Personal Best – Accredited Training for Volunteers

1. What is Personal Best?

A  Level 1 pre-employment training programme in Preparation for Event Volunteering linked to the London 2012 Games. Personal Best in the East Midlands is currently funded until the end of 2010 and will support 302 people.

2. What is it all about?

Personal Best is a national programme. It is a level 1 qualification of 120 guided learning hours, including a volunteering at local sporting, cultural or community organisations or events, which can act as a stepping stone to new work opportunities. On successful completion of the programme, participants could have the chance to become a Games Time Volunteer (GTV) at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

All providers follow the nationally approved Personal Best manual to deliver the programme. You can view the manual at

More details from our local training provider:

YMCA Derbyshire
Steve Finch

01332 364128
0770 310 9073


About Volunteer Centre South Derbyshire

We are the Volunteer Centre serving South Derbyshire, supporting volunteers, volunteer managers and volunteering organsiations
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