Free Course on Volunteering

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The following dates and venues have been arranged for FREE Basic Volunteer Training – TWO DAY Course, please see attached flyer for further information.

Leighway, Spinning Gate Car Park, 6 Gas Street, Leigh WN7 4PD – 9.30am – 4pm on 4th November and 11th November


Westwood Grange Managed Accommodation,  Chapel Street, Ince WN3 4LB – 9.30am – 4pm on 5th November and 12th November

If you would like to book a place, please email [email protected] giving your name, group, telephone number and which dates and venue you wish to attend.

Unfortunately, lunch will not be provided so please bring your own lunch for each of the above sessions.


Course Title: Volunteering 2 days Course Description

On this course you will begin to learn about the skills and behaviours you need to Volunteer with Wigan Council and partner agencies – it tells you all you need to know about volunteering.

What previous experience or skills are required? None

Assessment – Is there an assessment during or at the end of the course? Every learner will complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) which sets out their learning and personal goals. The tutor will at regular intervals check progress made towards these learning goals and record this in their ILP.

Progression – What could the learner do next? Apply for a Volunteer position

Equipment Required – What equipment do you expect the learner to provide? None.

Please bring your own lunch.