Training Intro

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 click on the title of the course you are interested in.

If you have questions about the content or the relevance of the course to your role or if you would like to discuss the possibility of in-house training please contact 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. You must have your manager’s permission to attend.

If you have queries about your application please contact, if your query is urgent you can can call on 0117 357 4055.

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  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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