The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) if offering a series of courses in May and June 2011 for people who want to learn how to become effective advocates.
The courses are suited to members of the public, staff in other non-profit organisations and community workers.
Effective Advocacy Skills and Strategies provides skills-based training in three important advocacy areas: lobbying, negotiation and media skills and strategies. This training takes place in the Sydney CBD on 12 May 2011.
Tenancy Law for Non-Lawyers will be offered in partnership with the Tenants Union. This course is for workers who assist or advocate for clients about housing issues. The workshop will provide an overview of the new tenancy laws. It takes place in the Sydney CBD on 30 May 2011
Law for Non-Lawyers gives participants an introduction to the legal system. It covers many areas of the law and is designed to help anyone who provides information and assistance to others. This two-day workshop takes place in the Sydney CBD on 6 & 7 June 2011.
For more information, or to register for training, please visit the PIAC training calendar.