Volunteer Training Courses

Adviser roles

When choosing a training programme please ensure that you will be able to attend all of the training sessions included in that schedule.

Non-Adviser Roles

You will need to attend all of the following training sessions:

  • Induction day covering:

- Introduction to the CA service and the organisation

- Research and Campaigns film

- Overview of the training, e-learning and assessment

- Importance of observations and commitment

  • Confidentiality in Practice
  • Main Enquiry Areas
  • Equalities

Research and Campaigns volunteers will also need to attend the Research and Campaigns training session.

When choosing a training programme please ensure that you will be able to attend all of the training sessions included in that schedule that are required for your chosen role.

If you would like to attend any of the non-required sessions you are welcome to do so.

New Volunteer Training Programmes in 2019

Recruitment is closed for courses in 2019.

New Volunteer Training Programmes in 2020

Recruitment is open for courses in 2020.

February 2020

Dates:  Tuesday 11th February to Tuesday 10th March 2020 (mostly Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

February 2020 training schedule - click to download

Interviews: from 2nd January 2020 onward.

Acceptance on course: We will decide which candidates to offer places to on 30th January 2020.

June 2020 - Fast Track

Dates:  Monday 22nd June to Friday 3rd July 2020 - Monday to Friday for two full weeks.

June 2020 Fast track training schedule - click to download

Interviews: from 18th May 2020 onward.

October 2020

Dates: Tuesday 13th October to Tuesday 10th November 2020. (Mostly Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

October 2020 training schedule - click to download

Interviews: from the 1st September 2020 onward.

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