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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 making bookings through the website. Rest assured, we can still accept bookings through the site, but can also do so over the telephone or email if you prefer. Please contact 01206 505250 or email information@community360.org.uk.

Please also be aware that occasionally our automatic email generation coming through from the website is not always 100% reliable currently. If you have any queries whatsoever about your booking (missing messages, incorrect timing stated etc.), please don’t hesitate to ask for clarification.

What's Happening?

We’ve Gone Online!

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

Open Programme Online

Click on the link above to view a PDF containing the full list of online courses currently on offer. Feel free to download it.

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

Colchester Borough Council Covid-19 Community Response

The latest Community Response Document is now available to download. Packed with up to date information from Colchester Borough Council. Download the Document here:

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FEELING GOOD, CARING WELL PROJECT Supporting the emotional and physical wellbeing of Carers across Essex………….

The first Wellbeing Walk took place last week along the beautiful River Crouch. They have 4 more walks coming up and more are being planned … details next week.  During their walks and visits they can offer Carers one-to-one support, information and advice where needed.  They also have GRANTS available. Please pass on to any Family Carers.  They are welcome […]

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