Upcoming training courses

What training courses we're planning to run, and how to find out more information.

Courses running now

You can check what courses are running at the moment on our training form.

If you can't see the course you want

Email us at learning.development@bristol.gov.uk telling us which course you're interested in.

Courses we’re planning to run

You can’t book on these courses yet. When the courses are running, you’ll be able to find more details and book using our training booking form

Email us at learning.development@bristol.gov.uk:

  • to register your interest in one of these courses
  • for more information or if you have any questions about these courses

Catering and food hygiene

  • Practical Hazard Analysis (HACCP)  (BCC staff only): you must hold current basic food hygiene certificate or have completed E-learning to do this course. Contact us at learning.development@bristol.gov.uk for details.
  • Basic Food Hygiene: this is now an E-Learning course called Food Safety level 1. You can do this course by logging into Learning Pool

Change management                  

  • Personal Resilience workshops Dates to be aranged (BCC Staff only)TRG
  • Interview Skills for staff who are being interviewed Dates to be arranged (BCC Staf only)TRG

Finance and budgets

First aid

Book onto courses running at the moment.

Health and safety

  • COSHH and Infection Control 
  • Managing Safer Moving and Handling
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Positive mental health awareness and resilience

IT and computers

  • MS Excel Essentials Dates to be arranged (BCC Staff only This course runs on demand. Please refer to training catalogue for details of how to get your name on the waiting list)  (BW)

Leadership development

  • Conducting an Investigation   
  • Financial Awareness 
  • Supervision Skills 

Personal development

  • Critical Appraisal 
  • Dealing with Violence and Aggression 
  • Difficult Conversations 
  • Effective Communication Skills   
  • Equalities Refresher 
  • Literature Search  
  • Restorative Approaches 

Role or profession specific

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training ASIST
  • Autism Spectrum conditions 
  • Autism training for Social workers 
  • Benefits for older people 
  • Debt Awareness 
  • Dementia Training  level 2 
  • Deprivation of Liberty 
  • DoLS for Managing Authorities 
  • Enabling Positive Risk 
  • ESA the tricky bits 
  • Getting an outcomes approach into practice (RiPFA)
  • Introduction to Personal Independence Payment 
  • Introduction to Welfare Benefits 
  • Loss and Bereavement 
  • Managing practice learning 
  • MCA compliant support plans
  • MCA & Financial Decisions 
  • MCA & Tenancies 
  • Motivational Interviewing Training
  • Person Centred Care   
  • Person Centred Thinking for Complex Needs  
  • Promoting reflective practice in supervision
  • Responding effectively to complaints 
  • Strengths based workshop
  • Trusted Assessor Induction


  • Domestic violence and abuse and safeguarding adults 
  • Safeguarding adults for Provided Service Managers  
  • Self-neglect and Safeguarding