Training courses

Independent Lives provides a wide range of training aimed at support personal assistants and Direct Payment employers.

You can view our full schedule of training below. Click on the training course to find our more and to book your space.

If you have any questions about our training or can't find the training you need then contact us by emailing training@independentlives.org or phoning 01903 219482 (option 3).

14 December @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cherry Hub Croydon

This training session will provide a thorough overview of basic first aid including a practical sign off. The training is for personal assistants who are looking to gain essential knowledge to help them with their work.

 

19 December @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Independent Lives Worthing

This training session will provide a thorough overview of basic first aid including a practical sign off. The training is for personal assistants who are looking to gain essential knowledge to help them with their work.

 

19 December @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Online 

This training will enable you to increase your knowledge of dementia and how to communicate effectively and compassionately with individuals who have dementia. What will be covered? What is meant by the term ‘dementia’ The signs…

 

20 December @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Independent Lives Worthing

This is an introductory training session covering moving and handling. It is designed for those who have a new responsibility for moving and handling people or those requiring a refresher. The course has theoretical work to cover, as well as practice.

 

20 December @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Online 

Whether working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, you have a duty of care to safeguard and protect. This course is fully funded for personal assistants who are employed by an individual employer receiving a direct payment funded by West Sussex or Croydon.

 

21 December @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Online 

Boost confidence and enhance skills with our Medication Awareness Levels 1 & 2 training. What will be covered? Understanding your obligations and that of your employer regarding the documentation of medication. Gaining knowledge about storage of…

 

21 December @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Online 

The training will detail what the Mental Capacity Act is and how it can be applied in real world scenarios. It will also cover the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, including why these exist and when they may be used.

 

3rd January, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Independent Lives Worthing

This training session will provide a thorough overview of basic first aid including a practical sign off. The training is for personal assistants who are looking to gain essential knowledge to help them with their work.

 

3rd January, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Online 

This training will enable you to increase your knowledge of dementia and how to communicate effectively and compassionately with individuals who have dementia. What will be covered? What is meant by the term ‘dementia’ The signs…

 

4th January, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Independent Lives Worthing

This is an introductory training session covering moving and handling. It is designed for those who have a new responsibility for moving and handling people or those requiring a refresher. The course has theoretical work to cover, as well as practice.

 

4th January, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Online 

Whether working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, you have a duty of care to safeguard and protect. This course is fully funded for personal assistants who are employed by an individual employer receiving a direct payment funded by West Sussex or Croydon.

 

5th January, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Online 

Boost confidence and enhance skills with our Medication Awareness Levels 1 & 2 training. What will be covered? Understanding your obligations and that of your employer regarding the documentation of medication. Gaining knowledge about storage of…