Training and Events

We offer training for staff, trustees and volunteers, and run a range of events from Funding Fairs to network meetings. Click on a category below to see what we have on our calendar.

Please contact us to discuss any of the sessions listed on 01768 800350, or email

Looking for easy and accessible training for your staff and volunteers?

We have partnered with VSL Learning to offer you a tried and tested suite of online e-learning training, specifically designed for the third sector.

Training includes:

  • GDPR
  • Cyber Security
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children

With an option of prices and bundles to suit what your team needs. Are you a CVS Member? You can receive an exclusive 25% discount on training from VSL.

Find out more here

Cancellation Policy for CVS courses

Where cancellations are made within 14 days of the course date and/or for non attendance, fees paid will not be refundable; fees due will require payment.

Cumbria CVS is committed to minimising cancellations. However, in the event of a course/event being cancelled, all participants will be notified as soon as possible and we will endeavour to rearrange the course/event on a date convenient to all or where applicable a full refund will be given.