Other training/workshops

Create your own beautiful wardrobe - learn to upcycle, customize & embellish clothes. Have fun & learn new skills with a friendly group in a relaxed atmosphere. No experience neccessary, this 10 week course is run by an experienced professional. Basic materials (& refreshments) provided.

£FREE for asylum seekers/refugees/benefit recipients - *Register now!*

Date/Time: 
Monday, 8 January, 2018 -
10:00 to 12:00

This qualification offers the opportunity for students who are speakers of other languages to learn about the area of Community Interpreting. Students may wish to study the subject as they have an interest in the topic or they may wish to use the qualification as a stepping stone to becoming a Community Interpreter.

Date/Time: 
Friday, 26 January, 2018 - 09:30 to Friday, 25 May, 2018 - 09:30

If you ever struggle to say what needs to be said, or to challenge behaviours that you find difficult, this fast-paced, one-day course will bring you to a more effective working relationship with colleagues, clients and friends and family members. 

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 16 January, 2018 -
09:30 to 17:00

This is an exciting opportunity to benefit from this highly valued 6 day training course. This foundation mediation training will help you learn transferable conflict management skills that could also be of benefit in your workplace, home life or other community groups.

We are particularly keen to recruit Individuals who are currently under represented in our volunteer base including:

·        Individuals from BAME communities including Eastern European, Persian or Middle Eastern origin

·        Individuals from the LGBT+ community

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 10 January, 2018 - 09:15

A practical workshop looking at the benefits of working with groups, and how to understand and work successfully with the different dynamics which can form within them.

VolTrain is a partnership between several organisations, including Bristol City Council, to equip, resource and train volunteer youth workers in the Bristol area. It is open to all volunteer youth workers across both statutory and voluntary sectors and is completely free. Paid workers may also attend if they are accompanying volunteers.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 29 January, 2018 -
19:30 to 21:30

Active Citizens is a four day training course which has been developed by the British Council to support people take a more active role in their communities around the world. The course is delivered in Bristol by Up Our Street, a community organisation in Easton and Lawrence Hill which supports residents to make positive change in their neighbourhoods.

Date/Time: 
Saturday, 20 January, 2018 - 10:00 to Saturday, 10 February, 2018 - 16:00

An inspirational workshop which will help adults to develop their confidence, self-esteem and CV. The course includes exploring ways to develop good communication, interpersonal skills, understanding assertiveness and how to put your point across so others will listen.

This course is FREE and is supported by Lloyds Bank.

The course includes FREE lunch from 1 pm to 1.30.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 29 November, 2017 -
13:00 to 16:30

An inspirational workshop which will help adults to develop their confidence and self-esteem as well as their CV. The course includes exploring ways to develop good communication, interpersonal skills, understanding assertiveness and how to put your point across so others will listen.

This course is FREE and is supported by Lloyds Bank.

A FREE lunch is included at 1 pm to 1.30.  

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 -
13:00 to 16:30

Caring for a family member or friend can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. But it can be challenging and isolating too. It can be daunting and confusing dealing with professionals, local authorities and benefits. Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start.  It can also be stressfull so here is a workshop aimed at you looking after yourself, because carers need to be cared for too. 

Carers Support Centre is running a one off workshop to introduce you to relaxation techniques.

Date/Time: 
Friday, 10 November, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00

Advanced PIP Course

Update on Case-law and Appeals Preparation

Course Outline:

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) has been with us now for over 4 years and the body of case law is growing rapidly.

Date/Time: 
Friday, 19 January, 2018 -
09:30 to 16:30

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