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Supportive Solutions recognises the need to provide a unique way of learning to support employees and employers for the foreseeable future. Our Virtual Classroom Courses offer fully interactive training sessions, delivered by our experienced trainers live to you and your team via computer, tablet or mobile phone. These courses offer the same high quality content as our traditional classroom-based sessions, in the comfort of your home or workplace. 

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ADHD Awareness

Child & Young Person Care

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£250

This ADHD Awareness course has been designed for people who work around or look after young children, such as parents, carers, teachers, childminders, and school support staff. The course will help you to recognise the signs of ADHD discover the potential causes understand what happens during the diagnostic process and learn what help and treatments are available via health and social care professionals.

Access to Care (induction training for new staff)

Staff Development

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4

2

12

£700

This CPD accredited course is intended for staff members new to care settings or who may be in need of refresher training within their current work setting.  It is an ambitious programme of learning that covers the experience of accessing a care environment as a service user and helps the learner to empathise with the situation the person is experiencing.

Acquired brain injury

Health & Social Care

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£250

This awareness course for acquired brain injury will help those working with and supporting people living with an ABI to understand how that person experiences and manages the activities of daily living.  The course is a starting point for improving communications with the person and understanding how difficult even the simplest of tasks can become.

Adult support and protection/Safeguarding

Health & Social Care

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£250

This training course aims to help the learner understand how to identify factors that could harm the vulnerable members in our care communities and how to safeguarding them from further harm.  The course is suitable for individuals, groups and allied professions working with vulnerable adults and as a component of continuous professional development.

Adults with incapacity

Health & Social Care

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£250

This course aims to provide an overview of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and the implications it has for the service user and service provider.  We all make decisions, every day of our lives. Most of us can make these decisions for ourselves, sometimes with advice or support for the more serious or complex ones. Others, due to illness or impairment, will need considerable assistance to make these decisions to improve or maintain their quality of life.  The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act gives clear information for supporting people who lack the capacity to make decisions. This course will illustrate the processes of decision making, capacity assessments, decisions for the benefit of the individual, and bodies who work under the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act.

Assertiveness Skills

Staff Development

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12

£300

Accredited by the CPD at LEVEL 3, this one day course helps learners identify assertive behaviour and how to use assertiveness to improve performance in the work place. 

Autism Awareness

Child & Young Person Care

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£250

This Autism Awareness training course will help you understand more about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and how these affect the children that you work with.  Upon completion, you’ll know how to identify the signs of autism and understand how you can support an autistic child in your setting. The course will help you to recognise the challenges that autistic children face so that you can help them reach their full potential.

Cerebral Palsy Awareness

Health & Social Care

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£250

Change Management

Staff Development

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12

£300

Level 3 CPD accredited, this one day course aims to enable learners to understand and identify the drivers of change.

Child protection/Safeguarding Children Level 3

Child & Young Person Care

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3

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20

£400

This training course aims to help the learner understand how to identify factors that could harm the children in our home and education communities and how to safeguarding them from further harm.  The course is suitable for Individuals, groups and allied professions working with vulnerable adults and as a component of continuous professional development.  

Child sexual exploitation

Child & Young Person Care

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£250

This CSE Awareness course helps practitioners to understand the complexities involved with child sexual exploitation issues and be aware of how to recognise it, who is most at risk, why young people respond in the way that they do and how children become implicated in CSE. The course also provides essential information on what constitutes best practice for responding to concerns and making referrals to safeguarding boards.

Coaching and Mentoring

Staff Development

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£300

This course is accredited by the CPD at LEVEL 3 and enables delegates to understand the principles and activities the underpin effective coaching and mentoring programmes.

Dementia Awareness

Health & Social Care

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1

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£250

This is a dementia course aligned with the Scottish framework for the Informed and skilled levels.  It is suitable for those working or living with persons who live with dementia symptoms and should improve their knowledge and skills in determining how to improve the quality of support for the person and in turn improve their quality of life.

Diabetes Awareness

Health & Social Care

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£250

Diabetes is a health condition that requires strict monitoring and management. While this can usually be done by the individual, it's essential that anybody who spends time with them knows how to help should it be needed. This course teaches you about the different types of diabetes, the possible complications associated with them, and how to manage the condition to reduce the risk of these complications. By taking this training, you will have an in-depth knowledge of diabetes and be confident in offering help and support.

Dysphagia & IDDSI

Health & Social Care

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£250

Difficulty eating (dysphagia) is a common consequence of many medical conditions especially neurological disorders such as: dementia, stroke, learning disability, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis. Dysphagia not only impacts on the quality of peoples’ lives but it can also shorten them. This course will equip you to: reduce the risk of choking, spot the signs early, deliver the essential first aid and help prevent further episodes. This course is for anybody, who wants to help those with swallowing difficulties to: stay safe, well-nourished and dignified during mealtimes.

Eating disorders

Health & Social Care

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3

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20

£450

This Eating Disorders Awareness training will give learners an introduction to eating disorders and is suitable of professionals working in a variety of healthcare sectors. This course has been developed so that learners leave with a strong foundation in how eating disorders work, why recovery is so difficult, as well as practical advice on the sources of help. The course will help attendees learn about the fundamental issues surrounding the illnesses. It is ideal for anyone working with or supporting an individual who has any eating disorder.

End of Life Care (Care Staff)

Health & Social Care

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2

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20

£350

This End of Life care course enhances the knowledge and understand of the health and social care workers by providing information on how to support an individual in their last days of life. This course is designed for care workers to feel more confident and emotionally prepared at this difficult time, to ensure that they can deliver high quality care for individuals approaching the end of their life with compassion, competency and respect.

Epilepsy Awareness

Health & Social Care

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20

£250

This epilepsy awareness training course is aimed at those working with or responsible for the wellbeing and welfare of individuals living   with epilepsy.  This course aims to give an understanding of the causes, triggers and management of a seizure. The course will also explain seizure first aid. This course is vital for any members of care staff working with or responsible for people living with epilepsy.

Equality & Diversity

Staff Development

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1

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£250

This Equality and Diversity training course has been designed to help learners understand more about their responsibilities for promoting equality and diversity in the workplace.  The course provides an introduction to the Equality Act 2010 and details each of the protected characteristics so you can learn more about what they are and how to avoid discrimination through your words and actions. The course looks at which behaviours are prohibited by the Equality Act and aims to help you promote a fairer, more tolerant and more diverse working environment.

Female genital mutilation

Health & Social Care

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£250

This FGM, Forced Marriage, and Honour-Based Violence Awareness online training has been designed to provide learners with a cultural and practical knowledge of honour-based violence, female genital mutilation, and forced marriage.  Learners will become fully aware of how they can take action to help prevent these abuses if they are concerned that someone they know is at risk. They will also discover the availability of organisations who are available to help by giving advice and assistance to front line workers and victims.

Fire Awareness

Workplace H&S

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£250

This Fire Safety training course teaches you about the fire risks in work premises and what safety measures should be in place to control them. It explains everyone’s legal responsibilities, the common causes of fires, how to prevent them, what fire safety arrangements are necessary, and the importance of following emergency procedures.  Having an awareness of fire safety in the workplace is crucial, not only for complying with the law but for keeping people safe. It’s everyone’s duty to help prevent fires from starting and to know how to evacuate safely if necessary. The knowledge you gain from this course enables you to meet these requirements in your workplace.

Fire Marshall Training

Workplace H&S

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£250

Having a designated fire warden at work is an important part of fire safety. The fire warden works together with the employer to ensure that fire safety measures and evacuation procedures are in place and effective.


This course will provide you with the necessary training required to be a qualified fire warden. It will educate you about what your legal duties are, will provide you with an understanding of fire, familiarise you with fire hazards and fire safety arrangements, and detail what your emergency evacuation procedures should entail. The information in the course will enable you to take responsibility for fire safety in your workplace and protect everyone’s wellbeing.

Food Safety Level 2

Workplace H&S

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20

£350

This Level 2 course has been designed to help anyone who handles, prepares or serves food to understand their legal responsibilities and know what constitutes best practice in regards to controlling food safety hazards, controlling temperatures, food storage, food preparation, personal hygiene and premises cleaning.  By law, all food handlers must have an understanding of the basic principles of food hygiene and know how to work safely so as to protect the food they serve from contamination.

Giving Briefings and Making Presentations

Staff Development

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12

£300

This one day course is accredited by the CPD at LEVEL 3, and designed to enable learners how to give a briefing or make effective presentations in the work place.

Grievance & Disciplinary

Staff Development

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2

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20

£400

This Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures Training Course is designed to help managers and employers ensure that they have a fair and consistent disciplinary procedure in their workplace.  By the end of the training, learners will know how to ensure both minor and gross misconduct are handled appropriately, how to conduct an appropriate investigation and disciplinary hearing, and understand the different penalties that employees can be given. Learners will also understand what happens when an employee appeals a decision or takes the company to an Employment Tribunal.

Health & Safety Inc COSHH & Risk Assessment

Workplace H&S

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2

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20

£350

A thorough understanding of health and safety is essential in all workplaces, regardless of job role and industry. This Health and Safety course ensures that you understand the most common health and safety risks in your workplace and the control measures that are needed to keep you safe.  The course covers the most crucial aspects of health and safety that are present in every workplace, such as manual handling, COSHH, working at height, and fire and electrical safety. It also explains the necessary components of workplace welfare, including workplace stress and conflict.

Infection Prevention Control

Workplace H&S

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1

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20

£250

The Infection control training course is designed for staff working within the care environment. Individuals will understand the importance of why we need to have infection control measures implemented in the workplace. At the end of this course learners will be able to state the obligations and responsibilities that should be performed when dealing with infection control issues. In addition to this learners will be able to explain hand washing techniques along with having an understanding of maintaining a clean environment.

Leading and Motivating Teams

Staff Development

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2

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12

£350

The course will be accredited by the CPD at LEVEL 3.  This one day course aims to enable learners to understand what motivates people and how to apply appropriate motivational technics.  Specifically this course will follow the 7 key steps to help you motivate and inspire your team.

MND, Parkinson’s & Huntington’s

Health & Social Care

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2

2

20

£350

Management Communication

Staff Development

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1

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12

£300

This course enables learners to understand the principles of communication and how to communicate effectively, utilising best practice to deliver presentations or written reports.  Specifically the course will cover the communication cycle and how, in turn, this allows others to communicate and behave. Accredited by the CPD at LEVEL 3. 

Managing Teams for Performance

Staff Development

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1

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12

£300

This two hour course aims to help learners improve the management and performance of teams in the workplace. The course will be accredited by the CPD at LEVEL 3.

Manual handling

Workplace H&S

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12

£300

This Manual Handling Training Course helps employers ensure that they and their employees are sufficiently trained in the principles and practices of safe manual handling.

This course provides the necessary information and training for organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place.

It follows the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) and provides a practical guide for managing and carrying out safe and healthy manual handling. The course also features videos, diagrams, and downloadable resources to use in your workplace.

Medication Management

Health & Social Care

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20

£250

The Medication course is designed for staff working within a care environment. This course is in line with the National Minimum Standards Requirements and recent government guidelines. Candidates will gain an understanding of the legislation involved with administration of medication, along with being able to follow procedures set for safe administration of medication. Candidates will also gain an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and security in all procedures of drug administration. Candidates will also obtain under-pinning knowledge of the above issues and therefore will be able to put this into practice where necessary.

Mental Health Awareness

Health & Social Care

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2

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20

£350

In the UK, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem at any one time, including in the workplace. Many employers and managers simply don’t understand enough about the topic and so can do little to help, which often results in a person’s mental health deteriorating.  This training course has been designed as an introduction to mental health to raise an awareness of how important it is to the workplace. The course provides an overview of mental health problems, outlining some of the symptoms and effects, and explains what you can do to help colleagues feel supported and encouraged. The course aims to promote positive mental health and demonstrate how easy it can be for employers to make adjustments in order to encourage tolerance and understanding in the workplace.

Moving and assisting of people

Workplace H&S

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12

£300

Moving and handling is a key part of the working day for most frontline workers; from moving equipment, laundry, catering, supplies or waste to assisting people to move. This training course equips people with knowledge and skills to assess moving and handling tasks, carry them out safely and to make improvements to current practices.

Obsessive, compulsive disorders

Health & Social Care

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£250

This Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) awareness course is designed for support staff who work with individuals with OCD. Attendees will have a better understanding of what OCD is and how it is caused. Attendees will also gain additional knowledge into the neurological side of OCD and how it is best approached and managed.

Person Centred Care Planning

Health & Social Care

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2

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20

£350

This training course explores how person-centred care puts people and their families at the centre of any care and support decisions or intervention. Content includes assessment and support planning, through to provision of care in residential or home care settings. This course is suitable for social care and health staff working in local authorities, organisations providing care and support, voluntary organisations, housing and children’s services This includes social workers, social care officers, managers, frontline care staff, occupational therapists, nurses, clinical staff, housing officers, carers (paid, voluntary and informal).

Post incident stress debrief

Staff Development

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10

3

12

£2499

This training programme aims to facilitate an appreciation of the complex range of symptoms that a person can experience when stressed whilst also examining the reasons why people experience and deal with stress differently. It will enable learners to recognise and manage their own stress through a range of validated techniques that build both resilience and improve adaptive coping.


This programme includes content on: understanding stress and an individual’s response to stressful situations, coping with stress, stress at work, emotional intelligence, mindfulness, stress, negative thinking and psychological first aid.

Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Grading

Health & Social Care

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20

£250

This training course presents information and questions around the prevention and management of pressure ulcers in the form of case studies. The aim of the course is to help the learner understand pressure ulcers - how they form, how they are treated and, crucially, how they can be prevented.

Problem Solving and Decision Making

Staff Development

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£300

Our principal trainer has a post graduate in training practice and management.  The course will be accredited by the CPD at LEVEL 3.  This one day course aims to help participates understand the process of describing a work place problem and how to gather information to identify possible solutions.

Psychological First Aid and Stress Management

Staff Development

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4

3

12

£999

This training programme aims to facilitate an appreciation of the complex range of symptoms that a person can experience when stressed whilst also examining the reasons why people experience and deal with stress differently.

It will enable learners to recognise and manage their own stress through a range of validated techniques that build both resilience and improve adaptive coping.

This programme includes content on: understanding stress and an individual’s response to stressful situations, coping with stress, stress at work, emotional intelligence, mindfulness, stress, negative thinking and psychological first aid.

Record keeping

Staff Development

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£250

Record keeping underpins good care and support by ensuring effective communication of an individual's support needs. This course covers the basics of ensuring records are completed fully and in a timely manner.

To ensure the learner is able to complete all required documentation within care so that it complies with both legal and organisational requirements.

Safeguarding Lead (Level 4)

Child & Young Person Care

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4

2

20

£700

This Designated Safeguarding Officer course is suitable for anyone who works frequently with children and who holds a management, supervisory or designated child protection role in settings such as schools, universities, charities, places of worship, sports clubs, leisure centres and GP and healthcare practices.  The course is suitable for anyone wishing to understand the responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Officer so that they can become a safeguarding officer for their company or assist those who already hold the position.

Separation, loss and bereavement

Health & Social Care

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3

2

20

£400

This training course will offer insights towards attitudes to death, the four different phases of grief, addresses bereavement in children separately, and it examines when expressions of grief become unhealthy.  This is an essential course for anyone working with anyone who is grieving. It also complements nursing training for those working on an end-of-life ward, or in hospices.

Sepsis Awareness

Health & Social Care

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£250

This training course will help the learner to understand what Sepsis (also known as blood poisoning) is and how it affects the system. Normally our immune system fights infection – but sometimes, it attacks our body’s own tissues and organs. If not treated immediately, sepsis can result in multiple organ failure and death. With early diagnosis, it can be treated with antibiotics.  This course aims to provide attendees with sepsis awareness and an understanding of how to recognise potential early warning signs.

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