Leadership Training

The Rites of Passage Institute currently offers 3-day residential Leadership Trainings aimed at equipping participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to begin to build and deliver transformational Rites of Passage programs. This training is ideal for teachers, corporate leaders, mentors, coaches, social workers, parents or anyone wanting to create and deliver truly transformative programs for people with their organisation or wider community.

The skills learned in these training programs can be applied not only to youth but also in work, family and team environments. 

Level 1 Leadership Training
: The Rite of Passage Framework

Level 1 Leadership Training is an experiential intensive aimed at training participants in the key elements of a Rites of Passage program. The training will give participants the experience and understanding of how to build Rites of Passage elements into their work helping them become a better mentor, coach, leader or parent to anyone going through transitional stages in their lives.


This interactive and cutting edge 3-day residential will give you:

  • A deeper understanding of the elements of a Rite of Passage and how to utilise them
  • Skills to support teenagers during their transitional years
  • Powerful ideas that can create positive behavioural changes in homes, workplaces and social settings
  • Entry level group facilitation knowledge
  • Understanding how to beneficially apply Rite Of Passage methods in your environment
  • A clear easy to follow ongoing support pathway.

Don’t miss out on this life-changing opportunity!

Level 2 Leadership Training
: Focus on Facilitation

This training will focus on scenario training where participants will have the opportunity to practice and begin to develop the skills necessary to enrol participants, run circles and hold space. The training builds on the key elements covered in our Level 1 Leadership Training and is aimed at equipping participants with practical skills and tools around how to actually facilitate a transformative Rite of Passage experience for a group of people.


This deep-diving 3 day retreat will give you:

  • Real-time scenario training experience in running circle discussions
  • Greater understanding around working with complex group dynamics
  • A takeaway ‘facilitation toolbelt’ of creative activities and icebreakers
  • Increased understanding of how to manage/take people into and out of Liminal Space
  • Practical skills in enrolling and connecting with people
  • A deeper understanding of transformational facilitation practices

Please note that this training is only open to participants who have participated in the Level 1 Leadership Training.

Continue your training and take your facilitation to the next level!

Coming dates

Level 1 Leadership Training

1 – 3 March 2019 (BOOKED OUT)

31 May – 2 June 2019 (BOOKED OUT)

23 – 25 August 2019

1 -3 Nov 2019

Level 2 Leadership Training

5 – 7 July 2019

6 – 8 Dec 2019

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