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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 November to December 2018
All the courses we are delivering in November to December 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

  • Morning Session: 9:30am - 12:30am
    Afternoon Session: 2pm - 5pm

    Date: 19 Nov 18
    Time: (All day)
    Venue: Manchester Central Library
    Cost: Free
    Provider: The Lloyds Bank Academy
    professional-development
  • 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
  • This half day course provides an overview of many mental health problems and the practical tools to help you manage your own mental well-being and support friends, family and colleagues.

    Date: 20 Nov 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Zion Community Resource Centre
    Cost: £50-1£125
    Provider: Manchester Mind
    professional-development
  • This workshop will look at your responsibilities when it comes to Health and Safety within your organisation.

    Date: 20 Nov 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £10.00 for Macc members, £30.00 for non-members
    Provider: Macc
  • professional-development
  • management
  • professional-development
  • Training delivery dates:
    22nd, 23rd and 29th November 2018

    Date: 22 Nov 18
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Swinton, Manchester
    Cost: £395.00 plus £48.00 exam
    Provider: Ouch Training Team
  • finance
  • This Domestic Homicide Review (DHR) is about a woman `Sarah`who was a victim of a number of assaults over a prolonged period of time, culminating in her death in 2015.

    Date: 22 Nov 18
    Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester Safeguarding Board
    safeguarding
  • 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
  • Morning Session: 9:30am - 12:30am
    Afternoon Session: 2pm - 5pm

    Date: 26 Nov 18
    Time: (All day)
    Venue: Manchester Central Library
    Cost: Free
    Provider: The Lloyds Bank Academy
    professional-development
  • safeguarding
  • 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
  • professional-development
  • safeguarding
  • Who is the Course For?

    Date: 28 Nov 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £85.00 per person
    Provider: Training House
    professional-development
  • Howard Lake shares practical ideas on how to get noticed, connect with others, and build your career and reputation in the fundraising and charity sector.

    Date: 28 Nov 18
    Time: 1:30 PM to 4:45 PM
    Venue: Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
    Cost: £100 - £122.14
    Provider: Institute of Fundraising North West
    marketing-publicity
  • A workshop specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.

    Date: 29 Nov 18
    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
  • safeguarding
  • Morning Session: 9:30am - 12:30am
    Afternoon Session: 2pm - 5pm

    Date: 03 Dec 18
    Time: (All day)
    Venue: Manchester Central Library
    Cost: Free
    Provider: The Lloyds Bank Academy
    professional-development
  • This is a basic Modern Slavery Awareness course to develop the knowledge and ability of professionals  in order that they may recognise and deal effectively with Modern Slavery and Trafficking.

    Date: 05 Dec 18
    Time: 9:15 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free eligibility criteria applies
    Provider: Manchester Safeguarding Board
    safeguarding
  • funding
  • Who is the Course For?
    This 1-day course will help managers and team leaders feel more confident and better equipped when tackling difficult conversations with staff. 

    Date: 05 Dec 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: £85.00 per person
    Provider: Training House
    professional-development
  • Becoming a charity trustee can be a richly rewarding experience, but the role is not an easy one as it brings with it responsibilities in law and the risk of personal liability if you fail to act a

    Date: 05 Dec 18
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £100.00 plus VAT
    Provider: Brabners
    governance
  • Our two day mental health first aid course qualifies you as a ‘Mental Health First Aider’.

    On completion of the training Mental Health First Aiders will have:

    Date: 06 Dec 18
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Venue: Swinton, Manchester
    Cost: £250 plus VAT and exam fee
    Provider: Ouch Training Team
  • Demonstrating Your Impact is essential for any VCSE organisation looking to secure ongoing support to their project.

    Date: 06 Dec 18
    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
  • This workshop will give youth and community workers and some simple arts activities that they can use to explore any issue or discussion topic with young people.

    Date: 06 Dec 18
    Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: GreenFish Resource Centre
    Cost: £35 per place or FREE for GMYN Members
    Provider: Greater Manchester Youth Network
    professional-development
  • professional-development
  • 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: 12 Dec 18
    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
  • This 2-day workshop (Tuesday 15 and 29 January 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 co

    Date: 15 Jan 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Venue: Victoria Mill
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Manchester Local Care Organisation
    professional-development
  • professional-development
  • 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
  • safeguarding
  • 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
  • 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: Pendulum Hotel
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    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
  • safeguarding
  • 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
  • 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
  • professional-development
    safeguarding
  • 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
  • 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: Pendulum Hotel
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: Pendulum Hotel
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    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: 14 May 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Pendulum Hotel
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development