All our upcoming events and training courses are listed here, check back often to see what exciting activities we are offering for our members.

Funding Workshop: Tesco Bags of Help

9th January
10.00am – 1.00pm
Chalvey Community Centre, The Green, Chalvey, SL1 2SP

Tesco Bags of Help can provide between £1,000 and £4,000 of funding for projects that benefit the community including improvements to a building that benefits the local community (i.e. scout/guide hut, church, village hall, community sports hall), buying equipment or developing outside space that the community can enjoy.

The application process is very simple and the Community Enabler can help to answer questions and give advice on your application.

Book here

Volunteer Passport Scheme

FREE training for your volunteers! (worth £200)

What is the Volunteer Passport Scheme?

The volunteer passport scheme is a Slough initiative, which offers a series of 4 short training modules exploring the key areas all volunteers need to successfully volunteer with clients. These modules will give participants the basic skills, awareness, confidence and knowledge required to volunteer. The training modules can be booked in any order.

Following a recent consultation Slough CVS are pleased to announce a pilot of the Slough Volunteer Passport Scheme, which offers £200 worth of free training in 4 modules to your volunteers in core skills needed to successfully volunteer with clients. These modules will give participants the basic skills, awareness, confidence and knowledge required to volunteer successfully. The training modules can be booked in any order.

New dates available

Equality and Diversity

Boundaries and Confidentiality

Communication Skills


First Aid Training

Venue: Main Room, 29 Church Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1PL

The Benefits

  • Upskilled volunteers
  • Access through SCVS of a database of trained volunteers for targeted recruitment
  • Access to free volunteer management training
  • Enhanced ability to meet SQP standards for volunteers
  • Enhanced ability to access funding
  • Ability to add your vacancies to our volunteering newsletter


Thu, February 14, 2019
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Main Hall, 29 Church Street, Slough, SL1 1PL

Ever thought you don’t have the time needed to support your beneficiaries (either groups or individuals) to make the changes they need to improve? If so this training may be for you!

MECC is an approach to behaviour change that supports individuals and/or groups to take the first steps towards making positive changes. The training will teach participants and give you tools to develop the understanding and confidence required to support individuals and groups to identify and make positive improvements.

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Autism Berkshire

Autism Berkshire provides high-quality training to people on the autism spectrum, parents, carers and professionals working with people with autism, promoting understanding of autism and issues associated with autism.

The courses include an introduction to autism spectrum conditions, advice for parents and carers, and life skills for autistic adults, along with bespoke training tailored for professionals working in areas such as human resources, the care sector, education, health and the criminal justice system.

Slough Borough Council Training

Carer Aware training is an on-line course about the role of carers.

This course is aimed at raising the awareness of the role of the carer and the support available to them.

Carer Aware

Logon To Care is for people who work in Adult Social Care.

It contains a wide range of free e-learning resources to support adult social care and is updated continuously with new material.

Logon To Care

Training for people caring for adults in Slough

The council offers training and development to people working for care provider organisations and individuals who care for a friend or relative in Slough. Providers have access to a Learning and Development programme that includes statutory training required by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to meet their essential standards.

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