Voluntary sector training you can trust
Third sector organisations are very competitive and often distributed across many locations, which can make training complex and costly. The high quality of Open University courses and their flexible distance learning style match the culture and needs of third sector training. Our wide range of expertly supported courses provides the reassurance of the UK’s largest university and can fit into tight budgets.
Our programmes offer you a high quality, effective way to develop your staff and volunteers:
Certificates - Working with Young People, Early Years Practice
Diplomas - Childhood practice, Working with Young People,Early Years
Foundation Degrees - Youth Justice, Working with Young People, Counselling, Early Years
Degrees - Childhood and Youth Studies, Youth Work, Health and Social Care, Psychology, International Studies, Environmental Studies, Early Years
Masters - Education, Childhood and Youth, Development Management, Environmental Decision Making, Global Development Management, Master of Laws
Management development and professional skills
The OU can equip your sector with a range of skills which will enhance the management development and professionalism of your staff.
Our management development qualifications are explained in Professional Courses
If your organisation would benefit from training customised to its own circumstances, challenges and context, click Custom Solutions