"We aim to provide training of the highest quality"

We are an approved centre with City & Guilds to deliver qualifications in the health and social care sector. As a leading training provider of the Level 2 & Level 3 qualifications in independent advocacy we deliver courses throughout England and Wales.

Our VLE is a unique and secure learning platform powered by Moodle. It is an interactive on line learning tool and allows us to deliver flexible learning options. 
You can click Here to access the platform as a guest where you can view information about the courses we have available.

The Benefits to Learners:

  • You can access learning activities at a time and at a pace that suits your lifestyle
  • We offer online feedback and support for the learner on some of our longer courses
  • You can access support forums and educational discussion groups
Please note. For most of our courses, log in details to the training platform will be issued to individual users after payment has been received, unless otherwise stated

Current Live Programmes

NHS Complaints training

This course is suitable for anyone interested in learning about the NHS Complaints procedure, whether you wish to raise your own complaint or if you are going to become an Independent NHS Complaints Advocate.

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DoLS Awareness

This course is designed to outline the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) framework and explain the various professional roles attached to DoLS.

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Adult Safeguarding Competency Training

Based on the National Competency Framework – Adult Safeguarding training for front line Information, Advice and Support Staff and Volunteers

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Adult Safeguarding in Residential Homes

We offer this course as a context-specific version of our Adult Safeguarding course. The content is aimed at front line staff and volunteers working in residential establishments, such as care and nursing homes with adults at risk, who do not have managerial or team leader responsibilities. It also follows the National Competence Framework for Safeguarding Adults.

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City and Guilds Level 2 Award in Independent Advocacy

If you are just starting out as an advocate or have an interest in advocacy then this on line training course will be an ideal starting point for you


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Introduction to Mentoring

If you are just starting in a mentoring role, or have an interest in becoming a mentor then this short course will be ideal for you.

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Quality Standard in Carers Support

The Carers Federation Quality Standard in Carer Support has been developed by carers to provide accreditation and training for employers and educational providers to improve the experiences of carers across their organisations.

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Look out for future courses in:

  • Safeguarding
  • Carers Awareness Training
  • How to set up a peer mentoring programme


If you have any enquiries or want to speak to someone about our current courses or any future course developments please contact: Email: elearning@carersfederation.co.uk