Waterway Restoration Training & Courses

IWA is running a series of workshops to provide support for waterway restoration projects through our waterway restoration Hub.

BIODIVERSITY NET GAIN WEBINAR

Date: 11th June 2020      Time: 12.30pm
Location: Online Webinar
Speaker: Alex Melson - IWA Restoration team

Join us for this webinar to find out more about Biodiversity Net Gain and how it will affect waterway restorations.  Please feel free to submit questions prior to the webinar. Click here to sign up to the webinar 

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Date: TBC September     Time: TBC
Location: TBC

The outline for this jointly managed IWA & CRT workshop is under discussion.  Please email to register your interest here.

VIRTUAL FUNDING SURGERY 

Date: 17th September 2020
Location: Online 1-2-1 meeting

Join fundraising officers Ellen Hawes (IWA) and Samantha Tuck (CRT) in a one-to-one discussion covering the varying aspects of waterway restoration fundraising. Over the year our funding experts have offered advice on community engagement, grant fundraising and funding resources. If you need help with raising funds for your restoration project and would like to spend an hour talking to our fundraising experts please email to register your interest here.

 

ANNUAL RESTORATION CONFERENCE

Building resilience and creating connections
Date:
 
Saturday 10th October (10am-4pm) 
Location: 
Ormiston SWB Academy, Wolverhampton, WV14 0LN. 
Cost: 
Free (refreshments & lunch included).

IWA and C&RT run the Annual Restoration Conference every year to provide support for waterway restoration projects. The 2020 Conference will focus on building resilience and creating connections to ensure our sector is stronger and more robust for the future.  Find out more about the Annual Restoration Conference.

 

EXTERNAL TRAINING EVENTS 2020

PASMA: TOWERS FOR USERS (funded by IWA)

Date: 19th September 2020
Location: Wolverhampton

This one day PASMA Towers for Users course is for volunteers who would like to learn the best health and safety practice whilst using mobile access towers and working at heights. A PASMA Card and Certificate will be awarded on completion. The PASMA card will last for five years before it is due for renewal. If you are interested in reserving a place please email rachel.bryant@waterways.org.uk

Please note whilst the course is fully funded by the Hub if you cancel with less than 14 days’ notice and we cannot fill the place, you will be charged 50% of the course fee (£50) – this is unless the cancellation is due to illness or serious unforeseen circumstances.