Training


Surrey Community Action provides training to voluntary and community groups as part of our many projects including:

  • Gypsy and Traveller support – specific community cultural awareness training
  • Voluntary Car Scheme development and best practice
  • Bespoke training sessions for village hall and community building representatives

See the list below for training opportunities provided by Surrey Community Action and other organisations for voluntary and community groups in Surrey.

Upcoming Training:


NCVO Members’ Assembly South-East with Surrey Community Action

Date: | Tuesday 25 May 2022 Time: | 09.30–12.00 EVENT DETAILS Our Members’ Assemblies help us understand the challenges voluntary organisations are facing, helping inform the work we do. For this event, we’re working in partnership with Surrey Community Action to engage our members and the voluntary sector across the south-east. Our assemblies are a great way for our members … Read More

Free armed forces awareness training
FREE Armed Forces Awareness Training

Do you understand the armed forces community and how best to support them? FREE training is available to help your organisation understand the needs of the military community in Surrey. Just one hour of your time will provide insight in to the challenges faced by the armed forces community and the range of support available.

Marketing for Absolute Beginners

Aimed at managers and trustees of community buildings and village halls with no marketing expertise, this workshop will help you to understand the basics of effective marketing communications on a budget. Get to grips with social media, understand how to better target your marketing and create an effective message, know how to write a winning news release and get other … Read More

Going Green: Surrey Community Buildings Conference

Surrey Community Buildings Conference (sponsored by Sound Reduction Systems) Tuesday 8th March at Guildford Baptist Church (Millmead, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4BE) 10am arrival & coffee for 10:15 start Closes 13:00 Interested in finding out more about ‘Going Green’….? Come along to our Community Buildings Conference at Guildford Baptist Church on Tuesday 8th March. The event will focus on how community … Read More

Back to the Future – Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead

Date: 25/11/2021 Time: 2pm – 3pm “Back to the Future” – Join Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead and other voluntary and public sector organisations for a short workshop on horizon scanning. We will be discussing some of the big issues likely to have an impact over the next 5 years. For further information see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/back-to-the-future-varb-agm-hybrid-event-tickets-203939026117 If you have any questions … Read More

Free training for Personal Assistants supporting disabled people

Thanks to funding from Skills to Care, Surrey Independent Living Council (SILC) is able to offer free training for Personal Assistants supporting disabled people.  Each course meets the relevant standard of the Care Certificate and so can contribute to the PA’s CPD. Sessions include: Online sessions: • Introduction to being a Personal Assistant • Infection Prevention and Control • Person … Read More