APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Counselling children and young people

We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for our brand new PDA Counselling Children and Young People(10-18) SCQF Level 11

You can now apply for a place on our postgraduate level course that will equip counsellors with the skills, experience and qualifications to work effectively with children in school and community settings. We have spent the last few months since our SQA centre registration going through the course in fine detail and setting up the delivery so that it is moreCounselling children and young people experiential learning and less classroom based listening.  We are extremely proud of what we have managed to achieve and cannot wait to get started in upskilling the qualified counsellors who are looking to support children and young people.

Offering Post Graduate Counselling course to work with children & young people

The course is aimed at qualified counsellors who have already achieved at least an SCQF Level 8 diploma or equivalent
qualification in a relevant counselling discipline. Candidates should be planning to or already be work directly with children or young people in a therapeutic role and should have access to an opportunity for supervised practice with this age group. All candidates should be registered with a counselling body and be currently practicing. All candidates must be members of the PVG scheme in Scotland.

The PDA Specification consists of two units and once completed they make up the post graduate counselling course to work with children and young people. Unit J2RG37 which covers the ethics and professional practice working with children and young people can be completed by counsellors who are currently completing a diploma level course in
counselling.

counselling children and young people

Progress to Unit J3HH38 which covers the safe and competent practice with children and young people is limited to

those who have successfully been awarded their counselling diploma and have completed their 100 hours supervised practice

We are offering the course at an introductory price for the first cohort

The first cohort is being offered at an introductory price of £1000, this will be the price for the first cohort as we grow and learn in delivering the course for the first time ever!  The cost will rise significantly(£1460) for the next intake of trainees, so get signed up as soon as you can to take advantage of this amazing offer.

Are you a counsellor who wants to work with children?

If that sounds like you then have a look at our course, which is brand new from SQA and BACP. Places are limited as we deliver this for the first time, so if you are interested please do get in touch as soon as possible as we have had many enquiries about the course and places will fill up fast.

For more information and to book your place click here

Counselling children and young people

Counselling children and young people

To find out more about the PDA Counselling; Children and Young People on SQA website click here

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PDA Counselling:Children & Young People(10-18)

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Demo Course

Who is this training for?
This qualification aims to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include bar workers, waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock/store room staff.

Duration
4 hours of learning.

Topics covered
These include the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food.

Assessment method
This qualification is be assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Cost
£600 – in house delivery (maximum 10 delegates).

Food Safety - Level 4

Who is this qualification for?
The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a food or drink manufacturing/catering/retail environment role, or to support a role in the workplace.
The qualification is intended for those whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team.

Duration
60 hours, of which 40 are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered
This qualification covers the subject of food hygiene at a suitable depth to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of hazards and controls; its focus is on the importance of developing, implementing and monitoring food safety procedures.

Assessment Method
This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice and written examination.

Cost
In-house delivery (maximum 10 delegates), to be discussed.

Introduction to Customer Service

Who is this training for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who are starting or returning to work or who need specific training in customer service. It is also suitable for refresher training.

Duration
4 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered
These include the need for customer service, the cost of poor customer service, understanding our customers, customer expectations, going above and beyond and how to apply these principles.

Assessment method
This course is not assessed.

Cost
£600 – in house delivery (maximum 10 delegates).

Customer Service Excellence

Who is this training for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who are in customer facing roles or who need specific training in customer service. It is also suitable for refresher training.

Duration
12 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered
These include the need for customer service, the cost of poor customer service, understanding our customers, customer expectations, going above and beyond and how to apply these principles, body language, listening and communication, dealing with complaints and evaluating customer service.

Assessment method
This course is not assessed.

Cost
£1,800 – in house delivery (maximum 10 delegates).

Short Duration High Intensity Change Management Courses

Short duration courses designed to allow you to create the management training that suits your business needs. One days training would usually be 3 courses, however, we can take parts of them and create bespoke training that suits your needs.

  • Growing others
  • Having honest conversation
  • Knowing what ‘good’ looks like
  • Maximising our potential
  • My performance
  • Respect in workplace
  • Diversity
  • Better Together
  • Developing my team
  • Identifying a talented colleague
  • Running an engaging session
  • Influencing
  • Storytelling
  • Contracting
  • Emotional Leadership
  • Personal branding


Who are they for?
Managers, supervisors, leaders, or anyone aspiring to take up these roles, particularly those looking to manage a change in the workplace.

Duration
2 hours each course.

Topics Covered
Differ for each course, contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Assesment Method
These courses are not assessed.

Cost
£125 per delegate per day (minimum 6 hours) – £85 per delegate per course.

Short Duration High Intensity Management Courses

Short duration courses designed to allow you to create the management training that suits your business needs. One days training would usually be 3 courses, however, we can take parts of them and create bespoke training that suits your needs.

  • Frontline Managers – Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Remote Management
  • Leading Commercially
  • Taking control
  • Mate to Manager
  • Being a leader
  • Leading and embedding change
  • Team dynamics – situational leadership
  • Planning for success
  • Developing my team


Who are they for?
Managers, supervisors, leaders, or anyone aspiring to take up these roles.

Duration
2 hours each course

Topic Covered
Differ for each course, contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Assesment Method
These courses are not assessed.

Cost
£125 per delegate per day (minimum 6 hours) – £85 per delegate per course.

Level 2 - Award Safe Moving & Handling

Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who are starting or returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling. It is also suitable for refresher training.

Duration
10 hours of guided learning.

Topics covered
These include reasons for safe manual handling, risk assessments, manual handling equipment and how to apply safe manual handling principles.

Assessment method
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and a practical examination.

Cost
£1,100 – in house delivery (maximum 10 delegates).

Food Safety - Level 4

Who is this qualification for?
The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in a food or drink manufacturing/catering/retail environment role, or to support a role in the workplace.
The qualification is intended for those whose job requires them to have some responsibility for food safety. Learners are likely to have management responsibilities for an operational team.

Duration
60 hours, of which 40 are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered
This qualification covers the subject of food hygiene at a suitable depth to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of hazards and controls; its focus is on the importance of developing, implementing and monitoring food safety procedures.

Assessment Method
This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice and written examination.

Cost
In-house delivery (maximum 10 delegates), to be discussed.

Food Safety - Level 3

Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at those working in the manufacturing/retail/catering industries who are at, or wish to progress to, a higher or supervisory level.

Duration
Minimum of 20 hours of learning, usually 3 days.

Topics covered
These include ensuring compliance with food safety legislation, the application and monitoring of good hygiene practice, how to implement food safety management procedures and the application and monitoring of good practice regarding contamination, microbiology and temperature control.

Assessment method
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Cost
£3,750 – In house delivery (maximum 10 delegates).

Food Safety - Level 2

Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals who are, or intend to be, food handlers working in a manufacturing/catering/retail environment. The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment as a food handler working in a manufacturing/catering/retail environment, or to support a role in the workplace.

Duration
7 guided learning hours.

Topics covered
Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food.

Assessment method
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Cost
£850 – in house delivery (maximum 10 delegates).

Food Safety - Level 1

Who is this training for?
This qualification aims to prepare learners for employment, or to support a current position within a low-risk role, where there is an element of food handling. This could include bar workers, waiting staff, health care workers, kitchen porters and stock/store room staff.

Duration
4 hours of learning.

Topics covered
These include the storage, preparation, processing, packing and handling of food.

Assessment method
This qualification is be assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Cost
£600 – in house delivery (maximum 10 delegates).

This public share offer is a time limited opportunity for you, your family and friends, local groups and organisations, local businesses and other community supporters to invest in a once-in-a-generation chance. Applicants can pay for shares by BACS or Cheque. Details will be emailed.

Individual / Group
Business
Individual / Group
Business

This public share offer is a time limited opportunity for you, your family and friends, local groups and organisations, local businesses and other community supporters to invest in a once-in-a-generation chance. Applicants can pay for shares by BACS or Cheque. Details will be emailed.

This public share offer is a time limited opportunity for you, your family and friends, local groups and organisations, local businesses and other community supporters to invest in a once-in-a-generation chance. Applicants can pay for shares by BACS or Cheque. Details will be emailed.