Professional Certificates

Demonstrate your understanding and advance your career.

tCI’s professional certificates deliver a robust training ground for individuals entering the field, whilst also offering a platform for experienced professionals to gain formal certification for their wealth of expertise.

A combination of Virtual Instructor-led Training and our online e-Learning platform allows you to balance your professional development with your busy schedule.

Widely recognised across sectors working within the field of public consultation and engagement, the programme is structured to integrate real-world scenarios, case studies, and practical applications, ensuring that both new and experienced professionals can immediately apply what they learn in their day-to-day responsibilities.

Professional Certificates

Introduction session

  • The Consultation Charter
  • Making Community Engagement Meaningful
  • Stakeholder Mapping for Public Consultation
  • Preparing for a Public Consultation

Support and Networking session

  • An Introduction to Co-Production
  • Co-Production for Public Engagement and Consultation
  • Conducting a Public Consultation
  • Elective e-Learning Module 1
  • Elective e-Learning Module 2
  • Elective e-Learning Module 3

Support and Networking session

  • An Introduction to The Law of Equality
  • The Law of Equality
  • An Introduction to The Law of Consultation
  • Law of Consultation Online (optional)
  • Assessment

Wrap up and next steps session

Fast-track through the Introductory and Advanced programmes, progressing your career with the end-to-end skills of a Consultation and Engagement Professional.

Entry requirement: Open to all.

  • 13 weeks
  • Between 1 to 6 hours learning per week
  • Blended learning
  • Peer networking
  • Mentoring support

Member Rate: £1,960 (excluding VAT) 
Standard Rate: £2,450 (excluding VAT)

Introduction session

  • The Consultation Charter
  • Making Community Engagement Meaningful
  • Stakeholder Mapping for Public Consultation
  • Preparing for a Public Consultation
  • Conducting a Public Consultation

Wrap up and next steps session

Get started with the fundamental skills of a Consultation and Engagement Professional.

Entry requirement: Open to all.

  • 6 weeks
  • Between 1 to 6 hours learning per week
  • Blended learning
  • Peer networking
  • Mentoring support

Member Rate: £640 (excluding VAT) 
Standard Rate: £800 (excluding VAT)

Introduction session

  • An Introduction to Co-Production
  • Co-Production for Public Engagement and Consultation
  • Elective e-Learning Module 1
  • Elective e-Learning Module 2
  • Elective e-Learning Module 3

Support and Networking session

  • An Introduction to The Law of Equality
  • The Law of Equality
  • An Introduction to The Law of Consultation
  • Law of Consultation Online (optional)
  • Assessment

Wrap up and next steps session

Advance your career with the end-to-end skills of a Consultation and Engagement Professional.

Entry requirement: Successful completion of the Introductory Certificate in Consultation and Engagement. 

  • 7 weeks
  • Between 1 to 6 hours learning per week
  • Blended learning
  • Peer networking
  • Mentoring support

Member Rate: £1,320 (excluding VAT) 
Standard Rate: £1,650 (excluding VAT)

Frequently asked questions

Our certification programmes are open to all learners and professionals in various industries and sectors, and across all levels of experience.

Entry to our Advanced Certificate programme will require successful completion of the Introductory Certificate.

You can purchase all courses through our website where you’ll have the option to make payment by card or purchase order.

Get in touch with our Team if you would like to discuss alternative methods of payment.

None. All Professional Certificate programmes include everything and there are no additional fees required to earn your certification.

We understand the cost of our certification programmes may be difficult for some. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss flexible payment plans.

Training modules that have been completed within two years of enrolling will be acknowledged. Other courses or bespoke solutions will not recognised for the Professional Certificate programme. Please get in touch with the team to discuss how your training history will be recognised.

The tools we currently use include:-

  • Zoom for Virtual Instructor-led Training
  • tCI’s integrated LMS (Learning Management System) for e-Learning
  • Supporting resources shared in PDF format

A member of the team will be touch with you shortly to discuss next steps and set up your unique user dashboard.

There are regular touchpoints throughout all certification programmes. These sessions will give you the opportunity to communicate and network with your fellow peers, and seek support from our Learning Design Manager. 

On the Advanced programme, Learners are required to complete an online assessment once all learning has concluded. You will be given ample time to complete the assessment. A pass will be required in order to complete the course and earn your certificate. 

In addition, all e-Learning courses include short assessments to test comprehension. 

You need to complete all the Virtual Instructor-led training, e-Learning, and pass your assessments in order to qualify for your certificate. Certificates will be issued digitally following the end of the programme. 

Recordings of the Virtual Instructor-led training are not provided but you will receive a copy of the presentation and further reading materials. Access to your e-Learning courses will remain open and you can re-visit these at any time. 

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