Personalised health and social care training

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A wealth of knowledge and expertise

The Orchard Trust Training Department has a well-deserved reputation for delivering high quality, engaging training that learners are able to effectively put into practice back in the workplace. We offer this service to both our own staff and to external organisations, and we are proud to have worked on partnership projects with national bodies such as Skills for Care.

Training courses

We offer fully accredited healthcare training courses through awarding bodies such as City & Guilds (Medications), Qualsafe (First Aid), and Highfield (Food safety).

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Administrative and Management Training Courses

Open training courses

We provide a wide range of open training courses to all individual health and social care workers, which are run throughout the month across our various training venues.

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Forest of Dean Healthcare Training

Venue hire

We have dedicated conference and training venues available for hire in Lydbrook and Barnwood Gloucester.

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About Orchard Trust Training and Development

We take pride in our training and we are able to meet all your requirements, whether it be a single place on one of our open courses or bespoke programmes for staff groups – either at our purpose built training lodge in the Forest Of Dean, or at your own setting.

Our training programme covers many topics highly relevant to those working in the Health and Social Care sector and also to those working in non healthcare related businesses. We offer a wide range of comprehensive courses that have been mapped closely to the content expected by regulatory and advisory bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive, the National Back Exchange, and Skills for Care.

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Health and social care training courses

Our training programme covers many topics highly relevant to both people who work in the Health and Social Care sector and also to those working in non-health care related organisations or businesses.

Brilliant, lovely course, enjoyable and informative – Safe Use of Medication

The trainer delivered the session in wonderful easy going style. It helped me to take in more of the content  (Moving and Assisting)

….made it very relevant to our work context, very interesting and detailed, and answered questions well (Safeguarding Adults)

Really great course, interactive, would definitely recommend, good fun and informative (Emergency First Aid at Work)

Trainer has a lot of experience and can give a wide range of knowledge and experiences. Very warm, easy to listen to, and added fun to the session (Epilepsy with Buccal)

Safeguarding Adults – Level 2

Safeguarding training courses

Our Safeguarding Adults, and our Mental Health Capacity Act with DoLs training is written and accredited by Gloucestershire County Council and delivered by our GCC approved trainers.

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Emergency First Aid at Work

Health and Safety training courses

We offer a good range of core courses that will ensure staff have the knowledge and skills to meet basic health and safety requirements at work.

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Leadership skills

Management Courses for Team Leaders

It is crucial to support our team leaders and supervisors in the basic skills they need to help them consider good practice when managing themselves, teams and tasks.

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