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We are a specialist, not for profit training provider working with the voluntary sector to help them work more efficiently, improve skills and knowledge and deliver even better services to their clients.

Website Issues

You may notice some issues when trying to make bookings through the website at the moment. Although courses and tickets are open to view, customers should email or phone to make bookings at present.

To make a booking, customers should contact us with:

  • Name of course/date wishing to book
  • Name of person undertaking the training
  • Email address to be used for the training
  • Telephone number
  • Email address and organisation/office address for invoicing purposes
  • Ticket type requested

Please contact 01206 505250 or email information@community360.org.uk.


What's Happening?

We’ve Gone Online!

We are now delivering our tailored training and open programme online.

Click on our ‘Courses’ tab to see all courses for anyone to book.

Contact information@community360.org.uk to find out more about the tailored training we can offer.

Train With Us

We are a Gateway Accredited Centre

Are you a small organisation who would like to offer a small number of accredited courses but find the accreditation costs too high, or simply do not have the right staff to carry out the quality procedures? We offer a Third Party service where we could administer the quality processes for you.

Criteria need to be met and terms and conditions apply. Contact us on information@community360.org.uk for more information.

Train With Us

We Listen to your Training Needs

We Get Results and Great Feedback

We Provide High Quality, Relevant Training

We Are Not-For-Profit

We Can Work with Charities of Any Size


Our Past

We were established in 1999 thanks to a Lottery grant to provide training in Uttlesford. Since then, we’ve expanded all over Essex and beyond and delivered over 2,000 courses supporting well over 21,000 people. We merged with Community360 on 1st September 2017 and will continue to offer an enhanced and sustainable training programme for the voluntary and community sector in Essex.

Our Present

Tina Bullen joined Community 360 in July 2018 and runs VST. Prior to this, she worked as a teacher trainer for 2½ years and as an English teacher in the FE sector for 10 years. Tina is responsible for managing the open programme and arranging tailored training.

She is very ably assisted by Amanda Woods who is responsible for the behind-the-scenes administration, ensuring everything runs smoothly for everyone booking onto our wonderful courses.

Our Information Team are also on hand to deal with your initial enquiries, so please get in touch.

We are all very happy to help you.

Please don’t hesitate to email us or phone us on 01206 505250 if you have any enquiries.

Latest news

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Health professionals across north east Essex and Suffolk are emphasising that it has never been more crucial for people in at-risk groups to have a flu vaccination. It is safe to attend a flu clinic to have your vaccination. This year there will be a change to the way flu vaccinations are delivered as health teams need to factor in […]

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Emergency Funding for Small LGBTQ+ Organisations

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Mrs Smith and Mount Trust

Open to applications Application Deadline: 09 October 2020   Description Grants are available to registered charities in the East of England, South East and London in the areas of: Mental Health; Learning Disability; Homelessness; and Health in the Community. Details Maximum Turnover: £ 1,000,000 Value Notes Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. The following applies to the Mount Fund: Most […]

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