About this qualification
This short introductory qualification aims to provide learners with skills in volunteering that will be useful in any sector. It aims to enable learners to understand volunteering and voluntary organisations, working as a volunteer within an organisation and find out about becoming a volunteer.
The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners for a role within a voluntary organisation.
The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:
- understand the role of a volunteer within a voluntary organisation
- understand the activities of voluntary organisations
- identify the skills required to be a successful volunteer
- understand the regulatory frameworks that may apply to being a volunteer
What are the entry requirements?
Learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.
How is it assessed?
The qualification is internally assessed with an externally quality assured portfolio of evidence.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
This is a knowledge-only qualification. Experience in the real work environment is not required.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
- working as a volunteer.