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Training

The Volunteer Centre provides a range of accredited courses, training and qualifications for volunteers across Blackpool, Wyre & the Fylde and helps to support the local Volunteer Involving Organisations (VIOs) including our NEW 1 Day Managing Volunteers AQA

 

Our great training has been recognised yet again and we have received funding through our Skills for Volunteers Programme which allows us to offer volunteers aged 19 or over who are resident in Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde the option of completing 1 fully funded course.  Several training dates for Blackpool residents are listed here.

 

Information about just a few of our popular courses is below:

 

Step up to volunteering AQA

A great introduction to volunteering.  The 'Step Up' a course is a 1 day accredited course which highlights what to expect as a volunteer, a self reflection of your skills and attributes, the benefits of volunteering, different volunteering models and much more.

 

Highly recommended whether you are new to volunteering or are just starting out.

 

Mentoring AQA

The Mentoring AQA is a fantastic accredited course held over 1 day designed for those who are interested in a volunteer role which offers support to others or simply for personal development. 

 

 

Additional AQAs ad workshops include: Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding, CV writing, Confidence building, Interview techniques, 'Preparing for Universal Credit' and much more.

 

If you are a volunteer and would like more information, to register your interest or confirm your eligibility please speak to one of our advisors today: 01253 301004

 

Organisations/Groups

We have a range of courses to ensure your volunteers are equipped to operate safely and effectively in their role and help to 'upskill' your volunteer force. 


If you are eligible for any funded courses through Skills for Volunteers we will always let you know! Costed courses start at £30pp

 

Managing Volunteers AQA - We have a fantastic new 1 day Managing Volunteers Course for volunteer co-ordinators whether you're new to the role or just need a refresher - this is competively priced at just £50pp.

 

For more information on tailored courses for your group/organisation contact the Volunteer Academy lead: 01253 301004

 

 

 
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