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legup.social Manchester

28 November, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

Legup.social is a collaborative effort by the digital community to help small businesses, charities and social enterprises with digital. There is no cost to attend.

We provide an environment for people to share their skills with each other and learn from each other. No one gets paid this is about design/digital community opening to people who would like the get some advice and help from professionals.

The event is not a networking event, is an event for the support of new, small businesses and individuals who would like to gain new skills, learn.

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Fire Marshal (1 day)

Fire Marshal
Fires in the workplace can have massive effects on both businesses and individuals. A serious fire can often result in a company closing for good and the cost to individual workers can be far greater. Being aware of hazards and understanding some basic principles can reduce the risks of fire and make workplaces safer for everyone. It is the role of the Fire Marshal to manage a fire or other similar emergency efficiently and effectively. This course has been designed with the core aim of creating a confident person to take charge in an emergency.

15 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:30
ANTZ Swinton Social Enterprise Centre, Unit 10, Junction Eco - park, Rake Lane, Manchester, M27 8LR
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IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing (1 day)

Managing Occupational Health & Wellbeing covers:
A healthy company
Delegates learn about health management and why it makes good business sense to manage occupational health and wellbeing in the workplace. They also learn what a ‘health needs assessment’ is and the key considerations that should be taken into account when carrying one out.

25 January, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:30
ANTZ Swinton Social Enterprise Centre, Unit 10, Junction Eco-park, Rake Lane, Manchester, M27 8LR

IOSH Managing Safely (3 days)

Training delivery dates:
22nd, 23rd and 29th November 2018

The IOSH Managing Safely course is widely recognised as the minimum standard of health and safety training for managers at all levels, providing an excellent basis for those wishing to progress their health and safety professional qualifications. Ouch trainers use their extensive knowledge and practical experience to deliver an interactive enjoyable learning experience for all delegates.

22 November, 2018 - 09:00 to 29 November, 2018 - 16:00
ANTZ Swinton Social Enterprise Centre, Unit 10, Junction Eco -park, Rake Lane, Manchester, M27 8LR
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Emergency First Aid at Work

Course Overview

This is one of our most popular first aid courses and provides a good basic insight into first aid procedures required for small low risk workplaces. The course syllabus is laid down by the Health & Safety executive in the Health & Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 Approved Code of Practice. Innovative scenarios and practical exercises help delegates to learn basic life support skills and to improve their chances of coping in an emergency. The course content can be adapted to suit the needs of your organisation.

12 December, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:30
ANTZ Swinton Social Enterprise Centre, Unit 10 Junction Eco-park, Rake Lane, Manchester, M27 8LR
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Emergency First Aid at Work training - expressions of interest

9 Nov 2018 - 11:48 by cheryl.mcalister
  • Are you or your staff / volunteers needing first aid training?
  • Do you need a refresher / re-qualification?

Here at Macc we are looking to arrange a self funding Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day) training session in late January 2019 and will have 9 places available for members of VCFSE organisations based within the city of Manchester. Certified by The First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) who are accredited through UKAS this training is suitable for employees or volunteers given the role of Emergency First Aider.

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National Football Museum - Achieve Your Goals

9 Nov 2018 - 10:39 by cheryl.mcalister

Denise Lambert and Martine Connolly have developed two free courses aimed at helping low-income Manchester residents gain the skills they need to get into work, apply for jobs, and increase confidence.

Everybody has a football story. We use the museum galleries, objects and stories to make the learning practical and relevant to everyday life. The skills gained will give learners confidence and build self-esteem, as well as prepare them for the workplace.

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Manchester Enterprise Challenge

8 Nov 2018 - 12:16 by michelle.foster

Do you have a short-term project for enterprise-minded student volunteers? Manchester Enterprise Challenge

The Manchester Enterprise Challenge combines an academic unit on enterprise with a community project and allows students to learn about enterprise while putting their skills into practice for a local charity or not-for-profit organisation.

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Strengthening your Organisation

Feel like you’re chairing in difficult times? Looking for more support?

As Chair you need to ensure your charity focuses on the right things, uses it resources well and achieves its purpose despite changing circumstances. For smaller organisations this can be a challenge, with reliance on a small staff team and or volunteers and minimal funds to pay for external expertise.

14 March, 2019 - 13:30 to 17:30
Methodist Central Buildings, Oldham Street, Manchester

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