Award in Volunteering

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Course Overview

This short course, which leads to a qualification, is ideal for anyone considering a career in volunteering or who wants to volunteer at a local charity or organisation. The course is delivered at a comfortable pace by an experienced and supportive tutor. Successful completion of the course will lead to a NCFE Level 1 Award in Volunteering qualification. In addition, there will be workshops designed to help you develop personal resilience.

The course covers a number of topics including:
* The benefits of volunteering
* The functions of different volunteering organisations
* Personal skills required for volunteering
* Organisational standards and Equal Opportunities

This course runs for 4 weeks, 9.30am – 2.30pm each week.

Further Details



Course Start Date


Course Duration

Part-Time - 10 weeks



No prior knowledge. Learners will, however, be required to complete a workbook and some self-study and should have a good standard of written English.

This course will help to fully prepare you for a role as a volunteer.

Learners must complete two units:
Explore volunteering and the ways to become a volunteer
Personal standards and requirements for working in a volunteering role

Learners may wish to study for the Level 2 Award and/or Certificate in Volunteering or Level 1 Award in Employability Skills.


Learners will need to complete a small portfolio of practical exercises and tasks.

The course fee is £100.00.

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