Training

We offer a number of training courses for those working with young people in Bristol. The courses aim to increase workers’ confidence and skills to respond appropriately to young people’s queries, refer them to appropriate sources of support and advice and to carry out effective sex and relationships and substance misuse work.

It is recommended that all professionals working with young people in Bristol, as a minimum, attend the introductory Level 1 Sex and Relationships and Level 1 Substance Misuse courses (unless they have in-depth knowledge in these areas and have a good overview of local services).

To find out more about each course and to apply online just click on the title of the course you are interested in. Once you have booked your place, unless otherwise contacted, you will be sent an official confirmation email 2-3 weeks prior to the course. In most cases we are able to offer a place to everyone who applies. Please ensure the email address you have registered with us is correct and individual to you and you must have your manager’s permission to attend

What if I can’t attend?

These courses are free but if you cannot attend you must let us know 5 working days before the course or you will be charged £60 for full-day courses and £30 for half-day courses. Please email 4yp.training@bristol.gov.uk  if you cannot attend.

What if I don’t work in Bristol?

If you work outside the Bristol area you can still apply for some of our courses. Please be aware that we will charge £30 for a half day and £60 for a full day course and if the course is oversubscribed we will give priority to professionals working in Bristol.

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Level 1

Sex and Relationships Level 1
Aimed at: The course is designed for any worker who…
Substance Misuse Level 1
Aimed at: This introductory one day course is for anyone…
NEW Supporting parents/carers of young people with learning disabilities to talk about puberty, relationships and sex: A course for professionals
This training is being offered in response to research conducted…

Level 2

Working with Young People with Physical Impairments and Sexual Health
Aimed at: This course is aimed at those who are…
Pregnancy: Dilemmas and Decisions
Aimed at: This course is designed for those who are…
C-Card
Aimed at: Participants must have attended Level 1 Sex and…
Myth Busting: STIs and Contraception
Aimed at: The course is designed for any worker who…
Resisting Pressure: Helping Young People to make Informed Choices
Aimed at: This course is aimed at practitioners working with…
Delivering Drug and Alcohol Education to Young People in Informal Settings
Aimed at: This full day course is designed for anyone…
Healthy Relationships and Teen Abuse
In response to both feedback from professionals, and the NSPCC…
Hidden Harm
Aimed at: Anyone who works with children and young people…
HIV: Fiction and Facts
Aimed at: The course is designed for any worker who…
New Psychoactive Substances and Club Drugs
Aimed at: Anyone who works with children and young people…
Pornography, Sexting and Young People
Aimed at This course is aimed at practitioners working with…
Sex, Faith and Culture
Aimed at: This course is designed for practitioners who are…
Boys: Half the problem and half the solution
Aimed at: This course is designed for those who are…
Working with LGBT Young People and Sexual Health
Aimed at: This course is designed for those who are…
Working with Young People at Risk of Sexual Exploitation & Online Grooming
Aimed at: This course is designed for those who are…
Effectively Engaging & Communicating with Young People
Delivered by Loudmouth Education through Theatre Aimed at: For healthcare…
Supporting Parents and Carers to talk to Young People about Drugs and Alcohol
Aimed at: Anyone who works with parents, carers and families…
Working with Young People with Learning Disabilities and Sexual Health
Aimed at This course is aimed at those who are…
VIP Me Facilitators’ Training for Targeted work with Young Women
Aimed at: This two day course is designed for FIT workers, Bristol…
C-card Refresher
 Aimed at:   Those who have attended C-Card training over…

Other Training

Female Genital Mutilation – Awareness Raising
This course is run by the Bristol Safeguarding Children’s Board….
Female Genital Mutilation – Developing Knowledge
This course is run by the Bristol Safeguarding Children’s Board….
An Introduction to Understanding Children/Young People who have Engaged in Sexually Problematic/Harmful Behaviour
This course is run by the Bristol Safeguarding Children’s Board….
Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence
This course is run by the Bristol Safeguarding Children’s Board….
Sexual Abuse and Child Protection
This course is run by the Bristol Safeguarding Children’s Board….
Sexual Exploitation and Child Protection
This course is run by the Bristol Safeguarding Children’s Board….
Understanding Domestic Violence and Abuse (UDVA): An introduction
This course is run by Bristol Against Violence and Abuse….
Healthy Development in Young People e-Learning: For professionals working with substance use in young people
This is an e-learning course. Please DO NOT apply to…
Youth Mental Health: Managing Effective Conversation
This course is run by the Off the Record. Please…
Mind out: An introduction to the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people
This course is run by the Child and Adolescent Mental…
Understanding mental health and emotional wellbeing for school aged children and young people
This course is run by the Child and Adolescent Mental…
Safe Teenagers
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