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Training

Welcome to training section where you will find all the information you need regarding current up to date training opportunities available in Manchester.

Training Programme January to March 2020
All the courses we are delivering in January to March in one handy programme. Download our Training Programme

In-house / bespoke training
We can deliver in-house training direct to your organisation. If you have a number of people requiring the same training or development it can often be more affordable to arrange a workshop at your own premises. Download our Training Brochure

  • Brabners invite you to our very popular annual charity law updates taking place during January 2020.

    Date: 28 Jan 20
    Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Brabners
    governance
  • This workshop is designed to help you develop a practical understanding of what social value means for your organisation.

    The workshop will help you to

    Date: 29 Jan 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Macc members £20.00, Any other £40.00
    Provider: Macc
    funding
  • Stories stir the imagination and connect people and organisations to each other. They are a powerful tool to increase the profile of and engagement with your charity.

    Date: 29 Jan 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £20.00 for Macc member - £40.00 for non-member
    Provider: Macc
  • This half day course will provide a practical introduction to improving personal wellbeing, helping to be better prepared to cope with changes and overcome setback.

    Date: 30 Jan 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £75.00 per person plus VAT
    Provider: Manchester Mind
  • As part of our commitment to the professional development of our local leaders, we have designed a series of skill workshops in based upon a consultation with people working locally in leadership r

    Date: 30 Jan 20
    Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Venue: Openshaw, Manchester
    Cost: £40.00 plus eventbrite booking fee
    Provider: Manchester Settlement
    management
  • Are you looking for funding for your project? Do you know where to search what funding is available? What is a good base to any funding application?

    Date: 31 Jan 20
    Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    funding
  • Following on from our popular introductory course to charity trusteeship, we are delighted to invite you to a more advanced session, providing legal and practical insight into a number of common is

    Date: 04 Feb 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 per person
    Provider: Brabners
    governance
  • governance
  • About :

    Date: 05 Feb 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Ardwick, Manchester
    Cost: £75.00 per person plus VAT
    Provider: Manchester Mind
  • Overview
    This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills.  The workshop objectives are

    Date: 05 Feb 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £175.00 per person
    Provider: ACAS
  • A workshop to introduce the key roles and responsibilities of trustees identifying what you need to know and what you should know....

    Date: 05 Feb 20
    Time: 5:30 PM to 8:15 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Macc member £10.00, Any other £30.00
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Overview

    One of the most challenging parts of managing performance is initiating conversations around sensitive topics.

    Date: 06 Feb 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £255 per person
    Provider: ACAS
    management
  • Get Grants Full-Day Bid-Writing Courses will give you practical support to improve your grant fundraising success and inspire you to become a more confident grant fundraiser.

    Date: 07 Feb 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £155.85 per person
    Provider: Get Grants
    funding
  • Our 8 week Mindfulness course offers a whole host of benefits for minds and bodies. It can help calm the mind, improve sleep, and help us cope better with chronic pain and life’s challenges. 

    Date: 11 Feb 20
    Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 special rate for employees of third sector organisations in Manchester
    Provider: Manchester Mind
  • Research is showing that mindfulness meditation has a whole host of benefits for our minds and bodies.

    Date: 11 Feb 20
    Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Venue: Hulme, Manchester
    Cost: £225 per person plus VAT
    Provider: Manchester Mind
  • A workshop specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.

    Date: 12 Feb 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Eclypse’s CGL new training (train the trainer): WHAT IS THE DEAL, Young People & Drug Dealing.  The training will aim to raise awareness of substance misuse, crime, language used, what is count

    Date: 12 Feb 20
    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Venue: Northern Quarter
    Cost: Contact training provider
    Provider: Eclypse CGL
  • As Chair you need to ensure your charity focuses on the right things, uses it resources well and achieves its purpose despite changing circumstances.

    Date: 12 Feb 20
    Time: 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Venue: Online
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Association of Chairs - Beacon Programme
    governance
  • This free workshop led by HOUR Manchester will explain how increased sharing, exchange and collaboration within communities can reduce peoples reliance on services and money. 

    Date: 13 Feb 20
    Time: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
  • As part of our commitment to the professional development of our local leaders, we have designed a series of skill workshops in based upon a consultation with people working locally in leadership r

    Date: 20 Feb 20
    Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Venue: Openshaw
    Cost: £42.27 (£40.00 training and £2.27 eventbrite booking fee)
    Provider: Manchester Settlement
    management
  • An interesting and insightful one day training session that provides an introduction to the concept of lived experience, its importance and how it can be used as a tool for change.

    Date: 25 Feb 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: See information
    Provider: Lived Experience Matters
  • This workshop is about representation and campaigning, how to be more effective, and how to increase your chance of bringing about change.

    Date: 26 Feb 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Macc member £30.00, all other £60.00
    Provider: Macc
  • Staying on the right side of equality and diversity legislation is important for any organisation. This new workshop will ensure that your organisation is meeting its responsibilities.

    Date: 27 Feb 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Developing an Effective Board’ workshop.

    Date: 27 Feb 20
    Time: 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Venue: Online
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Association of Chairs - Beacon Programme
    governance
  • management
  • How can we maximise the support available to low income households in the austerity era? A one day course run in partnership with Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA).

    Date: 28 Feb 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 3:45 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: From £55 per person
    Provider: Greater Manchester Poverty Action
  • professional-development
  • A new workshop specifically for VCSE organisations from the city of Manchester. This workshop will provide a practical guide to how you can use the Intelligence Hub.

    Date: 04 Mar 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester City Council
  • Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Being an Effective Chair’ workshop.

    Date: 04 Mar 20
    Time: 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Venue: Online
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Association of Chairs
    governance
  • If you have an asset in mind or looking to explore whether taking on a community asset is the right thing for your organisation this half day workshop is ideal for you.

    Date: 05 Mar 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
  • management
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training will help to address key objectives in the following key documents:

    Date: 10 Mar 20
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 +Vat per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development
  • Learn what makes a great story, and join a storytelling movement to help generate stories about the extraordinary contribution of volunteers during Volunteers' Week 2020.

    Date: 10 Mar 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Volunteer Centre Manchester
    volunteering
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training will help to address key objectives in the following key documents:

    Date: 11 Mar 20
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 +Vat per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development
  • funding
  • Eclypse’s CGL new training (train the trainer): WHAT IS THE DEAL, Young People & Drug Dealing.  The training will aim to raise awareness of substance misuse, crime, language used, what is count

    Date: 11 Mar 20
    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Venue: Northern Quarter
    Cost: Contact training provider
    Provider: Eclypse CGL
  • safeguarding
  • This training session will go over some of the most popular current social media platforms, demystifying them and giving some practical tips on how you could use them.

    Date: 12 Mar 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Macc member £10.00, Any other £30.00
    Provider: Macc
    marketing-publicity
  • As part of our commitment to the professional development of our local leaders, we have designed a series of skill workshops in based upon a consultation with people working locally in leadership r

    Date: 12 Mar 20
    Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Venue: Openshaw
    Cost: £40.00 plus eventbrite fee
    Provider: Manchester Settlement
    management
  • Course Description

    Date: 18 Mar 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free - eligibility criteria applies
    Provider: Manchester Safeguarding Partnership
    safeguarding
  • Running a community organisation takes time, effort and resources but how do you know that you are on the right track to success?

    Date: 18 Mar 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for any other attendee
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • About :

    Date: 24 Mar 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Ardwick, Manchester
    Cost: £75.00 per person plus VAT
    Provider: Manchester Mind
  • An interactive, informative and progressive one day training session that will inspire and motivate leaders in health and social care organisations.

    Date: 24 Mar 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95 for small charities, £195 for large charities, statutory and private sector.
    Provider: Lived Experience Matters
  • volunteering
  • management
  • funding
  • This workshop is specifically for those who are new members to a committee or for those who would like to brush up on their skills at meetings.

    Date: 26 Mar 20
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Macc member £10.00, Any other attendee £30.00
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Are you looking for funding for your project? Do you know where to search what funding is available? What is a good base to any funding application?

    Date: 27 Mar 20
    Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Developing an Effective Board’ workshop.

    Date: 31 Mar 20
    Time: 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Venue: Online
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Association of Chairs - Beacon Programme
    governance
  • An inspirational one day training session that enables people to explore their lived experience of mental health issues and how to best use these insights to inform and influence the development an

    Date: 07 Apr 20
    Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95 for small charities, £195 for large charities, statutory and private sector.
    Provider: Lived Experience Matters
  • safeguarding
  • How can we maximise the support available to low income households in the austerity era? A one day course run in partnership with Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA).

    Date: 28 Apr 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 3:45 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: From £55 per person
    Provider: Greater Manchester Poverty Action
  • Course Description
    This is a one-day course delivered by qualified Social Workers including Independent Reviewing Officers for the Manchester Safeguarding Board.

    Date: 13 May 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester Safeguarding Partnership
    safeguarding
  • Get Grants Full-Day Bid-Writing Courses will give you practical support to improve your grant fundraising success and inspire you to become a more confident grant fundraiser.

    Date: 10 Jun 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Redbank House
    Cost: £155.85 per person
    Provider: Get Grants
    funding
  • safeguarding
  • safeguarding
  • How can we maximise the support available to low income households in the austerity era? A one day course run in partnership with Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA).

    Date: 08 Oct 20
    Time: 9:30 AM to 3:45 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: From £55 per person
    Provider: Greater Manchester Poverty Action