionDurationDelivery MethodVenue
Learn to Make: Healthy Meals in a Microwave
Many cooking methods burn away important nutrients but foods cooked in a microwave retain their nutritional value better than any other cooking method and the quick cooking time makes it cost efficient!
This short course will show you just how versatile your microwave is as you discover the amazing range of healthy recipes you can make from fresh ingredients to create hearty, healthy, budget conscious meals such as a warming casserole or exotic noodle dish.
Please bring tupperware to take some cooked food home in. 2.5 hours p/w over 2 weeksOnline / Venue Table, chairs. Enough room to prepare food.
Access to kitchen materials, washing up facilities and power sockets.
Max 12 if the venue has enough space.
these three free workshops are aimed at adults who are interested in sewing and fashion. Learn how to alter or create something new from pre-loved clothes, offcuts, scraps or leftover fabrics.
Discover how to make something beautiful that won’t cost the earth.
Burnley Mechanics Basement Studio,
Friday 10th November 10am to 2pm
Friday 17th November 10am to 2pm
Friday 24th November 10am to 2pm
Bring your lunch and a drink with you!
To book a place contact Bev Lamey firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested please click here for more information
To find a community space that is open near you, please visit the Places of Welcome website.
From Lancashire County Council
LibrariesOur libraries are all welcoming spaces, where you can find:
Search for events at our libraries where you can get together with others for a chat, play board games or learn something new.
Cost of living coursesFrom 30 October and throughout November our libraries will host courses to help you learn about household budgeting and more with Lancashire Adult Learning.
Search the events site for cost of living courses for more information about the following courses:
Branding on a Budget for Charities – Wednesday 15 November, 10:00-12:00
Join advertising strategist Amanda Jones for this two-hour session looking at your brand and marketing goals, your audience and design elements to revamp your charity.
Need to shape a compelling brand on a shoe-string budget? Join our branding workshop if you are looking to develop or evolve your brand.
Our Branding on a Budget workshop will explore the building blocks of successful brands, including examples from small social impact organisations, to ensure your organisation has the tools to create a strong brand identity.
We know that charity organisations often have limited time and resource to put to brand-building, so this programme is designed to help your organisation maximise impact through easy, free and low-cost recommendations.
You will learn the importance of strong branding, how to supercharge your visual identity and how to connect with audiences.
This event will take place online. The webinar link will be released to delegates ahead of the event.
Through this training, you’ll learn to:
This workshop has been designed for everyone but especially charities who have basic brand elements (name, logo, strapline and perhaps simple visual elements) but feel unsure about what to do next, or struggle to articulate their brand personality or ‘unique selling point’.
Aimed at beginner/intermediate
Meet your expert trainer:
Amanda Jones is an Advertising Strategist who has been working at London advertising agencies for 13 years. Amanda has developed brand and marketing strategies for many well-known brands such as Ariel, Co-Op and Always. Alongside her day job she provides mentoring and workshop services to start-up social enterprises and charities, providing them with the same expert advice and support she provides to world leading brands. Amanda also runs Skilling Time, a collection of content encouraging professionals to ‘do good with their day job’ through pro bono work.
Wednesday 8 November 2023 10:00 - 12:00
Information taken from Mediatrust website
Get ready to empower and inspire Generation Z to make a difference in the world and spread your charity's message in this new webinar.
Getting through to and connecting with younger generations isn’t just about mere words; it’s about sparking a revolution! Your charity has visions to share, causes to champion, and Generation Z to inspire. However, it is crucial to understand what truly resonates with Gen Z to motivate them into action. Where can you find them on the internet and how can you engage with them?This brand-new webinar, encompassing both TikTok and Instagram, will help you get to convey your organisation’s powerful message and purpose to the younger generation and ignite the reaction you want from them. This session covers an introduction to segmenting your audience and invaluable storytelling tips and tricks to tailor your message to Gen Z.
Through this training, you’ll learn:
This workshop is designed for charity comms workers who are responsible for their organisation’s online presence.
Aimed at beginner-intermediate
Meet your expert trainer
Georgia Clutton-Baxter is a performance creative working at Clicky Media, a digital marketing agency. Her day-to-day responsibilities primarily involve creating advertisements for various social channels such as TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook.
Georgia’s professional interests center around Gen Z marketing, and she has experience managing successful TikTok accounts tailored to specific businesses, leveraging the latest trends to boost their online presence.
By sharing her insights and experiences, Georgia aims to shed light on the unique strategies that can effectively engage Gen Z in social change. Join her in the upcoming webinar to gain valuable insights into this dynamic and influential generation.
Support for Trustees during Trustees Week.
How decision makers can lead on climate action6 November | Free webinar | Book your place
Learn how charity trustees can start the conversation about climate action, and the wider benefits it can have for your organisation.
Managing your chief executive
6 November | Free webinar | Book your place
Join this expert surgery session to speak to Graham Atkinson, Managing Director at Atkinson HR, about building the most effective management relationship with your CEO. Graham will answer your questions and share tips, tricks and tools for creating strong structures.
Keeping our money green
7 November | Free webinar | Book your place
Join us to explore why sustainable financial management is key for voluntary organisations and how trustees can get started with this
Why diverse boards make more impactful decisions
8 November | Free webinar | Book your place
We'll discuss why having a range of perspectives and experiences in your board helps you make better decisions and can make your organisation more impactful.
Volunteers leading volunteers
9 November | Free webinar | Book your place
Join this session to explore the unique role of trustees as volunteers and how engaging in good ESG practices helps our volunteering go further.
What do trustees across the country feel about leading climate action?
10 November | Free webinar | Book your place
Join the plenary session of our nation-wide ‘devolved conference’. We’ll hear from representatives from across the country about local issues and national trends for trustees in their approach to ESG and sustainability.
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