Book in for advanced training with IAP2

Completed your International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Australasia Certificate in Engagement and wondering what’s next? If so, the IAP2A Advanced Certificate in Engagement could be for you.

The pre-requisite to commence the Advanced Certificate is to have completed the IAP2 Australasia Certificate in Engagement. Those who have previously completed the IAP2 Certificate in Public Participation and Pathways to Advanced Engagement Practice may also commence the Advanced Certificate.

To gain the IAP2A Advanced Certificate in Engagement you are required to complete a total of six units – the core module (Strategies for Complex Engagement) and two elective subjects. Each subject is worth two units.

Two subjects are available this October in IAP2’s virtual facilitated classroom:

What: Strategies for Complex Engagement (core module)
When: 7-8 October
Where: virtual facilitated classroom IAP2 Learn
Cost: $975
Register: online
What: Brave Honest Conversations (elective module)
When: 14, 15, 16 October; 25, 26, 27, 30 November; 1, 2 December
Where: virtual facilitated classroom IAP2 Learn
Cost: $975
Register: online

The two other elective subjects Building an Engaging Organisation and Strategies for Dealing with Opposition and Outrage will be available in the coming months.

IAP2 core values and Better Together principles form the basis for how DEW involves the community in its work.

DEW is a corporate member of IAP2, which means all staff have access to member benefits, including training.

If you haven’t already had your Performance Review and Development conversation with your manager and you work with the community, IAP2 has a range of courses that may be useful to consider as part of your personal development.

To login and check when courses are available you need to first head to the website.

If you already have an account with IAP2, log in and go to your profile. In the text box, enter the DEW membership code (internal access only), and then click ‘Affiliate Me.’ If you don’t have an account yet, you’ll need to join as a non-member first.

You’ll now have access to member benefits, discounts and resources.