Part-time residential at the college and online 

If you have responsibility for organising volunteers or would like to move into volunteer management, this course is ideal. Get the knowledge and skills required to be able to effectively manage volunteers and ensure that your organisation makes the most of their valuable contribution. Gain the key management skills and knowledge necessary to give your organisation the edge and equip yourself with a range of transferable skills.

You will develop practical leadership and management knowledge and skills across the following disciplines:

  • Managing volunteer agreements
  • Supervising and supporting volunteers
  • Promoting volunteering within your organisation and to volunteers


4th February 2022 - 8th May 2022


Residential Stays (3 days, 2 nights)

Note: Students arrive between 3.00pm and 4.00pm on the first day and leave by 3.00pm on the last day

4th - 6th February 

11th - 13th March

8th - 10th April

6th - 8th May

Online sessions -these will last for an average of 4 hours each session

18th February

4th March

25th March

29th April


Full awards at level 3 or above cost from £0-£100 depending on your income.


Level 3

Entry Requirements 

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. The Level 3 Award in the Management of Volunteers is aimed at volunteer managers and co-ordinators who have a hands-on role in supporting volunteers.  People who have had previous experience of working with and managing/supervising volunteers and who may not currently be in employment or a volunteering role may also apply.

  • Students will need access to a computer, camera, internet and speakers in order to attend the online sessions.  If this is not possible please contact our Admissions team, details below.

  • This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority and applies to a wide range of postcodes within the West Midlands region only.  To check your eligibility please contact the Admissions team on 0212 472 0116  or email [email protected] 


This course will help develop professional life and work skills to improve your effectiveness.

You may also benefit from our other courses in areas such as:

  • Confidence and Assertiveness
  • Introduction to Mentoring
  • Introduction to Coaching Skills