Training

Here are the next training opportunities from RVA and its partners.

  • 31 August 2017 Family Cupcake Decorating
    TrainingFamily Cupcake Decorating
    A workshop for adults, carers, grandparents and their children aged 4 and over. Learn easy techniques that will make decorating cupcakes fun …

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  • 6 September 2017 Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    This is a Paediatric First Aid course over two evening sessions – Wednesday 6 September and Wednesday 13 September 6-9pm. The course …

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  • 12 September 2017 Emergency First Aid at Work – for Voluntary and Community Groups
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    RVA are hosting a 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work training for anyone in your organisation who might be responsible for administering first aid at work. For example if you are delivering a service or an activity, or you are responsible for the safety of services users, colleagues or volunteers in the office.

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  • 19 September 2017 Trustee Training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Free training suitable for new and existing trustees and an introduction for anyone thinking of taking on the role. You will leave with an improved knowledge of what the position entails along with how to limit any liability you might face.

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  • 19 September 2017 Living with Teenagers
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    This is a 3-week course to support parents through their children’s adolescence. Week 1 – Introduction to teenage development Explore ways of …

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  • 20 September 2017 Introduction to using an Android Tablet – 5 week workshop
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    A 5-week course to cover all the basic actions needed to get started with an Android tablet. To cover: Using the Settings …

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  • 20 September 2017 Get Started with the iPad
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    A 5-week course to cover all the basic actions needed to get started with your iPad. This is a small tutor-led class …

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  • 21 September 2017 Introduction to Windows 10 – 5 week course
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    A 5-week course to highlight the Windows 10 operating system and new office apps. To cover: What’s new in Windows 10 – …

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  • 21 September 2017 Make Excel Work for You – 5 week course
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    A 5-week course to make the learner feel more comfortable with: Using Excel to plan a budget – use of formula and …

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  • 25 September 2017 Personality Profiling – Free Employability Workshop
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    Personality profiling is commonly used to match the ideal personality for those best suited to a job role. You will learn: What …

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  • 26 September 2017 Training – Introduction to Benefits
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    This full-day course provides an overview of the welfare benefits system. It is suitable for delegates who have little or no understanding of …

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  • 28 September 2017 Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering – for voluntary and community groups
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    A one day course for people in the voluntary sector and community groups. This qualification will benefit anyone working in a situation …

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  • 28 September 2017 Living with Teenagers – Primary to Secondary School Transition
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    Primary to Secondary – a 2-week course for parents on how they can help make the transition easier. Week 1 – Building …

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  • 3 October 2017 Community Buildings Forum
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Is your group looking for a more 'permanent' home or have you thought about raising extra income through renting out space in your building to another local voluntary group? RVA are hosting another Community Buildings Forum for Reading-based groups

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  • 4 October 2017 Emergency First Aid at Work – for people in the voluntary sector and community groups
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    A one-day course for people in the voluntary sector and community groups. Intended outcomes: Knowledge of appropriate procedures Recognise and treat an …

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  • 5 October 2017 Cooking for One – 5 week course
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    A 5 week course for people living on their own. Learn how to cook simple, healthy food on a budget and enjoy …

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  • 5 October 2017 Living with Teenagers: Primary to Secondary School Transition – 2 week workshop
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    Primary to Secondary School: a 2-week course for parents on how they can help make the transition easier. Week 1 – Building …

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  • 10 October 2017 Training – Universal Credit
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    This half-day course provides an overview of Universal Credit. It will cover the following: What is Universal Credit? Who is eligible? How …

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  • 11 October 2017 Treasurer Training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    If you are new to the role of treasurer for a charity or community group, would like to be sure you're doing the right thing, or would like to find out more about being a treasurer this course is for you.

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  • 31 October 2017 Workshop: Data Protection for Charities – get ready for GDPR!
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    A practical workshop for Reading based charities and community groups to better understand their responsibility towards Data Protection and how the new GDPR coming into force next year will affect them. You will leave with practical steps to take that you can apply to your organisation and ensure you are legally compliant.

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  • 31 October 2017 Introduction to English Language and Culture – 5 week course
    TrainingEarley CResCent Community Association
    A free 5-week introductory course for adults who have recently arrived in the UK and want to improve their English and learn …

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  • 31 October 2017 Training – Housing Rights and Homelessness
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    This full-day course provides a comprehensive overview of housing law, tenants’ rights, and homelessness. It covers the following: Housing status Establishing a …

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  • 16 November 2017 Safeguarding for Trustees Training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Free Safeguarding Training for Trustees and those running unincorporated groups and community associations. Delivered by RVA and RCVYS in partnership.

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  • 28 November 2017 Training – Benefits and Coming to the UK
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    This half-day course covers the rules about people who come to the UK and claim benefits. It is suitable for delegates who …

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  • 29 November 2017 Budgeting Workshop for groups and charities
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Need help planning your budget? A practical workshop to help you understand and improve your budgeting process. Ideal for anyone overseeing the budget such as Trustees, Charity Managers, Committee Members.

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