All our upcoming events and training courses are listed here, check back often to see what exciting activities we are offering for our members.
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
Venue: Main Room, 29 Church Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1PL
- 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
Lone Worker training
Monday 11th March
10.00am – 12.00pm
Main Hall, 29 Church Street, Slough, SL1 1PL
This course is for everyone who wants to know what Lone Working is and why it is an important area of concern.
It will help you to understand what responsibilities your organisation has to you and your own responsibilities when Lone Working.
It will teach you how to carry out a basic safe working assessment.
We will discuss some precautions that you can take to reduce your risk in Lone Working and we will consider key questions to ask yourself in your setting.
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.
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.
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.