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Course Title:

Volunteering Level 1

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Course Description:

Do you want to volunteer but don't know how to get started?   Are you new to volunteering and would like to learn more?

This course aims to prepare you for a role within a voluntary organisation.

It will help you to:

understand the role of a volunteer within a voluntary organisation
understand the activities of voluntary organisations
identify the skills required to be a successful volunteer
understand the regulatory frameworks that may apply to being a volunteer.

This course is a perfect progression course from any of our community entry level courses or a first step level 1 qualification.




Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required.  However, we do recommend you access one of our Introduction or Exploring entry level courses before you access this course if you have been out of education for some time.

What could this course lead to?

Other level 1 courses you can do are:

Interpersonal Skills (Level 1)
Investigating Enterprise (Level 1)
Essential Digital Skills Entry/Level 1.

Possible careers include volunteering.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £75*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000