HTSI Members have access to a great range of support and training - if you are a third sector organisation in Highland, you can become a member for free. Learn more.

We are on hand to support you and your organisation with any training and development needs.

We work with individuals, volunteers, and existing and new community groups to support them in achieving their goals. 

Virtual and In-person Training

As your Third Sector Interface, HTSI can share learning through its network of experienced staff and Partner organisations.

Real time learning, through presentations and Q&A sessions are delivered online - allowing you to get the information you need, wherever you are located.

Recent one-hour Masterclasses have covered topics such as

  • Avoiding top risks for new organisations

  • Roles and Responsibilities for Board Members

  • Forming A Charity


Recordings of these sessions available here

Upcoming Training

Volunteer Management Training

This course consists of 4 sessions and is aimed at anyone who supports and manages volunteers. We will look into Volunteer Policy and procedure, celebrating and rewarding volunteers, Involving Youth volunteers, recruiting anf retaining volunteers and Supporting volunteers.

The dates for this course are as follows:

31st August, 14th September, 28th September, 5th October

Wednesday 31st Aug, 14th September, 28th September and 5th October. 9.30am - 12.30pm

MS Teams


£60 for full course for member

3120 per non-member

Support & Supervision Training

This course covers the essential guide to Support and Supervision, from understanding what it is, why it is important and looking at it as a dynamic process that both challenges and supports staff.

Tuesday 5th September 2022, 10am - 1pm

MS Teams


£15 per member

£30 per non member

Emergency 1st Aid in the workplace

This course is suitable for those who work in lower risk workplaces or in higher risk workplaces with lower number of staff and visitors. This is a regulated qualification which meets HSE requirements.

Wednesday 21st September 2022. 9am - 4pm

HTSI, Thorfin House, Dingwall.


£65 per member (Lunch included)

£125 per non member)

Bid writing for charities and community groups

Get Grants are Fundraising experts. This training provides practical, friendly support that organisations can put into practice to increase their fundraising confidence and success.

Monday 3rd October, 2022. 9.30am - 4pm

HTSI, Thorfin House, Dingwall.


£65 per member (Lunch included)

£125 per non member

Crisis Support Training

A 1.5 hour learning session delivered on Microsoft Teams to give participants the skills and confidence to support others. Delivered by supportive and experienced mentors from Samaritans.

Monday, October 10th, 2022, 10.30am - 12 noon

MS Teams


Free (£15 no show fee)