Welcome to the Academy

The Digital Training Academy for Charities, Groups and Voluntary Organisations is built by the voluntary sector, for the voluntary sector.

Created by Dorset Community Action, our Training Academy combines live and pre-recorded talks, workshops and networking. Containing a variety of free and premium training modules from short “top tips” to longer conversations with experts, the Academy covers a wide range of subjects to benefit your Organisation, all accessible at a time that suits you. Creating a free account will allow you to access content and our valued Members gain discounts on all our paid for content, so feel free to sign up as a DCA Member and start benefiting your Organisation today.

The information you need, when you need it, all at competitive rates.

All resources and templates are included with the modules. We appreciate that everyone's knowledge is different so have created the Academy so you can choose your required level from beginner to expert.

  • Access your resources when it suits you
  • Only pay for the training you need
  • Led by our In House Expert Team
  • Profits Reinvested back into the Community

Further FAQs and information can be found on our main website here.

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Meet our Team:

Caro Hart - Community Training Consultant

Caro Hart is Dorset Community Action's Community Training Consultant. As well as working on a 1:1 basis with organisations, she has been busy helping to create and develop the training Academy. She is here to help you with organisational development, learning and planning, among other things. Caro has worked in the voluntary and charity sector since wandering into a night-shelter and volunteering when she was at University. She has been a Trustee, case-worker, CEO, Chair, volunteer and trainer - often simultaneously. She has an MBA from the Open University. You can contact Caro via the button below (links to caro.hart@dorsetcommunityaction.co.uk) or by phoning 01202 847606 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.
Caro Hart