Affordable, local training covering a range of topics to help your community group or organisation thrive!


Free Community Connector Signposting Workshop
Community Connectors provide an important link between their friends, family, neighbours and colleagues, and the support available to them in their community. Come to one of our free signposting workshops and find out how you can
help your friends, neighbours, family, and colleagues to access information on a range of health and wellbeing subjects.
Thursday 20th September | 2pm - 4pm | Langport | FREE Admission find out more and book


#MoveMore Champion Workshop
Be a #MoveMore Champion - come along to our FREE workshop and find out how to support your friends, neighbours and colleagues to get active. All welcome, regardless of age, disability, fitness level etc. No specialist clothing or equipment required, just come as you are! We're delivering this training in partnership with with Somerset Activity Sports Partnership.
Tuesday 25th September | 9:30am - 12:30pm | Glastonbury | FREE Admission find out more and book


Inspiring Health & Wellbeing in Your Community
Join us for an inspiring evening to hear how people in Somerset communities are working together to improve health and wellbeing. Hear from the people behind successful mental health, community transport and befriending projects in Somerset. This event is open to town and parish councillors, community groups, and anybody with an interest in improving health & wellbeing in their community.
Tuesday 16th October | 7:15pm - 9:15pm | Somerton | Tickets £10 find out more and book


Getting the Most out of Social Media
This interactive session is aimed at organisations that already have Social Media accounts, and are looking to increase their reach and engagement. You'll get tips on creating compelling and shareable content, and find out how social media can be used to engage your supporters/customer and drive campaigns.
Thursday 22nd November | 2:45pm to 4:45pm | Yeovil | Admission £35 find out more and book


Mental Health Aware
A half-day session to help raise your awareness of mental health. Upon completion of this course you will receive a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it. You will also receive a certificate to say you are MHFA Aware.
Thursday 22nd November | 9am to 1pm | Yeovil | Admission £40 find out more and book
Tuesday 22nd January | 9am to 1pm | Wells | Admission £40 find out more and book


Projects - Evidence, Outcomes and Impact.
This session will be useful for anybody working within the voluntary sector, who is involved with the planning, development and management of projects. It will cover how to measure the impact of your projects, how to report on outcomes for things like funding applications, and also to understand what works, when, and why.
Wednesday 13th February | 9:45 to 4:30pm | Burnham on Sea | Admission £60 find out more and book

Thursday 11th July | 9:45am to 4:30pm | Crewkerne | Admission £60 find out more and book


Excellent training session. It was well organised and Susi is a very good trainer, mixing short brainstorming sessions, relevant PowerPoint slides, humour and information into a great package.

Annette, Balsam Centre, Recruiting & Retaining Volunteers, April 2018