Skills and development

We want to help you maintain a well-led, skilled and valued adult social care workforce. To achieve this, it is important to keep your staff trained and up-to-date. Below are a selection of organisations who offer study days, online courses, day courses and guidance in the areas which interest you most.

Skills for care - provides tools and support to organisations and individual employers in England to recruit, develop and lead their staff

Skills platform - offers an extensive array of courses (over 300) on a wide range of topics

Health talk - provides free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people's real-life experiences

The Kings Fund - an organisation which asks the question; what is social care and how does it work?

University of East Anglia - offering courses in 2018 on many different topics from Dementia to Stroke awareness

Franklins training services 
- offering online courses in a range of subjects

Online care courses - an organisation which offer courses in elderly care, disability care and many more

Care skills academy
 - providing courses on many different topics from anxiety to diabetes awareness

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