Events and Training

Skill Development 
How to Chair Effective Meetings – Monday, 10 July
Hillcroft College, Surbiton – 10.00 – 12.00
This course will teach you the main skills in chairing meetings effectively so that you get the most out of the time, everyone is clear what they need to do and all participants are able to have their say. Ensuring that conflicts are resolved quickly and that decisions are made.
Ticket Cost:  £30- £60

First Aid Training – Monday, 24 July
Hillcroft College, Surbiton – 10.00 – 12.00
This course is for people who work in a range of settings in the charity and volunteering sector. This training session will help you to be aware of basic First Aid procedures and wish to gain a wider understanding of issues related to First Aid.

The course covers how to deal with minor and deteriorating conditions in any casualty.

- Communication and casualty care
- Looking after yourself and the casualty
- Basic Life Support
- Treatment of an unresponsive casualty
- Priorities of first aid and managing the scene
- Treatment of a choking casualty
Ticket Cost:  £30- £60

For volunteers 
Digital Health Navigator Training – Monthly dates
Hillcroft College, Surbiton – 13.30 – 16.30
Kingston Digital Health Navigator training offers a practical hands-on session for your volunteers and staff, giving them the skills and knowledge to help local people find their way around a wealth of online health information.
Activities and resources include:

  • A walkthrough of the NHS Choices website with themed searches and quizzes
  • A detailed look at local health directories including an overview of the services and support voluntary and community groups offer 
  • How to install and using NHS recommended health apps
  • Signposting people to online support to develop their digital skills

There will be plenty of time for discussion around how you can apply your new skills and knowledge within your organisation. There will be many opportunities to ask questions and share personal experiences. 

All attendees will receive a Kingston Digital Health Navigator certificate on completion.

Dates: 06 July -  07 September -  05 October -  09 November -  07 December
Ticket Cost: Free

Trustees’ Network Meetings – Monthly Dates
Hillcroft College, Surbiton – 18.30 – 21.30
The KVA trustee network provides a space for Trustees to network, share issues and best practice and hear information on key themes.

Dates:    29 June -  28 September -  26 October -  30 November   
Ticket Cost:  Free