Other training/workshops

Healthy Homes
Assessment Training

For Community Health & Social Care Professionals and
Volunteers Working with Older or Disabled People
Healthy Homes Assessment Training will:

● Highlight the basic housing issues that contribute to poor health.
● Enable participants to consider housing issues when assessing the needs of their patients and service users.
● Provide information about our Home from Hospital service.
● Show participants around our home Independence showroom.

Monday, 18 March, 2019 - 13:15

Find out how to set up your stall at ourdoor festivals/Carnivals or events in line with legislation.

Gain a level 2 food safety qualification.

Find out about sustainability & recycling options for your stall.

Look at the benefits of sourcing ingredients from local traders.

Please note that you must be available to attend both sessions on 29th March and 5th April.

Friday, 29 March, 2019 - 09:30 to Friday, 5 April, 2019 - 16:30

Would you like to set up a project or activity for this year's StPauls Carnival but don't have access to funding? Then come along and meet the Arts Council team to find out more!

There will be an introduction to Project Grants, conversation with the Arts Council and 1 to 1 session which are taking place between 2:00pm- 5:00pm

Wednesday, 20 March, 2019 -
14:00 to 19:00

Along with Community Learning West, WECIL has developed a pre-employment course with a difference, this is a course for anyone who identifies as disabled including hidden disabilities such as mental health conditions and dyslexia.  Better Together is for those who are on their first steps of their journey back into employment or learning and will concentrate on building confidence and improving wellbeing.

Wednesday, 20 March, 2019 -
10:00 to 14:00


‘Mobile phones cause brain cancer’, ‘Chocolate is better for you than fruit’; the media is constantly full of claims about the potential health benefits or risks associated with particular treatments, foods or substances. It is often difficult to know what to believe. This day is for members of the public who want to make sense of research evidence, and to assess the reliability of the evidence behind health-related headlines.

What is the goal of the workshop?

Wednesday, 24 April, 2019 -
10:30 to 16:30

We are excited to announce the dates for our new employment course, Working Together. Working Together is a new, FREE 12 week employability course run by WECIL. The course is designed to support anyone who identifies as  disabled or has a long term health condition including learning difficulties, anxiety, depression or dyslexia. Please be advised that you need to be 18+ to access this course. 

If you would benefit from some help with the following this 12 week course is for you:

* Writing and adapting a CV.

* Finding and writing job applications.

Thursday, 7 March, 2019 -
10:00 to 14:00

Aged 55+ and approaching retirement, recently retired, or facing redundancy?

This FREE workshop will focus on working in later life, with speakers covering a range of areas, from how and where to find new job opportunities to becoming self-employed. With award-winning Career Coach and author of Find Work at 50+ Denise Taylor.

Free refreshments (tea, coffee and cake) will be served throughout the evening. The event is open to anyone aged 55+. The workshop is being run by LinkAge Network as part of the Post-Retirement Opportunities project.


Thursday, 4 April, 2019 -
18:00 to 20:00

FREE Citizen Journalists WORKSHOPS

Can you write? Can you listen and put a story together? Do you have strong views about health, food, music, fashion and LIFE?

Thursday, 11 April, 2019 -
10:00 to 13:00

Life can throw many traumatic events at young people - deaths of loved ones, parental separation, moving to a new school, and more. This workshop will looks at how we as youth workers can best support young people through these traumatic events.


Led by Emma Duncan. BA Hons in Youth Work, MSc in Counselling. Emma has been working with young people for 20 years, first as a youth worker, then in vice, now as a counsellor and in education.


Monday, 4 March, 2019 -
19:00 to 21:30

Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help for people who are struggling financially.

In our free three hour Turn2us Benefits Calculator and Grants Search workshops we teach staff and volunteers how to use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator, Grants Search tool and website to support people who are struggling financially.

Turn2us workshops will teach frontline staff and volunteers:

Wednesday, 20 February, 2019 -
09:30 to 12:30


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