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Online Social Value & SROI Practitioner Training

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Accredited by Social Value International

We are now delivering our most popular training course online.

Online Social Value and SROI Practitioner Training covers all of the same content as our original two-day course, delivered through five sessions over two weeks with group webinars and assignments.

The course gives you the knowledge and tools necessary to measure and maximise the social value of your activities. So whether you’re a public body getting to grips with the Social Value Act, a charity measuring your impact and improving your services, or a private business looking at your triple bottom line, this training can help you. For more details about the benefits of social value, click here.

The online sessions will be live and interactive and, should you be unable to attend a session, will be made available for catch up for a week after they have taken place. There are some live webinars and exercises scheduled that must be completed in a set time frame in order to receive your certificate of completion.

You will receive content that has been developed over 10 years, delivered by an accredited trainer with 15 years experience of training and SROI. Learn more about the trainer here.

We also offer a View Only training option which, for a reduced price, allows you to attend training but excludes you from the interactive aspects of the course. Please click here for further details.


You can expect:

  • 5 x 4-hour online training sessions delivered over 2 weeks
  • digital materials*
  • exercises to complete and submit by Google Classroom*
  • group webinar for Q&A, discussion, and feedback on exercises *
  • individual feedback on coursework*

*excludes View Only Trainees

Learning outcomes and standards

The course will follow the existing modules for Social Value International standards:

  • Module 1 – Purpose and scope of impact management
  • Module 2 – Identifying stakeholders and outcomes      
  • Module 3 – Measuring the amount of changes
  • Module 4 – Valuing changes to outcomes         
  • Module 5 – From outcomes to impact, how to avoid over-claiming          
  • Module 6 – Calculations, aggregation, reporting & embedding

Click here to view the learning outcomes, standards, and the recommended reading for each module.

Requirements for completion (excludes View-Only trainees)

  • You must attend (or watch on catch up within the set time frame) all online training sessions to successfully complete the course.
  • You must complete all assignments within the set time frame to successfully complete the course.
  • You need to be able to access Google Classroom. This may require changes to your domain’s security to allow access.
  • There is a total of 24 hours of delivered content in this course, we suggest you allow an additional 6 hours for assignments during the course.

Dates and times 

The timetables for training sessions are below. We will record all sessions for catch-up viewing and recorded sessions will be available for a limited time. We strongly recommend that the sessions are taken or viewed in chronological order – there is a natural progression in the modules which reflects the process outlined in the Guide to SROI.

Course start dateScheduleBook now
2nd March 2021View the full course scheduleBook the standard course

Book the view-only course
20th April 2021View the full course scheduleBook the standard course

Book the view-only course
18th May 2021View the full course scheduleBook the standard course

Book the view-only course
29th June 2021View the full course scheduleBook the standard course

Book the view-only course


Standard training:

  • Existing Member Rate – £714 (incl. VAT)
  • Training plus membership – £774 (incl. VAT)
  • Non-Member Rate – £960 + VAT

View-only training

  • View Only Member Rate – £474 (incl. VAT)
  • View Only Training plus membership – £534 (incl. VAT)
  • View Only Non-Member Rate – £630 (incl. VAT)


This course is one of the essential requirements towards becoming a Level 2 Accredited Practitioner or Level 3 Advanced Practitioner as detailed on the SVI Practitioner Status Pathway page. Although not an essential requirement, applicants for Level 1 Associate Practitioner would benefit greatly from the knowledge gained through this course.

Please note that the cost of this course does not include any fees towards becoming a Level 1 Associate Practitioner, Level 2 Accredited Practitioner or Level 3 Advanced Practitioner. More information can be found on the SVI Practitioner Status Pathway page.

If you have any queries about Assurance and Accreditation services provided by SVUK on behalf of SVI, please contact

View Only Training

For a discounted price, the View Only option allows you to watch all the training sessions but excludes you from all of the interactive learning aspects of the course such as group discussions, access to some worked examples and templates, and coursework assignments with individual feedback on your work from the trainer.

The View Only option requires more solo study than the standard course as attendees are not able to interact with the trainer or the rest of the training cohort in the online classroom. It is ideal for those pressed for time, those using the course as a refresher of knowledge, or those that wish to learn more about Social Value & SROI, but without wanting to complete the interactive and practical elements of the training.

Please refer to the table below to get a full outline of what both training options consist of, and work out which is better for your needs.

The View Only option does still make you eligible to become an accredited or advanced practitioner although we strongly recommend the standard training option to achieve the necessary learning outcomes.

More questions?

If you have any further queries or if you would like to enquire about any other online training and support options, please contact  Please provide a phone number if you can as it may be easy to call you back to discuss your question.


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