Updated: 22nd April 2024

Here is our list of recommended training courses. We have listed them by subject and by provider to hopefully make it easy to find what you are looking for. 

If you are interested in other courses or have any questions for us, please do complete this short form.

By Subject

Funding, Sustainability & Resilience 



By Provider

UK Coaching

Women coaching children imageUK Coaching deliver a number of face to face and virtual courses, qualifications, elearning and digital badges. These cover a variety of topics including Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Mental Health Awareness, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Inclusive Activity Programme and Duty to Care Toolkit and Digital Badge. For further information please Click here to access.


Buddle Workshops 

lady coaching boy cricketFunded by Sport England, these workshops are short, free training sessions that will develop your skills, improve your knowledge and ultimately help you develop your club or organisation. To view the workshops and book on please click here.




Image of children playing tennisSported are a UK wide charity promoting fairness and equity for young people through grassroots sport and physical activity.

Sported have a range of resources, workshops and training opportunities available through their online hub.

Including but not restricted to: 

  • Engaging New Participants,
  • Planning for the future,
  • Securing Facilities,
  • Securing Funding,
  • Staff Recruitment/Retention,
  • Volunteer Recruitment/Retention,
  • Being More Inclusive,
  • Improving Our Governance,
  • Your Staff/Volunteers Mental Health,
  • Your Participants' Mental Health,
  • Cost of Living Support Page,
  • Reducing Energy Costs.
Get Grants

Get Grants provides practical support in the form of training, information, and advice that fundraisers with all levels of experience can take away and put into practice. The Get Grants events bring fundraisers together to access friendly peer-support from the UK-wide grants Community.

Ann Craft Trust

Ladies learning to cycleThe Ann Craft Trust (ACT) is a national charity which exists to minimise the risk of abuse of disabled children and adults at risk. 

Click here to view the Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity Advice and Training. Along with the useful guide to choosing the right training.



Shropshire Infrastructure Partnership Team

older people chair based activitiesShropshire Infrastructure Partnership Team are running a number of online training events for community groups covering a wide range of topics including Safeguarding, Mental Health, Volunteers and much more. These are currently free until May. To view the training and book on please click here.



Future Learn - UK Health Security Agency

This free Psychological First Aid training course is available for all front line workers such as teachers, health and social workers, charity and community volunteers and anyone who cares for or is regularly in contact with children and young people aged up to 25, including parents and caregivers that have been affected by COVID-19 (or other emergencies or individual crises). It takes about three hours to complete (split into three sessions that the learner can complete at their own pace) and no previous qualifications are required. Click here to access.