Facilitation training for better meetings, management and group work.

Participants in ICA:UK facilitation training learning about workshop skills in effective meetings

ICA:UK are expert trainers in facilitation methods and have been helping people to master facilitation skills and facilitation methods in the UK since 1996.  Our training will give you the skills and techniques necessary to facilitate any group with ease, creating effective meetings and workshops. 

ToP RosetteTechnology of Participation ( ToP)

The ICA Technology of Participation  facilitation techniques are in use by more than 20,000 facilitators worldwide.ToP methods result in solutions that participants feel they own and plans that lead to real action.

We run a regular schedule of public facilitation training courses and are also happy to deliver any of our training as in-house courses for your organisation.

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more about in-house courses.


Courses are interactive and focused on learning and practicing methods that are useful right away in any group work setting.  They are also highly rated by participants with an average feedback score of 9.1 out of 10 for all courses, and more than 90% of participants say they would recommend an ICA:UK course to a friend or colleague.

See feedback and case studies from our training and facilitation clients.


We have all benefited immensely from this training and we want to be able to share the experience as widely as possible - Barry Winchester, Community Development Worker, Salford City Council


Courses are accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management.  ICA:UK course graduates are eligible for an ILM Development Award with 12 months free access to expert information and support such as ILM Learning Zone.

Learn more about ILM and the Development Award.


ICA:UK is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping people implement participatory and consensus-based models in their work.  Discount course fees are available for charitable organisations and all proceeds are used to support our work developing participation in youth work and international development.  We also offer course participants a special 50% discount in membership of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF).

Learn more about our International Development Work.


If you would like advice or support in deciding which courses will meet your needs, please contact us by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling the ICA:UK office on 0161 232 8444.

Learn more about our courses, fees and choose from our current schedule.


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Note: participants in our courses benefit from a special 50% discount in membership of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) - for details, see course fees

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ICA:UK is a recognised provider of Development Awards from the Institute of Leadership and Management.

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