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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

  • 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
  • This workshop will support you to:
    • Understand the principles and terminology behind Theories of Change
    • Create your own basic Theory of Change

    Date: 26 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Green Fish Resource Centre
    Cost: £35 or free for GMYN Members
    Provider: Greater Manchester Youth Network
  • 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
  • This course is for anyone working with volunteers who would like to gain a qualification and recognition for their role as a coordinator, leader, supervisor or manager of volunteers.

    Date: 27 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Warrington
    Cost: £425.00 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: 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
  • Are you a not for profit organisation?
    Or do you work in partnership with the not for profit sector?
    Are you engaged with digital tools – or feel you should be?

    Date: 27 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Venue: Macc
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Age UK South Lakeland & Sally Bloomer Consultancy
  • 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
  • The Volunteer Co-ordinators Forum (VCF) is a chance for people who look after volunteers, whether as their paid job or as a volunteer themselves, to come together to share good practice, offer peer

    Date: 28 Mar 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Volunteer Centre Manchester
    volunteering
  • 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
  • A workshop specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.

    Date: 03 Apr 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Macc
    governance
  • Thanks to support from the National Lottery Community Fund, the LGBT Consortium is offering free fundraising training days for LGBT+ groups.

    Date: 05 Apr 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: LGBT Foundation offices
    Cost: Free
    Provider: LGBT Consortium
    funding
  • governance
  • governance
  • This workshop will look at how personal opinions, prejudices and actions can influence others and lead to discrimination.

    Date: 17 Apr 19
    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Voluntary Youth Manchester
  • Autizma CIC are thrilled to announce even more dates for our hugely popular Positive Learning for Life course, which has been adapted to include new content.

    Date: 23 Apr 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Wythenshawe, Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Autizma CIC
  • safeguarding
  • Are you Chair of a smaller charity? Looking to get the best from your trustees and staff team?

    Date: 08 May 19
    Time: 1:30 PM to 5:15 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £20.00 per person
    Provider: Association of Chairs
    governance
  • Are you Chair of a smaller charity? Looking to get the best from your trustees and staff team?

    Date: 08 May 19
    Time: 1:30 PM to 5:15 PM
    Venue: Manchester - to be confirmed
    Cost: £20.00 per person
    Provider: Association of Chairs
    governance
  • 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
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, by Dr.

    Date: 15 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
  • If you are new to the role of being a charity trustee, this one-day course will provide the perfect introduction, while experienced trustees will also benefit from a refresher of their responsibili

    Date: 15 May 19
    Time: 9:45 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: From £195.00
    Provider: Civil Society
    governance
  • If you are new to the role of being a charity trustee, this one-day course will provide the perfect introduction, while experienced trustees will also benefit from a refresher of their responsibili

    Date: 15 May 19
    Time: 9:45 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Central Manchester
    Cost: From £195.00
    Provider: Civil Society
    governance
  • professional-development
  • This workshop will look at how personal opinions, prejudices and actions can influence others and lead to discrimination.

    Date: 22 May 19
    Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: Free
    Provider: Voluntary Youth Manchester
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, by Dr.

    Date: 04 Jun 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    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
  • This 1-day course is for Team Leaders who are new to the role, or who haven’t received any previous management training.

    Date: 12 Jun 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00 per person
    Provider: The Training House
  • Who is the Course For?

    This half-day course will help you run meetings that are shorter, more productive, dynamic and engaging. 

    Course Content

    Date: 13 Jun 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £65.00 per person
    Provider: The Training House
  • This new course has been designed for individuals and organisations looking to update their understanding of safeguarding legislation and best practice, specifically when working with vulnerable ad

    Date: 13 Jun 19
    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:15 PM
    Venue: HOME
    Cost: £90 per person
    Provider: Artswork
    safeguarding
  • This 1-day course is for anyone who would like to express themselves clearly and confidently with colleagues and customers, and to interact in a way that values themselves and others equally.

    Date: 19 Jun 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00 per person
    Provider: The Training House
  • 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: 21 Jun 19
    Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Manchester
    Cost: £95.00 per person
    Provider: The Training House
  • safeguarding
  • PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, by Dr.

    Date: 09 Jul 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    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, by Dr.

    Date: 10 Sep 19
    Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Venue: Royal Exchange Theatre
    Cost: £250 + VAT per person
    Provider: Suicide Bereavement UK
    professional-development
  • 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
  • governance
  • governance