Training

We support the development of a strong, effective and diverse voluntary and community sector and offer training to help organisations develop staff and meet objectives. For more information on our training visit our Training and Skills page.

First learners complete online Coaching and Mentoring training

9 Jun 2018Sandra Bailie skills developmentTraining, online, skills

We are delighted our first 20 learners have completed the online learning part of their ILM training from March to May through our partnership with Global Management Academy, with another 20 currently partipating in online courses.

Data Protection - guidance and support

9 Mar 2018Sandra Bailie General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Data, Training, GDPR, support, information

NICVA has been working closely with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) to help inform the sector about and prepare the sector for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect from 25 May 2018.

NICVA's new online training options

3 Jan 2018Sandra Bailie Training and skillsonline, Training, skills

NICVA is excited to be working with Global Management Academy to offer online courses in a range of topics. This means that we can be more flexible and offer a greater variety of courses to our members and the wider sector.  

Opportunities through the Social Innovation Programme

16 Oct 2017Sandra Bailie undefinedskills, Social innovation, techies in residence, Training, workshop

The Social Innovation workshops provide a great opportunity for an overview of what is on offer through Phase 2 of the Social Innovation Programme, as well as to discuss innovation and practice the design thinking process. 

Employment Life-cycle Training Series 2018

20 Jul 2017Training and skills, HRHR, Training, Employing People

NICVA and Sector Matters are pleased to offer this popular Employment Life-cycle series of training again this year. The four training sessions guide you through the critical elements of the employment relationship.

Communicating Impact

19 Jun 2017Sandra Bailie Training and skillsTraining, impact, communications, Social Media, interviews, videos

How can you effectively communicate the difference that you make? You collect information about the impact you make and analyse it, but sometimes it is a challenge to communicate it well to all your audiences.

New development opportunities

3 May 2017Sandra Bailie Training and skillsTraining, accreditation, courses, development

The development of our staff and volunteers is key to the success of our organisations and providing effective services. Those that participate on our programmes tell us that the skills and confidence gained make a real difference.

Would you like NICVA to deliver free research training to organisations you support?

20 Mar 2017Rachel Shannon RISPResearch, Training

The NICVA research team are going on the road to deliver free research training to the voluntary and community sector. If you would like the team to deliver this training to organisations you support please get in touch.

Support for social innovation

6 Dec 2016Sandra Bailie Training and skillsSocial innovation, Training, skills, Social Enterprise

NICVA has been working with Social Innovation NI to deliver 8 workshops throughout Northern Ireland  to introduce people to social innovation and the support that is available through The Social Innovation NI Programme.

NICVA in action in Volunteers' Week

3 Jun 2016Roisin Kelly Reaching Out: Connecting Older People, Training and skillsTraining, volunteers

In this Volunteers' Week we celebrated the success of NIAMH Volunteers and staff from the Living Well, Living Longer project who recently took part in NICVA's Management of Volunteers course.