Training courses for village hall reps

13th Sep 2018

Training courses for village hall reps

CAN has organised a series of training courses specifically for village hall representatives. Please click the links below to book onto the following courses:

Food safety in Catering CIEH Level 2 Award- North

Thursday 1 November from 09:00 to 16:00

Breamish Hall, Powburn NE66 4HT 

This course is an introduction to basic food safety. The course runs as a one-day, 6-hour course.  It is relevant to anyone involved with food handling in their village hall/community building. The course offers guidance on all aspects of food safety and covers issues such as, premises and equipment, prevention of contamination, bacteriology, food poisoning, personal hygiene, pest control, cleaning and disinfection and legislation.

Training is recommended, but the examination is not mandatory.  Delegates can choose to take the exam at the end of the course, which is a multiple-choice test.  Delegates will receive either a 'certificate of attendance', or if they choose to take the exam, they will receive a certificate if they pass the exam. 

 

Looking after the money

 Wednesday 7 November from 18:00 to 20:30

Community Action Northumberland, Uniun Enterprise Building, Front Street, Pegswood NE61 6UF 

Looking after the Money session offers a policy framework for looking after Charitable funds, a template for 'doing it right' and the tools for 'doing the job well. The purpose of this Workshop is to safeguard trustees from financial risk by sharing the decision making in a simple but orderly framework.

The Workshop aims to give committee members; Confidence in handling money Transparency in the accounts Reduction of financial risk The tools to do the job efficiently 

 

Food safety in Catering CIEH Level 2 Award-West

Friday 9 November from 09:00 to 16:00

Newton & Bywell Community Hall, Newton NE43 7UL 

This course is an introduction to basic food safety. The course runs as a one-day, 6-hour course.  It is relevant to anyone involved with food handling in their village hall/community building. The course offers guidance on all aspects of food safety and covers issues such as, premises and equipment, prevention of contamination, bacteriology, food poisoning, personal hygiene, pest control, cleaning and disinfection and legislation.

Training is recommended, but the examination is not mandatory.  Delegates can choose to take the exam at the end of the course, which is a multiple-choice test.  Delegates will receive either a 'certificate of attendance', or if they choose to take the exam, they will receive a certificate if they pass the exam. 

 

Risk Assessment and Insurance

Monday 12 November from 18:00 to 20:30

Community Action Northumberland, Uniun Enterprise Building, Front Street, Pegswood NE61 6UF 

This information session will guide trustees on all types of insurance and the importance of undertaking Risk assessments.

Trustees have a duty under Charitable Law, to insure the charity's assets and liabilities. The session will help trustees understand what must be insured and to make the right choices about the correct policy for your hall.

This session will guide trustees in undertaking risk assessments - for both the regular activities within the hall and for less regular or one-off activities, such as 'fairs/fetes'. The session will also give guidance on the annual fire risk assessment.

 

An Introduction to the Hallmark Quality Standard

Tuesday 13 November from 18:00 to 20:30

Community Action Northumberland, Uniun Enterprise Building, Front Street, Pegswood NE61 6UF 

Hallmark is a national scheme for the management of charitable community buildings This session will explain what the Hallmark Scheme is. It will cover elements of Hallmark 1, 2 and 3 and will outline the benefits of your hall achieving Hallmark and adopting 'good practice'

 

Trustee Responsibility (and liability) - West

Tuesday 20 November from 18:00 to 20:30

Newton & Bywell Community Hall, Newton NE43 7UL 

Charity trustees are the people who serve on the governing body of a charity and are responsible for the general control and management of the administration of a charity.

This session will help trustees to understand their roles, responsibilities and duties in line with charitable law with an explanation of some of the technical terms. It will assist the officers (Chairpersons, Treasurers, Secretaries) and all Trustees in their role as Management Committee members - and demonstrate the best ways of working together as a team.

 

Trustee Responsibility (and liability) - North

Wednesday 21 November from 18:00 to 20:30

Breamish Hall, Powburn NE66 4HT 

Charity trustees are the people who serve on the governing body of a charity and are responsible for the general control and management of the administration of a charity.

This session will help trustees to understand their roles, responsibilities and duties in line with charitable law with an explanation of some of the technical terms. It will assist the officers (Chairpersons, Treasurers, Secretaries) and all Trustees in their role as Management Committee members - and demonstrate the best ways of working together as a team.

 

Health and Safety in Community Buildings- North

Tuesday 27 November from 18:00 to 20:30

Breamish Hall, Powburn NE66 4HT 

Management Committees have a duty of care under common law and a statutory duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act, towards individuals and organisations, to avoid carelessly causing personal injury or damage to property. They must take 'reasonable practical' steps to ensure the health and safety of employees and others who use the hall ie. volunteers/public/contractors. The duty of care should apply to everyone that uses the building and its grounds.

This session will guide trustees on their responsibilities and how to fulfil them.  

 

Health and Safety in Community Buildings-West

Wednesday 28 November from 18:00 to 20:30

Newton & Bywell Community Hall, Newton NE43 7UL 

Management Committees have a duty of care under common law and a statutory duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act, towards individuals and organisations, to avoid carelessly causing personal injury or damage to property. They must take 'reasonable practical' steps to ensure the health and safety of employees and others who use the hall ie. volunteers/public/contractors. The duty of care should apply to everyone that uses the building and its grounds.

This session will guide trustees on their responsibilities and how to fulfil them.