Public engagement: theory and practice accredited training

Date published: 31/01/2018

A comprehensive, accredited engagement training course (three days)logo
Day one - 6 March 2018
Day two - 7 March 2018
Day three - 19 April 2018

Accredited by Agored Cymru.

Who this course is for: frontline staff and managers seeking comprehensive, accredited training in community and citizen engagement.

Aim: to provide greater awareness and understanding of participative engagement.

This comprehensive, three-day accredited course is aimed at providing a greater awareness and understanding of participative engagement. Participants will gain a range of skills as well as build confidence in engaging with citizens and the community.

Day one will focus on preparing for engagement, the rationale, who to engage with and achieving validity in consultation. The group will begin to look at facilitation skills.

Day two will look at tools for engagement, an overview of consultation processes, and new options using participatory techniques.

Participants will learn a range of tools and have the opportunity to put some methods into practice. On day three, each participant will demonstrate a participatory method as part of their assessment. The rest of the day will focus on evaluating the results and using data from engagement activities.

Following the training, participants will be required to submit a piece of work for assessment.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the purpose of engagement;
  • Identify stakeholders;
  • Apply a range of tools for engagement;
  • Understand effective methods for communication throughout the engagement process;
  • Facilitate participative activities.

A registration fee of £21 per learner will be charged for those who register to complete the Agored Cymru assessment.

You will need to commit to:

  • Attending the full three day course;
  • Developing a project related to your area of work and submitting a project report.

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