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Events and training hosted by Catalyst and our partners in the VCSE community.

Events and training hosted by Catalyst and our partners in the VCSE community.

Training

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/charity-finance/

This session will give participants a complete overview of charity finance and accounts.

This session will cover the following topics

All the different charity types and the different rules that apply to each
Grant monitoring and how they are shown in accounts
Notes to accounts such as the governing content and trustees report
Reporting and who might need a copy of the accounts.
The role of a trustee
Income and expenditure for small charities
The Changes & Charities Act 2022

Book your space by clicking here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/403984417267

If you have any questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@catalyststockton.org

Please note that while a majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place if you fail to attend. In cases of training taking place over a number of days, you will be charged £25 for each session missed.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/basic-bid-writing-2/

This session is aimed at people who have little or no experience in writing a funding application.

This session aims to help participants develop the skills needed to write a successful bid.

The session will explore the following areas:

Identifying suitable funders
Being clear about your aims and outcomes
Basic Budgeting

The session will also include a 'Dos and Don'ts' guide to get you started.

Reserve your place on this training HERE:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/403984417267

If you have any further questions, please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org

Please note that while the majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or if you fail to attend.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/emergency-first-aid-at-work-5/

This course is aimed at:

People new to First Aid who wish to become a recognised First Aider in a 'low risk' environment
People who wish to have basic First Aid skills knowledge

People applying for this course do not need any prior experience in First Aid. In order to pass the exam, participants need to be able to perform CPR and the recovery position and successfully pass a multi-choice examination.

Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of the course will lead to the following learning outcomes:

The management of incidents
The roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
The treatment of casualties who are
Bleeding
Choking
Burned
Performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Placing casualties in the recovery position

Emergency First Aid Fast Facts

This course is suitable for 'low risk' environments such as offices, shops and community centres
This course meets HSE criteria.
The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course enables you to give EFA to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.
This course needs to be renewed every 3 years.
Annual refreshers are available, enabling qualified EFAW first aiders to maintain their skills.
The exam takes place at the end of the session.
EFAW certificates are issues to all successful candidates

Book your space HERE:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/400701838987

If you have any further questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@catalyststockton.org

Please note, while the majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or if you fail to attend.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/emergency-first-aid-at-work-4/

This course is aimed at:

People new to First Aid who wish to become a recognised First Aider in a 'low risk' environment
People who wish to have basic First Aid skills knowledge

People applying for this course do not need any prior experience in First Aid. In order to pass the exam, participants need to be able to perform CPR and the recovery position and successfully pass a multi-choice examination.

Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of the course will lead to the following learning outcomes:

The management of incidents
The roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
The treatment of casualties who are
Bleeding
Choking
Burned
Performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Placing casualties in the recovery position

Emergency First Aid Fast Facts

This course is suitable for 'low risk' environments such as offices, shops and community centres
This course meets HSE criteria.
The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course enables you to give EFA to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.
This course needs to be renewed every 3 years.
Annual refreshers are available, enabling qualified EFAW first aiders to maintain their skills.
The exam takes place at the end of the session.
EFAW certificates are issues to all successful candidates

Book your space HERE:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/400694075767

If you have any further questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@catalyststockton.org

Please note, while the majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or if you fail to attend. 

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/volunteer-management-support-and-supervision/

This training is designed so that you can attend all four units and get a complete overview of volunteer management.

You can also mix and match individual units on topics that most interest you. All sessions will be facilitated by MVDA, this session is the fourth and final session.

Session 4: Support and Supervision

This session will give participants an understanding of the ways in which volunteers can be supported to ensure they have an enriching experience whilst volunteering.

Book your place here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/400694075767

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/volunteer-management-recruitment-and-induction/

This training is designed so that you can attend all four units and get a complete overview of volunteer management.

You can also mix and match individual units on topics that most interest you. Sessions will be facilitated by MVDA, this session is the third out of four.

Session 3: Recruitment and Induction

This session will look at ways of creating effective recruitment strategies and show ways to ensure that volunteers are inducted properly.

Book your place here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/394253682377

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/volunteer-management-policies-and-procedures/

This training is designed so that you can attend all four units and get a complete overview of volunteer management.

You can also mix and match individual units on topics that most interest you. All sessions will be facilitated by MVDA, this session is the second out of four.

Session 2: Policies and Procedures

This session will give participants an understanding of the relevant policies and procedures that are needed before recruiting volunteers.

Book your place here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/volunteer-management-training-tickets-394253682377

This training is designed so that you can attend all four units and get a complete overview of volunteer management or mix and match individual units on topics that most interest you. Sessions will be facilitated by MVDA.

This session is the first out of four.

Session 1: Volunteers and the Law

This session will give an overview of the key legal issues that need to be kept in mind when involving volunteers.

Book your place here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/volunteer-management-training-tickets-394253682377

This session, delivered by Stockton Borough Council Learning and Skills, takes a lifespan approach and includes safeguarding for both adults and children and the links between both.

Safeguarding Adults

Outcomes:

The concept of safeguarding and the meaning in the context of wellbeing and positive outcomes for people.
The impact of legislation and policy on approaches to adult safeguarding.
The principles underpinning adult safeguarding work
Engage with a range of challenging questions/scenarios associated with adult safeguarding.

Content:

Types of abuse
Signs and symptoms of abuse
Legal and policy framework related to adult safeguarding
Responding to abuse and inter-agency working

Safeguarding Children

Outcomes:

Raise awareness of the legislative framework as they relate to safeguarding children
Raise awareness of recent changes to legislation and policy
Examine the signs and indicators that may raise safeguarding and child protection concerns
Explore responsibilities in relation to referring and recording safeguarding and child protection concerns
Challenge some of the myths associated with child abuse and the process of safeguarding children

Content:

The main forms of abuse
Signs that might indicate an abuse concern
Children's rights
Responding and taking action if abuse is suspected or a child or young person confides abuse
Reporting concerns
Safeguarding legislation, policy and good practice
Scenario work and discussion

Please note that while a majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place of you fail to attend.

Book your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-and-development-safeguarding-adults-and-children-tickets-394230422807?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

During this course, participants will brush up on their chairing skills and explore the factors that can improve confidence in chairing.

Participants will complete the Peter Honey diagnostic tool for chairing meetings to identify their own strengths and areas for improvement. This course is aimed at anyone who would like to improve their confidence when chairing meetings, and community/development workers who wish to become familiar with the Peter Honey diagnostic to share with other groups and organisations.

Book your spot here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-market-development-chairing-skills-tickets-386883658437

If you have any questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org

Please note that while the majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or you fail to attend. 

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/training-development-food-safety-2/

This course will be provided by Sprouts Community Food Charity.

Participants will build an understanding on the importance of safe food handling practices and keeping foods safe.

Topics covered include:

How bacteria causes food poisoning
Hygiene control
Temperature control
Cleaning and disinfection
Person hygiene
Food hygiene and the law
Bacteria
Kitchen design and layout

The QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (QCF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those working, or planning to work, in the food catering industry.

The course takes up to 6 hours including a test paper (30 multiple choice questions)

Please note lunch is not provided on this course

Book your place HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-development-programme-food-safety-tickets-366876656957

If you have any questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org

Please note, while a majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or if you fail to attend.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/emergency-first-aid-at-work-3/

This course is aimed at:

People new to First Aid who wish to become a recognised First Aider in a 'low risk' environment
People who wish to have basic First Aid skills knowledge

People applying for this course do not need any prior experience in First Aid. In order to pass the exam, participants need to be able to perform CPR and the recovery position and successfully pass a multi-choice examination.

Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of the course will lead to the following learning outcomes:

The management of incidents
The roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
The treatment of casualties who are
Bleeding
Choking
Burned
Performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Placing casualties in the recovery position

Emergency First Aid Fast Facts

This course is suitable for 'low risk' environments such as offices, shops and community centres
This course meets HSE criteria.
The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course enables you to give EFA to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.
This course needs to be renewed every 3 years.
Annual refreshers are available, enabling qualified EFAW first aiders to maintain their skills.
The exam takes place at the end of the session.
EFAW certificates are issues to all successful candidates

Book your space HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-development-emergency-first-aid-at-work-tickets-366868191637

If you have any further questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@catalyststockton.org

Please note, while the majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or if you fail to attend. 

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/training-market-development-advanced-bid-writing/

This session is aimed at people who have experience of writing funding bids but with to develop these skills further.

The session aims to help participants develop a funding plan and identify techniques for demonstrating their value to potential funders and investors. The session particularly aims to encourage participants to actively adopt a strategic approach to fundraising which seeks to save time and effort. There will be opportunities to share ideas and tips.

Book here place HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-development-programme-advanced-bid-writing-tickets-366890608687

If you have any further questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org

Please note, while a majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48hous of the training taking place or fail to attend.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/drug-awareness-training/

This session, delivered by Change Grow Live, will give participants an in-depth look at the problematic drugs affecting Teesside.

The session will explore the associated dangers, harm reduction advice and how best to support people in addiction.

Book your place HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-development-drug-awareness-training-tickets-382967505117

If you have any further questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org

Please note that while a majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or if you fail to attend.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/alcohol-awareness-training/

This session around Alcohol Awareness will be delivered by Change Grow Live.

It is designed for all practitioners who may be working with individuals using alcohol, this 2 hour session will discuss the trends, hidden harms, coping mechanisms and the support.

Book your place HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-development-alcohol-awareness-training-tickets-382952239457

If you have any further questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org

Please note that while a majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or if you fail to attend. 

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/food-safety-training/

In this session, delivered by Sprouts, Participants will build an understanding on the importance of safe food handling practices and keeping foods safe.

Topics covered include:

How bacteria causes food poisoning
Hygiene control
Temperature control
Cleaning and disinfection
Person hygiene
Food hygiene and the law
Bacteria
Kitchen design and layout

The QA Level 2 Award in Food Safety (QCF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those working, or planning to work, in the food catering industry.

This course takes up to 6 hours, including a test paper (30 multiple choice questions) Please note lunch is not provided.

To book your space on this course click HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-development-programme-food-safety-tickets-366875182547?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

If you have any questions please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org

Please note that while the majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or you fail to attend.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/basic-bid-writing-training/

This session is aimed at people who have little or no experience in writing a funding application.

This session aims to help participants develop the skills needed to write a successful bid.

The session will explore the following areas:

Identifying suitable funders
Being clear about your aims and outcomes
Basic Budgeting

The session will also include a 'Dos and Don'ts' guide to get you started.

Reserve your place on this training HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-development-programme-basic-bid-writing-tickets-366888181427?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

If you have any further questions, please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org

Please note that while the majority of our courses are free for members of the VCSE sector to attend, a £25 cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your place within 48 hours of the training taking place or if you fail to attend.

Forums

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/voice-forum-november-2022/

The Voice Forum is an open meeting for any VCSE sector organisation either based or delivering services in Stockton-on-Tees.

This is an ideal forum for sharing information, and discussing issues in the local community and provides a great opportunity to network with other organisation from the Borough.

The venue and agenda for this meeting will be posted here when they have been finalised.

If you are interested in attending the Voice Forum, please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org to be added to the mailing list.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/health-wellbeing-forum-october-2022/

The Health & Wellbeing Forum is part of Catalyst’s Community Programme and is to link the voluntary sector in with health services, such as local NHS Trusts and the local CCG.

We also align our meetings with SBC’s Health & Wellbeing Board to make sure that VCSE feedback is heard there.

The agenda for this meeting will be posted here once it has been finalised.

If you would like to attend the Health & Wellbeing Forum please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org to be added to the mailing list.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/health-wellbeing-forum-september-2022/

The Health & Wellbeing Forum is part of Catalyst’s Community Programme and is to link the voluntary sector in with health services, such as local NHS Trusts and the local CCG.

We also align our meetings with SBC’s Health & Wellbeing Board to make sure that VCSE feedback is heard there.

The agenda for this meeting will be posted here once it has been finalised.

If you would like to attend the Health & Wellbeing Forum please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org to be added to the mailing list.

https://www.catalyststockton.org/events/children-young-peoples-forum-september-2022/

The Children & Young People's Forum brings together organisations that work with, or have an interest in, issues relating to Children & Young People (CYP)

These forums are also aligned with Stockton Borough Council's CYP Partnership, which allows the VCSE sector the chance to feedback on agenda items, which is then fed into the partnership, as well as hearing from discussions at the partnership.

The agenda for this meeting will be posted here once it has been finalised.

If you would like to join the CYP forum please contact Mark.Ferguson@Catalyststockton.org to be added to the mailing list.