Group Facilitation Skills

Group Facilitation Skills

Develop your skills & knowledge
Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
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Entry and Admissions

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

½ day

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Wednesday 24th May 2017, 9:30am-12:30pm

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
Do you feel daunted at the prospect of facilitating a group or workshop? If so this half-day session will provide practical tips that will help you rise to the challenge.
Offering helpful insights into the process of developing and delivering workshops as well managing group dynamics, this fun and informal session will address common challenges and help you identify your individual strengths and delivery style.

Who should attend:

The workshop is designed as a general introduction for anyone who has an interest in delivering groups or workshops.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Lowri is a Lecturer in Psychological Interventions at UCLan, she has an MSc in Clinical Psychology and has worked as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner in the NHS since 2010. Lowri has extensive experience in facilitating psychoeducational workshops, and in a past life worked as an actress and drama coach.

Liz is a Senior Lecturer in Psychological Interventions at UCLan, with an MSc in Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health. Liz has worked in Primary Care IAPT services since 2004 as a clinician, supervisor and service manager supporting the development of the PWP workforce including chairing the PWP Professional Network. 

Learning outcome & aims

During workshops participants will:
  • Learn how to build rapport with group participants
  • Explore how to create engaging workshops
  • Discover individual strengths and facilitation style
  • Practice facilitation techniques in order to improve confidence.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


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Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808 

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400