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 PATH & Creativity in Practice Ltd
Description We would like to invite you to an information session about the Level 3 Award in Education & Training on Monday 22 January or Monday 5 February for a new course starting on Monday 19th February.
For more details about course content, dates and cost please contact:
verity@creativityinpractice.co.uk
07891 959048
Venue Path Leeds
29 Harrogate Road Leeds LS7 3PD
Learning outcomes Information about Level 3 Education & Training qualification
Suitable for Anyone interested in or already delivering training to adult (post 16) learners in a variety of different settings/contexts
How to book Contact: verity@creativityinpractice.co.uk 07891 959048
Cost £350 payable in instalments

Group Facilitation Skills

26 January at 9:30am to 4:30pm
Provided by Community Links
Description This course equips participants with theory and skills for effective group facilitation. This course gives participants a psychologically informed, skills based approach to group facilitation using a training model designed specifically for this course. The course uses a number of learning activities and requires high levels of participation for practising and reflecting on skills.
Venue CL Training Centre
Learning outcomes At the end of the course participants will be able to: • Understand more about group process theories • Be aware of what to consider when leading a group • Start to understand and ‘spot’ group processes • Have practised facilitation skills
Suitable for This course is for people with some experience of working in groups and aims to provide a theoretical and practical learning experience to develop and consolidate group facilitation skills.
How to book To book please contact us at training@commlinks.co.uk
Cost £99 per delegate
Provided by PATH & Creativity in Practice Ltd
Description

We are holding an information session for anyone interested in finding out more about a new course due to start in February for the Level 3 Award in Education & Training. You are welcome to come along with no obligation, you will find out more about the course content and full programme.

Refreshments will be provided.

Please contact Verity Elliott for further details and if you have any questions.

We have had excellent feedback from previous learners and external moderators 'Creativity in Practice offers more than just value for money'

Venue PATH Leeds
29 Harrogate Road Leeds LS7 3PD
Learning outcomes To find out more about the three units for the Level 3 Education & Training qualification
Suitable for For anyone interested in post 16 inclusive teaching and learning
How to book Please contact: Verity Elliott 07891959048 verity@creativityinpractice.co.uk
Cost The full cost of the course is £350, payable in installments over 4-6 months.The information session on Monday 5th February is free

Unconscious Bias

20 February at 10:30am to 12:30pm
Provided by NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description Unconscious bias refers to the stereotypes and perceptions we all hold about each other.  Sometimes these serve a useful purpose, but often they do not. We will look at our own conscious stereotypes and understand how they might impact our roles as Patient Champions.
Venue Meeting Room 099, Gledhow Wing
St James' Hospital Leeds LS9 7TF
Learning outcomes By the end of the session, participants will be able to: • Identify their conscious bias and stereotypes, and where they might come from • Understand how bias works and when it is helpful and when it is not • Develop ways to mitigate against unconscious bias in the workplace, where it has become problematic.
Suitable for Anyone who is interested (patient/volunteer/member of staff) in making a difference to local healthcare services or finding out more about how services work.
How to book Contact Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE

Co-Production

3 March at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description This session will define co-production and explore its potential in health and social care commissioning. We will look at examples in practice and explore in detail the elements of co-design, co-decision making, co-delivery and co-evaluation.  
Venue Old Fire Station
Leeds LS9 6NL
Learning outcomes By the end of the session participants will be able to: • Explain how co-production can support the commissioning process • Identify the benefits and challenges of co-production • Give examples of how co-production could work in practice
Suitable for Anyone who is interested (patient/volunteer/member of staff) in making a difference to local healthcare services or finding out more about how services work.
How to book Contact Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE
Provided by NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description This session will outline the management structure within Leeds Teaching Hospitals enabling participants to better understand the way in which our services are organised. It will also explain the quality governance framework which underpins our services including the Trust corporate quality committee structure and Trust Board. 
Venue Meeting Room 089, Gledhow Wing
St. James' Hospital Leeds LS9 7TF
Learning outcomes By the end of the session participants will be able to: • Understand the Clinical Service Unit (CSU) structure and how CSUs are managed. • Understand what Governance means, why good governance is so important and the quality committee structure supports this • Understand the opportunities available to Patient Leaders to contribute to governance at a Trustwide and CSU level
Suitable for Anyone who is interested (patient/volunteer/member of staff) in making a difference to local healthcare services or finding out more about how services work.
How to book Contact Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE

Procurement

27 April at 10:00am to 1:00pm
Provided by NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description This session will explain paying for health services (procurement) and the process in choosing the best provider (tendering) at the CCG. 
Venue NHS Leeds West CCG
Wira House West Park Leeds LS16 6EB
Learning outcomes By the end of the session participants will be able to: • Explain the procurement process • Describe the role of patient champions in the procurement process • Share their thoughts in a CCG steering group
Suitable for Anyone who is interested (patient/volunteer/member of staff) in making a difference to local healthcare services or finding out more about how services work.
How to book Contact Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE
Provided by NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description This training explores how we can involve patients and the public who need extra support due to communication and capacity issues. This might include people with dementia or learning disabilities.
Venue Meeting Room 092, Gledhow Wing
St James' Hospital Leeds LS9 7TF
Learning outcomes This session will cover the role of non-instructed advocacy and practical examples of how to get people involved.
Suitable for Anyone who is interested (patient/volunteer/member of staff) in making a difference to local healthcare services or finding out more about how services work.
How to book Contact Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE
Provided by TransLeeds
Description
The “Essentials” workshop was put together by Natasha Handley, coordinator of TransLeeds, to help make Leeds a more inclusive city by giving everyone an opportunity to ask questions, and better understand transgender people and their experience in Leeds. It has developed from the “MP Transgender Awareness Workshop” which has been successfully delivered to most of the MPs around Leeds.
 
The “Essentials” training course covers the following :
  1. Terminology
  2. Understanding Transgender Identities and Transition
  3. Dos and Don’ts
  4. Understanding Why Trans People Need Your Support
  5. The Law
  6. Why Trans People Are Amazing
  7. Trans Organisations and Further Learning
  8. Q and A
It includes interactive workshops where participants can get involved. and a Q and A at the end where any questions you have can be asked in a safe, non-judgemental environment. A participation certificate is given to all attendees.
 
Who Is This Training For?
 
The “Essentials” workshop is valuable for anyone working in a customer facing role as you will learn how to interact politely with transgender people. Anyone working in HR or management will also benefit from understanding the laws that support transgender employees, and what to expect when an employee begins transition. You will also learn how you can make your workplace more inclusive.
It is also useful to both friends and family of transgender people. Has a friend or family member come out to you and you would like to understand more? This is for you.
 
Pricing
 
Basic Fee: £10 per person
For individuals. Concessionary places are available for anyone who can not afford it.
 
Corporate Fee: £20 per person
For representatives of companies or organisations with an annual turnover of over 200000 per year. The participation certificate can be made our to both the individual and the company.
 
OnSite Workshops: £150 per session plus expenses
The workshop can be brought to you and your employees. The sessions will be custom made to suit your requirements, For example, HR may need more information regarding trans employees, and customer facing staff may need more information on interacting with transgender customers or service users. Maximum of 15 attendees at a time to ensure everyone has a chance to participate. Email for details.
 
Who Is Delivering The Training?
 
Natasha Handley is a queer trans woman and coordinator for local trans advocacy charity TransLeeds and an organiser of Trans Pride Leeds. She provides trans awareness training and consultation to the MPs around Leeds as well as organisations such as HM Prison Service, Public Health England, and local clinics.
Venue Bridge Street Community Centre
Bridge Street Community Centre Bridge Street Leeds LS27QZ
Learning outcomes Participants will learn how to be effective allies to their trans friends and family and how your workplace can be a trans inclusive environment. We will discuss terminology, understanding transgender identities, why trans people need your support, dos and donts, the law, the workplace and why trans people are amazing.
Suitable for The “Essentials” workshop is valuable for anyone working in a customer facing role as you will learn how to interact politely with transgender people. Anyone working in HR or management will also benefit from understanding the laws that support transgender employees, and what to expect when an employee begins transition. You will also learn how you can make your workplace more inclusive. It is also useful to both friends and family of transgender people. Has a friend or family member come out to you and you would like to understand more? This is for you.
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Cost Basic Fee: £10 per person For individuals. Concessionary places are available for anyone who can not afford it. Corporate Fee: £20 per person For representatives of companies or organisations with an annual turnover of over 200,000 per year. The participation certificate can be made our to both the individual and the company.
Provided by NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Description Unconscious bias refers to the stereotypes and perceptions we all hold about each other.  Sometimes these serve a useful purpose, but often they do not. We will look at our own conscious stereotypes and understand how they might impact our roles as Patient Champions.
Venue NHS Leeds CCG Partnership
Wira House West Park Leeds LS16 6EB
Learning outcomes By the end of the session, participants will be able to: • Identify their conscious bias and stereotypes, and where they might come from • Understand how bias works and when it is helpful and when it is not • Develop ways to mitigate against unconscious bias in the workplace, where it has become problematic.
Suitable for Anyone who is interested (patient/volunteer/member of staff) in making a difference to local healthcare services or finding out more about how services work.
How to book Contact Adam Stewart at: Tel: 0113 843 5475 Email: adam.stewart1@nhs.net
Cost FREE
Provided by Age UK Leeds
Description  At Age UK Leeds, we have been providing classes in I.T. for older people for over 10 years. Our courses are gently paced, friendly and informal. Each course consists of 6 two-and-a-half-hour sessions held on the same morning or afternoon for six consecutive weeks. The next batch of classes will be starting in the week commencing Monday 18 June and will include courses such as “First Steps in Computing” , “Get To Grips with your Tablet or Smartphone”  and “Internet and Email”.These courses are held at our City Centre offices in Mark Lane (near the St John’s Shopping Centre) but we can easily put courses on anywhere in Leeds given enough demand. All we need is an accessible  room with tables and chairs and a wifi connection.   Learners can use their own equipment if they wish or we can provide laptops and tablets as required.   It’s never too late to learn new skills!
Venue Bradbury Building
Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA
Learning outcomes There are a number of learning outcomes, depending upon which course you do, but on most courses, learners will: • Develop familiarity with the basic functions of a digital device • Gain basic familiarity with the most important applications - settings, web browser, email, camera and contacts • Develop a basic understanding of the World Wide Web, email, accounts and ‘cloud’ computing • Learn basics of online safety and security
Suitable for Anyone over 55, living in Leeds who wants to learn new IT skills or improve their IT skills.
How to book Please contact reception to enquire and book your place on 0113 3893000 or email frontofhouse@ageukleeds.org.uk
Cost Prices are low (typically £12 for six sessions) and if attendees are in receipt of Housing Benefit, Pension Credit or Personal Independence Payments (PIP) fees can be waived entirely. There are no exams, no pressure and classes are small with an experienced, patient tutor.
Provided by Lifelong Learning Centre, University of Leeds
Description Professional Studies is a wide-ranging degree which looks at key contemporary issues through different subject areas. It has a strong focus on developing your knowledge and the transferable skills required for professional employment. This taster evening will provide a flavour of interdisciplinary learning and the range of study pathways available.
Venue Lifelong Learning Centre
Lifelong Learning Centre Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Building University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT
Learning outcomes Thinking about your next step? Try a free course taster session for adult learners in a relaxed and friendly environment. These free events provide an opportunity to: • meet course tutors and current mature students • learn more about our courses and discover how you can fit study around you • find out more about studying as an adult, and the financial support available • take a look at a university campus.
Suitable for Adults interested in starting a journey into higher education or finding out more.
How to book Please book at least 7 days before your chosen date, or 10 days before if you require childcare. To find out more please contact: Greg Elliott t: 0113 343 1770 e: g.l.elliott@leeds.ac.uk
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Cost FREE
Provided by Lifelong Learning Centre, University of Leeds
Description PHE is a one-year foundation course for adults returning to study. It prepares mature students to progress to a range of degrees in social sciences, arts and humanities and healthcare. The course offers a supportive environment to develop the confidence, knowledge and academic skills to make a successful transition to university.When is the course taught? Part-time on a Tuesday and Thursday evening, from September to June. Plus one monthly Saturday session.
Venue Lifelong Learning Centre
Lifelong Learning Centre Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Building University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT
Learning outcomes Thinking about your next step? Try a free course taster session for adult learners in a relaxed and friendly environment. These free events provide an opportunity to: • meet course tutors and current mature students • learn more about our courses and discover how you can fit study around you • find out more about studying as an adult, and the financial support available • take a look at a university campus.
Suitable for Adults interested in starting a journey into higher education or finding out more.
How to book To find out more about any of the taster events or the drop in sessions please contact: Greg Elliott t: 0113 343 1770 e: g.l.elliott@leeds.ac.uk There are a small number of pre-school childcare places available for our daytime taster sessions only. Please provide details of your childcare requirements when you register and we will contact you to discuss this. Parents who need to leave early to collect children from school are welcome to do so. Please book at least 7 days before your chosen date, or 10 days before if you require childcare.
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Cost FREE
Provided by Lifelong Learning Centre, University of Leeds
Description An introduction to these two foundation degrees for support staff and volunteers in schools/colleges, children’s centres or community organisations. These courses enable students to develop a deeper understanding of their work and the interaction between professional practice, research and policy in these sectors.
Venue Lifelong Learning Centre
Lifelong Learning Centre Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Building University of Leeds LS2 9JT
Learning outcomes Thinking about your next step? Try a free course taster session for adult learners in a relaxed and friendly environment. These free events provide an opportunity to: • meet course tutors and current mature students • learn more about our courses and discover how you can fit study around you • find out more about studying as an adult, and the financial support available • take a look at a university campus.
Suitable for Adults interested in starting a journey into higher education or finding out more.
How to book Please book at least 7 days before your chosen date. There is no childcare available for this event.
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Cost FREE. To find out more about any of the taster events or the drop in sessions please contact:Greg Elliottt: 0113 343 1770 e: g.l.elliott@leeds.ac.uk
Provided by Community Action Bradford & District
Description Universal Credit is coming to Bradford!

After 20th June most people in Bradford will no longer be able to make new claims for old benefits such as Housing Benefit, Employment Support Allowance, Tax Credits or Jobseekers Allowance. This fundamental change in the benefits system is being introduced council by council, and our neighbours have seen a lot of confusion when UC is introduced.

This course is aimed at staff who help people who rely on means tested benefits. This one day course provides you with a clear overview of Universal Credit and how it might affect your clients.
Venue Kirkgate community Centre
39a Kirkgate Kirkgate Community Centre Shipley, BD18 3EH
Learning outcomes By the end of the day you will know broadly know: HOW Universal Credit works WHO needs to claim Universal Credit How it fits with other benefits WHAT problems could potentially arise Most importantly, we will look at what you can practically do to help your clients to successfully claim and manage a UC claim. *Jana will provide detailed information combined with practical tips for getting the best from the benefits system for your clients.
Suitable for
How to book To book visit: https://data.bdip.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=483&reset=1
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Cost Full Day Course Fees - choose the appropriate price band: Voluntary/community organisations from Bradford District (registered on DivaBradford): £ 70.00 Other Voluntary/Community organisations: £ 90.00 Stautory Orgs/Private Companies/ Individuals: £ 160.00
Provided by Lifelong Learning Centre, University of Leeds
Description The part-time business management and leadership degree builds on your knowledge and experience of leadership and management to develop your career. The course is flexible, relevant and designed to make you a more effective manager and leader. It is taught in the evening to fit around your work and other commitments. When is the course taught? Part-time one evening a week.
Venue Lifelong Learning Centre
Lifelong Learning Centre Marjorie & Arnold Ziff Building University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT
Learning outcomes Thinking about your next step? Try a free course taster session for adult learners in a relaxed and friendly environment. These free events provide an opportunity to: • meet course tutors and current mature students • learn more about our courses and discover how you can fit study around you • find out more about studying as an adult, and the financial support available • take a look at a university campus.
Suitable for Adults interested in starting a journey into higher education or finding out more.
How to book To find out more about any of the taster events or the drop in sessions please contact: Greg Elliott t: 0113 343 1770 e: g.l.elliott@leeds.ac.uk
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Cost FREE
Provided by Lifelong Learning Centre, University of Leeds
Description

This part-time certificate of higher education explores Middle Eastern societies, religions and cultures and the history of Islam.

It enables students to develop or improve their Arabic language skills and progress to a range of degrees in the department of Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. 

When is the course taught? Part-time one day a week.

Venue Lifelong Learning Centre
Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT
Learning outcomes Thinking about your next step? Try a free course taster session for adult learners in a relaxed and friendly environment. These free events provide an opportunity to: • Meet course tutors and current mature students • Learn more about our courses and discover how you can fit study around you • Find out more about studying as an adult, and the financial support available • Take a look at a university campus.
Suitable for Any adults interested in finding out more about progressing onto higher education and the support that is provided for mature, part time students.
How to book Book your place ameistaster.eventbrite.co.uk Talk to us To find out more about any of the taster events or the drop in session please contact: Greg Elliott t: 0113 343 1770 e: g.l.elliott@leeds.ac.uk All events include lunch or an evening buffet.
Cost FREE.
Provided by Leeds Women's Aid
Description This training will increase awareness and understanding of forced marriage in the context of honour-based violence and domestic abuse, the barriers and consequences of fleeing Forced Marriage, learning to identify risk indicators and increasing safety planning skills.
Venue Leeds city centre
Learning outcomes - What is a Forced Marriage? - Exploring the concept of Honour & understanding Honour-Based Violence - What are the motivations of honour-based abuse and forced marriage? - Survivors stories & Case study analysis - Understanding the barriers and consequences to fleeing Forced Marriage - Identifying risk indicators - Understanding the role of the Forced Marriage Unit and Forced Marriage Legislation to support professional working with and individuals affected by forced marriage and honour based violence and abuse. - Risk awareness exercise and analysis - Safety planning exercise and analysis - Understanding best practice when working with individuals affected by forced marriage.
Suitable for This course is appropriate for professionals, volunteers and managers working with adults and/or children affected by domestic abuse or forced marriage, including in social work, education, health, criminal justice, children’s centres, and voluntary sector organisations.
How to book To register, please contact Minnow on minnow@leedswomensaid.org.uk or visit our website for more information: http://www.leedswomensaid.co.uk/our-services/training/
Cost The cost is: £75 (voluntary sector); £85 (statutory sector); £120 (private sector), and refreshments are provided.
Provided by TransLeeds
Description The "Essentials" workshop was put together to help make Leeds a more inclusive city by giving everyone an opportunity to ask questions and better understand transgender people and their experiences in Leeds.

Tickets available on Ticket Tailor ->
http://buytickets.at/transleeds/185519

It is valuable for anyone working in a customer facing role as you will learn how to interact politely with transgender people. Anyone working in HR or management will also benefit from understanding the laws that support transgender employees, and what to expect when an employee begins transition. You will also learn how you can make your workplace more inclusive.

It is also useful to both friends and family of transgender people. Has a friend or family member come out to you and you would like to understand more? This is for you.

The "Essentials" transgender training course covers the following :

1. Terminology
2. Understanding Transgender Identities and Transition
3. Understanding Why Trans People Need Your Support
4. Dos and Don'ts
5. The Law
6. The Workplace
7. Why Trans People Are Amazing
8. Q and A

The training includes interactive workshops where participants can get involved. and a Q&A at the end where any questions you have can be asked in a safe, non-judgemental environment. A participation certificate is given to all attendees.

Basic Fee - £10 per person
For individuals. Concessionary places are available for anyone who can not afford it.

On-Site Workshops - £150 per session plus expenses
The workshop can be brought to you and your employees. The sessions will be custom made to suit your requirements, For example, HR may need more information regarding trans employees, and customer facing staff may need more information on interacting with transgender customers or service users. Maximum of 15 attendees at a time to ensure everyone has a chance to participate. Email for details.

Venue

Bridge Street Community Centre is the old Bridge Street Church on Bridge Street and is opposite Leeds Bus Station. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

Who Is Delivering The Training?

Natasha Handley is a queer trans woman and coordinator for local trans advocacy charity TransLeeds and an organiser of Trans Pride Leeds. She provides trans awareness training and consultation to the MPs around Leeds as well as organisations such as HM Prison Service, Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Public Health England, and local clinics.
Venue Bridge Street Community Church
Bridge Street Community Church, Bridge Street Leeds LS2 7QZ
Learning outcomes 1. Terminology 2. Understanding Transgender Identities and Transition 3. Understanding Why Trans People Need Your Support 4. Dos and Don'ts 5. The Law 6. The Workplace 7. Why Trans People Are Amazing
Suitable for
How to book Tickets available on Ticket Tailor -> http://buytickets.at/transleeds/185519
Cost £10 each. Free tickets are available to anyone who otherwise wouldn't be able to attend.
Provided by IntoUniversity Leeds East
Description This training course will include information about IntoUniversity, the role of an Academic Support Tutor and how best to support young people in an educational setting. 
 
We are seeking university students, corporates and members of the local community to volunteer as Academic Support Tutors to support primary and secondary students during our after-school sessions.
 
Our after-school Academic Support Programme provides free tutoring and support to young people in a stimulating classroom environment. Young people receive tailored help with homework, coursework, revision and study skills.
 
Volunteer tutors are an integral part of our centres. Volunteers act as role models, supporting academic progress and providing inspiration and encouragement to young people for whom university education is not necessarily a common expectation.
 
Please note that all of our volunteering appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.
Venue IntoUniversity Leeds East
St Aidans Community Hall, Elford Place West, Leeds LS8 5QD
Learning outcomes To feel confident in the role of an Academic Support Tutor at IntoUniversity and be able to support students to achieve their potential.
Suitable for Who we are looking for? Our tutors must meet the following requirements: - Minimum Grade C in English and Maths GCSE - Enthusiasm for education - Interpersonal skills - Ability to act on initiative - Patience What is the time commitment for the Academic Support Programme? At least one session per week, for at least 12 weeks over the academic year. Academic Support opens from 3:45 on weekdays and each session runs for approximately an hour and a half.
How to book Please email jake.oxby@intouniversity.org and visit https://intouniversity.org/volunteer to submit a volunteering application.
Cost Free

DIY Accounts in Excel

30 August at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description

In this 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you the confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. Laptops and materials are provided.

Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact the course organiser for booking details.

Venue WYCAS
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes This course will show you the structure of the linked spreadsheet, help you set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Show you how to reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet, and review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year.
Suitable for Anyone looking to set up a book keeping system. A basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.
How to book Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost Free
Provided by IntoUniversity Leeds South
Description This training course will include information about IntoUniversity, the role of an Academic Support Tutor and how best to support young people in an educational setting. 

We are seeking university students, corporates and members of the local community to volunteer as Academic Support Tutors to support primary and secondary students during our after-school sessions.   Our after-school Academic Support Programme provides free tutoring and support to young people in a stimulating classroom environment. Young people receive tailored help with homework, coursework, revision and study skills.   Volunteer tutors are an integral part of our centres. Volunteers act as role models, supporting academic progress and providing inspiration and encouragement to young people for whom university education is not necessarily a common expectation.   Please note that all of our volunteering appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.
Venue IntoUniversity Leeds South
Hillside, Beeston Road, Leeds LS11 8ND
Learning outcomes To feel confident in the role of an Academic Support Tutor at IntoUniversity and be able to support students to achieve their potential.
Suitable for Who we are looking for? Our tutors must meet the following requirements: - Minimum Grade C in English and Maths GCSE - Enthusiasm for education - Interpersonal skills - Ability to act on initiative - Patience What is the time commitment for the Academic Support Programme? At least one session per week, for at least 12 weeks over the academic year. Academic Support opens from 3:45 on weekdays and each session runs for approximately an hour and a half.
How to book Please email jake.oxby@intouniversity.org and visit https://intouniversity.org/volunteer to submit a volunteering application.
Cost Free
Provided by TransLeeds
Description

The "Essentials" workshop is valuable for both friends and family of transgender people. Has a friend or family member come out to you and you would like to understand more? This is for you. It is also useful to anyone working in a customer facing role as you will learn how to interact politely with transgender people. Anyone working in HR or management will also benefit from understanding the laws that support transgender employees, and what to expect when an employee begins transition. You will also learn how you can make your workplace more inclusive.

Tickets available on Ticket Tailor -> http://buytickets.at/transleeds/196909

The "Essentials" transgender training course covers the following : Terminology, Understanding Transgender Identities and Transition Understanding, Why Trans People Need Your Support, Dos and Don'ts, The Law, The Workplace, Why Trans People Are Amazing Q and A.

The training includes interactive workshops where participants can get involved. and a Q&A at the end where any questions you have can be asked in a safe, non-judgemental environment. A participation certificate is given to all attendees. Basic Fee - £10 per person For individuals. Concessionary places are available for anyone who can not afford it. On-Site Workshops - £150 per session plus expenses.

The workshop can be brought to you and your employees. The sessions will be custom made to suit your requirements, for example, HR may need more information regarding trans employees, and customer facing staff may need more information on interacting with transgender customers or service users.

Maximum of 15 attendees at a time to ensure everyone has a chance to participate. Email for details.

Venue: Yorkshire Dance is very close to Leeds Bus Station, opposite the BBC Building. It is fully accessible with lift access, and gender neutral facilities are available

Who Is Delivering The Training? Natasha Handley is a transgender woman and coordinator for local trans advocacy charity TransLeeds and an organiser of Trans Pride Leeds. She provides trans awareness training and consultation to the MPs around Leeds as well as organisations such as Leeds City Council, National Ambulance Service, HM Prison Service, Public Health England, and local clinics.

Venue Yorkshire Dance
3 St Peter's Square Leeds LS9 8AH
Learning outcomes The 'Essentials' transgender training course covers the following : Terminology Understanding Transgender Identities and Transition Understanding Why Trans People Need Your Support Dos and Don'ts The Law The Workplace Why Trans People Are Amazing Q and A
Suitable for The 'Essentials' workshop is valuable for both friends and family of transgender people. Has a friend or family member come out to you and you would like to understand more? This is for you. It is also useful to anyone working in a customer facing role as you will learn how to interact politely with transgender people. Anyone working in HR or management will also benefit from understanding the laws that support transgender employees, and what to expect when an employee begins transition. You will also learn how you can make your workplace more inclusive.
How to book Tickets available on Ticket Tailor: http://buytickets.at/transleeds/196909
Cost £10. Free tickets are also available for anyone who needs them.

DIY Accounts in Excel

22 October at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description

This 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you the confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. Laptops and materials are provided.

Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact the course organiser for booking details.

Venue WYCAS
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes This course will show you the structure of the linked spreadsheet, help you set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Show you how to reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet, and review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year.
Suitable for Anyone looking to set up a book keeping system. A basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.
How to book Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0

DIY Accounts in Excel

22 November at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Provided by West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS)
Description This 3 hour workshop will use a free template and give you the confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet. Laptops and materials are provided. Your WYCAS tutor will lead the session, working through a practical exercise, so that you will be able to set up and use a spreadsheet recording method for your organisation.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact the course organiser for booking details.
Venue WYCAS
Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes This course will show you the structure of the linked spreadsheet, help you set up a fictional organisation, with categories of income and spend, restricted funds and bank and cash accounts. Show you how to reconcile the bank transactions to the spreadsheet, and review how the inputs produce a finance report for use in the year.
Suitable for Anyone looking to set up a book keeping system. A basic ability to use a spreadsheet is needed.
How to book Please visit the WYCAS website: http://www.wycas.org.uk/training/current-training/ for further booking information.
Cost £0
Provided by Northern School of Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy, LYPFT
Description This is a three day skills-based programme informed by psychoanalytic and developmental research and clinical practice. It provides knowledge and skills to help practitioners from a diverse range of backgrounds and services to work more effectively with young people. The focus is on active-containment and on behaviour as communication.  The course has two components; three Personality Development (PD) Seminars on puberty, adolescence and late adolescence, each of which is followed by a two hour workshop which builds participants’ skills in therapeutic communications.

The course has been developed and is led by Jason Kaushal, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist and Adolescence Lead at NSCAP

The dates and times are as follows:

9 February 2019  - Life stage: Puberty
11:00 - 14:15 Seminar: Anxieties about growing up
14:30 - 16:30 Workshop: Change and Anxiety
 
16 March 2019 - Life stage: Mid-adolescence
11:00 - 14:15 Seminar: The search for identity
14:30 - 16:30 Workshop: Risks and groups
 
13 April 2019 - Life stage: Late-adolescence
11:00 - 14:15 Seminar: The transition to young adult life
14:30 - 16:30 Workshop: Leaving and mourning

Lunch is provided
Venue NSCAP
Bevan House 34-36 Springwell Road, Leeds LS12 1AW
Learning outcomes The identified learning outcomes include: Enhanced professional practice and therapeutic communication with young people in a wide range of settings A better understanding of the ubiquitous and often hidden nature of anxiety and mourning in adolescence. Developed skills to work with emotional triggers and adolescent behaviours for coping with these.
Suitable for The course is for anyone working with adolescents, including: Residential care professionals Social workers Teachers, teaching assistants and learning mentors Youth justice, probation and community youth workers Counselors Child and adolescent mental health professionals Clinical and educational psychologists
How to book To book a place or to find out more call us at NSCAP on 0113 8558750 or email us at nscap.lypft@nhs.net
Cost £216