Training courses are available for Personal Assistants, Micro Enterprises and Unpaid Carers who are looking to enhance their career in the caring profession.

Cardiff Council can provide free learning resources, eg.

  • Safeguarding
  • Manual Handling
  • First Aid

Please speak to your employer if you wish to attend a training course.

Cardiff Social Care Induction Programme

The Cardiff Social Care Induction Programme will run on a monthly basis and will be delivered as a ‘pick and mix’ menu of options. You can choose to access the learning opportunity that has either been identified as a learning need or is most applicable to your role and responsibilities. Not all learning opportunities needs to be completed if not needed. For further information Click here.

Moving and Handling: Practical guidance for Parents and Informal Carers: Click here for more information

Assisting with standing, walking and sitting, what are my options?

Thursday 23rd May 2024.  (09:45 Registration) 10:00 -12:30

Safer Use of Hoists and Slings

Thursday 23rd May 2024.  (12.45 Registration)13.00 – 16.00

Neurodivergent  Learning and Development Programme April – June 2024 Click here for details.
Full training calendar can be accessed here.

Social Care Fundamentals of Care Programme

The Cardiff Social Care Fundamentals of Care Programme is a 7-day course run over a three-month period, designed to equip attendees, who have completed their induction (mandatory) training, with the essential knowledge and skills needed to provide high-quality care to the individuals they support. For further details and dates please click here.

Once you have identified training you wish to attend, please complete the webform via the link below:

Courses are available to develop your knowledge and understanding around the areas below, recommended within the Social Care Wales, All Wales Induction Framework (AWIF) all delivered online.

Principles and values of health and social care

Health and well-being

Professional practice as a health and social care worker

Safeguarding individuals

Health and safety in health and social care


Funded HSC L2 Core (Knowledge only) and L3 Practice ( assessed in the workplace) Qualifications are also available.

To discuss these further, please contact Sian Hendley on 07811512287 or [email protected]