Confidence in your ability to fundraise successfully comes from the knowledge that you know what you are doing. This workshop is most suitable for those that either have no experience of fundraising, those who are fearful of the prospect of failure, or those who have experienced disaster! The session will address some of the participant’s concerns and will help them to identify methods of fundraising most suitable for their organisation and themselves, leading to a feeling of confidence of future success - A can do attitude!
Date Time Location
30/01/2019 09:30 - 12:30 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road
Salisbury SP2 7YR
Excel is an incredibly useful package and is probably the most flexible of all the Office suite. "Excel Essentials" is a 1 day 'helping hand' course to assist you in getting to grips with the essential features such as creating and developing your spreadsheets and making Excel's formulas work for you! Excel Essentials is designed for you to get up to speed quickly and efficiently! If you have not used Excel before, no problem - you are starting from a clean slate and learning from the ground up.
Date Time Location
05/02/2019 09:30 - 16:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
As we step into the world of psychology within communication this course seeks to give the participants an insight into different ways of communicating. How we communicate is only 20% verbal, the rest is that unspoken word, that body language, our own state of mind when receiving a communication, the written word and how it can be miscommunicated.
Date Time Location
12/02/2019 09:30 - 16:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
This is a beginner’s guide to basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
Date Time Location
13/02/2019 09:30 - 16:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road
Salisbury SP2 7YR
How to Write for Websites is a hands-on course is for anyone with a responsibility for creating or maintaining a website for the voluntary sector and charities as well as small businesses The work involved in writing pages for a website is deceiving. You need to write for both search engines and people, create an easy navigation experience and drive action on every page. This practical course breaks each task down, taking you through the steps required to build engaging website content that reaches the right audience. This hands-on course is for anyone with a responsibility for creating or maintaining an organisation’s website.
Date Time Location
15/02/2019 09:30 - 13:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
Does your organisation need a trained First Aider? This course is aimed at people with a responsibility for the health and safety of employees, contractors, clients or visitors in the workplace in both commercial organisations and the charitable sector. In conjunction with Winterbury Training, Wessex Community Action are delivering the QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) accredited qualification, approved by Of qual.
Date Time Location
26/02/2019 09:30 - 16:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6, Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
As a manager or a team leader working with volunteers this half day course is a must for you. The course will cover the fundamental and risk critical aspects of managing safety for volunteers. It is relevant to both volunteers, and those people in organisations who have responsibility for managing them by providing an overview of the key legislation as it applies to volunteers and voluntary organisations. As such it will help the organisation to; Demonstrate compliance Demonstrate due diligence Assist in policy writing and it will help the volunteer to support the organisation by understanding their responsibilities and working safely. As our Training Room is on the First Floor we regret that there is no disabled access. If you are disabled and are interested in our courses and events please email: info@wessexcommunityaction.org.uk providing your contact details and we will be in touch to see what alternative arrangements can be made to provide access to our events.
Date Time Location
27/02/2019 09:30 - 13:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
Getting to grips with search engine optimisation can be a challenge for voluntary organisations and small businesses. This course takes you through the basics so that you can take control of your online presence.
Date Time Location
01/03/2019 09:30 - 13:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
A blog can help you to boost your SEO, drive direct traffic to your website and build trust in your brand. This course explores best practices and how to get the most from your blog content.
Date Time Location
15/03/2019 09:30 - 13:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
The most successful voluntary sector organisations have a strategic plan. It can be difficult to remain focused without one. During this workshop you will learn about the three levels of planning, about how to set realistic targets and begin to write your own strategic plan.
Date Time Location
20/03/2019 09:30 - 15:30 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
Learn to protect vulnerable adults by identifying those at risk from harm and the common signs of abuse, understand the likelihood of abuse and how to respond if you have suspicions or reports of abuse. This course is suitable for those working in the health and social care sectors, including day centres, respite care, care and nursing homes, and projects working with vulnerable adults and fully meets Standard 10 of the Care Certificate.
Date Time Location
26/03/2019 09:30 - 16:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
It seems that there is never enough time in the day. But since we all get then same 24 hours why is it that some people achieve so much more with their time than others? The answers lay in good time management. This ½ day interactive workshop will show you top tips for managing your time effectively to allow you to work smarter, not harder, and to function more effectively - even when time is tight and the pressure is high.
Date Time Location
27/03/2019 09:30 - 12:30 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
Whether you need to present to a large audience or to just a handful of people, this ½ day interactive and practical workshop will give you some great tips to deliver relevant and interesting presentations with confidence. This is not an IT course on how to use PowerPoint.
Date Time Location
27/03/2019 13:30 - 16:30 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
This practical course looks at what makes a newsworthy press release and how to write a story that gets published. Participants will learn the steps to writing a release, examine examples and have the opportunity to put their learning into practice by writing a short release. This is a hands-on course for anyone with a responsibility or potential responsibility for producing press releases for their organisation, especially the voluntary sector.
Date Time Location
29/03/2019 09:30 - 13:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
This workshop will help you to understand the process and help you to increase your application hit-rate. It is suitable for both the experienced and inexperienced in applying to charitable trusts.
Date Time Location
03/04/2019 09:30 - 15:30 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
This practical course is split into two parts. Part One explores the value of running a supporters’ e-newsletter, best practices to adhere to and how to write enticing subject lines. In Part Two, participants will create a Mailchimp account and build an e-newsletter campaign.
Date Time Location
26/04/2019 09:30 - 13:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR
There is a formal regulatory framework that applies to the Voluntary Sector. As community groups and voluntary sector organisations develop, they need to understand the requirements to comply. At the same time, effective governance may improve the overall performance of the organisation, and certain elements may be a prerequisite to seeking external funding or to delivery of services.
Date Time Location
01/05/2019 09:30 - 16:00 Wessex Community Action
Unit 6 Paxton Business Centre
Whittle Road, Churchfields
Salisbury SP2 7YR