2018 Masterclasses for Chairs & Trustees - ACOSVO

Venue: Various

ACOSVO have announced their 2018 programme of training and networking events targetted specifically towards Chairs, Vice-Chairs, and Trustees. More Governance-themed events will be announced throughout the year!

Step Into Care Course

Venue: Dumfries and Stranraer

The Care Training Consortium (CTC), Lowland Training Services and Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) are working in partnership to deliver an exciting, challenging and rewarding 16 week Care Course. Participants will be given the opportunity to gain certified care qualifications, practical work experience and a guaranteed job interview providing participants with a realistic awareness of what it is like to work in the Care Sector. They will also gain the SQA Employability Award including the skills required to make effective job applications and how to be successful at interview.

Moving and Handling of People - Care Training Consortium

Venue: Franklin Steel Building,Tinwald Downs Road, Dumfries, DG1 3SJ

This course is a full day course for carers and support workers. This course will explain the legislation and regulations for safer manual handling.

PDA in Community Involvement Information Session

Venue: Conference Room, Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

A partnership between Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfries and Galloway College has led to the development of a Professional Development Award (PDA) in Community Involvement at SCQF level 7. We are holding an information session on our upcoming PDA in Community Involvement course on 20th February at 5pm in our Dumfries office in 16 Queensberry Street. This award will extend or broaden professional or vocational skills and is linked to National Occupational Standards. It is for those who are working (paid or voluntary) within Community Learning and Development settings including CLD Practice, Capacity Building, Youth Work or Adult Learning.


Just Enterprise Workshops : Winter/Spring 2018

Venue: Various

Just Enterprise are delighted to announce that they are now taking delegate bookings for their new winter/spring 2018 schedule of business development workshops.

Sponsored by Scottish Government, all of the business development workshops are FREE to attend. Delegate places are available on a first come, first served basis so please book early to guarantee your place.

Emotional Resilience and Mental Toughness

Date / Time: 19/03/2018 - 13:00 to 16:30
Venue: The Usual Place, Academy Street, Dumfries, DG1 1BZ

This workshop, suitable for staff or managers, is designed to help those who are going through periods of change and/or experiencing increased pressure both on their work and on themselves, to identify how they could develop greater resilience and mental toughness skills.  

Resourcing Scotlands Heritage - In Focus: Introduction to Sponsorship

Date / Time: 20/03/2018 - 10:30 to 16:30
Venue: Arts & Business 1st Floor, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ United Kingdom

This session will explore the opportunities presented by corporate sponsorship for heritage groups and organisations.  It is aimed primarily at those who have no or very little sponsorship experience.

"Let's talk about data"

Date / Time: 20/03/2018 - 13:00 to 15:30
Venue: The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, Venlaw Building, 349 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4AA

SENScot Legal Ltd- Support Sessions for third sector groups

Date / Time: 26/03/2018 - 11:00 to 16:00
Venue: Burns House, Harbour Street, Stranraer, DG9 7RD

Third Sector, Dumfries & Galloway are hosting one-to-one legal surgeries for third sector organisations offering  the opportunity to have a 1-2-1 advice session with an expert from Senscot Legal Ltd.  Senscot Legal Ltd are a social enterprise that offers legal support to the Third Sector. 

Resilience - The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope Event

Date / Time: 26/03/2018 - 13:30 to 16:00
Venue: The Robert Burns Film Theatre, Dumfries

We are excited to announce this joint venture which is sure to be in demand!  As the Scottish Government has an ever increasing focus on trauma informed services and making Scotland more ACE aware we are offering you this opportunity to learn more, network with colleagues and hopefully begin to think how