Learn why over 100,000 people have attended our workshops.

Select any category below to see a list of testimonials
from people who have attended our workshops:

“I really enjoy working with ACHIEVE for our on-site training needs because they are  so versatile and responsive, in addition to having excellent trainers and training content.”
John Stephens, Staff Training Coordinator, Department of Housing and Community Development

“An excellent presentation, well paced with meaningful opportunity for participation. This was a good learning event that will contribute to better self awareness and more effective team work.”
Jim Saunderson, Assistant Deputy Minister, Western Economic Diversification Canada

“Enthusiastic, engaging, good humoured presenter. Very well organized and well delivered.”
Bob Ashley, CAO, City of Summerside

“Interesting, insightful and thoroughly provoking.”
Pam McEwin, Consumer Affairs Coordinator, Service Canada

“[The trainer] was excellent – very knowledgeable, engaged all in the class. I really valued this training.”
Jessica Beach, Corrections Manager, Yamhill County Department of Community Justice

“Thank you! This was very useful, more so than I expected! The facilitator is a bright individual with a great sense of humour. He had a personal nature – joining us at the table, being open to interjections, and all forms of participation.”
Laura Sutherland, Administrative Assistant, City of Colwood

“Very relevant and topical discussions. I enjoyed the instructor – she was very knowledgeable and engaging. I came away with great takeaway materials.”
Michelle Sawler, Recreation Program and Events Coordinator, Village of New Maryland

“The facilitator was very well versed on this topic. She was a very confident presenter – never a dull moment. This was a fabulous training event!”
Tracy Fowler, Addictions Counselor, Mental Health and Addictions Services, Eastern Health

“Full benefits and usefulness of content – more of our staff should take this!”
Randy Schenker, Foreman, Building Operations, City of Lloydminster

“Excellent facilitator, well-spoken and enjoyable to learn from.”
Carolyn Schaning, Telecommunications Operator, RCMP

“This is one of the best workshops that I have been to. It is strong all the way around.”
Margaret LePage, Administrative Assistant, Office of the Public Trustee

“Excellent workshop – very informative. This was worth taking!”
Kim Morgason, Transportation Supervisor, Columbia Containers

Strong material – great instructor, she was excellent and knowledgeable.
Matt Lawson, Project Coordinator, Sasktel

“Excellent instructor. Answered all my questions in an informative and useful manner.”
Daniel Alecxe, Senior Commercial Account Manager, Affinity Credit Union

“Really highlighted areas that I can improve in and tools that will enable me to be a better leader.”
Teri Hope, Welding Production Coordinator, Victoria Shipyards

 “Amazing training and group discussions. Allowed me to explore other ways of thinking.”
Rayne Williams, Team Leader, Lush Cosmetics, Digital Fulfillment

“[The facilitator] provided a comfortable, stress-free learning environment. Good integration of group work and self-reflection.”
Chris Wilson, Agronomist, DL Seeds

“Good variety of presentation, discussion, examples and media. It kept my attention and me engaged.”
Andrea Williams, Community Engagement Team Leader, Thrivent Financial

“I liked the hands-on components, the demos, the stories, sharing with others. The energy of the facilitator was awesome – he was enthusiastic and passionate.”
Anne Poonwassie, Director, Prairie Region Centre for Focusing and Complex Trauma

“The facilitator was a very engaged speaker. This was my first workshop with ACHIEVE, but I will definitely be attending more.”
Darlene Mellish, Executive Director, Voices for Children Coalition

“Facilitator was very personable, easy going and knowledgeable.”
Candice Quinlan, Case Manager, Program Coordinator, Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton

“The facilitator was great – energetic and very confident. I would recommend this workshop to others for sure.”
Robert Halfyard, CEO, RSW, Resourceful Futures Community Support

“The facilitator was an organized, engaging and knowledgeable speaker.”
Jayne Schmidt, Employment Counsellor, Rehabilitation Worker, Canadian Mental Health Association

“This is very valuable training – I would definitely use ACHIEVE again.”
Jeremy Albright, Program Manager, Churchill Family Care Society

“Best training ever! This workshop was very informative for my line of work. I’ve gained a deeper understanding of my coworkers.”
Janice Alexander, Team Leader, McMan Youth & Family Community Services

“The strengths were in the facilitator himself. Each subject was strong and well delivered.”
Carolyn Kitney, Program Director, The Salvation Army Community and Family Services

“I enjoyed every aspect of this workshop. I’m leaving the workshop with so many tools to improve my communication, both personally and professionally.”
Priya Sri Balachandran, Youth Worker, McMan Youth, Family & Community Services

 “I enjoyed this training – it was very helpful. The facilitator was excellent.”
Lindsay Currie, Wellness Coordinator, Paradise Villa

“Lots of valuable and pertinent information. Great presentation style.”
Nancy Jones, Dietary Manager, Bay Side Home

“You are great at what you do! Very motivating and empowering”
Melanie Sanche-Hirst, Bilingual Customer Services Specialist, Sault College Employment Solutions

“I’m glad I signed up for this workshop. The facilitator’s knowledge and presentation skills made this workshop very interesting and fun.”
Bahrija Salihovic, Care Coordinator, Participation House Support Services

“I enjoyed the training and walked away feeling a bit more confident in my job.”
Sheryl Branch, Front Lead Dental Receptionist, East Mississauga Community Health Centre

“Very engaging in a productive way. Every topic was applicable and easy to understand.”
Tara Splonskowski, Staff Associate, St. Paul’s Newman Center

“Interactive and very informative! Excellent class!”
Jill Thompson, Team Leader, LoSeCa Foundation

“I loved this workshop. It really helped me understand how to go about dealing with difficult conversations. Very, very good information. Thank you!”
Leona Lafferty, Manager of Wellness & Social Programs, Tlicho Government

“Excellent speaker, very engaging, and not your hum-drum boring presentation!”
Louise Oelke, Executive Director, Central Urban Metis Federation Inc

“The workshop was insightful. I learned a lot!”
Veronica Bernard, Social Worker, Mi’kmaw Family  and Children’s Services

“Great group participation – facilitator made us feel invited and welcome.”
Ingrid Isaac, Resolution Health Support Worker, Council of Yukon First Nations

“Facilitator was effective; was very aware of where the group was at. The exercises and group discussion were very helpful and effective. The videos were great.”
Wendy Ott, Counselling and Support Services, Alexander First Nation

“I always enjoy ACHIEVE workshops! I love that they come with reference booklets with amazing tools. The instructor knew how to keep our attention.”
Melissa Barrett-James, Education Support Worker, Carcross Tagish First Nation

“One of the best of several similar workshops I’ve been to. A fantastic balance of self-awareness building, thinking about people I supervise, and practical exercises.”
Carolyn Harris, Information & Records Management Administrator, Kwanlin Dun First Nation

“[The trainer] was great! The goals were clear… I will definitely do things differently as a result of today.”
Helen Raptis, Associate Dean, University of Victoria, Faculty of Education

“I found this very helpful and have been able to strategize a plan for delivering performance evaluations.”
Jacquie Hansen, Executive Director, Alberta School Council’s Association

“Excellent facilitator, easy-to-work-with manual, lots of chances to collaborate with other participants. This training was very relevant to my position.”
Allan Turner, Principal, South Shore Regional School Board

“The facilitator did a great job. It is refreshing to come to a workshop and leave with lots of great information.”
Jessica Foran, Assistant Human Resources Manager, District School Board

“Good tools to bring back to the work place.”
Angela Pérez, Resource/ Special Education Teacher, Winnipeg School Division 1

“The instructor was a great listener and gave great advice.”
Floyd Donovan, Supervisor, Halifax Regional School Board

“I have attended several ACHIEVE workshops and your facilitators are always fabulous!”
Lisa Haug, Office Manager, Edward Milne Community School