Training and Events

Below you will find details of forthcoming training courses and events relevant to advice managers and workers in Norfolk - offered by both NCAN, its members and the advice community more widely.

Further training opportunities and events can be found at:

Equal Lives 

Voluntary Norfolk 

Advice UK (go to What We Offer - Training and Staff Development)


Citizens Advice Bureau 

Centre for Economic and Social Inclusionseminars and conferences
Safer Introduction to Child Protection Training
10th June - 28th June 2017
The Safer 'Introduction to Child Protection' Training has new dates: Saturday 10th June 9.30am – 1.00pm in Great Yarmouth, Saturday 17th June 9.30am – 1.00pm in Kings Lynn, Saturday 24th June – 9.30am - 1.00pm in Norwich and Wednesday 28th June 6.00-9.30pm in Norwich.
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Training for trainers in safeguarding adults awareness
5th July & 27th July 2017
There are new dates for 'Training for trainers in safeguarding adults awareness' - Wednesday 5th July 2017 at Cotman Housing Association, Norwich and Thursday 27th July 2017 at The Green Britain Centre, Swaffham. The day-long session aims to train staff to deliver safeguarding awareness training to other staff and volunteers in their organisation. 
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Explore New Ways to Wellbeing with Mind
31st July - 11th August 2017
The ‘Explore – New Ways to Wellbeing’ programme will use arts, nature and sports activities to give young people the opportunity to try something new, make friends and challenge themselves in a safe and supported environment. At the end of the programme each young person will have built their own ‘Wellbeing Toolkit’ designed using the five senses to take away. The Explore programme for ages 16-18 will take place over two weeks Monday to Friday between the 31st July and 11th August 2017. There is also a programme for ages 18 - 25 in September.
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Workshop for West Norfolk Champions
Date of Event/Training: 17.08.2017
Pandora Project have kindly offered to run a Freedom Programme taster session for West Norfolk DA Champions on 17th August, 10am - 12pm. This is your opportunity to gain some insight into what the programme covers and what your clients can expect when they attend the Freedom Programme. This will enable you to support and prepare your clients to attend the programme.
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Free Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Briefing Sessions
September - November 2017
The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) are offering FREE workshops which will provide visitors with a comprehensive understanding of how they work and how the partner agencies link together, as well as giving an insight in to each agency's responsibilities within the MASH.
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Save the Date - Norfolk's financial abuse conference for 2017
Date of Event/Training: 14.09.2017
NSAB has partnered with Norfolk Trading Standards and Norfolk Fire and Rescue to promote a much more systematic approach to raising public awareness of financial abuse/scamming across Norfolk and beyond. As part of this NSAB is very pleased to announce a financial abuse conference will take place on Thursday 14 September 2017. Save the date in your diary, more details to follow soon.
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Safeguarding Adult seminar coming to Norwich
Date of Event/Training: 15.09.2017
Following implementation of the Care Act, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is funding a series of safeguarding adult seminars called - Safeguarding Adults and Legal Literacy (SALLY). Seminar 6 in the series will be hosted by Bridget Penhale from the University of East Anglia and is called - ‘Responsibility for and to Safeguarding in Civil Society’. The full day seminar is free to attend and will be on Friday 15th September 2017 at the Julian Study Centre, University of East Anglia (UEA).
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