Our training programmes empower young people with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to bring about change on a local, national and international level.

Drawing on our years of experience, we offer a range of training programmes to empower young people with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to bring about change on a local, national and international level.

This course is aimed at young people involved in representative bodies such as school/youth councils, or any young person wanting to develop their decision-making skills.

On this course you will:

  • Learn how to make the most out of meetings
  • Develop your understanding of how teams word
  • Identify how to get more young people involved in your organisation

This course is aimed at young people who are running or setting up their own activities and would like guidance planning the next steps for their organisation.

The course is ideal for small youth-led groups.

On this course you will:

  • Identify where your organisation is now, where you want it to be and how to get there
  • Use a variety of user-friendly tools to help you set and measure targets
  • Be introduced to various resources to benefit your organisation, particularly funding

This course is aimed at young people who are interested in running campaigns and lobbying organisations or individuals.

The course is particularly useful for youth councils and political groups.

On this course you will:

  • Develop public speaking skills
  • Identify the key stages to planning successful campaigns
  • Learn how to influence decision-makers and work with the media

We provide numerous modules in personal skills development that can be delivered either individually or as a package.

The modules include:

➤ Confidence ➤ Leadership ➤ Meeting Skills

➤ Public Speaking ➤ Time Management

We run a variety of training courses to equip and support young people’s involvement in the decision-making process.

These include:

  • Decision-making – the practical steps to decision-making
  • Youth at the Table – supporting young people to take up positions in civic life

We also provide training for specialised activities including,

➤ Media spokespeople ➤ Peer Education ➤ Training the Trainers➤ Young Commissioners

How are the cources conducted?

Courses offered as half, full or multi-day training events. These include bespoke training as well as off-the shelf personal development and training courses. Our in-house training is delivered at your organisation and can be tailored to your needs. Our training is aimed at young people, predominately aged 13-25 with a maximum of 20 participants.

Conditions

Host organisations are expected to cover the costs of venue hire, which should include flip chart stand with paper and IT facilities; lunch and refreshments, and accommodation where necessary; and trainer(s) travel expenses.

  • Half Day (Members)
  • £360 + VAT
    per 20

Information

For more information please contact awards@byc.org.uk or call Doug Hallam on 0191 229 5000 Ext 5526 or 07908 276116.

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