Unaccredited training

Creating Links’ unaccredited training program covers a range of half to one day workshops developed specifically for creatives, arts and community workers and local government cultural staff.

Unaccredited workshops

Introduction to Culture and Community Development
Duration: 1 day
Participants: 8 – 20

This one day course introduces participants to working in community within an ethical and respectful framework Participants are provided an overview about facilitating community ideas into project objectives to enable communities to explore and identify issues and challenges; and with the use of cultural tools participate in a creative process to achieve a desired outcome. The creative processes used are broad, such as writing, performing, singing, visual arts, dance and much more. Many CCD activities culminate into a performance, exhibition, play or another creative endeavor.

Introduction to Managing Community Projects
Duration: 1 day
Participants: 8 – 20

Participants are provided an overview of managing a community project, using a range of templates. This training is linked to Intro to culture and community development.

Facilitation Skills for Committees (Introduction)
Duration: 1 day
Participants: 8 – 20

Running meetings effectively and efficiently is important for any committee. Facilitation skills training takes participants through the facilitation processes based on the Tuckman model, forming, storming, norming, performing and adjourning. Participants are introduced to group dynamics, working with different behavior types, and a range of facilitation tools to achieve the group outcomes. This course is an introduction. For participants who wish to do more in depth study, we also offer Facilitation Skills as an accredited course.

Conflict Resolution
Duration: 1 day
Participants: 8 – 20

Conflict, if managed well in a group, allows participants to explore and express diverse ideas and options in a safe environment. This training provides participants with an understanding of conflict and tools to use when in a conflict situation.

Being a Creative Community
Duration: 3.5 hours
Participants: 10 – 20

This workshop allows participants to explore local issues and coordinate collaborative and creative responses. More than a networking exercise, participants come away from the workshop with practical ideas for action and a renewed sense of direction for their work.