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.

Trustee training series, 2024

11 Dec 2023Denise Copeland Governance and Charity Advice Training and Skills DevelopmentGovernance, Training

This series of online training is designed specifically for charity trustees and those staff whose work contributes to the good governance of the organisation.  

NICVA and The Wheel launch the IFI Transforming Local Leadership Programme

14 Jun 2023Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining

On 15 June NICVA and The Wheel launched the new International Fund for Ireland (IFI) pilot programme - Transforming Local Leadership, with two information sessions for all IFI funded organisations.

Support for Cost of Living Squeeze

15 Mar 2023Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentFundraising, GrantTracker, leadership, Training, ILM

NICVA is offering support to organisations facing the Cost of Living squeeze - Bursaries for a ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management and free one-year subscription to GrantTracker.

Accredited training with NICVA

21 Feb 2023Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, accreditation, leadership

In response to the continued need for accredited training for staff, volunteers and board members in our sector, NICVA provides a range of recognised qualifications. Designed for our sector while meeting accreditation requirements.

Impact of ILM Level 5 Diploma

5 Jan 2023Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentleadership, management, Training

Since September 2020 83 people have participated in our ILM L5 Diploma in Leadership and Management. It is encouraging to go back to our learners six months after they complete and find out what has changed.

Highlights from 2022 from Organisational Development Team

13 Dec 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentorganisational development, Governance, Fundraising, Training

The Organisational Development Team has enjoyed serving our members and working with the wider sector in 2022. From the day to day information, advice, support and training to special initiatives we have adapted and developed to meet your needs.

Growing talent through apprenticeships

20 Jul 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentapprenticeships, Training, skills

This blog from Richard Kirk, CEO of Workplus gives an overview of how apprenticeships can work for you in your organisation, and the benefits in terms of retention and performance.  

Training for Autumn 2022

20 Jun 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, Governance, HR

We have a wide range of training planned for our Autumn term in NICVA, from accredited training to webinars on topics such as: Leadership, Coaching, Governance, Training and Human Resources.

Remarkable Partnerships Blog

15 Mar 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentpartnerships, Fundraising, Training

This guest blog features Remarkable Partnerships which is a consultancy helping charities create major, long-term corporate partnerships.

New communication training series 2022

11 Mar 2022Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentcommunication, Training, podcasts, Media

NICVA has launched its new communication training series March - September 2022. Working in partnership with Bespoke Communications and Roger Gowdy we are offering 5 courses for staff, volunteers and board members.