On this page you will find details of training courses for you and your organisation. Simply follow the links below.


All C3SC training takes place at our offices in Baltic House, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5FH, unless stated otherwise.


Monitoring and Evaluating your Organisation

Tuesday 22nd January from 9.30am to 1.30pm

The session will look at why organisations need to monitor and evaluate their work, who needs this information and how to put an evaluation framework in place which will help you report on your organisation’s achievements.

  • What can be measured
  • The different methods of measurement
  • How to design a simple monitoring and evaluation system

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Business and Strategic Planning

Tuesday 29th January from 10am to 4pm

This course will help organisations understand the importance and benefits of long-term planning and provide them with practical resources to plan more effectively within their own organisations.

  • Understand the difference between business and strategic planning
  • Understand the purpose of business and strategic plans and why every organisation needs one
  • Appreciate the benefits of the planning process
  • Be able to develop comprehensive business and strategic plans

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Safeguarding Organisational Implications

Wednesday 30th January from 9.30am to 11.30am

Learning outcomes :

  • Understand the context of safeguarding in Wales, legislation and guidance
  • Explore the policies and procedures required and how to implement them
  • Discuss confidentiality, reporting and referrals

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Information Session

Wednesday 30th January from 12.30pm to 4pm

Learning Outcomes:

  • How does a DBS check contribute to safeguarding (what it is, what it can tell us, what it is not)
  • Using DBS checks to make a placement/employment decision (regulated activity, risk assessment, relevant offences)
  • Best practice in response to DBS check content

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Accounting Basics

Tuesday 5th February from 10am to 4pm

This introductory course is interactive and gives you the opportunity to work through practical examples and ask questions relating to implementation within your organisation.

  • Understand basic accounting terms and concepts
  • Set up and maintain a simple bookkeeping system
  • Establish a petty cash system
  • Use the system to produce basic financial reports
  • Understand the legal requirements for reporting in relation to your organisation

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Skills to Participate - Community Engagement

Thursday 7th February from 10am to 4pm

Community development involves the active participation of individuals in their own community. 
This course will help you to consider the barriers to participation that people may face, and look at ways to overcome these. You will also examine  skills needed for effective facilitation of participation.

  • Consider power relationships in communities and their impact on community members
  • Look at the varying levels of participation in community work, and when each is appropriate
  • Identify barriers and incentives to participation, including strategies for overcoming the barriers
  • Look at our own speaking and listening skills

Ideal for: voluntary sector representatives involved in encouraging participation by community members in community groups.

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First Aid: Emergency Life Support

Tuesday 12th February from 9.30am to 1.45pm

The course covers:

  • Bleeding – Severe
  • Chest pains
  • Choking
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Primary Survey
  • Resuscitation
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Shock

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Monitoring and Evaluating your Organisation

Thursday 14th February from 9.30am to 1.30pm

The session will look at why organisations need to monitor and evaluate their work, who needs this information and how to put an evaluation framework in place which will help you report on your organisation’s achievements.

  • What can be measured
  • The different methods of measurement
  • How to design a simple monitoring and evaluation system

Book online

Alternatively, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us on (029) 2048 5722.


Planning and Writing Successful Funding Bids

Tuesday 19th February from 10am to 4pm

The funding environment is becoming more and more competitive, with most funders receiving thousands of requests for support each year. It is therefore vital that your funding bids stand out from the crowd. This training course will help you learn how to improve your funding bids by adopting a structured approach to the planning and writing of your future applications.

  • Understand the current funding climate in Wales and its impact on funders
  • Review your current approach of developing a bid
  • Apply new tools and techniques to give your bids a winning ‘edge’
  • understand and meet the expectations of funders

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Getting the Best from your Volunteers

Tuesday 26th February from 10am to 4pm

Understanding volunteers’ motivation is key to maintaining their positive involvement. The course looks at what motivates and de-motivates, and how to give appropriate recognition and opportunities for personal development. Different ways of offering support and supervision to volunteers are explored, recognising that some volunteers require more of these than others. We also look at some difficult scenarios, analysing what has gone wrong and what could be done for the best outcome.

By the end of the session, participants will:

  • understand what motivates and de-motivates volunteers
  • understand good practice in relation to support and supervision
  • recognise and be able to manage a variety of difficult situations
  • know when and how to terminate a volunteering relationship
  • be able to assess needs for training and development and recognise different ways of meeting these
  • know how to give appropriate recognition to volunteers

Ideal for: those responsible for the management of volunteers and volunteer programmes in Wales

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Discrimination Awareness

Tuesday 5th March from 10am - 1pm

This training course is aimed at organisations who want to increase their effectiveness of highlighting and challenging discrimination. This course covers:

  • Introduction/refresher to discrimination awareness.
  • Identifiable characteristics.
  • Defining equality and diversity.
  • Examples of discrimination.
  • Practical solutions and available resources.

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Safegaurding Individuals (All Ages)

Thursday 7th March from 10am to 4pm 

Based on All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness pack, to help people understand their role in keeping adults and children safe. It does this by helping them:

  • recognise different types of harm
  • recognise abuse and neglect
  • understand how individuals can be protected.

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Price of training (unless indicated otherwise):

C3SC or CVC organisational member with annual income below £25,000: FREE

C3SC or CVC organisational member with annual income of £25,000 or above: £20 half day; £40 full day

Individual member: £20 half day; £40 full day

Non-member voluntary organisation: £40 half day; £80 full day

Statutory organisation: £60 half day; £120 full day

* C3SC charges a fee for courses delivered by an external training provider to enable us to cover our costs.

Please note: there will be a standard charge of £20 for any cancellations made less than 5 working days before the course date. Cancellations made within 3 working days of the course will incur the full charge (or a minimum of £20). Participants who have booked but do not attend a training course without first notifying C3SC will also incur the full charge. See above for details of fees.


To book your place, please complete the online training booking form or download a booking form from the website. Alternatively, call us on (029) 2048 5722 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - please have your C3SC membership number at hand when you contact us.

C3SC can also offer bespoke training. Please get in touch to find out more.


Is your organisation looking for current funding opportunities? Then visit our popular page at www.c3sc.org.uk/support/funding/current-funding


Safeguarding training (run by Cardiff Council)

- email SCWDP at Cardiff Council at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 029 2087 1111