New PA induction training

Learning Fair for Adult Social Care

Thursday 27th February 2020
10am – 2pm
at The Disability Resource Centre

If you are a Personal Assistant (PA) in care, employer or want to find out more about training opportunities in the care sector then you’ll find all the training you need at our Learning Fair.

Explore all the training opportunities, many courses are free

Develop your learning plan

Complete a free online Personal Assistant (PA) induction course

All your training needs in one place, including free workshops and presentations

Be the first to sign up to our brand new ‘Introduction to Wellbeing’ online course

“Building Confidence & Getting Motivated” with the National Careers Service

National Careers Service will be delivery 3 x 45 minutes career action planning sessions during the event. All participants will come out with their own career action plan. These sessions will be delivered on a rolling schedule.

Free personality quiz

Take a free personality quiz to find out what makes you tick, what career suits you best and even what celebrity has the same personality style as you!

The quiz takes just 5 minutes and you’ll get a page packed full of useful information describing your personality traits.

It focuses on four big chunks of personality where most people have a preference, such as tending to look at the detail in a situation or to focus on the bigger picture. By selecting your preferences in these four areas you are connected to one of 16 different personality types. This can help you to be more aware of your natural strengths and offers a starting point for thinking about learning and careers.

Central Bedfordshire Council

The Academy will be presenting their health and social care qualifications along with apprenticeships.

Free online courses from Bedford College

Bedford College will have an information stall and will also be delivering presentations about their free distance/online learning courses, many of which are related to the care sector.

There will be stands from more local organisations

Central Bedfordshire College will be here with lots of useful information and we are also pleased to be joined by the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Free online training for Personal Assistants (PAs) in care

There will be a rolling programme of free online training of our brand new PA Induction course. A tutor will be available to support you to complete this online course. They’ll help with all your questions about further learning and next steps too.

Free teas, coffees, soft drinks and biscuits!

We’ll be serving free refreshments throughout the fair.

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If you have any questions about the Learning Fair then please call us on 01582 470900 or email us using this form.


The Disability Resource Centre. 

Poynters House, Poynters Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 4TP.


Thursday 27th February 2020
10am – 2pm

New PA induction training

Learning Fair for Adult Social Care

Thursday 27th February 2020. Find all the training you need at our Learning Fair for Adult Social Care. All your training needs in one place, including free workshops and presentations.

This course changed my life

New PA induction training

We are just starting a brand new training programme for Personal Assistants (PAs) in care, helping both new and established PAs to get the most out of their rewarding role.

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