Training

Unlock and expand your skill-set to open doors to opportunities you never thought existed

Partners involved

Unlock your potential with support from our partners who can offer you development opportunities to gain new skills and knowledge or simply redirect your current expertise into new directions. Their online training and support will offer you a remit of new and exciting experiences and the opportunities to apply for roles you never knew you could.

Aspire

Aspire offers support via adult education courses online and in person that meet the diverse needs of the community. Their courses help those looking to retrain and pivot career paths, support those with english as a second language and offer refreshers for those re-entering work through the “skills for work”.

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LoveYourNeighbour and Resurgo

The team at LoveYourNeighbour respond to the needs of those feeling overwhelmed by returning to work or starting a new job through a friendly and fostering re-work programme that aims to help you have the right mindset towards finding work and your future.

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Building Heroes

Building Heroes provides free skills training to Military Veterans and support into employment in the building trades. Our aim is to tackle unemployment amongst those who have kept us safe by offering them a seamless transition to a new career in construction.

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SENse

SENse Learning Collective CIC is offering free six-week employability and qualification course which enables learners to have access to 1:1 teaching and learning so they can gain accreditation of exams to support them to go onto further education or employment. The course runs from July 26th - September 6th and is completely free.

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Testimonials

Matthew Tyson
Managing Director
RPD
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“A lasting impact of Covid has been the number of people that want or need help, and so many organisations are prepared to give it. The problem is making sure they can find each other with all the “noise” about. This project will be so valuable to so many.”

Anthony Bolton
Chair
The Boltini Trust
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"A huge challenge facing Sussex will be the large number of people who have or will lose their jobs as a result of the pandemic. We hope the RPD Foundation will be able to help a number of these find new outlets for their skills and The Boltini Trust is delighted to help them achieve this.”

Steve Sawyer
Executive Director
Manor Royal BID
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“Crawley is expected to be badly affected by COVID than most. This is absolutely the best time for different sections of the community to come together and find ways to help one another by pooling the combined talent, skills, expertise, and energy available on our doorstep.”

Matthew Tyson
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“A lasting impact of Covid has been the number of people that want or need help, and so many organisations are prepared to give it. The problem is making sure they can find each other with all the “noise” about. This project will be so valuable to so many.”

Anthony Bolton
Chair
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"A huge challenge facing Sussex will be the large number of people who have or will lose their jobs as a result of the pandemic. We hope the RPD Foundation will be able to help a number of these find new outlets for their skills and The Boltini Trust is delighted to help them achieve this.”

What is CSR?

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What is CSR?

Corporate Social Responsibility is a management concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns into their business operations.  For the charity sector, they rely on collaborations with organisations and businesses to increase reach, volunteer retention, and fundraising.

What Partners are involved?

We work with many partners in the local area, including Richard Place Dobson, Crawley Community Action, Manor Royal Business District, Gatwick Airport, Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust, Boltini Trust, Gatwick Diamond Business, Creative Pod, and Sussex Community Foundation.

What types of CSR are there?

Historically, Corporate Social Responsibility has been split into four categories:

  • Environmental responsibility
  • Economic responsibility
  • Ethical responsibility
  • Social responsibility
As an organisation, why should we get involved in CSR?

These are a few of the benefits:

  • Increased employment engagement
  • Positive business reputation
  • Customer retention and loyalty
  • Environmental and sustainability awareness
As a Charity, what are the benefits I can gain from CSR?

These are a few of the benefits you can gain from CSR:

  • Skills-based volunteers
  • Sponsors and fundraising partners
  • Brand awareness in your local community
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