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Facilitating Groups

Designed to give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to work with groups of parents.

What does it cover?

  • Principles and theories of group formation and dynamics, and adult learning styles
  • Selecting strategies and materials to meet the needs of the group
  • Enabling the effective working of the group
  • Essential facilitation skills

Price list

  • Statutory sector/individuals: £245
  • Voluntary sector/churches: £195

The price includes two days’ training with lunch and refreshments and a comprehensive learner handbook.

This training is run with a maximum of 14 participants.

Our day begins with refreshments at 9.00  am, with training starting promptly at 9.30 am and finishing by 4.30 pm.


To become a licensed facilitator to run our Time Out for Parents courses you will need to complete both Working With Parents and Facilitating Groups training.

Approved Prior Learning

We may be able to approve your prior learning if you have already successfully completed training with a recognised provider. Your training would have to be at a minimum of Level 3 and cover the essential topics in this training course.

If you think you may qualify for approved prior learning, please complete our Approved Prior Learning form.

In-house training

Along with the option of coming to one of our training centres to train as an individual or with others, our high-quality training is available in-house allowing you to make the arrangements for your workforce or volunteers at a time and place convenient for your organisation.

Please contact us to find out more about our in-house training.

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