ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training 

Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 June 2019 (two day course)
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
9.30am - 5pm (two day course)
COST: £130 BAVO members / £145 Non BAVO members
(Lunch not included)

Most people considering suicide share their distress and their intent, sometimes very discreetly. Training will help you see and respond to these invitations for help, give you the confidence to ask about suicide if you are concerned about someone's safety and provide you with the tools to help prevent the immediate risk.
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Food Safety Training (CIEH accredited Level 2 Award)

Wednesday 3 July 2019 from 9.30am - 4.30pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £55 BAVO members / £77 Non BAVO members/ £110 Non-voluntary sector

Our course is for anyone working in a catering, food making or selling setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. | Read more and book here |


A Basic Introduction to Recruiting, Selecting and Managing Volunteers Training

Wednesday 10 July 2019 from 5.30 - 8.30pm
St Johns Ambulance Centre - Minerva Street, Bridgend, CF31 1TD

BAVO's course is ideal for people who are new to managing volunteers or who would like a refresher. It will help you to be more knowledgeable and confident in your role as a Volunteer Manager. | Read more and book here |


Health and Safety Foundation Training (CIEH accredited Level 2 Award)

Thursday 18 July 2019 from 9.30am - 4.30pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £55 BAVO members / £77 Non BAVO members/ £110 Non voluntary sector

Our course will teach you to understand the many and various elements that make up health and safety guidance. You will also learn how to develop the systems and practical knowledge to apply the theory into practice back at your workplace/venue.
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ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - half day 'TuneUP' refresher workshop

Friday 19 July 2019 from 1 - 4.30pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £35 BAVO members / £45 Non BAVO members

‘TuneUP’ is a half day refresher workshop for those who have attended the full ASIST course in the past. | Read more and book here |


Tending to your roots: Top tips to help charitable groups succeed at online fundraising

Wednesday 11 Sept 2019 from 2 - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
Cost: FREE OF CHARGE

Does your organisation want to become more sustainable and open up new income streams? Do you want to develop an engaged, larger supporter base? Do you need to raise unrestricted funding to help cover core running costs? Lauren Swain, Localgiving's Wales Development Manager, will speak about how small charities and community groups achieve these goals. | Read more and book here |


Top Tips for Funding Applications Training

Thursday 3 October 2019 from 1 - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £25 BAVO members / £35 Non BAVO members / £50 Non voluntary sector

This half-day whistle stop tour of top tips for writing successful funding applications will provide you with the key points that funders look for when deciding who and what to fund. | Read more and book here |


Mental Health First Aid (Wales) Training

Wednesday and Thursday, 9 and 10 October 2019 from 9.30am - 3pm 
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £45 BAVO members / £63 Non BAVO members / £90 Non voluntary sector

Our two day training course is for anyone (including the public, employers, managers, frontline staff and volunteers, prison and custody staff, police, NHS staff, Jobcentre Plus staff) and improves your understanding of mental health.
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BAVO offers high quality training YOU want, where YOU want it, at a price YOU can afford

We can tailor our training to meet your organisation’s needs (large or small), offering advice and support to your staff and volunteers including trustee away days.

We also offer informal learning through development support for new and small groups and for larger organisations facing change or challenge.

Training is delivered at convenient accessible venues across the county borough and we can provide specifically tailored training courses for and behalf other sectors or agencies outside of the third sector.


Contact us

For further details, contact BAVO, T: 01656 810400 or E: [email protected]