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Training and Development

We are committed to building a stronger more sustainable voluntary and community sector in Hertfordshire.

HCF Training and Development provide workforce development and capacity-building for the Hertfordshire voluntary sector. In response to COVID-19 all of our training is currently being delivered online and is designed to support organisations to:
  • Be well run

  • Operate legally and safely

  • Be sustainable



HCF Training and Development offers the following projects and services:
  • Online training

  • On-demand Training

  • Safeguarding Adults training

  • 1:1 Advice and Guidance tailored to your organisation

  • Action Learning Sets for CEO's and Chairs (peer-to-peer facilitated group sessions)

  • Workforce development Grants of up to £2000

  • Better Boards Trustee development programme

  • Building Effectiveness Organisational development programme

  • Annual Hertfordshire Trustee Conference as part of Trustees Week (in partnership with #TeamHerts Volunteering)

  • Level 3 Award in Education & Training (in partnership with Oaklands College)

  • Social Enterprise training (in partnership with Hertfordshire Growth Hub)


  • Social Enterprise Leadership Foundation programme (in partnership with University of Hertfordshire)

  • Herts VCSE training forum (NEW for 2021/22)



  • We also have a range of FREE downloadable resources, including:



    If you would like to discuss your training needs or need extra support in response to COVID-19 please do contact us directly hcftraining@hertscf.org.uk

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