Training for charities, social enterprises or any not-for-profit groups working in Wales.

Why train with WCVA?

We recognise that people learn in different ways and so our training programme contains a variety of short courses, accredited learning, online learning, workshops and seminars. 

All of our training is led by experts in their field, who are committed to the values of the third sector in Wales. If you work in a charity, voluntary organisation, community group or social enterprise our training is built with you in mind! 

What we offer

Browse our training programme by category, or if you're looking for a specific course you can use the course search and filter below.

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Governance & safeguarding

Safeguarding training for Group B practitioners

9 MAY 2024
Safeguarding blended learning for Group B practitioners working in any setting or with any age group (generic).
All learners must have completed the Group A module within 3 years of joining this training.

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Governance & safeguarding

Bilingualism at work

New course dates coming soon
This FREE session, run by the Welsh Language Commissioner’s Hybu Team, will enable you to develop your organisation’s use of the Welsh language.

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Bespoke only , Leadership & management

Project management (English)

17, 24 SEPTEMBER & 1 OCTOBER 2024
This course will provide you with practical project management skills and knowledge so you can plan and deliver projects that successfully meet your project outcomes.

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Public engagement

Effective facilitation skills

18, 19 SEPTEMBER & 15 OCTOBER 2024
Gain knowledge, skills and confidence to prepare and facilitate participative sessions

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Bespoke only , Leadership & management

Support, supervision and appraisal

6 & 13 JUNE 2024
This online course will give you the opportunity to develop your management skills and confidence in managing individuals and the staff team.   

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Our course your way

Looking for in-house training or content tailored to your organisation? All of our courses can be delivered as bespoke training to meet your organisation’s individual learning needs. Please complete our bespoke training request form and a member of our team will be in touch.  For any other enquiries please email training@wcva.cymru.

Knowledge Hub

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The new Knowledge Hub gives voluntary organisations in Wales easy access to a range of online information, networking and learning.

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Our projects

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Catalyst Cymru: Broadening Horizons

The project provides support to micro, small and medium sized heritage organisations or organisations running a heritage project to broaden their income
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Foundations for the third sector

‘F4S3’ is a European project aiming to upskill new employees in the voluntary sector by developing an entry-level induction training programme. WCVA
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Local Nature Partnerships (LNP) Cymru

Nature is not only beautiful, but it is also fundamental to our lives. We can’t survive without it, but Wales’s natural environment
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Funding | Information & support | Training & events |

BME Sport Cymru

BME Sport Cymru helps increase BME participation in Welsh sport by supporting organisations to work with minority ethnic communities.  BME Sport Cymru
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3-SET

3-SET are the Third Sector European Team – we’re here to provide advice and training to help the voluntary sector in Wales
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