Practical Facilitation Skills


The aim of this course is to increase your competence and confidence in facilitation

Who should attend?

Any manager, HR / learning and development professional or member of staff who would like to who would like to develop their facilitation skills


By the end of this two day workshop you will be able to:

• State the purpose of facilitation and where and when to use this
• Identify your preferred facilitation style and the style/s you need to develop
• Explain the role of the facilitator
• Effectively apply the skills of facilitation

Course Overview:

• What is facilitation?  Why do we do it? When is it useful?  Where do and 
should we use it?
• How facilitation differs from training or chairing a meeting
• What does facilitation look like?  The role of the facilitator
• Styles of facilitation
• The skills of a facilitator
• Facilitating in the classroom, at events and meetings
• Practice sessions with feedback
• Dealing with difficult situations
• Action planning

Style of the Course:

The course is highly active and participative. During the workshop participants undertake activities, exercises and discussions to help them put what they learn into practice.

Course Length:

Two day workshop 9.00 to 17.00 with an hour for lunch.

We can run this course for you in-company at favourable rates for 4 or more people. Please contact us on 01628 526535 or

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