Use Carers and Companions for your Carer Training

Carers and Companions are enthusiastic in promoting care as a career and offer Carer Training courses to other companies and establishments.  The courses have been developed for home care staff and residential care workers and can be delivered in the purpose built training rooms at the Ilkley office or at your own premises.

About the Carer Training Courses

Each course will typically last up to 3 hours and can be delivered at a time to suit your business hours.

The following training courses are available:

  • Personal Care
  • Health and Safety
  • Moving and Handling
  • Food Hygiene
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Medications
  • Basic life support

  • Handling accidents and Emergencies
  • Infection control
  • Dementia
  • Mental health Awareness
  • Palliative Care
  • Understanding Multiple Sclerosis.
  • The Care Certificate


All courses are delivered by our Training Manager, David Edwards, who is a full member of the “Institute For Learning”.   He has over 18 years experience working in residential and domiciliary care as a care worker, senior carer and registered manager.  David’s professional qualifications include; B.A (Hons) in Education and Professional Development, Certificate in Education, QTLS, Level 5 Diploma in Leadership in Health and Social Care as well as a number of further qualifications related to the care industry.

Personalised training

If you have any particular training relevant to your company that needs to be delivered, for example;  a new policy, procedure, systems of work that needs to be passed on to care staff, senior staff or Management team then we can help.  We can work with you and create an individual session which will be specific to your company requirements..


To book or enquire about any of the courses please do not hesitate to contact the main Carers and Companions office on 01943 609484.

Brochures are available on request and contain details of what each individual course covers.