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Committee Skills

There are over 164,000 registered charities in England and Wales, each one requiring a committee. Good governance is essential for all voluntary or community organisations, ensuring that legal requirements are met and to provide the organisation with direction and focus.

 This course is aimed at current and potential committee members/trustees within the voluntary and community sector.   The skills and understanding developed will ensure your board functions effectively and efficiently.

Lesson 1: The purpose of committees

Lesson 2: The functions of committees

Lesson 3: Key features of a constitution

Lesson 4: Effective skills for committee members

Lesson 5: Organising a meeting, overcoming barriers and preparing an agenda

Lesson 6: Preparing and drafting minutes

Lesson 7: Decision making

Lesson 8: Understand different forms of communication and when to use them

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CPD certified – Cost: £20 pp + VAT (£24)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 4 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

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Formal accreditation option – Cost: £45 pp + VAT (£54)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 6 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit

Payment: Pay online

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In house/classroom version – Cost: £900 (+VAT) + travel

Course duration: 2 days (12 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: AF6/2/MR/003       Level: 2           Credits: 2

1. Understand the purpose of a committee

2. Understand the functions of a committee

3. Know the features of a constitution

4. Understand the skills required by committee members

5. Be able to organise a committee meeting

6. Understand decision making and accountability.

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