Bursaries available to fully fund 20 places for the BTEC Advanced Award for Community Advocates
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Neighbourhood Watch have obtained bursaries to fully fund 20 volunteers to study the BTEC Advanced Award for Community Advocates.
The BTEC Advanced Award for Community Advocates was developed as part of the National Neighbourhood Watch Academy a partnership between the National Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network and the Safety Net Associates Group.
The bursaries will cover the full cost of the qualification (details below) and are available for Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network members.
The qualification is designed to address the skills needs of volunteers within community organisations, such as Neighbourhood Watch and Home Watch; staff from public bodies who support them and any other charity or organisation that operate as advocates.
Through this qualification learners develop the knowledge and skills required to act as advocates for community organisations.
In order to complete the qualification learners will be required to attend a one day tutorial training event on the 17th of April 2012 in Birmingham (full details below) and complete two written assignments (pre and post tutorial day home based assignments). This will total 30 hours of learning.
How to apply for a bursary
Please note that nominations must be received by Monday 19th March 2012.
These bursaries are available for Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network members and two bursaries will be allocated per region.
Successful bursary applicants will be informed via a confirmation email on Friday 23rd March 2012 and will need to complete an online registration process by Friday 30th March 2012.
Following registration, successful bursary applicants will need to complete an online pre-course assignment by Tuesday 17th April 2012, using online resources.
Students will need to attend a compulsory academy day on the 17th April 2012 in Birmingham (travel expenses will be reimbursed in line with NHWN volunteer expenses policy), and then be able to commit time to undertake a post course assignment.
The time commitment for each student is 30 hours to undertake all modules of the qualification.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please email , email@example.com or telephone the enquiry line on 0116 229 3118.
For further details about the qualification or the National Neighbourhood Watch Academy call 0845 299 7144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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