What is Skills Training?

Skills training provides a wide range of free workshops on a range of different subjects. They can help improve your career prospects, academic skills and further your personal development. Training is delivered by PwC, local businesses, University staff and Student Trainers.

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Student Trainer Workshops for Peer Led Skills Training

Some of the workshops below are led by Student Trainers. This is a team of students who have undertaken a comprehensive, industry-recognised qualification to deliver peer to peer workshops on topics that matter to you. Check out the skills training programme below to find out when their next workshops are running. If you’d like to push your presentation skills to the next level, you could apply to become a Student Trainer yourself.

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Sports Training Day - Chair Training
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
11:10
12:00
Specific training for club Chairs on how to be a good Chair. Main points covered: •Understand the role of a Chair •Controlling a meeting •Hearing everyone&rsquo... Find out more...
Sports Training Day - Treasurer Training
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
11:10
12:00
Specific Treasurer training on financial planning in general, sources of funding and SU processes. Main points covered: •Understand your role as treasurer •Understand SU Finance processes •Budgeting... Find out more...
Sports Training Day - Secretary Training
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
11:10
12:00
This session aims to give attendees a better understanding of the role of Committee Secretary and equip them with the skills that they need to carry out this role effectively... Find out more...
Sports Training Day - Other Committee Positions
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
11:10
12:00
Training for other roles in how to support the rest of your committee, contribute to the development of your club, deal with conflict and get the most out of your... Find out more...
Sports Training Day - Welfare Training
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
11:10
12:00
An introduction into the idea of Welfare in the University sector, explain the support services that both the SU and University provide, what the differences are and how to access... Find out more...
Sports Training Day - Social Secs Training
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
11:10
12:00
Training for Social Secs on how to plan socials that add value to the students sport experience and provide a fun environment for all involved. Main points covered: •Ensuring... Find out more...
Sports Training Day - Volunteering, Fundraising and Charity Events -Session 1
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
13:00
14:00
Want to engage your members, offer new opportunities & make a difference? Then sign-up to find out how you can work with local charities to add to your offering... Find out more...
Sports Training Day - Club Socials & Culture -Session 1
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
13:00
14:00
The role of sport is to assist the development of students, however, negative group experiences in sport is a major issue we are always battling. This session will allow clubs... Find out more...
Sports Training Day - Club Marketing, Social Media & Sponsorship Training -Session 1
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
13:00
14:00
Understand how to use the SU website, social media and marketing to publicise your clubs in the most effective and engaging way. Main points covered: •Understanding how to use... Find out more...
Sports Training Day -Inclusion & Inclusivity Award Training -Session 1
Leadership
Mon 03 Jun
13:00
14:00
Inclusivity is a core value of the Students’ Union. This session is working provided to help your groups embed this as a part of your general practice. This session... Find out more...
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