Provide greater awareness and understanding of participative
This comprehensive, three-day accredited course aims to provide
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 3, 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.
By attending this course you will be able to …
- Understand the purpose of engagement
- Identify stakeholders
- Apply a range of tools for engagement
- Understand effective methods for communication throughout the
- Facilitate participative activities ]
- Evaluate the results of engagement
Who is this course for?
Frontline staff and managers seeking comprehensive, accredited
training in community and citizen engagement.