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.

New NICVA training calendar online

1 Oct 2015Roisin Kelly Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, skills development

Our training calendar for October 2015 - March 2016 is now available.

Boost performance by motivating staff

11 Sep 2015Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, HRTraining, managing staff, motivation, skills development

As managers we need to consider how we continuously improve the performance of our staff. Research by The Incentive Research Foundation found that by motivating our staff it can boost performance by as much as 44%.

Coming Soon- State of the Sector VII Online Survey

10 Sep 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Economy, Training

NICVA is undertaking its next research in to the State of the Sector. This online survey, NICVA’s 7th in this area, will go live in October and we need to hear from you. 

Detail Data holds first Open Data in a Day training course

4 Sep 2015Bob Harper Detail DataTraining, Open Data

The Detail Data project hosted its first 'Open Data in a Day' training for participants from the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.

The difference development makes

17 Aug 2015Sandra Bailie Reaching Out: Connecting Older People, Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, skills development

NICVA has been working with The Big Lottery Fund Reaching Out Connecting Older People (ROCOP) grant holders since 2011 supporting them to deliver their outcomes and effectively manage and deliver their projects.

Celebrating NICVA learners

15 Jun 2015Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining

In this Adult Learners' Week we would like to celebrate the achievements of all those who have participated in NICVA’s 400 plus training sessions in the last year.

NICVA Celebrates Success

30 Apr 2015Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, Adult Learning

Over forty people attended NICVA’s Certificate Presentation on Friday, 24 April 2015, celebrating the work of more than a hundred participants who completed accredited qualifications over the last year.

Meeting the change challenge

26 Mar 2015Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining

NICVA’s new training calendar April – September 2015 is now ready to view on our website.

Training Accreditation at NICVA - meeting the change challenge

13 Mar 2015Roisin Kelly Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining

The only thing constant is change and this year with the new super councils forming, welfare reform, budget cuts, public procurement and charity registration, specific changes are presenting themselves to the sector.

Help with focusing on impact

25 Feb 2015Sandra Bailie Inspiring ImpactTraining, inspiring impact

Almost fifty people from the voluntary and community sector have been introduced to the resources available through the Inspiring Impact programme and had the opportunity to discuss their practice at one of NICVA’s masterclasses.