KDC has an agreement with Knowsley Council which allows all personal assistants employed 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 and loads
  • Infection Control and Prevention
  • Health & Safety
  • 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

Contact Johanne to book a course

I want to book a course

Other available training

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

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

Book me on a course, please

Safeguarding Training

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

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

Contact Johanne for next available dates


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
Knowsley Social Care Training 

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.

PVI Charging Policy 19-20

PA’s who work outside Knowsley may be able to attend training offered but would be expected to pay the full cost of the course (up front), currently £60 per day / £30 per half day

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:http://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/employingpas

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