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Accredited iheart Facilitator Training

Train to become an accredited iheart facilitator

Are you passionate about helping young people become more resilient and interested in working with them in a 1-1 setting, small groups, youth projects or schools? If yes, then we invite you to train to become an iheart facilitator and qualify to teach our accredited, highly acclaimed resilience Curriculum that has already reached over 15,000 young people in twenty different countries. This advanced training course not only enables you to deliver the iheart Curriculum to young people in a variety of settings, but also provides a wealth of online resources and support to ensure standards of excellence and professionalism in your delivery and self-learning.

Join over 450 facilitators from around the world and become part of the mental health solution for our youth.

Next training courses start January 2022 and April 2022

Train to become an accredited iheart facilitator

Are you passionate about helping young people become more resilient and interested in working with them in a 1-1 setting, small groups, youth projects or schools? If yes, then we invite you to train to become an iheart facilitator and qualify to teach our accredited, highly acclaimed resilience Curriculum that has already reached over 15,000 young people in twenty different countries. This advanced training course not only enables you to deliver the iheart Curriculum to young people in a variety of settings, but also provides a wealth of online resources and support to ensure standards of excellence and professionalism in your delivery and self-learning.

Join over 450 facilitators from around the world and become part of the mental health solution for our youth.

iheart Facilitators delivering the programme

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Who is the training for?

The iheart Facilitator Training course is suitable for anyone over the age of 18 who is passionate about working with young people and making a difference. Whether you are retired, just starting out, interested in devleoping new skills or looking for a career change, if you are inspired and motivated to help the next generation uncover their innate resilience, then this course is for you.

How is the training delivered and how long is it?

The training comprises a blended learning approach of large group webinars, smaller tutorial groups, self-directed online learning and practicum teaching sessions. It is delivered completely online, utilising a digital learning platform and interactive conferencing technology, so that anyone, anywhere in the world can participate. This 4-module course takes place over a three-month period, comprising of 100+ hours of deep-dive learning.

What happens after the training?

Upon course completion, you will be awarded your iheart Facilitator Certification, enabling you to teach the Curriculum to young people. You will then receive access to the comprehensive iheart Facillitator Portal with all the accompanying resources and support. You will also automatically be enrolled in iQual, an ongoing quality assurance and professional development programme. Through iQual, iheart facilitators will continue their learning and further develop their delivery skills via weekly group supervisions, masterclass days, and additional support.

How do I apply?

Please click here to submit an enquiry form and to book a discovery Zoom call. On the call, in addition to finding out more about your background and assessing your suitability to become an accredited iheart Facilitator, we will share an outline of the Curriculum and learning resources with you, discuss the training and course schedule in detail, and answer any questions you may have.

The iheart Academy has trained over 450 Facilitators from the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Middle East, South Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

The iheart Facilitator Training course is accredited by the matrix Standard, which is the Department for Education’s (DfE) international quality standard and framework for information, guidance and advice.

The iheart Facilitator Training prepares you to deliver the Curriculum in a variety of settings including 1-1 tutoring, groups & schools.

 Talk to iheart today

Does the iheart Facilitator Training sound like it’s for you? Book a call to find out more!

Once you have completed the registration form by clicking the button below, the next part of the process is to book a 1-to-1 call with a friendly member of the iheart team. On the Zoom call, we will show you the curriculum and learning resources, discuss the training, answer any questions you may have and find out a little more about your background.

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‘Becoming an iheart facilitator can really help uncover mental health and wellbeing in young people, parents and teachers. Get curious.’

– Amanda O’Shea, Spain

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‘The iheart mission is so valid – we have so much to share with young people and I know that this can really change lives….’

– Michelle Howie, New Zealand

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‘I immediately saw the life changing potential that this curriculum can have for anyone that comes into it.’

– Richard Berger, USA

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‘Not only is this an amazing programme for young people, but the training has also been of tremendous help to me personally.’

– Paul Lynch , Finland

Become part of our global community

Join over 400 iheart facilitators from around the world, and be part of a step change in mental health education for young people.

   Frequently Asked Questions

 

I have other questions; how can I get them answered?

Once you have completed the registration form on this page, the next part of the process is to book a discovery call on Zoom with a member of the iheart team. On the Zoom call, we will share a brief presentation about iheart with you, introduce the iheart Curriculum and explain why our approach to supporting the mental health of young people is so innovative and different. We will also show you the learning resources, discuss the training and course schedule in detail, and find out a little bit more about you and your background to assess your suitability for the course.

Do I have to travel?

The entire Accredited Facilitator Training is currently delivered online, so no travel is necessary.

What is the time commitment?

The training is delivered over a 3-month period, comprised of 100-hours of learning. A full course schedule with detailed dates and timings will be shared with you on your discovery Zoom call.

What happens once I am a Certified Facilitator?

Once certified, you will be able to deliver the Accredited iheart Curriculum to both individuals and groups of young people in a number of environments, including 1-1 settings (online or face-to-face), private home groups, schools, sporting academies and youth clubs. This will be discussed further on your discovery call.

Do you have payment options for the training?

Yes, we have a number of options available and this can be discussed on the discovery call.

How will you assess if I am suitable for the Certified training?

On the 60-minute Zoom call, we will have time to learn more about you, including your background, previous work experience, skills and reasons for wishing to train to become an iheart Facilitator. We will also be able ask you questions and answer yours, thereby establishing your suitability to participate in and complete the training course.

What are the dates for the next Facilitator Training courses?

Next training courses start January 2022 and April 2022

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