Explore Community Volunteering Qualifications with Discover Volunteering and boost your skills, knowledge and qualifications

We are delighted to announce we have become an accredited centre to deliver the ASDAN CVQ: Visit our website www.discovercvq.org for full details:

What is CVQ?

The Community Volunteering Qualifications are a nationally accredited qualification through ASDAN. They are a great way to boost your CV, earn recognition for your volunteering and make a difference to your local community.


• are for anyone aged 14 + who chooses to give their time for the benefit of the community
• are portfolio based and externally moderated by the Discover Volunteering team
• are designed to reward volunteering with a national qualification
• are ideal for those who have completed or are working towards GCSEs, A Levels, NVQs, Sports Leaders Awards, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award or Degree Level Studies
• are perfect for a range of settings:

  • Schools, Academies and Colleges
  • Universities
  • Youth and Community Groups
  • National Citizen Service
  • Clubs and Societies
  • Charities
  • Business Volunteering Days
  • Individuals

Why Choose CVQ?

• Encourages candidates to take responsibility for their own learning
• National accreditation for the candidates volunteering experience
• Is relevant for a wide range of settings including individuals, schools, colleges and youth groups
• Promotes good practice in volunteering
• Helps volunteers develop generic transferable skills
• Supports progression opportunities for volunteers
• Suited to all abilities and time frames
• It’s great fun and gives the volunteer a sense of personal achievement

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