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This course is perfect for new facilitators or those wanting to polish their skills, offering a journey from basic principles to advanced facilitation techniques. Participants from various sectors, including homelessness and voluntary sectors, will find this training particularly helpful in improving their ability to lead engaging and inclusive sessions.

By completing this course, participants will gain a thorough understanding of effective facilitation techniques, strategies for engaging diverse groups, and the confidence to lead dynamic sessions.

Who is this course for?

  • Staff, team members and managers from homelessness organisations who facilitate small and/or large groups
  • Staff from other sectors who are currently responsible for facilitating groups and want to further upskill
  • Professionals whose role involves facilitating, for example: team meetings, chairing events, conferences, training, Q&A sessions, planning meetings, team building events, etc.

What will you learn?

Through this course, you will:

  • Understand the core principles of facilitation, focusing on creating inclusive environments
  • A greater understanding of the facilitator's role
  • Gain skills to ensure that every participant feels engaged and valued
  • Explore a range of techniques to enhance participant engagement and interaction
  • Learn to customise your facilitation style to meet diverse needs and refine your approach through feedback



This session will take place in person. Slides will be sent electronically. Slides will be sent electronically.


Homeless Link, Minories House, 2-5 Minories, London, EC3N 1BJ

Cost and bookings

Member rate: £140 per person

Non-Member rate: £180 per person


Bookings can be made via Eventbrite.

If you are booking training places for 3 or more people an invoice can be raised, please email Lana.Newby@homelesslink.org.uk with the names and email addresses of the delegates you wish to book.

Cancellation policy

Please find our cancellation policy for public in-person delivered training here

Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion

Homeless Link is committed to Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion. We agree that we must recognise and value difference and recognise and redress inequality and disadvantage. Please click here to read our EDI statement in full.

Bookings for larger groups

This course is also available to be booked for staff teams of up to 20 people, to be delivered online "in-house" in live interactive sessions on dates to suit your organisation. This course can booked to be delivered in-person (subject to government advice).

Please contact James.Cuming@homelesslink.org.uk or telephone James on 07375 042 815 for more information. Prices are from £990 for up to 20 staff members.

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