Core skills module

This one day course is designed for all types of governors in the first year of their first term of office, and for those governors who would like a refresher. The core training builds on a trust’s induction programme to help governors learn in more detail and discuss issues from a position of insight and initial experience in the role.

What will governors learn?

Governors will gain:

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Course venue and timing

A full list of dates for the core skills module is available on the course dates page. Courses will generally run from 9.30am to 4.30pm and will take place at venues in city centres with easy access from a main train station.

What does it cost?

The core skills module costs £180 + VAT per delegate (£153 per place with group booking discount).

How to book

Visit our course dates page to book online.

Group booking discount

Book 10 or more places and get 15% off the total price. Download the booking form for 10+ delegates

Group booking terms and conditions

Group bookings must be made at the same time but can include any combination of GovernWell courses.  Please note that we cannot accept booking forms without a purchase order number. For more information please visit the FAQs page or email

Other modules

Specialist Modules: £220 +VAT per delegate

Member and Public Engagement Module £180 + VAT per delegate

We also run bespoke in-house training at your trust- please email Mark Price to find out more.

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