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 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:


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