Spark Training programme 2021

An affordable programme of webinars and bite-size online learning sessions for Somerset charities and community groups. Our upcoming events are listed below, and you can catch up on our previous free webinars on our YouTube channel.

Introduction to GDPR

An overview of how to look after people's data when running volunteer-led activities for vulnerable people in the community. We'll cover the basics of complying with the law, how to share information safely and whether you should register your organisation with the Information Commissioner's Office. Tickets are £10 per person.

Thursday 10th June, 11am to 12:30pm

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Sedgemoor Community Connector Workshop

This free workshop is aimed at anybody who lives and/or works in Sedegmoor and would like to improve health and wellbeing in their community. Come along to find out about our new health and wellbeing directory for Sedgemoor and learn how to signpost people to support, services and activities that could improve their quality of life.

Wednesday 7th July, 2pm to 3:30pm

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More training topics and dates to be announced, check back regularly for the details.

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An excellent webinar covering all the important topics around setting up community support and mutual aid groups in an emergency. It helped to confirm some of our practice, improve other aspects and answer questions we had been guessing at.

Webinar participant, April 2020.