Training

Allergy awareness training

Edinburgh Community Food (ECF) are now running the 3.5 hour Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland-accredited Allergy Awareness course on 15 March am; 14 June am; 4 October am. All instances are held at Canongate Youth Project on Infirmary Street, central Edinburgh, and are delivered by an AfN-Registered Associate Nutritionist with a catering background and a personal experience …

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The Good Kitchen

The Good Kitchen provides funding, business training and mentorship for organisations working to solve food poverty. Applications are now open. Organisations selected for the programme will have to demonstrate social impact, a sustainable business model and a detailed plan for their organisation’s development. More information and details of how to apply at https://good.kitchen/  

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Communities Matter training opportunities

Communities Matter is a brand new suite of SCDC training and development support to community organisations and people working with communities across Scotland. These flexible training courses, across a range of areas, are designed to help you make a greater positive impact on the quality of life within your community, and the communities you work with. …

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NHS Health Scotland workforce development learning brochure for 2016/17

NHS Health Scotland has launched the latest edition of its learning brochure for 2016/17.   The brochure contains details of the wide range of e-learning modules and training courses to help develop skills, enhance practice and improve knowledge of health inequalities. More information available on their new website www.healthscotland.scot  

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Cooking course for foster carers or residential children’s home staff

The Children’s Food Trust is running free, ‘hands on’, two-day cookery courses for carers in the Glasgow and Edinburgh area this autumn. The training is for any registered foster carers, kinship carers or staff who work in a residential children’s home or who work closely with Looked After Children, and who would like to pass …

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Scottish Grocers Federation Healthy Living Programme training

Want to find out how to sell more fruit and vegetables and waste less stock? The SGF Healthy Living Programme training may be able to help. This free two-hour session can be delivered by CFHS at a time and place that suits your staff and volunteers. To book a session, or for more information, contact …

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SCDC anti-sectarian mentoring/co-inquiry programme

SCDC is offering organisations running, or intending to run, anti-sectarian initiatives the opportunity to be supported by a mentor experienced in the anti-sectarianism field.  Working in the sectarianism field can be tough and many workers involved in this programme are “lone workers” on sectarianism within their organisations. This project looks to share learning, experience and …

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Love Food Hate Waste Cookery Classes funding opportunity

The Children’s Food Trust is working with WRAP (The Waste and Resources Action Programme) to deliver LFHW (Love Food Hate Waste) Cookery Classes across the UK, including Glasgow. The project is open to all, whether you’re an existing Let’s Get Cooking Club or not, and schools and community organisations are all eligible to take part. …

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Evaluation training opportunity

We are offering community food initiatives the chance to do one day’s free training in evaluation, provided by Evaluation Support Scotland.  The day will be run once in Edinburgh on 20 November 2014 and then once in Glasgow on 12 February 2015.  To book a place, please complete the application form.

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Introduction to health and safety and risk assessment

There are still a couple of places available for our free ‘introduction to health and safety and risk assessment’ session on Thursday 28 August, central Edinburgh, from 10.15 am to 12.45 pm. It is being run by NHS Lothian Healthy Working Lives. It will look at: health and safety management process; why manage health and safety; workplace …

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