Waterway Restoration Training & Courses

The Restoration Hub is running a series of workshops to provide support for waterway restoration projects.

FUNDING SURGERY

Date: Autumn - 21st November
Location: 
Virtual meeting 

These funding surgeries follow on from the conference and will give canal societies the chance to book a half an hour one to one slot with our fundraising/enterprise experts to ask any questions which relate directly to their particular projects. The meeting will be facilitated via Zoom/Skype. 

If you are interested in reserving a place please email rachel.bryant@waterways.org.uk

FUNDING WORKSHOP

Supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund
Date:
Tuesday 4th February 2020
Location: CRT Offices, Hatton

The workshop will be run by Liz Shaw (NLHF) and Ellen Hawes (IWA's Fundraising Officer). More details coming soon! If you are interested in reserving a place please email rachel.bryant@waterways.org.uk

ANNUAL RESTORATION CONFERENCE

Building resilience and creating connections
Date:
 Saturday 21st March (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 

SSSTS COURSE (funded by IWA)

Date: 1st & 2nd February 2020
Location: Rowington Village Hall, Warwickshire

IWA is running a CITB approved 2 day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course. The course is designed for anyone who has a role of a supervisor on a construction site.

Over the two days you will learn about your legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues – this includes the Health & Safety at Work Act, specific site issues that challenge supervisors, effective toolbox talks and behavioural safety. To pass the course you need to attend both days and pass a multiple choice test at the end. Breakfast & lunch will be included. Overnight accommodation is available at Rowington Village Hall. 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 (£150) – this is unless the cancellation is due to illness or serious unforeseen circumstances.

PASMA: TOWERS FOR USERS (funded by IWA)

Date: 25th April 2020
Location: Wednesbury 

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.

See also:

Benefits
Current restoration
Proposed restoration
Resources
Technical Documents

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