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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 2019
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

  • professional-development
  • safeguarding
  • Tenants are often expected to look at performance information provided by their landlord but it is not always presented in a clear way.

    Date: 23 Jan 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Chester
    Cost: £50 for the first participant
    Provider: Trafford Hall
  • UK’s leading property advice charity the Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this free property workshop for not for profit organisations in partnership with Salford CVS & Volunte

    Date: 23 Jan 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    Venue: Langworthy, Salford
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Ethical Property Foundation
    management
  • UK’s leading property advice charity the Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this free property workshop for not for profit organisations in partnership with Salford CVS & Volunte

    Date: 23 Jan 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    Venue: Salford
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Ethical Property Foundation
  • Do you know the most common reasons for rejection ? Are you gathering the right evidence ? Are you making the right arguments ? Are you using the right terminology ? Are your numbers right ?

    Date: 24 Jan 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00
    Provider: NFP Workshops
    funding
  • Are you applying to the right trusts ? Are you applying to enough trusts ? Are you applying in the right ways ? Are your projects the most fundable projects ?

    Date: 24 Jan 19
    Time: 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00 per person
    Provider: NFP Workshops
    funding
  • Stephen Claus (Liverpool), Robert Nieri (Manchester) and Graeme Hughes from our Charity Law team will provide charity trustees and senior managers with an informative round up of legal developments

    Date: 24 Jan 19
    Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Brabners LLP
    governance
  • professional-development
  • Invest in Resilience Skills to nurture your inner strength. Learn tools to boost your creativity and build up your confidence to take action.

    Feedback from resilience taster workshop:

    Date: 26 Jan 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: from £50.00 per person
    Provider: Shamshad Khan
  • 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: 29 Jan 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester City Council
  • In these challenging times where funding is increasingly being cut and more charities are under threat, it is important now more than ever that trustees understand the key ingredients which make th

    Date: 30 Jan 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 plus VAT
    Provider: Brabners LLP
    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: 30 Jan 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
    funding
  • professional-development
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (

    Date: 05 Feb 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development
  • This training will help you develop an approach to train the young people you work with to support one another, whether you are interested in delivering a structured peer-support programme or simpl

    Date: 05 Feb 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Green Fish Resource Centre
    Cost: £35 / free for GMYN Members
    Provider: Greater Manchester Youth Network
  • This training will help you develop an approach to train the young people you work with to support one another, whether you are interested in delivering a structured peer-support programme or simpl

    Date: 05 Feb 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £35.00 or free for GMYN members
    Provider: GMYN
  • Stressful events happen and we often cannot do much to change them.

    Date: 05 Feb 19
    Time: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Venue: Zion Community Resource Centre
    Cost: £100 special rate
    Provider: Manchester Mind
    professional-development
  • Group structures and mergers can bring together providers with different, sometimes conflicting cultures and the course will provide tools for tenants facing challenges in developing empowerment wh

    Date: 06 Feb 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Chester
    Cost: £50.00 for first participant
    Provider: Trafford Hall
  • In these challenging times where funding is increasingly being cut and more charities are under threat, it is important now more than ever that trustees understand the key ingredients which make th

    Date: 06 Feb 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 plus VAT
    Provider: Brabners LLP
    governance
  • safeguarding
  • An effective, supportive Board and an excellent working relationship between trustees, staff and volunteers are essentials for the successful operation and governance of a charity.

    Date: 07 Feb 19
    Time: 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Cranfield Trust
    governance
  • professional-development
  • This 2-day workshop (Wednesday 13 and 27 February 2019) will help you to understand how an asset-based approach can be used in 1:1 conversations, to enhance personalised care through person-centred

    Date: 13 Feb 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Kathe Locke Centre
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester Local Care Organisation
    professional-development
  • 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: 13 Feb 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    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: 14 Feb 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Fire Marshal

    Date: 15 Feb 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Swinton, Manchester
    Cost: £89.00 plus VAT
    Provider: Ouch Training Team
  • Tap into what is possible! Turn your dreams into reality.

    Creating a vision board is a powerful way to bring motivation and inspiration to attain your goals.

    Date: 16 Feb 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Venue: Beswick, Manchester
    Cost: £11.25 per person
    Provider: Tarnya Coley
  • professional-development
    safeguarding
  • In these challenging times where funding is increasingly being cut and more charities are under threat, it is important now more than ever that trustees understand the key ingredients which make th

    Date: 26 Feb 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 plus VAT
    Provider: Brabners LLP
    governance
  • funding
  • A workshop specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.

    Date: 27 Feb 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • policy
  • A two hour new refugee awareness session delivered by Annabelle Britton - British Red Cross.

    Date: 28 Feb 19
    Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: British Red Cross
    volunteering
  • This 2-day workshop (Wednesday 6 and 20 March 2019) will help you to understand how an asset-based approach can be used in 1:1 conversations, to enhance personalised care through person-centred coa

    Date: 06 Mar 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Kathe Locke Centre
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester Local Care Organisation
    professional-development
  • Debates about whether poverty exists in the UK and how to define and measure it have raged for decades.

    Date: 07 Mar 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: From £78.00
    Provider: GM Poverty Action
  • 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: 07 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
    marketing-publicity
  • Social value is the value that people place on the changes they experience in their lives.

    Date: 07 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £20 for members and £40 for non members
    Provider: Macc
    policy
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (

    Date: 12 Mar 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development
  • This course will explore the theories and applications of all the elements that constitute a group setting.

    Date: 13 Mar 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Chester
    Cost: £50 for first participant
    Provider: Trafford Hall
  • Feel like you’re chairing in difficult times? Looking for more support?

    Date: 14 Mar 19
    Time: 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £20.00 per person
    Provider: Association of Chairs - Beacon Programme
    governance
  • In these challenging times where funding is increasingly being cut and more charities are under threat, it is important now more than ever that trustees understand the key ingredients which make th

    Date: 19 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 plus VAT
    Provider: Brabners LLP
    governance
  • Community development approaches are once more becoming popular as public authorities seek to get more from less through encouraging communities to take on new and greater responsibilities.

    Date: 19 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £20 for members and £40 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
  • This workshop will help any organisation looking to recruit new trustees to their board.

    Date: 19 Mar 19
    Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Prove, Improve and Account (PIA) Workshops are aimed at people who wish to understand the Four Step social accounting process either in order to facilitate the process with social economy organisat

    Date: 20 Mar 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £375.00 per person
    Provider: Social Audit Network
    funding
  • Following on from the success of our Digital Skills Programme in 2018, during which we trained over 600 charity professionals in 10 locations across the UK, we are now rolling out a second round of

    Date: 22 Mar 19
    Time: 9:15 AM to 2:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: MediaTrust
  • In these challenging times where funding is increasingly being cut and more charities are under threat, it is important now more than ever that trustees understand the key ingredients which make th

    Date: 26 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 plus VAT
    Provider: Brabners LLP
    governance
  • 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: 27 Mar 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £135.78
    Provider: Get Grants
    funding
  • Introductory level workshop – this workshop is aimed at members of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations who are new to finance or those looking for a refresher.

    Date: 27 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
    finance
  • Do you know the most common reasons for rejection? Are you gathering the right evidence? Are you making the right arguments? Are you using the right terminology? Are your numbers right?

    Date: 28 Mar 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £95.00 per person
    Provider: NFP Northern
    funding
  • Back by popular demand - Over 3 hours we explore the nature of public speaking and how to identify what type of public speaker everyone is.

    Date: 28 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £30.00 for Macc members, £50.00 for non members
    Provider: Stephen Dowson
    professional-development
  • Are you applying to the right trusts? Are you applying to enough trusts? Are you asking for the right amount of money? Are you applying in the right ways?

    Date: 28 Mar 19
    Time: 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £95.00 per person
    Provider: NFP Northern
    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: 03 Apr 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £20.00 per person
    Provider: Macc
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (

    Date: 14 May 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development
  • professional-development
  • Debates about whether poverty exists in the UK and how to define and measure it have raged for decades.

    Date: 05 Jun 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: From £78.00
    Provider: GM Poverty Action
  • UK's leading property advice charity Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this free property workshop for non-profit organisations in partnership with Macc.

    Date: 10 Sep 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Ethical Property Foundation in partnership with Macc