Training for co-ops

Co-operative skills training helps co-ops strengthen in key areas from governance and finance to marketing. We run one day (open), and in-house or bespoke training to help take you and your co‑op to the next level.

One-day training

For courses marked *, The Hive can support a limited number of FREE places – terms and conditions apply.





26 Sep Understanding your co-op finances Manchester


9 Oct HR advanced training Manchester


11 Oct Essential training for co-op directors* Birmingham


18 Oct Essential training for co-op secretaries* Bristol


30 Oct Facilitation masterclass* Manchester


"Good, well presented and well grounded practical and relevant training session. Emma was knowledgeable, personable, frank and insightful."

Greenwich Leisure attended Essential training for co-op directors

In-house and bespoke training

Co-operatives UK offers in-house or bespoke training, depending on your needs. Contact us and someone from the advice team will be in touch to discuss your options.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Board directors and secretaries
  • Marketing for co-ops
  • Member engagement
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Strategic planning and conflict resolution
  • Employment law and HR

Unsure? Get in touch to discuss your needs and we can advise you of the best options for your co‑op


“I got so much from these events. They were really well thought through and delivered, focused on the issues people faced as worker co‑operators and giving practical tools to help them and their co‑ops. Recommended!” Dave Boyle, Principle Six

“Excellent – informative and useful. A game changer!” Unicorn Grocery