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Monday 27th February 2017   Time: 1-5pm   Venue: Committee Room 2 Civic Centre

This half day course has been designed for all users of computers, both novice and expert, to give an overview of the exciting new world of “Cloud Computing” and how it can save time and money. It will provide attendees with the opportunity to raise questions, and offers signposting to many free sources of software for further learning. This course may help you to identify your organisations needs for more detailed training in particular areas.

This course will cover:

Introduction to Information Technology and how we use it – Top 10 Tips when using Information Technology – Cloud Computing and Time-saving Tools

 Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.  Book here

Training Across Hertfordshire

Having trained volunteers and staff is vital to the effective running of any community group. We run training for staff, volunteers and trustees. We can also signpost to other courses in Hertfordshire – programme available here


New FREE online course: Introducing the Voluntary Sector

This Open University course covers the context and features of voluntary and community organisations including: the structure and history of the UK voluntary sector; values and beliefs; funding issues; understanding stakeholders and beneficiaries; power and empowerment; and the role of volunteering. The course is 8 weeks long, involves 3 hours per week of study and will be particularly suitable for learners working (or aspiring to work) as paid members of staff or as volunteers in voluntary or community organisations. It is available via OpenLearn.

A second course, Working in the Voluntary Sector, will be available later this year.


Course: HIV: Modern Essentials for Professionals

Location: Wellbeing Centre, 501 St Albans Road, Watford, WD24 7RE

Four dates to choose from: Wednesdays: April 19th, July 26th or September 13th 2017

Delivered by: Herts Aid

training for professionals supporting people living with HIV includes:

  • HIV Awareness

    • What is HIV/AIDS? Myth busting

    • HIV Now: PEP and PrEP

    • Relevance in Hertfordshire

    • Aging with HIV

  • HIV treatment and adherence

  • Accommodating clients living with HIV

    • Health considerations in housing and care

    • How do you talk about sex and safeguarding with HIV?

  • What about infection control and transmission?

  • HIV stigma and discrimination

  • HIV and the Law – what are your legal obligations?

The morning’s registration begins at 9:00, and training will run from 9:30 until 13:00 with two short breaks.

To attend, please complete this short form and email this back to [email protected]


CVS Training Programme 2016/17

The types of courses we run include:

o             Business Planning

o             Sourcing funding

o             Developing a Funding Strategy

o             Writing Excellent bids

o             Evidencing need

o             Trustee Training

o             Social Media

o             Safeguarding

o             Health & Safety

o             Food Hygiene

Please let us know your training needs by completing this form (word) and returning to [email protected]


 HCF Training Calendar

Voluntary Sector Training       Voluntary Sector Training