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SKILL UP

Note: training courses may be cancelled last-minute due to extenuating factors. Register to ensure you are kept up-to-date of any changes

Orientation

Essential orientation for all SU WA Volunteers. From the 1st of February 2019, all SU staff and volunteers will be required to complete Orientation Training every three years.

Usually run at the SU WA Office (unless otherwise specified) – 7 Irvine Street, Bayswater

Upcoming Sessions:

  • Wed 25th September, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Thu 17th October, 6-9pm @ Claremont Baptist Church
  • Wed 13th November, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Sat 16th November, 9am-12pm @ Como Baptist Church
    (part of the Summer Mission Training Day)
  • Tue 3rd December, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Mon 9th December, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Tue 10th December, 6:30-9:30pm @ EDAC
  • Fri 27th December, 6:30-9:30pm @ North of the River (Location TBC)
  • Thu 2nd January, 6:30-9:30pm

Cost: $5 donation

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Bronze Medallion

We provide Bronze Medallion, Bronze Requal and SU Surf Upgrade training throughout the year.

Note: the Surf Upgrade is only recognised by SU WA and is a necessary qualification when running open water activities on Scripture Union programs. Only SU Volunteers with a current Bronze Medallion can complete the Surf Upgrade.

Upcoming courses:

  • Sat 26th October: Full & Requal
  • Sat 2nd November: Requal & Surf Upgrade
  • Sat 7th December: Full & Requal
  • Sat 14th December: Requal & Surf Upgrade

Cost:

Full || $50 ($90 for non-SU)
Requal || $50 ($90 for non-SU)
Requal + Surf Upgrade || $50
Surf Upgrade only || $25

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“Don’t Panic” Small Group Facilitation Training

SU WA’s relational approach leads us to use small groups in many different ministry contexts. We encourage others to use this powerful transformational tool and offer training and a handbook that gives people the information and skills needed to lead small groups effectively.

Register your interest and we will get in touch with you when the next session is scheduled

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BOOST

A well-founded faith with real-world influence

BOOST is an opportunity for High School students to encourage each other to develop their faith in God and receive great training and teaching.

Boost Year 2:

For those who completed Boost Year 1 in 2018
Third session: 'Ready, Set, Go' 2nd Nov 2019


Boost Core Stuff:

Introduction to the Boost Discipleship series - pre-requisite for Year 1 Boost in 2020.

Date: Sat 24th August 2019
Time: 1pm - 6pm

Cost: $20 each ($10 per additional sibling)

 

Helpful Links:

Boost Flyer
Boost website
Boost Facebook Page

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First Aid

Royal Life Saving WA provides Provide First Aid training for $99 per person- we outsource this as it's more cost effective. You can find out more info and sign up here- this is the qualification we require of First Aiders on SU programs.

You can also register for a CPR requal here or a full Provide CPR course here if you would like (remembering that this isn't a required SU qualification).

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Water Activities Training Day

When: 9am-5pm, Saturday 9th November 2019
Where: Bent Street Boat Ramp, Safety Bay
Cost:
$10, includes facilitators, equipment and snacks

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Summer Missions Training Day

Date: Saturday 16th November 2019
Time: Essential Orientation 9am - 12pm, Lunch 12pm, Training & Workshops 1pm - 4pm
Where: Como Baptist Church, Cassey Street, Como
Speaker: Ben Smart
Cost: $15
More information here

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MAD (Make A Difference) Workshop

We believe there is a need for Christian students to explore more deeply why followers of Jesus love and serve others. We want to build their understanding of what effective aid and development work looks like and increase their engagement in local and global mission.

Contact sally@suwa.org.au to find out more

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Journey Program

What youth ministry leaders need most isn’t simply more easy answers to problems, more conferences and more impersonal training, but a relationship through which the youth ministry leader can be held accountable, be encouraged, and be helped to put their learnings into practice. The SU Journey program seeks to provide that relationship.

Who:  Those who are responsible for a Youth Ministry (although we may accept some Youth Leaders)
When:  Feb – Dec 2019, at the convenience of the mentor and the Youth Ministry Leader
Cost: 
TBA

More information here.

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