Training delivery

training

Training delivery and awareness campaigns

To educate people and to raise the profile of certain issues, we deliver;

  • Knowledge based training
  • Skills based training
  • Awareness campaigns
  • Promotional wellbeing days

We provide various delivery options. For example;

  • Taster/Bitesize (15-30 minute taught sessions)
  • Short taught sessions (30 minute-1 hour sessions)
  • General knowledge sessions (1 hour+ interactive sessions)
  • Skills learning (1 hour+ interactive sessions with a chance to practice skills)
  • Drop-ins and brief advice (Open setting, walk-in or appointment)
  • Core, intermediate and advanced level content depending on the need

We can deliver in various formats. For example;

  • Webinars
  • Online group delivery via Teams, Webex, Zoom, Go-to and more
  • Audio
  • Face to face delivery

All our content and delivery can be tailored to your needs.

Get in touch at aquariuslife@aquarius.org.uk. 

Our training is offered in three ways;

  • Group in house delivery

    Where we come into your workplace or educational setting and deliver our sessions.

  • Individual delegate purchase

    Where you purchase a seat at an existing training course.

  • Group accredited delivery

    We deliver accredited courses that are useful to supplement existing CPD plans or educational programmes.

44% of respondents to our survey admitted that the use of alcohol or drugs had a negative impact on their work performance.

Institute of Alcohol Studies

Below are some of the examples of the training we deliver:

Alcohol and drugs

  • An introduction to alcohol and drugs
  • Alcohol and drugs – delivering a brief intervention
  • Working with substance misusing parents
  • Working with families affected by substance misuse
  • Working with families for recovery
  • INROADS – preventing drink and drug driving
  • 5-step bereavement training, working with people bereaved due to substance misuse
  • Courses on specific substances
  • Addiction Awareness
  • Understanding the stages of the Cycle of Change

Gambling

  • An introduction to problematic gambling

Mental health and wellbeing

  • Suicide awareness training
  • An introduction to mental health
  • Resilience – managing stress and coping skills for wellbeing

Practitioner skills

  • Working with people at risk of knife crime; managing risk and delivering an effective intervention
  • Risk in context – developing a balanced risk assessment in work with children and young people
  • Safeguarding children and young people
  • Child Exploitation
  • Safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • Information Governance
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Working with client resistance and challenging behaviour
  • Supervision for supervisees (a session on how direct reports can work with their manager/supervisor to ensure an effective, collaborative supervision arrangement)
  • Effective supervision training for frontline managers (a really useful session on effective line management and clinical supervision).
  • Working with inter-parental conflict and working with the harm it causes young people.
  • Working with autistic clients

Our content

The information we share from our training delivery is for use by delegates of the courses only and not for onward delivery, reproduction or sharing.

Cancellations

Our training delivery cancellation policy in the case of cancellation by the commissioning organisation:

  • Within 7 days of the first day of the training event will result in payment of the full fee and of any reasonable expenses incurred
  • Between 8 and 27 days will result in payment of 50% of the full fee
  • 28 days or more ahead of the first day will result in no payment

Evaluating our training

Feedback and evaluating the quality of our training is crucial to ensure we continuously improve our service and to meet the needs of our customers.

We provide customers with evaluation summaries developed using feedback from online delegate surveys.

We evaluate the quality and measure the effectiveness of our training by using different aspects of the worldwide standard, Kirkpatrick’s Four-Level Training Evaluation Model – Reaction, Learning, Behaviour and Results.

Certification

Delegates attending Aquarius Life training receive a PDF certificate.

Prices are available on application. Income from the service is invested in our existing charitable services. Thus, providing our services provides the dual benefit of supporting employees and serving the Corporate Social Responsibility agenda.

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