Voluntary Action Oldham logoVoluntary Action Oldham Facilitation Skills Training

Client: Voluntary Action Oldham

Description: Ran a daylong course for voluntary sector staff exploring what makes a good (and bad!) facilitator; introducing a range of facilitation tools, techniques and event planning ideas.

Category: Facilitation skills training



Climate Change and Children's ServicesClimate Change and Children’s Services

Client: Derbyshire County Council Children’s Services

Description: Workshop to provide Children Centre staff with a better understanding of climate change and how they can help reduce their carbon emissions.

Quote: “Thank you for delivering such an inspirational workshop! Everyone enjoyed it and we are passing the message on to others!
Janet Snell, Chesterfield Children's Centres”

Category: Climate change – the essentials



Derbyshire Eco CentreDerbyshire Eco Centre

Client: Derbyshire Eco Centre

Description: Delivered a two-day introductory course for those seeking a greater understanding of climate change and how to develop carbon management practices in their workplace.

Quotes: “A very heavy subject that was broken own and taught extremely well! I have learnt loads & enjoyed it thoroughly thanks!” Course Participant

“Great tutor, clear information, right amount of movement i.e group work and PowerPoint. Very worthwhile two days” Course Participant

“ Fantastic tutor – he kept us on track and the course was lively and interesting. The course was well organised and well structured and at a good pace. I’d definitely recommend it.” Course Participant

Category: Carbon Management at Work



Every action countsEvery Action Counts

Client: BTCV

Description: The ‘Every Action Counts' initiative, backed by Defra, helped community groups take simple everyday actions that would benefit themselves and help create a cleaner, greener, fairer and safer community. The two-day training course helped community champions take the first step to promoting and communicating environmental action.

Quote: “Thanks again for the course, I also learnt a lot from your use of such a wide range of interesting and enjoyable activities, you made it all very easy and non threatening, but still ensured we all took full part. It all went very smoothly with all your detailed organisation. Thanks for all the new skills & ideas we have learnt!” Shona Thomas, Energy Advisor

“Thank you Pete, got to say I learnt more about presentations skills from you than any hand-out and that you need commending for your excellent work over the 2 days many thanks.”Craig Green, Every Action Counts Community Champion

Category: Communicating environmental messages – inspiring action



Skills for sustainability workshopSkills for sustainability workshop

Client: National Association of AONBs

Description: Delivered a training session for AONB staff from across the UK on ways to communicate key sustainability messages to their numerous stakeholders.

Category: Communicating environmental messages – inspiring action



University of DerbyUniversity of Derby – Event Management Students

Client: University of Derby

Description: Three hour interactive workshop to help undergraduate students better understand the concept of sustainable development and how they could apply it in their event management work.

Quotes: “I enjoyed the practical exercises. Always helps putting theory into context” Undergraduate, University of Derby

“[I’ve learnt] An easy process to find out and prioritise sustainable issues” Undergraduate, University of Derby

Category: Unpacking sustainability – ideas, actions & choices



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