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Welcome to the Stronger Together Training Programme

We offer a range of specialist training courses designed to develop the skills and knowledge of the diverse Voluntary and Community Sector in Bolton. All our courses are tailored in line with what you tell us you need and are designed to be accessible to all levels of staff and volunteers.

High Quality
All our training is delivered by suitably qualified trainers who offer a wealth of experience and up to date knowledge on current issues in their field – this way, you can be confident of a positive learning experience that aims to help your organisation be the best it can be.

We have listened to what you tell us and have designed our specialist courses to meet the challenges of the sector. We believe in utilising the skills and knowledge that already exist within voluntary and community organisations in Bolton and where appropriate, will offer training delivered by our member organisations.

Tuesday, 16 August 2022 - 9:30am
Different social media platforms are used for specific purposes, but which one should you be using?
Thursday, 18 August 2022 - 10:00am
This interactive course will enable participants to obtain basic knowledge about safeguarding children and young people and share learning and good practice. This course is suitable for anyone with responsiblity for ensuring children and young people's safeguarding in their voluntary group or organisation. It is suitable for those new to the role or those...
Wednesday, 24 August 2022 - 1:30pm
Learn how to create quick, effective and engaging content to share across your social channels.
Tuesday, 6 September 2022 - 11:00am
The re-launch of the Volunteer Development Network
Wednesday, 7 September 2022 - 9:30am
Measurement is an important part of any good strategy and without it, social activities could prove to be costly and ineffective.
Thursday, 8 September 2022 - 9:30am
Why are funders increasingly focused on the social value generated and the social impact made by your organisation?
Wednesday, 14 September 2022 - 12:15pm
Safeguarding is everyone’s business, and it is important that organisations work together to protect people who need help and support. Staff and volunteers in voluntary organisations have a key role to play in ensuring that people accessing their services are protected and kept safe from harm This Train the Trainer course is suitable for staff and volunteers...
Thursday, 15 September 2022 - 9:30am
"This has added depth to my understanding and will support me to further develop and understand measuring impact and change."
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 - 9:30am
"This has helped us to look at different issues within the organisation and to work on our business plan."
Thursday, 22 September 2022 - 10:00am
This workshop is ideal for people who have no experience of Crowdfunding and would like to find out more about how online fundraising platforms can be used to support community and voluntary groups. This workshop will go through the processes needed to run a successful campaign and give you the confidence to create your own page.
Friday, 30 September 2022 - 9:00am
This full-day accredited training course is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to a range of people in first aid emergencies. Cost: £70 per participant.
Wednesday, 12 October 2022 - 9:30am
This full day, face to face, session is delivered by Bolton Council's Money Skills team and is aimed at staff and volunteers who work with individuals who need help to manage their debts.