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Training for Children's Homes, Mental Health, Foster Care & Schools

A range of courses designed to support those working with children and young people.

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Training for Children's Homes, Mental Health, Foster Care & Schools

Courses are suitable for social workers, foster care, schools, children's homes and other groups and organisations that support children. We offer a range of courses for those working with children, ranging from first aid to physical intervention, health and safety and managing challenging behaviour. We are continually adding new courses and have a team of specialists including child psychologists, counsellors, social workers and nurses that can tailor courses to meet your training needs.

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Fire Safety Awareness


First Aid at Work Level 3

A three-day course that meets the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 with a course covering an extensive range of first aid emergencies and how to deal with them.


First Aid at Work Level 3: Re-qualification

An essential course qualified First Aiders to update their practical skills and knowledge and renew their First Aid at work certificate.

First Aid Awareness & Refresher

This course acts as both an introduction to the principles of first aid and as a refresher for trained first aiders.

First Aid for Foster Carers

Theoretical and practical training in First Aid techniques suitable for infants, children and teens, designed to meet standard 6.7 of the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services.

First Aid Skills for Parents and Carers

Giving parents and other care givers, theoretical and practical skills in first aid techniques suitable for infants, children and teens.

Food Safety & Nutrition in Foster Care

This course helps develop an understanding of food safety that is suitable to a home setting and also addresses good nutrition for young people.

Food Safety Level 2 Awareness

Food Safety Level 3

Forced Marriage Awareness

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  • Specialists in your corner: We work with a fantastic selection of specialists including doctors nurses dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.
  • Here for you and your team — we don’t just deliver the training and move on — we work with you as your long-term partner to help you manage your training needs and navigate courses.
  • Training tailored for you: We can work with you to design a bespoke course tailored to meet the unique needs of your company.
  • Transparent Pricing: Transparent pricing means there are no hidden fees just affordable reliable training.
  • On-site training: To avoid disruption of your service onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and at times to suit you.

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