These events have been organised for any PA to improve their set of skills to further help their employer.
All courses are funded through Skills for Care and details of all sessions are available for you to see and book here.
If you're not sure which course you'd like to book on or have any problems booking online, please contact us so we can help you directly.
This training will inform you about; what Epilepsy is, seizures and different seizure types, diagnosis and treatment of Epilepsy, what to do if you witness a seizure, First Aid for seizures, together with an insight into living with Epilepsy.Read more
This interactive workshop aims to give PAs an overview of the frequently encountered issues of manual handling and some possible solutions. It will be tailored to meet the training needs of the group on the day.
N.B. This course does not include hoist training.Read more
This course is aimed at PA's who work with people on the Autistic spectrum and is designed to equip them with; specific skills in this area, an understanding of the background to the autistic spectrum condition, an awareness of environmental control and support methods to increase independence.Read more
The course is ideal for new Personal Assistants & will give an overview of the role. Topics covered will include: Health & Safety, Basic Food Hygiene, Safeguarding, Equality, Diversity & focusing on the Responsibilities of the PA Role. It is designed to fit alongside the induction that an employer will provide once a PA is in their post.Read more
Pick up lots of useful tips about preparing ingredients and create good food that costs little to make. Brush up on food safety with facts about: hygiene; storing; freezing; how to identify some high risk foods. (This course won't be held at Leeds CIL)Read more
This course is run by Team Teach and is aimed at PA's who need practical advice around de-escalation techniques and interventions that will keep the person they are supporting, and themselves, safe.Read more
This course focuses on the concept of self-directed support & the skills a PA needs to facilitate this. Topics which will be covered: the history of the independent living movement & the impact on today's practice, different outcomes people want to achieve and how particular outcomes can be achieved.Read more
This training course is designed for individuals who have no prior understanding of First Aid, but require an understanding of how to deal with First Aid emergencies.Read more
This training will be delivered by Employers who are visually impaired themselves and is based on their own experiences of employing PA's.
The course aims to increase the skills and confidence of PA's to provide empathetic support to their employers.Read more
The course is ideal for new Personal Assistants & will give an overview of the role. Topics covered will include: Health & Safety, Basic Food Hygiene, Safeguarding, Equality, Diversity & focusing on the Responsibilities of the PA Role. It is designed to fit alongside the induction that an employer will provide once a PA is in their post. Read more