FREE Online Training for Personal Assistants

Help protect the future of the Personal Assistant (PA) workforce and invest in their personal development by accessing FREE training.  Wiltshire CIL have been awarded funding to enable us to offer free training opportunities to Direct Payment Employers and their PAs.

Online Courses:

This year we will be providing access to the following online courses. To register you interest in completing a course please complete the online Registration Form

Please note: once you have completed the form, you will receive the course details in the last week of the month.

Care Certificate Introduction – The Care Certificate is an agreed set of standards that define the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors.

Dementia Care – This course comprehensively covers dementia, including the different types, signs and symptoms, treatments, and ways in which you can best support your client.

Moving and Handling Theory – Social Care TV’s moving and handling theory explains why safe handling is important and the principles that make safe handling work.

First Aid Awareness – This training resource covers how to comprehensively protect and promote the wellbeing of both your employees and those in your care.

Safeguarding in Social Care – This course introduces learners to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults in the social care environment.

Autism and Learning Disabilities – This course comprehensively covers Learning Disabilities and Autism, including the different types, signs and symptoms, available therapies and ways in which you can best support your clients.

Nutrition and Diet – This comprehensive course promotes healthy eating as part of an individual’s wellbeing within health and social care situations.

Person-Centred Care – This course explains what person-centred care is about and how to put that into practice.

Face to Face Courses:

Disability Ally – Written and delivered by people with lived experience of disability. Explores attitudes and barriers that many disabled people face. Define what disability equality and access means. Wednesday 7th February – 1.30-3.30

Employer Information WorkshopAlongside an employer from Fish Insurance and Paypacket, Wiltshire CIL will be hosting a workshop where employers of PAs will be invited along to meet and ask any questions to Fish Insurance and Paypacket. This workshop will also be a great opportunity for peer support for DP employers.   Wednesday 14th February – 10.00-12.00

All training opportunities will be advertised in Upcoming Events on the Home page as well as our Facebook and Twitter pages.

You can download a poster detailing all courses here: Courses for DP Employers and their PAs 2023-24

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