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  • We’re currently suspending all face-to-face training and events, but will continue to deliver online learning where possible

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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Communications

Dealing with difficult conversations

Skills and techniques for establishing boundaries and managing conflict.

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Introduction to individual giving – how to raise money from public appeals

Strengthen your organisation’s fundraising by taking a marketing approach to fundraising from individuals.

Introduction to individual giving – how to raise money from public appeals

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Building an effective ‘Case for Support’

Create a compelling case that will move people to support your cause.

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Why you should love data? How to collect, understand and exploit data to make your organisation fly

Understand how managing information effectively will attract new donors.

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Heritage business planning for the real world

How do you show potential supporters, stakeholders and yourself, that you can really deliver your ambitions?

Heritage business planning for the real world

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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 contact us to arrange an initial discussion about your needstraining@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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Foundations 4 Sector 3

‘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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Information & support | Training & events |

Catalyst Cymru: Resilient Heritage

The Catalyst Cymru: Resilient Heritage project provides in-depth support for heritage organisations in Wales. Following on from the success of the Catalyst
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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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