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NCOSS Training

NCOSS is committed to providing high quality training to build the capacity of the sector. You can view our upcoming training or subscribe to our training mailing list to keep updated with training offered by NCOSS.


Sector Training

The information below is your guide to training available for the sector, from the sector.

We only have Not-For-Profit organisations listed on this training register. 

Choose a training focus:

The Centre for Volunteering

The School of Volunteer Management have delivered high quality Professional Development workshops to thousands of volunteers, coordinators, managers and management committee members throughout NSW.

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Uniting Care IFP: Diplomas and Certificates in Community Services

UnitingCare IFP’s mission is to provide education and development for individuals entering or working in child, family and relationship services in NSW. 

Visit the website for more information.

Users guide to the NSW Mental Health System Training

Users Guide to the Mental Health Sector is a four hour course that delivers an overview of the complex mental health sector from primary care through Medicare under General Practitioners, to involuntary hospital treatment under the supervision of Mental Health Review Tribunal.
What’s in this Course:
The course provides a ‘users guide’ to publicly funded clinical mental health and related support services including :

information around service accessibility, the rights of consumers and carers under the Mental Health Act 2007 (NSW) including; the recent changes concerning recognition of carers recovery oriented practise, the functions of the Mental Health Review Tribunal, accessing services through the Emergency Department; complaints in mental health settings, as well as; disability support and related human services like housing and the NDIS.

The course materials include a detailed handbook with a wealth of detailed information as well as detailed resources from the Ministry itself about current policies and procedures; an invaluable assistance to workers, consumers and carers.
It is intended that on the completion of the course participants will have gained a rudimentary understanding of the many components that coexist to form NSW Health. This course is suitable for consumers, carers, and those that are employed to support them.
WHEN: 20th April 2018 WHERE: MHCN, Suite 501, Level 5, 80 William St, Woolloomooloo, NSW, 2011 TIME: 10.00am - 2.00pm COST: General - $100.00, Carers/Consumers - $50.00 REGISTER: Click here
CONTACT: laura.knight@mentalhealthcarersnsw.org (02) 9332 0777
Refunds are not available for cancellations.

Training date(s):
Friday 20 April 2018

Working with Other Not-for-Profits

If your organisation is planning to work with another not-for-profit, there are various formal and informal arrangements which you will need to consider. This webinar by Justice Connect will help you ensure your arrangement is legally sound, as well as highlighting what can go wrong and how to avoid it. 

Cost: $30 to $50 (+ booking fee)

You can register for the webinar here

Training date(s):
Wednesday 14 March 2018

Workplace flexibility

This course will help you understand why flexibility is good for business, what your obligations are when dealing with requests, and how to make flexibility work in your workplace.

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