Excellent Facilitation Skills Training Course (Two Days)



This two day course will help you to be more confident when facilitating group work and training sessions by ensuring you have the right atmosphere, right content and have use of effective facilitation skills to get the most from your audience.

Timings: 9.30 am to 4.30 pm on both days – Day 2 may finish earlier with smaller groups

This two-day programme is non-residential.

Booking confirmations: We will email you to confirm receipt of your booking within five working days. A confirmation invoice will be issued to either request payment by either BACS/cheque or confirmation of payment if you have made a card payment already through our World Pay Account.  Again this will be issued within five working days. Also detailed joining instructions are normally released by email at least seven working days prior to the date of the course.

We look forward to receiving your booking and welcoming you onto the course.

If you prefer we can come to you and deliver a course at your business for small or larger groups – email us at info@ripleytraining.co.uk for an in-company quote for this training, call us on 01423 861122 or contact us through our website.

As a result of attending the two day training course, participants will be able to:

  • plan, design and facilitate a group discussion
  • understand how and why people learn
  • understand the importance of the learning cycle
  • learn to select the most appropriate training method
  • ensuring your preparation results in a clear, well-structured discussions and handouts
  • how to maximise individual engagement and involvement
  • use effective tools and methods to clarify and define potential issues and problems
  • encourage new ideas and suggestions
  • recognise the importance of building the right atmosphere of trust and modeling a positive attitude
  • develop a professional approach and style
  • use and apply the core skills in excellent facilitation
  • receive feedback and learn how to cope with difficult situations
  • maintain a high level of focus, energy and motivation with individuals and groups
  • provide constructive and supportive feedback
  • recognising opportunities where individuals will commit to taking action
  • maintaining an outcomes focused approach
  • use different evaluation methods to continuously to improve your facilitation skills
The course is aimed at anyone responsible for facilitating group discussions whether it be in group work or training sessions.

Facilitator was an excellent role model by showing his tools and techniques in practice – so you can see `how to do it’ . Enabled and created a safe environment, welcoming and encouraging us to be ourselves and enjoy training delivery and that we are `experts’ in our topic!

The smaller group size enabled `deeper learning’ and greater personal attention over the two days.

This course has given me the confidence and belief which I doubted I had – Excellent!

I will have a completely different approach which will come across in a confident manner which people will enjoy and engage with

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£995.00 + VAT
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INCLUDES: Expert trainer, training materials, certificate, lunch and refreshments

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