Our current courses are listed below

     

 Managing Risk in the Third Sector

 Training being delivered by Alarm in partnership with Community First and Community   Action Fareham.

 What will you learn How risk management can help your charity operate efficiently and   support trustees to fulfil their governance responsibilities in an effective and comprehensive   manner.

 This session covers:  

  • Why formal systems of risk management are needed (including regulatory standards and legal requirements relating to charities)
  • A practical and easy to implement model of how to identify, assess and control the most significant risks to your organisation
  • How to embed risk management into the culture of your organisation including the roles and responsibilities of managers and trustees
  • A clear vision of the benefit to risk management and how it can be used to support and generate good governance.

To see a blog on the subject please click here

 

Date:   8th May 2018

Times: 10:00 - 15:30

Venue:  Buckland Community Centre, Room 2, Malins Road, Buckland, Portsmouth, PO2 7BL

Fee is per person: £75 members

                             £80 voluntary/community sector                             

 To download the course flyer please click here - spaces available

Please note: parking is not available at Buckland Community Centre. Nearest train stations are Portsmouth and Southsea (1.1 miles) and Fratton (1.3 miles) from the venue.

Pay and display car park is £13 a day, 10 minutes walk to the venue.

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 Measuring Impact

 Knowing that you’ve put in the effort (Input) and met the contract requirements (Outputs   and Outcomes) is no longer enough. To attract future funding and to demonstrate your   effectiveness—you need to show the Impact you’ve made.

 

This workshop will take you through a process to enable you to:

  • Focus your efforts on what really matters
  • Ensure you engage with ALL stakeholders
  • Allow for outside influences
  • Measure what counts
  • Communicate the difference you are making
  • Boost the effectiveness of your organisation To gain the most from this workshop
  • TWO representatives from your organisation should attend together and
  • Have a specific project in mind, any recently finished or future project/bid.

By the end of the workshop you’ll be brimming with practical ideas and have started applying these to your chosen project.

 

Date:   15th May 2018

Times: 13:00 - 16:30

Venue:  Hillside & Wymering Community Centre, Portsmouth, PO6 3PY

Fee is per person: £50 members

                             £55 voluntary/community sector

                             £90 private/statutory sector

 To download the course flyer please click here - spaces available

Please note: nearest train station is Cosham 1.5 miles, bus route from train station,                                 FREE local parking available

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Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

This half day course aims to introduce the principles of safeguarding and will give  those who work in support and care sectors a greater understanding of this subject to improve their services to adults and children.

 Course Aims

For delegates to gain an understanding of current legislation and frameworks related to child / adult safeguarding and how this impacts on their role

 Course Objectives

  • Define safeguarding and describe outline of relevant legal framework
  • Identify and describe how to recognise types of abuse
  • Identify and demonstrate essential characteristics related to effective reporting in relation to abuse
  • Demonstrate awareness of local and other relevant policy related to safeguarding
  • Consider role in relation to prevention of abuse

Date: date changed to 21st May 2018

Times: 10:00 - 13:00

Venue:  St Mary's Loge, St Mary's Road, Portsmouth, PO3 6BB

Fee is per person:   £55 voluntary/community sector   

                               £90 Private sector                          

 To download the course flyer please click here - spaces available

Please note: There are a limited number of parking spaces available.

Nearest train station is Fratton (0.9 mile) and it’s served by various bus routes

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 Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 day accredited - Fareham area

 A one day course giving learners the skills and confidence to respond to a range of   accidents and first aid emergencies they may come across in the workplace.

 Successful learners will receive a national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work   which satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety   Executive (HSE). 

 Course aimed at:

 Anyone working with people who are prone to accidents or illness will feel more confident if   they have some first aid training. Every work place should have someone trained in first aid   on the premises. Organisations holding events should have a trained first aid person   present. 

 Course Outcomes:

  • What is First Aid
  • Legislation
  • Responsibilities
  • Action in an emergency
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary assessment
  • The respiratory system
  • Resuscitation and AED
  • Disorders of respiration
  • Disorders of circulation
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Seizures
  • Minor burns and scolds
  • Foreign objects

 

 Date:   22nd May 2018

 Times:  9:30 - 16:30

 Venue: Crofton Community Centre, Stubbington, Fareham, PO14 2PP

 Fee is per person: £75 members

                              £80 voluntary/community sector

                              £115 private/statutory sector

 To download course flyer please click here - spaces available

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 Crowdfunding 101

 Crowdfunding has turned traditional sourcing of funds on it’s head instead asking a large   number of people to fund a project, idea or product by donating a small amount of money   via social media and crowdfunding websites. Get on board and identify how you can     fundraise smarter.

 Crowdfunding 101 training will enable participants to recognise what crowdfunding is,   what’s involved and when to use it.

 Content includes:

  • Different types of crowdfunding
  • When to use it and when not to
  • The features of a successful campaign 
  • The wider benefits to fundraising, volunteering, campaigning and community development
  • How to choose a crowdfunding platform 
  • Identify who is in your ‘crowd’
  • Begin and plan your funding case

 

 Date:   24th May 2018

 Times:  9:30 - 16:30

 Venue: Hillside & Wymering Community Centre, Portsmouth, PO6 3PY

 Fee is per person: £75 members

                              £80 voluntary/community sector

                              £115 private/statutory sector

 To download course flyer please click here - spaces available

Please note: nearest train station is Cosham 1.5 miles, bus route from train station,                                 FREE local parking available

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Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 day accredited - Gosport area

 A one day course giving learners the skills and confidence to respond to a range of   accidents and first aid emergencies they may come across in the workplace.

 Successful learners will receive a national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work   which satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety   Executive (HSE). 

 Course aimed at:

 Anyone working with people who are prone to accidents or illness will feel more confident if   they have some first aid training. Every work place should have someone trained in first aid   on the premises. Organisations holding events should have a trained first aid person   present. 

 Course Outcomes:

  • What is First Aid
  • Legislation
  • Responsibilities
  • Action in an emergency
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary assessment
  • The respiratory system
  • Resuscitation and AED
  • Disorders of respiration
  • Disorders of circulation
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Seizures
  • Minor burns and scolds
  • Foreign objects

 

 Date:   5th June 2018

 Times:  9:30 - 16:30

 Venue: Nimrod Community Centre, Falcon Meadows Way, Gosport, PO13 8AA

 Fee is per person: £75 members

                              £80 voluntary/community sector

                              £115 private/statutory sector

 To download course flyer please click here - spaces available

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Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 day accredited - Portsmouth area

 A one day course giving learners the skills and confidence to respond to a range of   accidents and first aid emergencies they may come across in the workplace.

 Successful learners will receive a national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work   which satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety   Executive (HSE). 

 Course aimed at:

 Anyone working with people who are prone to accidents or illness will feel more confident if   they have some first aid training. Every work place should have someone trained in first aid   on the premises. Organisations holding events should have a trained first aid person   present. 

 Course Outcomes:

  • What is First Aid
  • Legislation
  • Responsibilities
  • Action in an emergency
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary assessment
  • The respiratory system
  • Resuscitation and AED
  • Disorders of respiration
  • Disorders of circulation
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Seizures
  • Minor burns and scolds
  • Foreign objects

 

  Date:   19th June 2018

   Times:  9:30 - 16:30

 Venue: St Mary's Community Room, St Mary's Lodge, St Mary's Road, Portsmouth, PO3 6BB

 Fee is per person: £75 members

                              £80 voluntary/community sector

                              £115 private/statutory sector

 To download course flyer please click here - spaces available

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  Passenger Assistant Training – (PATS)

 PATS  was developed by Hampshire County Council and designed for people who's role is to   assist passengers on their journey. This role may have many different names; escorts,   passenger carers, care assistants, chaperones, support worker and other similar job titles.

 The aim of this course is to improve passenger safety, by giving passenger assistants the   skills and information required to understand the needs of their passengers.

 This is a 1 day course which is designed for staff and or volunteers who care for passengers   travelling either by car, taxi, minicab and minibus.

 This course is bespoke and therefore can be adapted for vulnerable children or adults.

 This is a 1 day course, split into 2 sessions.

 Session 1: is classroom based covering health & safety, emergency procedures and the   legal duties of a passenger assistant.

 Session 2: is practical based demonstrating the safe use of a vehicle lift or ramp, safely   escorting and securing wheelchair users to and from the vehicle.  

 For more information or to discuss your course requirements please call 01329 223 155

 or email training@actionfareham.org.uk

 

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