RVS Training opportunities

Please note: If you wish to attend any of the RVS training courses, you

will need to complete a booking form. Once we have received your form,

your place will be confirmed.

‘Emergency First Aider at Work’ courses will be held in Farnborough on the following dates:

Details: ‘Emergency First Aider at work’ is regulated by HSE and effectively replaces the Appointed Person Course – Certification is valid for 3 years with HSE approval (No 38/04)

 Day: Wednesday – Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Venue: Rushmoor Borough Council Offices

Trainer: MCG Training

Cost:    £65

Dates:  2020

Wednesday 26th February

Wednesday 3rd   June

Wednesday 9th   September

Wednesday 25th November

For more information and a booking form, please call 01252 398477 or email:


‘MiDAS Training’ (Mini-Bus Driver Awareness Scheme)

Accessible training enables the driver to use the tail lift and take wheelchair passengers.

Drivers who do not need to use the tail lift and/or carry wheelchairs will only attend the non-accessible (the first) part of the course.

The training will include a driving assessment, this will be on a date and time arranged by the trainer.

New Venue  Rushmoor Borough Council Offices

Initial/ Full Training

Wednesday 5th  February   2020

Wednesday 11th March       2020

Wednesday  13th May         2020

Costs: Full Courses:

RVS members: £60 (non accessible) and £80 (accessible)

Non members: £70 (non accessible) and £90 (accessible)

Refresher Courses:

Candidates must have attended a full course and need their MIDAS renewed.

Thursday 23rd    April       2020

Costs: Refresher Courses:

RVS members: £40 (non accessible) and £60 (accessible)

Non members: £45 (non accessible) and £65 (accessible)

Venue: See details above.

Trainer: Sue Smith

For more information, please contact  01252 398453 or email: 


Other External Training Opportunities:   

Food Hygiene Training:

Every Day First Aid

Is there any other training we can help with?

Please let us know if you have any training needs which we are not currently

offering. If we have enough people for a course, which fits our criteria for the

voluntary sector, we will do our best to put a training programme together.

Please email our CEO with your suggestions

Training is also available from our partner organisations

Basingstoke Voluntary Action.

Community First Wessex.

Another great source of information about voluntary and community sector training sessions in Hampshire is the Hampshire CVS Network web-site.




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