We provide a wide range of training for Voluntary and community sector including the VCI passport scheme. If you are looking for particular training give us a call - if there is a high demand we may be able to source ir or signpost you to the relevant agency that is delivering it.

LGBT+ Awareness Training

Derbyshire LGBT+ is a specific service supporting anyone who is lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender or anyone having issues with sexual orientation or gender identity.
This training opportunity is for Erewash community and voluntary groups, charities and not-for-profit organisations or any Derbyshire wide community group or charity providing services in Erewash.

Wednesday 29 September 2021

10.00 - 11.30 am

The session will be held using Zoom.

The training is to help raise awareness and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans issues and to support your group or organisation to welcome new members. The training will include:

• LGBT+ history

• Global and local statistics

• Use of language

• Understanding hate crime

• Impact of Covid 19 on LGBT+

• Top Tips

To book your place on this awareness training complete the booking form and return to Catriona Paterson Development Worker email or telephone 0115 9466740.

Contact Catriona for any further information about the training.
Details for the Zoom link will be shared following your registration for this training.






For Erewash Community and Voluntary Groups, Charities, CIC’s and Not for Profit Organisations



10.00 am - 11.30 am



This training course has been designed specifically for Erewash community groups and organisations to help develop an understanding of unconscious bias. The session will be led by experienced facilitator Ian Kaye from the And Partnership organisation.


The intended outcomes are:


· Understand what is ‘unconscious bias’

· Why it exists and why to some extent we all have it

· Understand how we often jump to conclusions based on our own experiences

· Consider how your group is viewed by others

· Consider how you could make your group more inclusive

· Free tea and coffee (from your kitchen) !


To book a place on this training course contact Lee at Erewash Voluntary Action email


This course will be hosted on Zoom. A confirmation email including the Zoom link will be sent to each participant prior to event.


Any further information contact Catriona Paterson Development Worker

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