See all our new and free training courses, available online and face-to-face

Many free courses to choose from

We run many different training programmes that focus on supporting people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. All courses are applicable for people aged 19 years and older.

We also provide training for those who support people with additional care needs such as Personal Assistants, and anyone who is aspiring to be a Personal Assistant.

The best part about our training is that it is completely free!

Our current free training programmes are designed to help and support people with:

  • Learning roles and responsibilities of a Personal Assistant within care
  • Wellbeing improvements and mindfulness
  • Money management skills
  • Finding employment and further learning opportunities

Care Academy – Currently active and running until March 2022

Delivering specific training to Personal Assistants, unpaid carers and people aspiring to be a Personal Assistant within the care sector.

All individual workshops will work towards the Care Certificate standards, to help you deliver the best service and care possible.

Take part in training workshops to improve your knowledge in topics such as First Aid, Disability Awareness, Dementia, Mental Health, Infection Prevention, and much more.

All workshops will be delivered either face-to-face or online through Microsoft Teams. Our face-to-face sessions will take place at The Mayfield Centre (LU5 4BB), our new training centre in Dunstable. They will also be streamed live via Microsoft Teams, so if you prefer you can watch from the comfort of your own home.

If you are unable to attend our live training workshops at the scheduled times then don’t worry, you won’t have to miss out. You can complete all training workshops at your own convenience, by signing up to our online training platform.

See our website with instructions on how to sign up and contact our team to book your space today.

Wellbeing Matters – Starting from January 2022

Welling Matters is a 6-week programme for residents of Luton, designed to help improve your mental wellbeing.

We will give you the tools to make positive changes for now and the future. Our wellbeing workshops will help you:

  • Achieve a healthy life balance
  • Find opportunities for lifestyle changes
  • Recognise the importance of relaxation
  • Explore fears and barriers
  • Produce a wellbeing action plan

See our page with full details and how to sign up and contact our team to book your space today.

Money Matters – Starting January 2022

Money Matters is a 6-week programme for residents of Luton. It is designed to help you develop your financial management skills, maximise your income and empower you to make positive changes to your spending.

You will recognise your current financial situation and learn skills to make positive changes in your behaviours and attitudes towards money.

See our page with instructions on how to sign up and contact our team to book your space today.

Support into Employment – Currently active and running until July 2022

Within the Support into Employment course our goal is to help you find work or further learning opportunities. However, you will develop and take away much more throughout your learning journey.

Throughout the 12-week course you will develop your employability skills, learn new IT skills, build on your self-esteem, and become more confident. All of these points will provide you with the essential skills to move forward and take on new challenges.

All workshops will be delivered either face-to-face or online through Microsoft Teams. Our face-to-face sessions will take place in Dunstable and Luton. They will also be streamed live via Microsoft Teams, so if you prefer you can watch from the comfort of your own home.

See our page for more information about our programme and to contact our learning and employment team.

Get Active Exercise and Yoga Sessions 

You can still access all of our recorded sessions and watch them at your convenience, as many times as you wish. We now have over 60 videos available.

Just contact our team and they can sign you up and give you access to the relevant video links. Our team can also still sign you up to join the last 2 weeks of live exercise sessions with our qualified instructors.

Contact us

If you would like to take part in any of our free training courses, or if you have any questions at all, please contact our team. They are available to answer any questions and to help get you signed up.

Phone: 01582 470 900 (select option 3)

Email: hlw@drcbeds.org.uk

We look forward to hearing from you very soon.

Website: www.drcbeds.org.uk/training-courses

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