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.

Autumn 2021 training calendar

22 Jun 2021Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, Governance, Fundraising, management, leadership

NICVA has a wide range of training on offer for staff, volunteers and board members in the voluntary and community sector. The new dates for the Autumn are now online.

Training and learning opportunities February - March 21

29 Jan 2021Lynda Gould Faith based engagementTraining, Social Media, Governance, Fundraising

Great training opportunities are now available for faith based groups.

Developing corporate partnerships - recording and resources

11 Nov 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, FundraisingFundraising, Training, Webinar Recordings, Accelerator Programme

On 11 November we hosted a webinar as part of the CFNI Accelerator Programme funded by Department for Communities on Developing Corporate Partnerships. This was delivered by Hilary Hanberry from Business in the Community with guest speakers.

NICVA Meetings and Training Sessions

9 Nov 2020Alex Hastings Employment and HR (COVID19)Events, Training

While we all continue to be required to work from home, NICVA continues to provide a full programme of training sessions and meetings online. 

Get Safe Online Global 24

9 Oct 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentinformation, Governance, cyber security, Training

Over the last few years, use of the internet has grown exponentially around the world, driven by the need for convenience, speed and choice on the one hand, advancing technology, wider availability and increasing confidence on the other.

NICVA's training - accessible and responsive

7 Sep 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, Transformative Leadership Programme, Communities in Transition: Building CapacityTraining

The NICVA autumn training programme is now open for bookings and we have a full range of accessible and affordable online courses. 

Red Cross COVID 19 Protection and Prevention webinar

6 Apr 2020Sandra Bailie Running your Organisation (COVID19)Training, volunteers, protection

Stephen Donnelly from the International Red Cross presents a webinar on COVID 19 Protection and Prevention.

Online Training with NICVA - what's available?

26 Mar 2020Dawn Love Running your Organisation (COVID19)Training

NICVA Skills and Development team continue to offer training opportunities online for you and your organisation. Keep an eye on our Training Calendar for upcoming sessions.

Ambitious partnerships

9 Mar 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentpartnerships, Training, Fundraising, business

Business in The Community held a Charity and Business Partnership event on 27 February 2020. Jonathan Andrews from Remarkable Partnerships was the speaker and gave us lots of tips on how to develop ambitious partnerships with business.

Faith-based engagement training sessions - early 2020

23 Jan 2020Lynda Gould Faith based engagementFaith Based Engagement, Training, skills development, trustees, cyber security, Fundraising, Social Media

The Department for Communities currently funds a Faith Based Engagement Strand under the Regional Infrastructure Support Programme (RISP) which provides direct support to faith based organisations through a range of seminars and training sessions.