Back on Track provides courses for people with experience of drug and alcohol problems, homelessness, offending, or mental health problems. Back on Track offer courses such as basic skills (reading, writing and maths), computers and art, as well as sessions on ‘life skills’ such as cookery and confidence building, and pre-employment skills.
All Learning, Skills and Employment
The LAB training courses are designed to help to give you the skills you need to progress. Could you benefit from:
Keeping people safe is important. All organisations need to do safeguarding well. Everyone needs to be involved.
Building strong safeguarding practices and a safe culture can be complicated though, especially for those organisations taking their first steps in tackling them.
NCVO Knowhow have published a number of free briefings, guide, tools and practical guides to Safeguarding produced as part of the Safeguarding Training Fund these resources will help you make plans and carry them out.
City Year UK is a youth social action charity, which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged communities across London, Birmingham and Manchester.
Please see the attached timetable for a full list of exciting courses starting on Monday 28th October and finishing on Friday 13th December.
We have exciting courses available including:
If so, the Growth Company can offer advice with your training plans, through their Skills Support for the Workforce initiative, which provides fully-funded support to help develop your people through a range of training interventions, which are tailored to meet your business needs.
The Manchester College are holding an Open Day on 5 November, 10am-2pm to recruit for Administration Positions in the Manchester area. This is aimed at young NEET, Manchester Residents. Those who are successful at the open day will be invited to attend a 4 week unpaid pre recruitment programme, which will then lead on to paid work experience and those who are not will be followed up and invited to attend the next round of recruitment.
Wigan and Leigh College have a range of free distance learning courses available particularly around the Health and Wellbeing sector such as Understanding Autism, Principles of dementia, Awareness of mental health problems and Principles of Team leading.
The courses can increase confidence when dealing with difficult situations and learn more about issues which are around everyday.
Courses are free to everyone aged 24+ and can be completed over a 12 week period.
At the college there are assessors on hand to support either over the phone or through e-mail.
As you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.
The GM VCSE Reference Group and GM Health and Social Care Partnership are seeking to increase cross sector understanding of our great VCSE workforce. To take this forward, Macc and Connected Consultants are working in partnership to try and engage with as many VCSE leaders as possible to explore the following areas: