Social Value and SROI Practitioner Training

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Social Value UK’s flagship training course, Social Value & SROI (Social Return on Investment) Practitioner Training, has been running since 2008 and is constantly reviewed and developed to keep it at the cutting edge of Social Value practice. The course is accredited by Social Value International and the CPD Certification Service and is delivered by a Social Value International accredited trainer.

Social Value and SROI Practitioner Training is designed to give you the knowledge and tools necessary to measure and maximise the social value of your activities. 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 course can help you. 

Content and format

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 recommended reading for each module.

We deliver Social Value and SROI Practitioner Training online and in-person. The content is the same, however pricing and schedules differ. Please click below for more details.

Frequently asked questions

Does attending Social Value and SROI Practitioner training qualify me to be a Social Value Practitioner?

Please note that attending Social Value and SROI Practitioner Training does not qualify you to be a Level 1 Social Value Associate, Level 2 Accredited Practitioner, or Level 3 Advanced Practitioner.

The cost of this course does not include any fees towards becoming a Level 1 Social Value Associate, Level 2 Accredited Practitioner, or Level 3 Advanced Practitioner. More information can be found on the Professional Pathway page.

If you have any queries about Assurance and Accreditation services provided by Social Value UK on behalf of Social Value International, please contact our Assurance Team.

Can I pay by invoice?

You can pay for training either by card or by invoice. Simply select your preferred option in the payment section of the booking form.


“I think it has a lot of value both for understanding how to analyse and improve community practice for people delivering social value and for getting a better depth of knowledge on different perspectives across the private and third sector.”

Individual Member

“[what will you do differently as a result of the training] ‘My entire approach to SROI will be more measured and purposeful.'”

Individual Member

“Thank you for a surprisingly well run and informative course. I tend to be a very picky person but honestly can’t find much to be picky about!”

Individual Member

“Great course, that moves you theoretically an practically through the stages SROI via the take home exercises. Draws on current developments and discussions in the area with continuous signposting to further resources and reading to develop more in-depth understanding if necessary. Lots of opportunities for live discussion.”