External training providers
AdviceUK run a number of courses for those working in the advice sector.
Aperture seminars are open to both trained money advisers and volunteers who are looking to improve their knowledge of Individual Voluntary Arrangements.
These seminars are free to attend and include complimentary lunch and refreshments. They also offer free CPD points.
Seminars commence at 10am and finish at 3pm.
For more information or to register for an Aperture seminar, please click the link below:
We ran several budgeting courses to a variety of groups - from a “half way house” to debt clients to professional people to improve their financial situations. The plan is to develop this further for children and young adults, as there is a need in our area. This is of course beyond our normal debt advice work however we believe prevention is better than cure
Child Poverty Action Group
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) work on behalf of the one in four children growing up in poverty in the UK. CPAG provide training, advice and information to make sure hard-up families get the financial support they need. They also carry out high profile legal work to establish and protect families’ rights.
Their comprehensive training programme includes courses such as Dealing with Debt, Universal Credit, PIP and Benefits for Non advisers
CPAG also run a series of one-day seminars and conferences throughout the year, in both Manchester and London, which offers up-to-the-minute insights from guest speakers and specialists on a number of topics pertinent to welfare reform.
Cinnamon Network host a variety of events and networking opportunities across the UK
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PayPlan offer various workshops & training especially on all aspects of Insolvency. Please contact PayPlan for further information
Turn2us runs workshops across the UK to help front-line workers and volunteers (‘intermediaries’) use Turn2us’ tools and services to support people in financial need.
Register for one of their regional workshops or contact them to discuss setting up an in-house workshop for your staff/volunteers.
Caseworker & Specialist Training
CMA advisers are required to keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date. One of the best ways to do this is by registering for and undertaking Wiseradviser training. Wiseradviser, (sponsored by The Money Advice Trust), offers a comprehensive range of high-quality online and face-to-face training courses for the not-for-profit debt advice sector.
In order to access these modules you are required to register with Wiseradviser. CMA has produced a simple guide explaining how to register and you can do so by clicking on the link below: