CVS Training


CVS Training provides free and low-cost training for staff and volunteers in the voluntary and community sector so that they can strengthen their organisations and deliver good quality support and services to their beneficiaries. 

We provide:

  • Open courses on a range of subjects from Health and Safety and First Aid to Managing Volunteers and Minute Taking.  
  • In-house governance courses for management committees and boards e.g. Roles and Responsibilities of the Trustee Board. 
  • Bespoke training courses for your staff and volunteers.
  • Away Day facilitation

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Visit for details of our courses. We can also advertise, take bookings and undertake administration for courses relevant to the voluntary sector. 


Contact for more information on in-house, bespoke courses and other services.

About our trainers

We use experienced and qualified trainers to deliver courses that are tailored to the voluntary and community sector. Our open courses provide an opportunity for staff and volunteers from different organisations to learn together and share examples of good practice.  The case studies and learning materials used on our courses are always relevant and tailored to the sector.


Key Resources

CVS Training Booking Form (external link)

To book a place on a CVS Training course please download a booking form (see below) and return it to  Our booking form and cancellation policy are also ...more

In-House Governance Training Request Form

Use this form to request an in-house governance training session for your board or management committee.  Return it to ...more

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National Occupational Standards for Trustees and Management Committee Members

A booklet outlining the National Occupational Standards for Trustees and Management Committee Members.  CVS Training can offer in-house training sessions for boards and maangement committee members on the standards and ...more

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