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)


At Farnborough Community Centre

Wednesday 13th March 2019 – at Farnborough Community Centre – £60.00

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 – at Farnborough Community Centre – £60.00

At Farnborough Leisure Centre – New Venue!

Note Change in cost

Wednesday 17 July 2019 at Farnborough Leisure Centre – £65.00

Wednesday 18 September at Farnborough Leisure Centre – £65.00

Day: Wednesday – Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Venue: As shown

Trainer: MCG Training


For more information and a booking form, please call 01252 540162 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.

Initial/ Full Training

Wednesday 9th January 2019  (Full Training)

Wednesday 6th March 2019 (Full Training)

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.

Wednesday, 3rd October 2018 (Refresher)

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 (Refresher)

Wednesday, 6th February 2019 (Refresher)

Costs: Refresher Courses:

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

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

Venue: Farnborough Community Centre, Meudon Ave, Farnborough GU14 7LE

Trainer: Sue Smith

For more information, please contact Viv on 01252 540162 or email:


Other External Training Opportunities:   

Accredited Food Hygiene:

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 Greg 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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