Other training/workshops

A one-day workshop on the content, crafting and delivery of persuasive, engaging presentations.


Welcome drinks from 9.30am, workshop starts at 10.


Who should attend?

Anyone who has a cause or point of view to promote, a team to lead, a product to pitch, stakeholders to influence - or any other reason to give a great presentation.

Wednesday, 6 December, 2017 -
10:00 to 16:00

Are you concerned about the risks your child could be exposed to online?

This course is suitable if you are a parent and want to learn about keeping your child safe online.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the risks involved with your child using the internet
  • The trends in Apps, Gaming and Social Media channels used by children online
  • How to reduce the risks and setup parentals controls
  • Talking to your child about the risks
  • Resources to minimise risk and where to report problems


Thursday, 2 November, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00

Course Overview

Do you want to learn more about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)? This course is open to parents who have a child with ADHD or anyone interested in learning more about ADHD in children. This ADHD course also provides an opportunity for you to meet new people. You will be able to discuss and share your experiences with other parents that have a child with ADHD.

Learning Objectives

Monday, 30 October, 2017 -
09:30 to 11:30

A practical workshop looking at the benefits and difficulties 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.

Monday, 13 November, 2017 -
19:30 to 21:30

Gain skills in creative writing, the technical elements of recording sound and creating sound scapes in this one-off workshop.

The work you produce will then be used in the RWA's upcoming exhibition as audio descriptions for partially sighted visitors.

For 15 - 21 year olds. This workshop starts at RWA and ends at Creative Youth Networ.

Running the workshop is Josh and Emma, who are part of the CYN Creative Futures programme. 

Monday, 2 October, 2017 - 16:30
  • Are you interested in helping to empower victims of crime, & anti-social behaviour.
  • Are you a good listener, non-judgmental and a fair minded person.
  • Are you able to work with people from a range of diverse backgrounds & walks of life.
  • Would you like to make a positive contribution to your community.
  • Are you able to volunteer 102 hours per year for 2 years. (daytimes/weekends and/or evenings) – about 2 hours per week
  • Would you like to receive high quality free training. 
Tuesday, 7 November, 2017 - 09:30 to Thursday, 9 November, 2017 - 16:30

Textiles/Fashion Course

11-16 and cant get enough of all things textiles? Whether your a designer, doodler or just interested in textiles, this course gives you the skills and experience to turn your passion into a future career.

In this 10 week course you'll get to develop skills in a range of techniques, including; leather work, printing, embroidery, weaving, book binding and collage. Your creations will become your collection of textured treasures that you'll use to construct your own junk journal.

Thursday, 28 September, 2017 - 17:00

As a Personal Assistant it is really important that you maintain a professional relationship with your Direct Payment Employer. This insightful training session will further develop your skills in how to establish and maintain a professional relationship, core principles of dignity in care, personal safeguarding of vunerable employers. We hope that you can join us on 11th October 2017, 17:00- 21.00 at Aztec Hotel & Spa Bristol.

Wednesday, 11 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 21:00

This course will cover all of the vital information you need to know as a Direct Payment Employer. The course will cover best practice for recruitment & retention, establishing boundaries, challenging work practices and effective supervision.

We hope that you can join us on 28th September 2017, 10:30 - 3:30 at The Vassall Centre. Lunch & Refreshments will be provided and transport costs can be reimbursed.

Thursday, 28 September, 2017 -
10:30 to 15:30

Employment Law is always changing and as a Direct Employer you're up to date. This great free course will explore basic employer obligations, statutory rights of Personal Assistants and new pension duties. We hope that you can join us on 21st September, 2017 at The Vassall Centre. 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided on this course. 

Thursday, 21 September, 2017 -
10:30 to 15:30


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