Other Events

Events from organisations around the business park.

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Breaking The Cycle

Thursday, 24 May 2018 @ 08:00 to 10:00

Xcel Centre, Long Tens Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6AP

Open to all

Deliberately Different are working in partnership with Kirklevington Prison in Yarm to support ex-offenders into work and mentor those who have aspirations to run their own businesses.

Make Your Mark 2017

Thursday, 24 May 2018 @ 19:30 to late

Xcel Centre, Long Tens Way, DL5 6AP

Open to all

The annual business awards event to celebrate the collective achievements of companies on Aycliffe Business Park. Awards are only open to businesses on the park, but any organisation is welcome to attend the evening ceremony. Awards deadline: Thursday, 12th April 2018.

Introducing The North East Fund AND Scale Up North East (Durham Area)

Friday, 25 May 2018 @ 08:30 to 10:30

Ramside Hall Hotel, Carrville, Durham, DH1 1TD

Open to all

Fast growing businesses are vital to the North East economy and the North East Fund and Scaleup North East are looking to work with ambitions scaling businesses to support business growth and high value job creation.

Your Upskilling Strategy featuring Google Digital Garage

Friday, 1 Jun 2018 @ 08:30 to 12:00

South West Durham Training, Aycliffe Business Park, DL5 6AT

Open to all

Virtual College Apprenticeships is very excited to be partnering up with Google Digital Garage from Google - a digital skills training platform to assist you in growing your business, career and confidence, online.

The Work Place

Fire Warden Course

Monday, 4 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00

The Work Place, Heighington Lane, Aycliffe Business Park, DL5 6AH

Open to all

£45 each (+ VAT) - half day course. This interactive course covers the role of the designated fire marshal (warden). All of our instructors are ex-Fire Service with considerable experience of fire behaviour. Aimed at: staff with responsibility for fire safety, fire wardens/marshals. Includes certificate/refreshments.

First Aid at Work Level 3 Course (3 day)

20th - 22nd June, 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00

The Work Place, Heighington Lane, Aycliffe Business Park, DL5 6AH

Open to all

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Cost: £165 (+ VAT). 3 Day Course.

Macro to Nano: Innovation Support for County Durham SMEs

Thursday, 21 June 2018 @ 08:30 to 13:30

Ramside Hall Hotel, Carrville, Durham, DH1 1TD

Open to all

Macro to Nano – Innovation support for County Durham SMEs is an exciting opportunity for local businesses to explore what support is available in order to successfully develop and commercialise new products and processes.

The Work Place

Mental Health First Aider (Youth)

25th - 26th June, 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00

The Work Place, Heighington Lane, Aycliffe Business Park, DL5 6AH

Open to all

Introductory offer £195 per delegate - 2 day course. Cost includes certification, manuals and lunch/refreshments. This is a subsidised rate, the actual cost is £300. Provides in depth understanding of specific mental health issues including depression, anxiety, suicide and psychosis, self-harm and eating disorders.

The Work Place

Health & Safety in the Workplace (Level 2)

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00

The Work Place, Heighington Lane, Aycliffe Business Park, DL5 6AH

Open to all

£65 (+VAT) - 1 day course. Develops staff awareness of health & safety and their role in maintaining a safe working environment. Aimed at: All staff. Assessment: QCF - Discussions, practical & short exam. Includes materials, certificate, light lunch/refreshments.

The Work Place

Food Safety in Catering (Level 2)

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00

The Work Place, Heighington Lane, Aycliffe Business Park, DL5 6AH

Open to all

£65 each (+VAT) - 1 day course. UK regulations require food handlers to have training in food safety relevant to their duties. Aimed at: Staff from catering industry or those in contact with food i.e. teachers & TA’s working with food. Assessment: RQF - Multi choice exam. Includes materials, certificate, light lunch/refreshments.

Developing a Digital Strategy for Your Manufacturing Business

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 @ 09:30 to 16:30

Waterstons' Durham Office, Belmont Business Park, Durham City

Open to all

In this manufacturing focussed one-day masterclass, members of Waterstones’ transformation team will run a number of sessions and interactive workshops throughout the day.

Mental Health First Aid Training

10th - 11th July, 2018 @ 09:00 to 17:00

The Digital Factory, Durham Way South, Aycliffe Business Park, DL5 6XP

Open to all

MHFA is based on an internationally recognised two day training course designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. The course content is applicable to any human being and is relevant in any setting. Contact Jacqui Nicholson at jacqui.nicholson@sportingforce.org for more information.

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