Placemaking training courses

There are 8 self-paced courses to choose from

Choose which one is right for you below. You can purchase immediately online or send us a request to pay via tax invoice. You have 5 months to complete a course, so you can easily fit it around your busy schedule.

Who it's for: Everyone

Cost: FREE!

A very quick introduction to placemaking in just 12 minutes! It aims to provide you with:

  • A better understanding of what placemaking is and is not
  • Some ideas on the personal benefits of placemaking
  • A few examples to show you what it can look like

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Who it's for: Professionals

Cost: AUD$165

A concise course packed full of information and tips for professionals working on place-based projects.

  • 6 lessons
  • Around 2 hours of learning and content

Plus receive a personal Certificate of Completion, endorsed by Town Team Movement and PlacemakingX.


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Who it's for: Everyone

Cost: AUD$275

Find out the most important concepts in placemaking, plus the practical, street-level secrets from placemakers with decades of experience.

  • 9 lessons
  • Around 6 hours of learning and content

Plus receive a personal Certificate of Completion, endorsed by Town Team Movement and PlacemakingX.


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Who it's for: Local government
Cost: AUD$275

Ideas, tricks and tools for making it happen in a local government context, plus practical, street-level secrets from placemakers with decades of experience.

  • 9 lessons
  • Around 5 hours of learning and content

Receive a personal Certificate of Completion, endorsed by Town Team Movement and PlacemakingX.


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Who it's for: Local Government
Cost: AUD$50

Provides simple, but powerful concepts and key messages that you can use internally and with external stakeholders. 


It includes 34 pages covering common ingredients for success and suggested approaches for finding quick placemaking wins.


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Who it's for: Councillors
Cost: AUD$110

This short course is tailored for elected representatives in local governments and the important roles that they can play in enabling thriving, connected and resilient communities.

  • 3 sections
  • Allow 45-60 minutes to complete

This short course explains the what, why, who and how of placemaking.


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Who it's for: Starting or improving a community group
Cost: AUD$70

Free for community volunteers.


Ideas, tips and activities for creating or progressing a positive and proactive community group. Learn some placemaking tips to help to deliver amazing results, even with tiny budgets.


Allow 60-90 minutes to complete.


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Who it's for: Everyone

Cost: AUD$140

Learn the most important concepts in placemaking, plus the practical, street-level secrets from placemakers with decades of experience.

  • 4 lessons
  • Around 2 hours of learning and content

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Who it's for: Higher levels of government
Cost: AUD$275

Principle-based and practical placemaking guidance for professionals, advisors and politicians in higher levels of government (non-local government).9 les

  • 9 lessons
  • Around 5 hours of learning and content

Receive a personal Certificate of Completion, endorsed by Town Team Movement and PlacemakingX.


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Who it's for: Higher levels of governments
Cost: AUD$80

Tailored for higher levels of government, this resource provides key concepts and messages that have been tested and proven to work in a range of situations.


It has 29 pages crammed with decades of experience from professional placemakers.


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Purchase online or via tax invoice

You can purchase immediately online or send us a request to pay via tax invoice.

You have 5 months to complete a course, so you can easily fit it around your busy schedule.

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Placemaking Education and PlacemakingX issue Certificates of Completion for most courses to recognise the learning outcomes achieved. Certificates are available for graduates of:


What a great way to build your knowledge, skills and career!

How can you learn about placemaking?


The best ways to improve your skills are to:

Learn how to use the placemaking mindset, processes, skills and tactics by taking one of our online courses. You'll have 5 months to complete a course, so you can easily fit it around your busy schedule. Learn anywhere, anytime you like.

The second method is to learn from the experiences and examples done by others. We regularly feature and promote best-practice examples on our LinkedIn page

The third way is 'learning by doing' and finding your own approaches and ideas, based on the places you are working in. Each place and group of people are different, although the key principles and ideas can work almost anywhere!

These online courses pack many insights and experiences into concise and engaging modules.

They will help you to:

Think like a placemaker

See the placemaking opportunities that are all around you

Learn the what, why, who, how and where of placemaking

After taking a course, you will be able to confidently lead a placemaking project and deliver amazing results, even with a small budget. Plus get a personalised certificate of completion, endorsed by placemaking leaders Town Team Movement and PlacemakingX!

Ask us about special deals for groups of people

We can arrange a tailored package for your team, department, business or government authority.

Need help when you are doing a course?

We are here to answer questions or guide you through.

Contact us at [email protected].