All Training courses

Training of relevance to third sector organisations in Leeds from various providers. Note the quality of training is the responsibility of the providers. Providers can upload relevant courses via their Doing Good Leeds account.

Provided by Public Health, Leeds City Council
Description If you work in Leeds and have an interest in health and wellbeing, or have a role that includes this, you can look for opportunities to Make Every Contact Count (MECC) with customers, clients/patients and colleagues to maintain or improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing where possible, whatever your role or the purpose of the contact. We will show you how. So what? Using MECC skills will save you time and resources, and enable your clients to take control of their own wellbeing.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes This half-day course will: • Provide you with added skills and confidence to deliver a MECC chat / conversation around a health and wellbeing topic • Provide you with practical tools to assist you in having MECC conversations • Increase your awareness of the services in Leeds around key health and wellbeing topics The course is delivered by knowledgeable Public Health specialists.
Suitable for If you work in Leeds and have an interest in health and wellbeing, or have a role that includes this, you can look for opportunities to Make Every Contact Count (MECC) with customers, clients/patients and colleagues to maintain or improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing where possible, whatever your role or the purpose of the contact. We will show you how.
How to book Please complete the application form which can be found at https://www.leeds.gov.uk/phrc/public-health-training/making-every-contact-count-training and email it to phforall@leeds.gov.uk
Cost Free
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to increase confidence, skills and knowledge in aspects of New Psychoactive Substances.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • History of New Psychoactive Substances • The Science- How NPS work on the brain- Synthetic Cannabinoids. • View of the experts.- Global Drug Survey and TIC TAC • Nitrous Oxide • Other types of NPS. • Harm Reduction Messages • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds.
Suitable for Any suitable professional that works with people using NPS or would like to expand their knowledge on them.
How to book To book a place on any of the training courses detailed above please contact: prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk Please state which training session and date in your email THANKS Forward Leeds Training
Cost FREE
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to increase confidence and skills in the identification of substance use and links to mild/low level mental health.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton Leeds LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • To look at different types of drug use, from experimental use through to dependent use. • To look at different categories of drugs in terms of stimulants, depressants and hallucinogens –and their effect upon mental health. • How do we recognise mild/low level Mental Health? (Anxiety, Stress, low mood) • What factors contribute to Mental Health issues? • Commonly used screening tools for Mental Health • Initial Steps- Guided self help • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds.
Suitable for Any suitable professional that works with people using drugs and/or alcohol or experiencing any level of dependancy and where there are concerns about the impact on their mental health.
How to book To book a place on any of the training courses detailed above please contact: prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk Please state which training session and date in your email THANKS Forward Leeds Training
Cost FREE
Provided by Forward Leeds
Description The aim of the course is to provide practitioners with up to date information in regards to alcohol use, including government guidance and recommendations and to explore the relationship between alcohol and domestic abuse.
Venue Public Health Resource Centre
Technorth, 9 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leed, LS7 3NB
Learning outcomes • For participants to revise their knowledge about the effects of alcohol. • To explore what is domestic abuse? • To examine the impact of alcohol on family relationships and links with domestic abuse/violence • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people who use/misuse alcohol. • To increase awareness of the types of support that individuals and their families can access in Leeds for those people experiencing domestic abuse/violence.
Suitable for Any suitable professional that works with people using alcohol or experiencing any level of dependence and that domestic abuse is maybe a contributing factor.
How to book To book a place on any of the training courses detailed above please contact: prevention@forwardleeds.co.uk Please state which training session and date in your email THANKS Forward Leeds Training
Cost FREE
Provided by Get Grants
Description Get Grants Full-Day Bid-Writing Courses will give you practical support to improve your grant fundraising success and inspire you to become a more confident grant fundraiser. In attending our course, you will access expert insights, crucial information, and friendly advice that will help you increase your organisation’s income through grant funding.

IS THIS FOR ME?

Yes! Whether you are new to grant fundraising, looking to build on your fundraising experience, or supporting others to make grant funding applications, Get Grants Bid-Writing Course will help you grow your organisation, launch an important project, or bring your dream to life.Our attendees include fundraisers with all levels of experience looking to hone their grant fundraising skills as well as those who are looking to write their first application and don’t know where to begin.


WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

Get Grants Bid-Writing Courses clarify the grant funding process so that you will go away from the course with a more assured approach to the task of fundraising. We use our training courses to share our insights and experience from inside the world of grant fundraising and grant giving, setting you on the right path and arming you with the information you need to make the best use of your time and energy spent fundraising.On our Bid-Writing Course you will cover a range of topics to equip you with a solid foundation of grant fundraising best practice. You will:
  • Discover how to find funding opportunities and how to decide which funds are right for you;
  • Learn different tactics you can use to argue Need;
  • Explore Impact and Outcomes;
  • Look at what makes a good budget;
  • Investigate common errors, reasons applications are rejected, and top tips for increasing your success rates;
  • Consider different types of applications, including how to create proposals to Trusts and Foundations.
  • Understand how applications are assessed and start looking at your applications from the perspective of the funder.
Bid-Writing Course sessions are open and conversational, with a mix of group work and individual tasks, offering a friendly and relaxed environment with plenty of opportunities to ask questions throughout the day.
Venue Duke Studios
Duke Studios 3 Sheaf Street Leeds LS10 1HD
Learning outcomes
Suitable for
How to book To book visit http://www.getgrants.org.uk/bid-writing-courses/ or book via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bid-writing-for-charities-community-groups-course-tickets-62571536149
Cost £149 (includes lunch and refreshments)
Provided by GIPSIL
Description

Course content: This course is for anyone who supports people in rented accommodation. It looks in detail at when someone can claim UC or HB to help with their housing costs, how they are assessed and paid, and what you can do to help your clients safeguard their home.  

Methods: A mixture of tutor input, discussion among participants and practical exercises. A course pack will be given to each participant.  

Tutor: Jana Elles has worked as a generalist advice worker for well over twenty years, and as a Welfare Rights specialist for ten. She has delivered training nationally for LASA and Citizens Advice, and latterly to advice centres, support agencies and housing associations. Although legally trained, her ongoing advice work experience mean her training is accessible and clear. Jana will provide detailed information combined with practical tips for getting the best from the benefits system for your clients.

Venue GIPSIL Community Support Centre
1 Woodfield Court LEEDS LS8 3NT
Learning outcomes Will achieve a comprehensive overview of support for rental costs through the systems of Universal Credit and Housing Benefit.
Suitable for New and experienced support and advice workers.
How to book To request a booking form email sarah.duffy@engageleeds.org.uk or carole.denton@gipsil.org.uk. Alternatively, access GIPSIL's website.
Cost £55 per place
Provided by GIPSIL
Description

Course content: This course will cover the essential elements of housing law most relevant to support work staff, including the importance of identifying housing status and an overview of related possession proceedings, covering required notices and documentation.  

Methods: will include direct trainer teaching; group discussion; exercises and example case studies, as well as the opportunity for questions. Course materials will be given to each participant.

Trainer: Heather Collins has over 25 years’ experience working in the housing and homelessness sector. She has approaching 15 years’ experience working in frontline services ranging from direct access hostels, tenancy sustainment, resettlement, and housing casework, for various charities and organisations, including St Mungo’s, Crisis and Shelter.  For the past 10 years, Heather has worked for Shelter as a trainer delivering training for the NHAS with the aim of enabling frontline providers to deliver good quality housing and homelessness advice and support and facilitate the prevention of homelessness.

Venue GIPSIL Community Support Centre
1 Woodfield Court LEEDS LS8 3NT
Learning outcomes Will achieve a comprehensive overview of Housing Law most relevant to support staff in carrying out their housing support role.
Suitable for New and experienced support and advice workers.
How to book To request a booking form email sarah.duffy@engageleeds.org.uk or carole.denton@gipsil.org.uk. Alternatively, access GIPSIL's website.
Cost £55 per place.
Provided by GIPSIL
Description

Course content: This practical course explores what DWP decisions can be challenged, when and how. It covers a range of strategies and options, from preventing poor decisions, asking for a supersession, negotiating the mandatory reconsideration maze through to how the appeal system works and how to prepare for an appeal.  

Methods: A mixture of tutor input, discussion among participants and practical exercises. A course pack will be given to each participant.  

Tutor: Jana Elles has worked as a generalist advice worker for well over twenty years, and as a Welfare Rights specialist for ten. She has delivered training nationally for LASA and Citizens Advice, and latterly to advice centres, support agencies and housing associations. Although legally trained, her ongoing advice work experience mean her training is accessible and clear. Jana will provide detailed information combined with practical tips for getting the best from the benefits system for your clients.  

Venue GIPSIL Community Support Centre
1 Woodfield Court LEEDS LS8 3NT
Learning outcomes Will achieve a comprehensive overview of the methods of challenging DWP decisions.
Suitable for New and experienced support and advice workers.
How to book To request a booking form email sarah.duffy@engageleeds.org.uk or carole.denton@gipsil.org.uk. Alternatively, access GIPSIL's website.
Cost £55 per place.