Training

TRAINING

We offer training courses leading to qualifications and a variety of less formal skills and information sessions.

 

Learn Your Way

Are you aged 16 – 24 with an Education, Health and Care Plan?  Would you like to Learn Your Way? A free full-time programme of education starting in September.

An Adult Education funded programme for young people aged 16-24 with learning disabilities who have an Education, Health & Care Plan.  This is a mixture of classroom and work experience over 3 days per week where you gain qualification and work experience as part of the programme. This programme is for 1 year but learners have the opportunity of staying on for a second year.  This is a full time programme of study and is free to those with an EHCP.

Click here for more details and contact us on 01736 334667 to make an enquiry. Go to our stories page to watch a short LYW film.

Drugs now

This one day course examines the rapid growth in the use of “legal highs”, the increasingly important role the internet plays in the supply of drugs, and the provision of harm reduction information via the drug forums.

The course is taking place on the 14th November 2018 2 Princes Street, Truro at 9.30am to 4.30pm. The cost is £80 but funding may be available for people who work or volunteer within the Voluntary Sector. Please ask for information.

For more information contact 01736 334674 or email training@pcdt.org.uk

Digital Skills for supporting vulnerable clients

A one day course aimed at staff who support vulnerable clients. Learners will be able to confidently demonstrate and explain to those they support how to carry out digital tasks including: Skype, NHS choices Price checker, Online shopping, Online library, eBay, PayPal, Using a Price Comparison Website.

The course is taking place on the 30th November 2018 at 2 Princes Street, Truro at 9.30am to 4.30pm

Funding may be available for people who work or volunteer within the Voluntary Sector. Please ask for information.

For more information contact 01736 334674 or email training@pcdt.org.uk

Managing Difficult Conversations

A one day course which will cover: Internal and external communications, Emotional Resilience, Managing conflict, Behaviours within you and others, Taking responsibility and self awareness.

The course is taking place on the 20th November 2018 in either Truro or Penzance (to be confirmed) at 9.30am to 4.30pm. The cost is £80 and funding may be available  for those employed or volunteering within the voluntary sector.

For more information contact 01736 334674 or email training@pcdt.org.uk

 

Other Training Courses

  • Social Media – half day workshop
  • Measuring Impact – half day workshop
  • Developing Positive Working Relationships Emotional intelligence, Building rapport, Managing Conflict – 1 day
  • Communication, Communication, Communication Public speaking, Listening skills, Writing Skills – 1 day
  • Achieving Excellence Planning, People, Partnerships, Performance Management – 1 day
  • Developing High Performing Teams Positivity, Personalities, Leadership, Goals, Synergy – 1 day
  • Managing Ourselves Assertiveness, Time Management, Achieving our Goals – 1 day
  • Tools for Life Responsibility, Self Awareness, Inspiration, Imagination, Perspiration, Focus, Reinforcing Boundaries, Solution Not Pollution, Learning, Circle of Life – 1 day
  • Understanding Coaching and Mentoring Skills – 2 days
  • Developing Transformational Leadership Skills – 2 days
  • Essential Leadership, Coaching & Mentoring Skills – 3 days
  • Mental Health Awareness – 2 days
  • Mental Mindfulness and Wellbeing – 2 days
  • Level 3 Award in Information Advice & Guidance – 3 days

 

Current courses and dates TBC, please contact us.

Course Funding

VCSE: Upskilling the voluntary sector in Cornwall.  If organisations fits into this sector then it may be possible to train their employees and/or volunteers for FREE.  There is an eligibility process to go through but this is usually straightforward and relatively pain free.  If you would like more information on accessing training for free under this funding then please do get in contact with us to start the sign up process.

CSW: Funding under the Skills for Young People umbrella.  This is a 12 week programme for young people aged 15+ who are at risk for becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).  If you are an organisation who work with these young people then we may be able to provide you with an exclusive programme.  Alternatively, look out for our start dates on the Positive Perspectives Programme and contact us to book a place.

Apprenticeships: We currently offer Level 2 apprenticeships in Youth Work.  Please keep an eye on our vacancies page for upcoming apprenticeship opportunities.  Alternatively, if this is something that you would like to do in  2018 please contact us.