Mandatory Courses

Care Certificate

Duration: 3 day course (can be delivered as separate sessions)

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all new staff and volunteers who work in health and social care.

Course Overview: Comprehensive 3 full days of mandatory induction training to assist with the completion of the Care Certificate. The course will cover the 15 Induction Standards as set out by Skills for Care.

Course Aims:

• Understand Your Role

• Your Personal Development

• Duty of Care

• Equality and Diversity

• Work in a Person Centred Way

• Communication

• Privacy and Dignity

• Fluids and Nutrition

• Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disabilities

• Safeguarding Adults

• Safeguarding Children

• Basic Life Support

• Health and Safety

• Handling Information

• Infection Prevention and Control

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Children’s Safeguarding Level 1

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working with children.

Course Overview: To increase your awareness and understanding of what safeguarding children means, in order to increase your confidence to enable you to make a positive contribution towards the process.

Course Aims:

• Identify and discuss background and legislation within which children's welfare is safeguarded and promoted and why it is important

• Define safeguarding, maltreatment and vulnerable groups

• Discuss what children need to support their safety and well being

• Describe key indicators of abuse in line with current research

• Define bullying and the potential effects on children and young people

• Outline policies and procedures for managing bullying and how to support children and young people and their family

• Outline policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people and how to share information within your work setting

• Outline and demonstrate how to respond and report to allegations of abuse by colleagues, including whistleblowing

• Define the importance of e-safety for children and young people

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Equality & Diversity

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.

Course Overview: ‘Equality is everyone’s right and everyone’s responsibility’. This training promotes the requirements of the Equality and Diversity Act 2010 and supports the Council’s vision of ensuring everyone can enjoy the social, cultural, political and economic life of the city. This half day awareness session will strengthen your understanding of Equality & Diversity.

Course Aims:

• Definitions of Equality & Diversity

• Equality Policy & Procedures

• Key principles of anti-discrimination legislation

• Impact of discrimination on a person

• The Equality Act 2010

Additional Information:

We also offer a 'Train The Trainer' course in this subject
We also offer a distance learning workbook in this subject
We also offer virtual training via Skype or Zoom in this subject
We also offer bite size training in this subject

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Liberty Protection Safeguards

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.

Course Overview: The Mental Capacity Act (2005) came into force in Oct 2007. LPS are part of that legislation and come into force on October 2020. This session will provide you with a working knowledge of the legal framework for protecting adults in relation to LPS.

Course Aims:

• Discuss the MCA 2005 Five Key Principles (What is it founded upon)

• Review DoLs and the difference between them and LPS

• Differentiate between Restraint & Liberty Protection Safeguards

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Mental Capacity Act 2005 Level 1

Duration: ½ day course or full day course depending on needs

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working in health and social care.

Course Overview: The Mental Capacity Act (2005) came into force in Oct 2007. It provides a coherent legal framework for people who may not be able to make their own decisions because of a learning disability, an illness such as dementia or mental health problems. This session will provide you with a working knowledge of the existing legal framework for protecting adults.

Course Aims:

• What is the Mental Capacity Act & why do we need it?

• The Five Key Principles (What is it founded upon)

• Triggers & How to assess capacity & what happens if capacity is lacking?

• Best Interests & Acting Lawfully

• Restraint & Liberty Protection Safeguards

• How it links into Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court Appointed Deputies, Advanced Decisions, Court of Protection & The Office of the Public Guardian

• New criminal offences of ill-treatment & wilful neglect

Additional Information:

We also offer a 'Train The Trainer' course in this subject
We also offer a distance learning workbook in this subject
We also offer virtual training via Skype or Zoom in this subject
We also offer bite size training in this subject

If you’d like to get in touch to discuss your needs, book training, or just for a chat please feel free anytime. You can connect with Neil Lee Training here - Contact

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Level 2

Duration: Full day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff with a supervisory or management role.

Course Overview: The Mental Capacity Act (2005) came into force in Oct 2007, It provides a coherent legal framework for people who may not be able to make their own decisions because of a learning disability, an illness such as dementia or mental health problems. This session will provide you with a working knowledge of the existing legal framework for protecting adults.

Course Aims:

• Understand how the MCA 2005 supports the HR Act 1998

• Develop a greater understanding of the 5 principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

• Develop in-depth knowledge to apply the MCA in their everyday practice

• Develop a greater understanding the framework for supporting and involving people when making decisions

• Identify and explore appropriate actions to protect people who fall under the MCA 2005 OR DoLs

• Explore and identify potential barriers faced by practitioners, review your responsibilities and duties within consent. MCA 2005 and DoLs

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Moving & Positioning of People

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff working in health and social care.

 Course Overview: This course is ideal for all Health & Social Care. It includes safer moving and positioning of people as well as manual handling of objects. The course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE Manual Handling Regulations 1992 as well as other relevant regulations and guidelines. It also includes a module on slips, trips and falls.

Course Aims:

• Introductory Manual Handling Training

• Lifting Safety

• Moving and Lifting Objects

• Moving and Positioning People

• Moving People with a Mechanical Device

• Lifting Aids (optional)

Additional Information:

We also offer a 'Train The Trainer' course in this subject
We also offer a distance learning workbook in this subject
We also offer virtual training via Skype or Zoom in this subject
We also offer bite size training in this subject

If you’d like to get in touch to discuss your needs, book training, or just for a chat please feel free anytime. You can connect with Neil Lee Training here - Contact

Safeguarding Adults Level 1

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers who do not have a supervisory or management role but have a duty to pass on safeguarding concerns appropriately.

Course Overview: This course looks at the potential causes and indicators of abuse and fulfilling your duty to pass on any disclosures or allegations, the feedback you can expect after making an alert.  How to address any immediate safety or protection needs of the alleged adult at risk, the recording of the incident in your workplace.

Course Aims:

• Personal values and beliefs that underpin safeguarding adults

• Know what to look out for

• To establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support

• To understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert

Additional Information:

We also offer a 'Train The Trainer' course in this subject
We also offer a distance learning workbook in this subject
We also offer virtual training via Skype or Zoom in this subject
We also offer bite size training in this subject

If you’d like to get in touch to discuss your needs, book training, or just for a chat please feel free anytime. You can connect with Neil Lee Training here - Contact

Safeguarding Adults Level 2

Duration: Full day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff with a supervisory or management role who will have the responsibility for dealing with concerns and referring appropriately.

Course Overview: This course looks at the initial alert and the decision making process in deciding to make a referral, taking into consideration consent and capacity of the alleged adult at risk, keeping them at the centre of the decision making process. How and who to refer to and the different types of response you could expect.

Course Aims:

• Know how to deal with concerns and refer appropriately

• Personal values and beliefs that underpin safeguarding adults

• Know what to look out for

• To establish a shared understanding of best working practice in offering support

• To understand procedures in line with the Care Act when reporting abuse & procedures after an alert

We also offer virtual training via Zoom in this subject

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Safeguarding Adults Level 3

Duration: Full day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff with a supervisory or management role who need to have a more in depth understanding of the safeguarding Adults process.

Course Overview: This course looks at current themes and issues in safeguarding adults including neglect, modern day slavery and honour based violence. It will include a review of the safeguarding referral process with updates on current legislation and understanding of complex adult safeguarding issues to support the coordination and risk management of safeguarding concerns.

Course Aims:

• Ensure learners build on current themes and issues relating to safeguarding adults at risk

• Develop awareness of professional responsibility for coordination, protection planning and risk management for safeguarding

• Develop awareness of specialist areas and new developments in safeguarding

• Develop awareness of the referral process and escalation process foe adult safeguarding

• Build on current knowledge regarding legal issues, legislation, complex case management and adult risk safety planning

• Understand the supervisory process

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Safeguarding Adults Provider Lead Enquiries

Duration: Full day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff with a supervisory or management role who need to have a more in depth understanding of the safeguarding Adults process.

Course Overview: This course looks at Provider Lead Enquiries taking into consideration consent and capacity of the alleged adult at risk, keeping them at the centre of the decision making process.

Course Aims:

• Ensure learners build on current themes and issues relating to safeguarding adults at risk, such as MSP and wellbeing

• Develop awareness of professional responsibility for coordination, protection planning, investigation/assessment, recording and risk management processes

• User lead approaches which are outcome focused and how to engage the person

• Develop awareness of new developments in safeguarding

• Build on current knowledge of the Law including HRA, Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act

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Working With Medication in Health & Social Care

Duration: ½ day course

Staff Groups: This course is aimed at all staff working in health and social care who work with medication.

Course Overview: Working with Medication training is designed to enable healthcare workers to perform their duties safely and effectively when assisting clients or residents with their medication.

Course Aims:

• Key legislation and regulations

• Different types of medicines and how they are used

• Risks associated with medicines

• Recognise and report errors

• Rights of medication and administration

• Common side effects

Additional Information:

We also offer a 'Train The Trainer' course in this subject
We also offer a distance learning workbook in this subject
We also offer virtual training via Skype or Zoom in this subject
We also offer bite size training in this subject

If you’d like to get in touch to discuss your needs, book training, or just for a chat please feel free anytime. You can connect with Neil Lee Training here - Contact

Bespoke professional training courses for Health & Social Care organisations, which are both practical and enjoyable.