Research Methods


Tuesday 7th February 2017, central Manchester

10am until 4pm

This CLES learning event will introduce participants to a variety of research methods, including focus groups; questionnaires; and the use of secondary sources. The trainer will use examples of CLES work to practically work through the process of undertaking research, from the selection of methods through to the dissemination of findings.

Follow-up support

Date TBC at training

An optional half-day session to take place three months after the main training course. The session is an opportunity for trainees to share any issues they have faced putting what they have learnt into practice with the trainer. Learners will also be able to catch-up with other trainees and learn from each other’s experiences. There will be a refresh of any course content required.

  • Research Methods  (one day) – £225
  • Follow-up support (half day) – £50

A discount of 20% is available on the above prices to voluntary and community sector organisations.

CLES members will receive a 40% discount on the above prices. CLES members can use prepaid event days to book this course where appropriate. 

Course fees include detailed reference materials and refreshments.

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