263a Tarbock Road
Huyton Merseyside, L36 0SD

Free Training for Personal Assistants

KDC has an agreement with Knowsley Council which allows all personal assistantsemployed under the direct payments scheme in Knowsley/carers/family members  to access a range of learning and development workshops.

Courses include: –

  • Carers Awareness
  • First Aid and Life Support
  • Fire Safety
  • Lifting and Carrying of People
  • Lifting and Carrying of Loads
  • Medicines Management for PAs (2hr session)
  • Food for Life (1 day course)

Benefits to you: –

  • Learn new skills to help you in your role
  • Gain a qualification
  • Progress your career
  • Learn job specific skills

View the full prospectus  

Social Care Training for PAs

Knowsley Council have introduced a charging policy on training due to the high level of non-attendance and last minute cancellations.  Click on the link below to read the latest policy.

Charging Policy on Training_KMBC

How to book a course

Contact Johanne Ross via email johanne.ross@kdc.org.uk with details of the course you wish to access.

Other available training

You, your carer or family member can access other training such as: –

  • Autism & Sensory Interaction
  • Education & Healthcare Plans
  • Epilepsy & Buccal Midazolam Course
  • Oral Health Training

Click here for full details

Safeguarding Training

Safeguarding Children & Adults Alerter Workshop (Course code:  SACBA1)

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Thursday 16 February 2017

The Venue (formerly the Huyton Suite) – Civic Way Huyton
9.00am – 12.30pm or 1.00pm – 4.30pm. Registration opens at 9.00am for 9.30am start and 1pm for 1.30pm start


The following courses can be completed from the comfort of your own home through e-learning, you will need internet connection for this: –

  • Health & Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • Equality & Diversity and Human Rights


Wider Support for you as an Employer:
Remember, that an extensive range of support materials, including funding for training and release cover, are available on the Skills for Care Website: