Trustee Training

In by Nina Porter

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Date(s) - 24th Sep
10:00 am - 4:15 pm

St John's Church


Run by Matthew Plumbridge on behalf of Tandridge Voluntary Action

This one-day course is for those thinking about becoming a trustee and for new and existing trustees who could benefit from some formal training around their roles, particularly identifying trustee responsibilities and liabilities.

Course Aims

  • Define the legal status of Trustees
  • Recognise ways to reduce associated risks and potential legal challenges
  • Develop good practise specific to your organisation

Course Objectives

Establish who and who can’t be a trustee, summarise trustee roles, responsibilities and liabilities

  • Identify the 3 strands of governance
  • Review your role and responsibility for good financial management

Course Programme

  • Welcomes and Housekeeping
  • Participant Introductions
  • What is a trustee?
  • Roles, responsibilities and liabilities
  • Governance
  • Governing without managing
  • Corporate/fiduciary
  • Strategic
  • Impact
  • Relationship with chair and chief executive
  • Understanding finance

Course Duration

Up to 6.25 hours 10am to 4:15pm including breaks and 45 minutes for lunch which will be provided.

Course Cost

The course costs £40 to members of TVA and £55 to non members including lunch.  (If you would like to become a member of TVA please contact for a membership pack).

To book a place please contact Stella Clare on or book via the website