There are now more bookable training opportunities and E-Learning opportunities now available for the Gloucestershire county ONLY. Staff who serve Gloucestershire patients in the Hub fall into this category. Please bear in mind that it is not us that provide these training opportunities, but Gloucestershire County itself!

Whilst Gloucestershire County Council are not able to deliver our regular face to face training (yet), they have been actively working to source and develop resources to deliver live via online platforms.

Bookable Training Opportunities

For courses week commencing 21st September

  • 22nd Sept – One Day Dementia training (Face to face)- Gloucester Farmers Club, Gloucester

Please contact the team to book: 01452 324306

Mental Health Training Sessions

Face to face courses being run @ Dowty sports & social club

Understanding Personality Disorder Training – 8/10/20 

To develop understanding of the diagnostic category of ‘personality disorder’ in order to better provide services and support that can make a  positive difference to people’s lives.  It is suitable for staff and managers from all services in the Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors.

Responding to people in Mental Health Crisis – 27/10/20

Grounded in best practice this one day course develops confidence and communication skills to respond safely, appropriately and confidently to people experiencing a range of mental health crisis.

Please book on Learnpro community (this will require you to log in) or email for a registration guide.

Fundamentals of Care – Phase 1

Phase 1 of the Fundamentals of Clinical Care Programme is a clinical skills awareness training for Care Workers in community settings. We have spaces available on our next cohort which commences on 1st October, this is a highly regarded programme designed to support the delivery of more complex care within the community. To find out more about the programme and to secure your place on cohort 3 please visit our website.

Registered Managers Development Programme

We have spaces on our upcoming Registered Managers Development Programme (previously titled the New Managers Induction Programme). This programme is for Registered Managers and Deputy Managers in Adult Social Care Settings.

Please visit our website.The  programme will be delivered virtually throughout October, November & December. The programme is mapped to Skills for Care’s ‘Manager Induction Standards’, and is facilitated by experts in adult social care. For more information about the programme and secure your place on our October Cohort.

One Day Dementia training – Face to face

Tuesday 13th October 9:30-16:30, The Pavilion, Cheltenham.  This session has a maximum capacity of 15 delegates and will adhere to strict social distancing regulations. The Dementia Education Training Team will be offering delegates a choice of Face-to-face or Virtual workshops for the One day Dementia course from September.

Online Course Delivery – One Day Dementia

This course is delivered live over 2 half day sessions by facilitators from the Dementia & Education training team on Microsoft Teams.

  • 29th Sept & 6th October 9:30 – 13:00 (see pdf for additional dates).
  • 20th & 27th October

One day Dementia Course information pdf On Line Dementia Training – Sept-Nov 2020

Recent feedback:Excellent. Doesn’t matter how little or how much you know, you will gain something valuable from this training“, “Well worth doing, provides full and updated information and resources/further study if needed.”

To book please contact: 

E- Learning

Safeguarding Adults Level 2

& MCA Level 2 Online E-learning Course

Whilst we are unable to deliver face to face training due to Covid-19, GSAB’s Level 2 Safeguarding Adults and Level 2 Mental Capacity Act have been converted to online E-Learning modules, and are available on LearnPro Community.

The courses are suitable for all front line care workers and volunteers who are supporting adults with care and support needs.

Remember, Safeguarding is Everybody’s Responsibility!

Other Funded training opportunities

Gloucestershire County Council has subscribed to the following services to provide funded places for Social Care providers throughout Gloucestershire to access essential training.

Grey matter Learning – Specialises in E-learning courses for the care sector including the full care certificate, Coronavirus (Covid-19) Essentials, PPE Essentials and Infection Protection & Control.   Please contact them directly to see how they are able to assist you with your training requirements:

* New courses recently added


SCILs – Social Care Information and Learning Services (SCILS) is an online learning resource/community dedicated to the Social Care Sector.

A wide range of social care materials are available either for online or group learning along with other services that support social care professionals in furthering their knowledge. Please request access code from

For Information

Diabetes care in care homes

By 2050 the number of people aged 85+ years will be over 8 million in the UK. The number of older people living with diabetes is set to rise, with a growing population requiring care in their older age. One in four people in care homes have diabetes.

Use the following resources and tools to improve care for people living with diabetes in care homes.

Gloucestershire Healthy Lifestyles

Small changes to how we live can have a big impact on our health and wellbeing.

If you live in Gloucestershire, our team is here to support you for FREE. We work with you to identify and help you achieve small changes that can make a big difference.

Fast Track Recruitment – Urgent!

Could you play a key role in helping vulnerable people in your community? They need your support now!

And finally, something to make you smile :

The team at Proud to learn would like to say a big thank you all for the valued services that you provide in our communities!