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Full coverage of essential facilitator skills that will give you the self-confidence and presence needed to get results

Facilitator Training

"I learned the importance of outcome-based agendas and clearly setting out what you are trying to achieve."


This course has been created to address the specific requirements of facilitators. Facilitators are not necessarily content experts, but instead need to be skilled in group processes and helping groups achieve goals. The course addresses these specific issues and consists of three intensive and interactive units.

The aim of this course is to provide a full coverage of important facilitator skills and help you have the self-confidence and presence needed to get results.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

Recognise the different learning styles and adapt your delivery accordingly
Plan and design to gain commitment and enthusiasm
Recognise and use the main components of effective facilitation
Ensure a successful conclusion

Unit 1 How We Learn
Four Stages of Learning
Learning Styles

Unit 2 Effective Facilitation
Creating the Right Atmosphere
Using Aids and Resources
Encouraging Discussion
Asking and Dealing with Questions
Dealing with Difficult People
Dealing with Difficult Dynamics
Ensuring a Successful Conclusion

Unit 3 Planning
Creating Outcome-based Agendas

Unit 4 Micro-facilitation (optional)
This unit (available as a 2-day course) allows candidates to practice and demonstrate their facilitator skills by delivering a 10/15 minute micro session.

Who the Course is Aimed at
Facilitator Training has been designed for facilitators and staff who regularly work with clients in a group basis and are looking for group management advice. This includes the care industry, mental health, employability and trainers working with young learners.

One day (also available as two day course)

GBT Certificate of Competence

Delivered at your premises or training premises can be arranged at an additional cost.

from £650 per group (from £850 per group for 2 day course)

You might also be interested in our Train the Trainer course

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We have 20 years experience in the training industry and deliver our courses throughout the United Kingdom.