Community Learning

CCB offers a wide range of training courses for adults, specially designed to support community groups and the voluntary sector. Many of our training workshops are free to CBAS Members and CCB Members and are of low cost to others.

The best place to see training events that we are running is to visit our Facebook page to view and book using the links provided

Tickets to our latest training event can be found below:

Hallmark 2 Quality Standards West Berkshire Halls
Health & Safety, Security & Licenses
When: 8 June 2022 11am
Where: Online
Booking Link:

Low Carbon Community Buildings & Small Businesses Webinar. Booking here:

13th June 2022, 7pm, online

Migrating to renewable power and renewable heating systems? Need to reduce fuel costs? All you need to know from an independent expert Tom Macdonald, Berkshire Project Officer from the Low Carbon Workplaces grant scheme. Every Hall or Small business is different and no single solution fits every hall, Tom will guide us through the many options and answer your questions.

The session will also cover;

  • smart energy management
  • energy saving options
  • renewables & energy generation
  • case studies

Tuesday 21st June 2022, online, 7pm. Booking here:

Free, online webinar for anyone from a rural or urban community in Berkshire interested in exploring the options for providing AFFORDABLE housing for people with a connection to their neighbourhood.

This session will cover;

  • The definitions of Rural affordable housing
  • Ways to effectively communicate and engage well with your community
  • How to gather valuable data to be confident that there is ‘need’ in your community
  • Understanding how to read and use the data effectively
  • What outcomes you can expect from a successful survey and how you can use it to progress

Monday 4th July 2022, online, 7pm. Booking and further details here:

An exciting opportunity to attend an online training workshop examining successful community-led housing models & case studies.

Examples of the training courses we can provide and have run in the past (with partner organisations) include:

  • Funding workshops – how to successfully apply for funding for your community group or building
  • Reopening Your Village Hall after the Pandemic
  • Energy Advice & Awareness for Practitioners/Volunteers
  • How to successfully use social media for community groups
  • Health and safety and Fire Risk Assessment Training for Village Halls
  • Marketing workshops for community groups
  • Training on rural affordable housing /community-led housing
  • Introduction to Community Organising
  • Emergency Life Skills/Emergency First Aid
  • Health & Wellbeing Webinar

Our training events in West Berkshire and Wokingham have been supported and received funding from the Adult Community Learning Team, West Berkshire Council & Wokingham Borough Council. Please click here to view our safeguarding policy.