Capacity Building Training (CBT)

Capacity Building Training (CBT)

Register for Capacity Building Training courses to boost your career, improve your skills, job prospect or performance at work.

Learners during training in Sage Payroll
Learners during training in Sage Payroll
Learner receiving certificate
Learner receiving certificate
Health training courses
Emergency First Aid

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This one-day course will teach you emergency skills including incident management and how to access casualties. You will learn how to react effectively and responsibly in situations where casualties are unconscious, have external bleeding, or need resuscitation. Successful completion of this assessed course will provide you with a HSE certificate, which is valid for 3 years.

First Aid at Work

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 3 Days
Price: £95

Topics covered:
This three-day intensive course provides the delegates with a thorough practical and theoretical knowledge of First Aid practice. On successful completion delegates receive a HSE approved certificate, which is valid for three years.

Food & Hygiene

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
This one-day accredited course will enable successful candidates to gain a food and hygiene certificate which is valid for three years and serves as a useful tool/qualification for working in the food industry.

First Aid at Work

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 3 Days
Price: £95

Topics covered:
This three-day intensive course provides the delegates with a thorough practical and theoretical knowledge of First Aid practice. On successful completion delegates receive a HSE approved certificate, which is valid for three years.

Food & Hygiene

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
This one-day accredited course will enable successful candidates to gain a food and hygiene certificate which is valid for three years and serves as a useful tool/qualification for working in the food industry.

Health & Safety & Evacuation Procedures

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This one-day course covers safety legislation, accident prevention, company safety policy, accident investigation, fire precautions, evacuation procedures, safety inspections and hazard spotting, and action planning.

Introduction to Safeguarding Children

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
The intention of this online intensive Level 1 course is to help children by minimising the chance of child abuse and neglect. The module has five aims; enjoy and achieve, stay safe, make a positive contribution, achieve economic well-being.

Manual Handling

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This course provides learners with the knowledge they need in order to reduce the chance of incurring an injury whilst manually handling loads in their work environment.

This course teaches you all you need to know about safe manual handling. Being competent in safe carrying and lifting techniques for the workplace is a legal requirement. The course covers the main hazards, applicable legislation, risk assessment, risk reduction measures and key responsibilities of the individual. It includes lifting techniques, ‘LITE’ and ‘TILE’ and explains the importance of safe manual handling. Correct Manual Handling is so important to your everyday health, especially if you’re regularly lifting.

Introduction to Safeguarding Children

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
The intention of this online intensive Level 1 course is to help children by minimising the chance of child abuse and neglect. The module has five aims; enjoy and achieve, stay safe, make a positive contribution, achieve economic well-being.

Manual Handling

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This course provides learners with the knowledge they need in order to reduce the chance of incurring an injury whilst manually handling loads in their work environment.

This course teaches you all you need to know about safe manual handling. Being competent in safe carrying and lifting techniques for the workplace is a legal requirement. The course covers the main hazards, applicable legislation, risk assessment, risk reduction measures and key responsibilities of the individual. It includes lifting techniques, ‘LITE’ and ‘TILE’ and explains the importance of safe manual handling. Correct Manual Handling is so important to your everyday health, especially if you’re regularly lifting.

Paediatric First Aid

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £75

Topics covered:
This course provides delegates with knowledge and experience of how to successfully carry out infant and baby resuscitation, the appropriate action to take if a baby or child is choking and management of the unconscious child and/or baby. On successful completion delegates receive a HSE approved certificate, which is valid for three years.

Safeguarding Adults at Risk

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This intensive training is for anyone who encounters adults at risk of abuse in the community, in a person’s own home, in a hospital, in a day care or residential setting. This includes formal and informal careers, volunteers, health and social care professionals.

Safeguarding Children

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with children to update their knowledge of legislation and guidance and maintain the ability to act on concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Safeguarding Adults at Risk

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This intensive training is for anyone who encounters adults at risk of abuse in the community, in a person’s own home, in a hospital, in a day care or residential setting. This includes formal and informal careers, volunteers, health and social care professionals.

Safeguarding Children

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with children to update their knowledge of legislation and guidance and maintain the ability to act on concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.

Understanding Mental Health & Wellbeing

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This course will equip you with an understanding of mental health issues, the principles of mental health and changes and support in relation to mental health. This training will cover the skills and knowledge needed to understand approaches to care and management of mental health.

Communication training courses
Marketing & Communication

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
The focus of this one day training is advertising. Delegates will learn about communicating messages using a variety of styles and mediums to enable organisations to reach as wide an audience as possible. Delegates will also take part in delivering and evaluating presentations on marketing.

Social Media

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This course will help participants to gain skills in using social media and the internet as a marketing tool. Participants will learn how to raise an organisation’s profile by using a variety of techniques and tools, such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. This course can either be used as progression from the Marketing & Communication course, or separately as a standalone training day.

Social Media

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This course will help participants to gain skills in using social media and the internet as a marketing tool. Participants will learn how to raise an organisation’s profile by using a variety of techniques and tools, such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. This course can either be used as progression from the Marketing & Communication course, or separately as a standalone training day.

Business and Management training courses
Introduction to Successful Bid Writing

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
The course will provide practical bid writing techniques enabling participants to produce focused proposals and increase their success rates in funding applications.

There will be hints and tips on what differentiates a good funding application from a poor one. There will be a variety of practical tips and examples of how to approach the task. Participants will work together on set tasks to help them better understand the procedures involved. There will be opportunities to ask questions specific to their funding needs. Participants will also be directed to relevant local and national funding opportunities.

Action for Community Development has a wealth of experience of working with funders and we will share what funders tell us that they are looking for in successful applications. The course is ideal for anyone who has little or no experience preparing a funding application.

Business Start-up

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This is a practical course aimed at those who are looking to start a new business venture or those who would simply like to know what is involved in starting a new business venture. The course highlights the key issues to consider when starting a new business, from marketing and sales to finance and legal requirements. Topics will also include the motivation behind starting up your own business, processes involved, types of businesses, market research and the importance of business plan and cash flow.

Charity Governance

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
Charity governance training will enable your staff and trustees to fully understand their roles and responsibilities, and learn best practice in charity governance. Your team will understand the implications of your charity’s governing document, and understand your charity’s finances.

Business Start-up

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This is a practical course aimed at those who are looking to start a new business venture or those who would simply like to know what is involved in starting a new business venture. The course highlights the key issues to consider when starting a new business, from marketing and sales to finance and legal requirements. Topics will also include the motivation behind starting up your own business, processes involved, types of businesses, market research and the importance of business plan and cash flow.

Charity Governance

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
Charity governance training will enable your staff and trustees to fully understand their roles and responsibilities, and learn best practice in charity governance. Your team will understand the implications of your charity’s governing document, and understand your charity’s finances.

Developing Administration Skills

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £35

Topics covered:
This one-day event will equip delegates with knowledge and development of strategies that will help them to enhance their administration skills and practices.

Effective Customer Care

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
This training will support staff and volunteers who are responsible for understanding and meeting customers’ needs. Customer Care can be rewarding and is often demanding and takes considerable skill and patience to get right. This course will be an opportunity to review and build on existing skills, exchange experiences and ideas of best practice and experiment with new tools and techniques designed to enhance the ability to handle customers with care and respect.

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This introduction course provides an overview of the key implementation and compliance activities.

The course is for everyone who handles personal data. It provides a broad understanding of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR – which is all about keeping personal data safe and protecting the interests of the people whose data it is.

Effective Customer Care

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
This training will support staff and volunteers who are responsible for understanding and meeting customers’ needs. Customer Care can be rewarding and is often demanding and takes considerable skill and patience to get right. This course will be an opportunity to review and build on existing skills, exchange experiences and ideas of best practice and experiment with new tools and techniques designed to enhance the ability to handle customers with care and respect.

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This introduction course provides an overview of the key implementation and compliance activities.

The course is for everyone who handles personal data. It provides a broad understanding of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR – which is all about keeping personal data safe and protecting the interests of the people whose data it is.

Leadership & Management

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £65

Topics covered:
This one-day training is for managers, supervisors and anyone who wishes to develop their leadership and management skills. The course will enable delegates to develop their understanding of leadership. It will develop knowledge and expertise in using a variety of styles to effectively manage teams and tasks.

Managing Diversity

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This one-day course will enable delegates to develop their knowledge, understanding and awareness of cross-cultural communication. It will increase ability to minimise misunderstanding and enrich practice.

Proactive Change Management

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
This one day training course will enable delegates to recognise the important role that people play in making business transformation successful. The course will also discuses the fundamental challenges in getting people to change and for that change to be sustained. Delegates will be able to understand and apply the key steps required to effectively manage people’s behaviour change and be able to apply their knowledge to a project or programme.

Managing Diversity

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This one-day course will enable delegates to develop their knowledge, understanding and awareness of cross-cultural communication. It will increase ability to minimise misunderstanding and enrich practice.

Proactive Change Management

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £55

Topics covered:
This one day training course will enable delegates to recognise the important role that people play in making business transformation successful. The course will also discuses the fundamental challenges in getting people to change and for that change to be sustained. Delegates will be able to understand and apply the key steps required to effectively manage people’s behaviour change and be able to apply their knowledge to a project or programme.

Project Management

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £65

Topics covered:
This one-day course will enable delegates to develop or refresh their knowledge, understanding and expertise in project management. The day has been designed so that it will be useful to those who are new to the roles and responsibilities as well as those who are already experienced in the field. There will be opportunities for networking and thinking about where and how projects can link to form partnerships.

Setting up Charity

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This course will steer you through the logistics of setting up a charity in simple steps. You will learn how to turn your initial idea, calling or passion, into reality. You will learn the type of registration that will best suit you and the legal obligations you are to fulfil.

Setting up Charity

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
This course will steer you through the logistics of setting up a charity in simple steps. You will learn how to turn your initial idea, calling or passion, into reality. You will learn the type of registration that will best suit you and the legal obligations you are to fulfil.

Accounting training courses
Book Keeping

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £45

Topics covered:
Learn about the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping. This course explains the fundamental rules of double-entry bookkeeping and how they are used to produce the balance sheet and the profit and loss account.

Financial Management

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £65

Topics covered:
This training day demystifies finance by explaining the jargon and guiding participants around the financial systems of voluntary organisations so that both management and final accounts can become useful tools for them. It is an ideal opportunity for volunteers or staff who are new to this area.

Sage Accounting – Foundation

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £95

Topics covered:
The aim of this course is to enable participants to carry out routine accounting tasks using a computerised accounting software. Topics include how to create accounts, process data in the sales and purchase ledgers, batch control sheets and produce reports such as audit trail, customer and supplier activity reports. This course runs over two days and it is important to attend both sessions.

Financial Management

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Price: £65

Topics covered:
This training day demystifies finance by explaining the jargon and guiding participants around the financial systems of voluntary organisations so that both management and final accounts can become useful tools for them. It is an ideal opportunity for volunteers or staff who are new to this area.

Sage Accounting – Foundation

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £95

Topics covered:
The aim of this course is to enable participants to carry out routine accounting tasks using a computerised accounting software. Topics include how to create accounts, process data in the sales and purchase ledgers, batch control sheets and produce reports such as audit trail, customer and supplier activity reports. This course runs over two days and it is important to attend both sessions.

Sage Accounting – Intermediate

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £95

Topics covered:
This short course is for those who have a basic knowledge of accounting and would like to familiarise themselves with the Sage programme. This course runs over 2 days and it is important to attend both sessions.

Sage Accounting – Advance

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £120

Topics covered:
This course moves beyond everyday transactions and emphasises the processes required in chasing debt and credit control. You will learn why quotations are important, and how they can improve sales. You will gain an understanding into how businesses recover credit and payment from customers, and how to keep accurate records during the process.

Audit trails are a key aspect of accurate accounting and you will gain further knowledge and insight into this process during the course. You will also gain a better understanding of budgeting, as well as how to correct common mistakes in record-keeping. Finally, you will also develop your skills in producing customised reports.

Sage Payroll

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £65

Topics covered:
This introductory course will helps learners to set up and run a simple payroll system. This course runs over two days and it is important to attend both sessions.

Sage Accounting – Advance

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £120

Topics covered:
This course moves beyond everyday transactions and emphasises the processes required in chasing debt and credit control. You will learn why quotations are important, and how they can improve sales. You will gain an understanding into how businesses recover credit and payment from customers, and how to keep accurate records during the process.

Audit trails are a key aspect of accurate accounting and you will gain further knowledge and insight into this process during the course. You will also gain a better understanding of budgeting, as well as how to correct common mistakes in record-keeping. Finally, you will also develop your skills in producing customised reports.

Sage Payroll

Start: 10:00 am Finish: 17:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days
Price: £65

Topics covered:
This introductory course will helps learners to set up and run a simple payroll system. This course runs over two days and it is important to attend both sessions.

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