NICVA's online training options

3 Jan 2018 Sandra Bailie    Last updated: 16 Oct 2018

NICVA's partnership with Global Management Academy to offer online courses in a range of topics is going from strength to strength, with 78 learners signed up so far, since March 2018.


Through the online learning we are delighted that we can be more flexible and offer a greater variety of courses to our members and the wider sector.

NICVA has been an ILM accredited centre since 2009 and have delivered a wide variety of ILM courses during this time. We look forward to continuing to deliver high quality accredited training to the sector through our range of courses. Over the years we have been listening to all those who have attended our training programmes as well as those that haven't been able to avail of our training and wanted to provide more accessible and flexible training options. We realise that not everyone can take the time out to attend training in a set location and at a certain time, especially volunteers and staff working on their own, so we needed to provide training to better meet their needs.

Already 78 learners have registered and are completing our online learning courses and have given excellent feedback on the quality of the resources and support they have received.

This new online training allows us to offer a blended approach to training. We are offering:

ILM level 3 Award in Leadership and Management

ILM level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

ILM level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management

We asked those who have taken part in the online programme to tell us what they liked about it, this is what they said:

It is really easy to follow

I thought that the support materials where very good.

There is a variety of materials to read

I can learn at my own pace

I like that I can study at a time that suits me

It is easy to access

I liked the video resources

We are working with the Global Management Academy, a leading provider of online business and professional skills training, to deliver these ILM programmes. Based in Belfast, Global Management Academy provides online management training to managers across The U. K, Ireland, The Middle East, East Asia and Australia. It is a registered ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) center, and provides online qualifications to frontline and middle managers across all sectors.

If you are doing the ILM level 3 in Leadership and Management you will have an introductory webinar, 2 months access to the online resources and tutorial support through an action learning set in NICVA. To gain the qualification you will need to complete the ILM assignments. 

We are looking forward to this next step in our journey to meet the development needs of the sector in a responsive and innovative way.

Due to the nature of the online subcscription you will need to pay the full cost in order to reserve your place on this course. Places are limited so please book and pay early.  Delivery of these courses are subject to having a minimum viable number of participants.

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by Sandra Bailie

Head of Organisational Development

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