Tailored training services

Tailored training programs can be designed and delivered to meet your needs in any area of our eight areas of community practice.

  • Grants & Fundraising
  • Boards, Governance & Leadership
  • Finance, Insurance & Risk Management
  • People Management
  • Strategic Planning, Review & Revitalisation
  • Communication and Promotion via the Web
  • Community Engagement & Advocacy
  • Marketing & Media

Not only can we organise short courses in the above areas, but we can also offer you our full Diploma of Governance course anywhere in Australia for a minimum of 10 people.

All training is delivered by experienced, engaging community sector practitioners, and has been road-tested in the field to guarantee its relevance and applicability at the coalface.

Training for organisations

Training for Local Government

We can come to you

Individuals, organisations, councils or peak bodies may also like to arrange for our scheduled training events to be held at a location convenient to you. Our Institute of Community DIrectors Australia has provided training to every type of organisation imaginable in many locations throughout the country.

Expression of Interest

If you're interested in our tailored training services, please complete the following form, email training@communitydirectors.com.au, or call us on (03) 9320 6800 to talk about your needs.


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Tailored training programs can be designed and delivered to meet your needs in any area of the following areas of community practice:

  • Grants and fundraising
  • Boards, governance and leadership
  • Finance, insurance and risk management
  • Strategic planning, review and revitalisation
  • Community engagement, advocacy, marketing and media

The fee includes training, handouts and notes (for up to 50 participants), and access to a range of other Our Community resources for participants.

Individuals, organisations, councils or peak bodies can arrange for our training to be held at a location convenient to them. We offer tailored training all over Australia in addition to our scheduled training in the main centres.
Organisations often combine forces to bring our training to their area.

Yes, we can run single or multiple training sessions of varying duration depending on your training requirements and budget.

This can be negotiated depending on your requirements but as a rough guide, a maximum of 50 is suggested, though we can deliver presentations to larger groups.

Yes, we are flexible in terms of delivery and can deliver training during weekdays, after hours and on weekends.

We do not generally charge a booking fee, but we reserve the right to charge a 20% booking fee if we feel it would be appropriate under some circumstances. Please contact us at service@ourcommunity.com.au for further information.

We keep costs as low as possible but, where applicable, our trainers' travel & accommodation costs are additional. These costs will be added to the final invoice along with the training fee.

The venue and catering is arranged by the organisation requesting the training.

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