Social care training

We provide free training courses for providers of social care across the whole sector in Denbighshire.

Coronavirus update

Denbighshire social care training courses

We are currently continuing to work on delivering our learning via virtual sessions and e-learning. However, given the current situation we will not be delivering any face to face courses until at least the end of February. If you would like any information about our courses, or would like to receive a copy of our workforce newsletter, then please contact us on scwdp@denbighshire.gov.uk or telephone 01824 706610. Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Social Care Wales: information and resources to guide you through Covid-19 (external website)

We have worked with social care providers, members of the Social Care Workforce Development Partnership, and the local authority management teams to identify what the training needs are, and we have designed the training around these needs.

Social Care Workforce Development Partnership training programme 2021 to 2022 (PDF, 534KB)

Social Care Workforce Development Partnership training programme: course calendar 2021 to 2022 (PDF, 602KB)

All training is free of charge.

Who can apply for training?

Anyone who carries out social care duties in Denbighshire can apply for training. Each course is aimed at a specific group and this is shown on the training calendar.

Courses marked 'whole sector' are open to independent and third sector social care providers in Denbighshire; staff from the local authority or statutory sector; foster carers; unpaid family carers; direct payment recipients and their personal assistants.

For most courses, there are a maximum of two places available per organisation.

How do I book on to a course?

You can book a place on a course online below:

Apply online for social care training

Alternatively, you can download and complete a paper booking form and return it to:

Workforce Development Team,
Adult and Business Services,
Denbighshire County Council,
PO Box 62,
Ruthin,
LL15 9AZ.

Social care training booking form (MS Word, 1.03MB)

Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. We will let you know if you have successfully gained a place on a course within 5 working days of receiving your booking form.

This training is provided as part of the Social Care Workforce Development Partnership (SCWDP).

Qualifications Wales: Health and Social Care and Childcare engagement sessions

Find out about Health & Social Care and Childcare engagement sessions (external website)