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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 July to September 2018
All the courses we are delivering in July to September 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
  • Understanding poverty measurement, definitions and data

    Date: 25 Sep 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £78.00 - VCSE organisation
    Provider: GMPA
  • professional-development
  • Course Tutors: Eileen Adams and Tim Morton – Engage Associates

    Date: 26 Sep 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Chester
    Cost: £50.00 for first participant
    Provider: Trafford Hall
    governance
  • Peacebuilders would like to invite you to attend a morning workshop on active listening.

    Date: 26 Sep 18
    Time: 9:45 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £35.00
    Provider: Peacebuilders
    professional-development
  • This course is for anyone working with volunteers who would like to gain a qualification and recognition for their role as a co-ordinator, leader, supervisor or manager of volunteers.

    Date: 26 Sep 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Warrington
    Cost: £395.00 per person
    Provider: Warrington Voluntary Action
    volunteering
  • 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: 26 Sep 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
    finance
  • Manchester City Council has adopted a set of principles called the “Our Manchester Principles”, which is a long-term and ambitious attempt to change the way the Council and its partners carry out t

    Date: 27 Sep 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    funding
  • professional-development
  • Course Tutors: Marcus Drummond

    Date: 02 Oct 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Chester
    Cost: £50.00
    Provider: Trafford Hall
    governance
  • professional-development
  • professional-development
  • This course will explore what makes co-operative culture unique and how you can re-energise the culture in your own organisation.

    Date: 03 Oct 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: From £45.00 for Co-operative Members
    Provider: The Co-operative College
  • funding
  • Our Manchester event will offer 80 delegate training places so that all small charities, wherever they are, can access the skills they need to become self-sustaining.

    Date: 04 Oct 18
    Time: 9:45 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £15 per person for FSI members
    Provider: FSi
    funding
  • Legacies provide around £1.9 billion income for charities every year and should be a key part of any charity’s funding mix.

    Date: 04 Oct 18
    Time: 9:45 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £15 per person for FSI members
    Provider: FSI
    funding
  • funding
  • With a future co-operative university now firmly on the horizon, developing more co-operative ways of carrying out research has never been more important.

    Date: 04 Oct 18
    Time: 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £195.00
    Provider: The Co-operative College
  • Course Tutors: David Graham and Daryl Moore

    Date: 09 Oct 18
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Chester
    Cost: £50.00 for first participant
    Provider: Trafford Hall
    governance
  • This workshop will look at your responsibilities when it comes to Health and Safety within your organisation.

    Date: 09 Oct 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc and Manchester Sustainable Communities
  • This workshop is ideal for anyone who has the responsibility of running or looking after a community building.

    Date: 10 Oct 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc and Manchester Sustainable Communities
  • This course is for anyone who wants to help their team or organisation thrive, with practical hints and tips to takeaway to ensure you reach your goals.

    Date: 11 Oct 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: From £45.00 for Co-operative Members
    Provider: The Co-operative College
  • Get a detailed understanding of the NHS - its inner workings, current and future challenges, and how it all fits together on this 4 week online course (learning 2 hours per week) from The King’s Fu

    Date: 15 Oct 18
    Time: (All day)
    Venue: Online
    Cost: Free or upgrade for £42
    Provider: The King's Fund
    professional-development
  • governance
  • professional-development
  • The ideal introduction for any employee or volunteer.

    Date: 16 Oct 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Hulme, Manchester
    Cost: from £50.00
    Provider: Manchester Mind
  • This training explores working with young people in care and how to provide effective support and enable them to participate in your service.

    Date: 16 Oct 18
    Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: GreenFish Resource Centre
    Cost: £35 or free for GMYN Members
    Provider: Greater Manchester Youth Network
    professional-development
  • A practical introduction to improving your own personal wellbeing at work and beyond.

    Date: 16 Oct 18
    Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Hulme, Manchester
    Cost: From £50.00
    Provider: Manchester Mind
  • Who is it for?

    Date: 17 Oct 18
    Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Rochdale
    Cost: £36.00 per person
    Provider: Co-operative College
  • This half day workshop is perfect for anyone with an interest in helping others broaden their skills, knowledge and behaviour.

    Date: 17 Oct 18
    Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: From £12.00 for Co-operative Members
    Provider: The Co-operative College
  • Low income consumers in the UK face several disadvantages in the marketplace, facing higher costs (known as the poverty premium) for things like credit, insurance, transport and energy bills.

    Date: 18 Oct 18
    Time: (All day)
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: VCSE £55 / Public: £68 / Private £84
    Provider: Greater Manchester Poverty Action
    policy
    professional-development
  • Low income consumers in the UK face several disadvantages in the marketplace, facing higher costs (known as the poverty premium) for things like credit, insurance, transport and energy bills.

    Date: 18 Oct 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £55.00 per person
    Provider: GMPA
  • In a rapidly evolving digital world, there is increased need for charities to enhance their digital communications knowledge and implement a digital strategy which will help them to reach new suppo

    Date: 19 Oct 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
    Venue: Google Digital Garage
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Media Trust
    marketing-publicity
  • Conflict is a natural part of any organisation. People might disagree; personalities might clash. The important thing is knowing how to manage any conflict that arises.

    Date: 24 Oct 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Standard rate £95.00
    Provider: The Co-operative College
  • Course Tutors: David Lloyd

    Date: 24 Oct 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Chester
    Cost: £50.00 for first participant
    Provider: Trafford Hall
  • Data protection law reform is coming with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect from 25 May 2018.

    Date: 24 Oct 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Data protection law reform is coming with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect from 25 May 2018.

    Date: 24 Oct 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Over 3 hours we explore the nature of public speaking and how to identify what type of public speaker everyone is.

    Date: 25 Oct 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Macc members £20, Any other £40
    Provider: Macc
  • The National Football Museum has developed a range of new courses aimed at helping people gain the skills they need to get into work, apply for jobs, and increase confidence.

    Date: 29 Oct 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: National Football Museum
  • professional-development
  • This one day course will provide learners with practical insight into how to manage and support the mental wellbeing of their team.

    Date: 06 Nov 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Hulme, Manchester
    Cost: £100.00
    Provider: Manchester Mind
  • Citizens Advice Manchester are delighted to be delivering sessions to help people get online. The session can help people use the internet for the first time or increase their digital skills.

    Date: 06 Nov 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Citizens Advice Bureau
    finance
  • Are you Chair of a small charity? Are you looking to be more effective in your role?

    Date: 08 Nov 18
    Time: 1:30 PM to 5:15 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £20.00 per person
    Provider: Association of Chairs
    management
  • Bid Writing : The Basics

    Date: 15 Nov 18
    Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00 per person
    Provider: NFP Northern
    funding
  • Topics Covered

    Date: 15 Nov 18
    Time: 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00 per person
    Provider: NFP Workshops
    funding
  • Free and very practical and entertaining networking skills training session to help you become a more effective and confident networker.

    Date: 19 Nov 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Will Kintish
    professional-development
  • The Proud Trust has run an effective and successful Peer Support Project for many years.

    Date: 20 Nov 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £125.00 per delegate
    Provider: The Proud Trust
  • We are receiving an increasing number of requests from schools, and other organisations, to guide them appropriately to support any trans, gender variant or non-binary children or young people acce

    Date: 23 Nov 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £125.00 per delegate
    Provider: The Proud Trust
  • The National Football Museum has developed a range of new courses aimed at helping people gain the skills they need to get into work, apply for jobs, and increase confidence.

    Date: 26 Nov 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: National Football Museum
  • This course looks at what can cause conflict between people and how we can have the confidence to know how to handle difficult situations or tricky relationships.

    Date: 27 Nov 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Chester
    Cost: £50 for the first participant - £20 per additional participant
    Provider: Trafford Hall
  • 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: Salford
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Ethical Property Foundation
  • 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
  • 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