North West Volunteer Centre is an approved training centre with QNUK - Qualifications Network UK and offer the following accredited training programmes:

QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)
QNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding & Protecting Children & Young People (RQF)
QNUK Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Adults in Health & Social Care (RQF)
QNUK Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering (RQF)
QNUK Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

All Level 3 and Level 2 courses are 6 hours. Level 1, 4 hours and accreditation lasts for 3 years. 

QNUK course fees/costs


North West Volunteer Centre training policies available to download:

Appeals Policy

Complaints Policy

Equality & Diversity Policy

Health & Safety Policy

Maladministration & Malpractice Policy

Quality Assurance Policy

Reasonable Adjustment Policy

Privacy Policy


We also offer shorter introductory courses in Safeguarding and First Aid (3 hours) to suit the needs of community/voluntary groups and volunteers.  Attendees receive a  certificate of attendance.

We support volunteer involving groups with 'Volunteering health checks' - best practice, templates, funding options, volunteer recognition etc.

Please feel free to contact us at the centre on 028 71 271 017 to discuss your training needs.