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Train the Trainer: Advanced Facilitation - Maguire 2019

Maguire Communication Skills Training Unit

Train the Trainer: Advanced Facilitation - Maguire 2019
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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission 1 hour before event starts £848.00 £0.00
Christie Staff only 1 hour before event starts £848.00 £0.00

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Train the Trainer: Advanced Facilitation Skills and Method - Role Play (An ILM recognised course)


To increase confidence and competence in advanced facilitation skills including setting up and managing role play and working with difficult group dynamics


This course is aimed at experienced communication skills facilitators who are either already using or wish to begin using role play on their courses

  • Attendance on a 2 or 3 Day Advanced Communication Skills Training Course (or equivalent) within the last 5 years
  • Attendance on Train the Trainer: Enhanced Facilitation Skills and Methods or equivalent and/ or experience of delivering communication skills training
  • Thorough knowledge of an evidence-based theory or model of communication, key communication skills and principles and a range of communication strategies for managing difficult communication challenges



The course will:

  • Discuss key considerations for course design and delivery when using role play methods i.e. managing safety and maximising learning
  • Discuss competences needed for advanced facilitation and the challenges this creates
  • Enable delegates to determine their own learning needs by identifying their current level of skills and experience and their developmental needs within the areas of competence discussed
  • Based on their identified learning needs,  offer delegates the opportunity to experience and practice  setting up and managing role play  further developing their facilitation skills and working with challenging group dynamic issues
  • At the end of the course, provide opportunity for reflection on levels of confidence, competence and plan for future development needs


Suitable for:

Experienced communication skills Trainers wishing to build skills and confidence in setting up and managing role play


  • Copy of the Maguire Handbook: a précis of communication skills research conducted worldwide over 40 years, evidence-based communication skills and strategies.
  • Course handbook with sample course programmes and step by step guides to setting up and managing roleplay
  • ILM registration fee- 1 year study membership of ILM with access to a wide range of resources

Certificate of Attendance:  Delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance Train the Trainer Advanced Facilitation Skills (ILM recognised development programme)

Please note a certificate of attendance cannot be used for proof of competence. For this reason delegates are requested NOT to use terms such as “Maguire trained” to imply endorsement by or connections with the Maguire Unit.  

Fees: £848

Contact: Email call 0161 446 3773

Booking Terms & Conditions:


  • Your place will only be confirmed when The Christie receives payment or the production of an official purchase order. Please DO NOT book a place unless you have approval from your manager AND confirmation that your trust are willing to pay your delegate fees.


  • Once your place is confirmed, you will be notified by email. Please ensure that we hold a valid email address for you.


  • Joining instructions, including directions to the venue, will be sent via email two to four weeks before the course commences.


  • Payment must be made before the course commences. We reserve the right to cancel a booking in the case of non-receipt of payment prior to the first day of course.


  • It is the responsibility of the representative booking the training course(s) to ensure that the event organisers are informed of any special dietary or access requirements.


  • In the event of a cancellation: A charge of 25% of the course fee will be made for cancellations up to 6 weeks prior to the workshop date; a charge of 50% of the course fee will be made between 4 and 6 weeks prior to the workshop; no refund will be given for cancellation within 4 weeks of the workshop; suitable replacement delegates will be accepted up to 1 day prior to the course


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Do you have questions about Train the Trainer: Advanced Facilitation - Maguire 2019? Contact Maguire Communication Skills Training Unit

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The Christie School of Oncology Education Centre
550 Wilmslow Road
M20 4BX Manchester
United Kingdom

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