e-learning for working with adults


Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards V5

Mental Capacity Act V6

Safeguarding Adults Under The Care Act *

Certificate notes: in order to obtain a certificate for any of the above, delegates must complete the course in one sitting and be ready to print certificate out as unfortunately there is no way to save your file.

If completing this course to attend our Safeguarding Adults General Awareness training, we require a copy of your kwango certificate


Course notes: each course takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours if you have the sound turned on or 1.5 to 2 hours with sound off and just reading the content.


Independent providers access to the above courses

Username: privateandvolsafead

Independent providers Password: privateandvol12


City of York Council staff access to the above courses

Username: cyclowesafead

Password: cyclowesa4 

Accessible Information Standard – Introduction to Implementation

Children’s Safeguarding

Domestic Abuse Awareness Training

Domestic Violence

Forced Marriages

This course aims to raise awareness, challenge perceptions and informs you of the correct actions to take should you suspect someone is at risk.

Parental Substance Misuse

Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent

Prevent is part of the UK’s counter terrorism strategy, preventing and safeguarding people from becoming involved in terrorism or supporting terrorism.

Social Care Information and Learning Services (SCILS)

Social Care Online offers more than 100,000 books and article abstracts along with policy documents, and other resources covering all aspects of social care. It is especially useful for registered social workers to help fulfill post registration training and learning obligations. It provides a wide range of learning and development solutions for staff throughout social care, health and children’s/young people’s services.

To log into the above site, click on ‘Register’. The Registration number you will need is: 161YORK. Then choose a user name and password for yourself.

Stroke Training And Awareness Resources (STARS)

Click on core competencies and complete the Training

Disability Equality Training Level 1

This e-learning provides a greater understanding of how inclusive practices can be promoted. This will help to break down barriers that disabled

children and young people may face.

Improve Communication and Care for People Living with Dementia

A new online resource to improve communication and care for people living with dementia was launched at the University of Worcester on Thursday (April 23). Stand By Me, a free e-learning course, has been developed by Skills for Health, the University of Worcester Association for Dementia Studies and key partners, with funding from the Department of Health, and is aimed at health and social care practitioners from all settings to help them deliver high quality, person-centred care to people living with dementia and their families.


Medication Home Care Refresher 

Rape Awareness Training

This training package is aimed at individuals in organisations and voluntary groups who work with adults to give a basic awareness of issues surrounding rape and sexual violence.

North Yorkshire Learning Zone

This can be accessed by anyone in the region and includes a range of open access e learning opportunities. Currently available is the Open Dementia Programme and an Assistive Technologies e learning package.

Coming Soon – Carer Awareness, End of Life Care and Community Capacity Building

York Carers Online Training

Three online training courses about carers are available; Young Adult Carer, Adult Carers and Young Carer. The courses are aimed at professionals but can be taken by anyone wanting to learn more about carers.


The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) website has a range of open access e learning opportunities, including the Open Dementia Programme which has a range of modules relating to dementia giving an in depth introduction to dementia and living with the disease. There also programmes on Reablement, Safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, Personalisation, Fair Access to Care Services and Mental Health of Older People.

Care of Elders with Alzheimer's Disease and other Major Neurocognitive Disorders

We would like to share the below details of a free online course which commences on 14th October for 5 weeks, with a workload 3 – 5 hours a week.

This is a state-of-the-art course designed to accommodate the learning needs of health professionals including nurses, social workers, psychologists, occupational and speech therapists, health care administrators and recreational therapists. It is also intended for students who are interested in learning more about dementia care. The 5 units provide an overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias and the impact on quality-of-life issues for individuals with dementia and their families. Emphasis will be placed on exploring innovations in care through an ecological model of dementia-care  throughout the trajectory of the disorder. Care of Elders with Alzheimer's Disease and other Major Neurocognitive Disorders


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