Below are courses/sessions and contact information for training from other providers.
Powys County Council offer a wide range of training courses/qualifications. Whether you are a council employee, a childcare provider or work as a volunteer within the social care sector all your training requirements are available here. www.powys.gov.uk/en/training/training-learning-development/
Legal & Financial Responsibilities of Employing Staff
23 March 2017 Aberystwyth
Taking on paid staff is a big step for charities, regardless of size, and employment law can be complex. Added to that, changes to workplace pensions and auto-enrolment mean that navigating the pensions maze can be daunting.
Our Introduction to paying people training will equip you with everything you need to comply with legislation and set up effective systems that suit the needs of your charity:
· Different types of employment status
· How to write an employment contracts and what terms do you need to include?
· How to calculate and deduct income tax and National Insurance
· What is statutory sick pay and maternity pay and how do you calculate it?
· How to include salaries, tax and NI in your budgets
· An introduction to pensions and different schemes
· What is auto-enrolment, when do you need to roll it out and how?
· Roles and responsibilities when you're outsourcing
· Making payments to HMRC
Each half-day session costs just £20. All money raised will go into a travel bursary fund for micro charities.
Book now: www.smallcharityfinance.org.uk
PAVO, Llandrindod Wells - 28th March 2017 - 2pm to 4pm
Do you want to strengthen governance, deliver better services for users, improve operating practices and better demonstrate outcomes in your third sector organisation?
Then join us to find out more about how PQASSO can help you do this.
PQASSO is NCVO’s self-assessment tool that helps third sector organisations identify areas where they are doing well and not so well, and decide exactly where improvements are needed.
The session will also introduce PQASSO Essentials - a new member of the PQASSO family which is being piloted in Wales – to help very small third sector groups and organisations review and strengthen the way they work.
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in quality assurance and strengthening third sector organisations including trustees, staff, volunteers, funders, commissioners and contract managers.
To book or for further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Open University has some free courses that may be of interest to voluntary organisations.
The courses are: Getting Ahead in the Job Market, Introducing the Voluntary Sector, Introducing leadership in Voluntary Organisations, Collaborative Leadership in Voluntary Organisations and Taking Part in the Voluntary Sector.
More information can be found in the PDF below.
Powys Social Care Workforce Development Partnership (SCWDP) provides training and development opportunities for people working within the social care sector. Details of training and development opportunities funded by SCWDP can be found in the Integrated Training Brochure.
Click here to download the NPTC Group prospectus.
The aim of our training is to facilitate a positive change in attitude and culture. We provide public, private and voluntary organisations with the knowledge and skills to work effectively and ethically, making your services and employment opportunities accessible to an increasingly diverse population. We are continually up-dating and revising the training packages that we offer and our courses can be tailored to suit clients requirements. All of our training sessions comprise a variety of activities with high levels of participation and opportunities to explore issues, including practical exercises, group discussions and self-reflection. For further information visit
telephone: 01597 824059
Participation Cymru courses provide the skills you need to engage with confidence and improve the quality of engagement you deliver. They offer a range of training to develop skills in public engagement through our set programme of short training courses on methods and skills. For details of training available visit:
telephone: 029 2043 1757
Offer short courses on a range of subject areas of relevance to voluntary organisations. For details of training available visit: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn/training/index.php email: email@example.com telephone: 029 2087 5274
The Department of Voluntary Sector Studies at the University of Wales, Lampeter offers a comprehensive range of distance learning courses for the voluntary sector. There are frequent start dates for the courses throughout the year. Learners can choose to take one course or work towards a qualification, such as the BA Honours Degree in Voluntary Sector Studies. For details about the courses visit their website http://www.volstudy.ac.uk/ telephone 01570 424785 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning Disability Wales provide training courses on our public training programme covering a variety of topics relevant to those in the public, voluntary and private sectors, those with learning disabilities as well as parents and carers. For more information visit www.learningdisabilitywales.org.uk or telephone: 0290 681160
For further information visit www.childreninwales.org.uk/training/index or telephone 0292034 2434
Training available includes:
• Strategic approach to public engagement
• Running a successful capital appeal
• Practical participatory tools for public engagement
• Employment tribunal process
• Performance management
• Disciplinary and grievance
Llaw yn Llaw run a wide range of training courses, please contact them direct to find out more contact Llaw yn Llaw Limited, Unit 27 Ddole Road Industrial Estate, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 6DF email: email@example.com or telephone: 01597 829678
FREE TRAINING for people working or volunteering with children and young people through the ARTS in Powys.
For further information about the SKILLS FOR CREATIVE FUTURES training programme and courses visit www.powys.gov.uk/skillsforcreativefutures
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Powys Voluntary Sector
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