Training & Skills

At Girlguiding Leeds we provide specially designed courses, events and other opportunities for leaders and members to develop their skills.  Current courses and events are listed with full details below. For a printable copy, please download the 2019 Training Programme (TBC).

To book a place on a course: Complete the Training Application Form and send it to the County Administrator at admin@girlguidingleeds.org.uk or The Trefoil Centre, 16a Morris Lane, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3JD.

You do not need to book for LQ Sign-Off sessions, but please email us at LQ@girlguidingleeds.org.uk to let us know you would like to come, so we can arrange for enough Mentors to be available.

Attending a course: Please wear casual uniform, if possible. Refreshments are provided, but bring your own lunch for day-long courses. Full addresses for venues are provided in the course information on the calendar below and on the Training Programme.

Paying for a course: If you are attending a Safe Space or full First Response course, please pay when making your booking. All other courses may be paid for at the event.  Payment can be made with cash, cheque or BACs, details are on the booking form.

Course fees: First Response – £10; Safe Space – £5; all other courses – £2.50; LQ Sign-Off – free.

Cancellations: If you cannot attend a course you are booked onto, please notify the County Administrator as soon as possible at admin@girlguidingleeds.org.uk. For courses that are paid for in advance the fees are non-refundable unless we can reallocate the place to another leader.

Jan
26
Sat
First Response Refresher @ Trefoil Centre
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Course Code: FFR01

This course is for leaders who have previously completed the full First Response course and need a refresher – which is required every 3 years.

You only need to attend one of the First Response Refresher sessions.

First Response Refresher @ Trefoil Centre
Jan 26 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Course Code: FFR02

This course is for leaders who have previously completed the full First Response course and need a refresher – which is required every 3 years.

You only need to attend one of the First Response Refresher sessions.

Feb
2
Sat
LQ Sign-Off @ Trefoil Centre
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

This is a drop-in session for Leaders-in-Training.  You will have the opportunity to talk to a Leadership Qualification Mentor who will sign off completed activities and modules.

You do not need to book for this event, but please email lq@girlguidingleeds.org.uk to let us know you would like to drop-in so we can arrange for enough Mentors to be available.

Feb
23
Sat
Volunteer Induction Day @ Trefoil Centre
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Apr
2
Tue
LQ Sign-Off @ Trefoil Centre
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

This is a drop-in session for Leaders-in-Training.  You will have the opportunity to talk to a Leadership Qualification Mentor who will sign off completed activities and modules.

You do not need to book for this event, but please email lq@girlguidingleeds.org.uk to let us know you would like to drop-in so we can arrange for enough Mentors to be available.

 

Apr
3
Wed
First Response @ Trefoil Centre
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Course Code: FRE02

First Response is a day-long first aid training course designed especially for Girlguiding and the Scout Association. It will train you to deal with emergency situations both in and outside of the unit meeting place.  You will learn simple life saving first aid skills and gain the confidence to deal with an emergency situation.  The course fee includes a participation booklet and Resusci Plus Pack.  All units must have at least one leader in the Membership Team who has a valid First Aid qualification.

Fees for First Response are due in advance of the course.

Jun
5
Wed
LQ Sign-Off @ Trefoil Centre
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

This is a drop-in session for Leaders-in-Training.  You will have the opportunity to talk to a Leadership Qualification Mentor who will sign off completed activities and modules.

You do not need to book for this event, but please email lq@girlguidingleeds.org.uk to let us know you would like to drop-in so we can arrange for enough Mentors to be available.

Jun
8
Sat
Volunteer Induction Day @ Trefoil Centre
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jun
17
Mon
First Response – part 1 @ Christ Church Hall
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Course Code: FRE03

First Response is a day-long first aid training course designed especially for Girlguiding and the Scout Association. It will train you to deal with emergency situations both in and outside of the unit meeting place.  You will learn simple life saving first aid skills and gain the confidence to deal with an emergency situation.  The course fee includes a participation booklet and Resusci Plus Pack.  All units must have at least one leader in the Membership Team who has a valid First Aid qualification.

Fees for First Response are due in advance of the course.

You must attend both sessions to complete this course.

Jun
24
Mon
First Response – part 2 @ Christ Church Hall
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Part 2 of course FRE03.

You must attend both sessions to complete this course.

Jun
26
Wed
LQ Sign-Off @ Trefoil Centre
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

This is a drop-in session for Leaders-in-Training.  You will have the opportunity to talk to a Leadership Qualification Mentor who will sign off completed activities and modules.

You do not need to book for this event, but please email lq@girlguidingleeds.org.uk to let us know you would like to drop-in so we can arrange for enough Mentors to be available.

Jul
8
Mon
LQ Sign-Off @ Trefoil Centre
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

This is a drop-in session for Leaders-in-Training.  You will have the opportunity to talk to a Leadership Qualification Mentor who will sign off completed activities and modules.

You do not need to book for this event, but please email lq@girlguidingleeds.org.uk to let us know you would like to drop-in so we can arrange for enough Mentors to be available.

Sep
19
Thu
LQ Sign-Off @ Trefoil Centre
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

This is a drop-in session for Leaders-in-Training.  You will have the opportunity to talk to a Leadership Qualification Mentor who will sign off completed activities and modules.

You do not need to book for this event, but please email lq@girlguidingleeds.org.uk to let us know you would like to drop-in so we can arrange for enough Mentors to be available.

Sep
21
Sat
LQ Sign-Off @ Trefoil Centre
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

This is a drop-in session for Leaders-in-Training.  You will have the opportunity to talk to a Leadership Qualification Mentor who will sign off completed activities and modules.

You do not need to book for this event, but please email lq@girlguidingleeds.org.uk to let us know you would like to drop-in so we can arrange for enough Mentors to be available.