Events & Training
The 2014 Personal Assistant and Employer Training sessions will be posted soon.
PA Training Sessions 2013
5 Day Training
This course is intended for people who are looking to move into a caring role.
December 12th - 16th & 5th day on January 18th 2014
Courses will be held at:
Astolat, Coniers Way, Burpham, Surrey, GU4 7HL
- Numeracy and Literacy assessments
- Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
- Personal Development
- Communicating Efficiently
- Equality and Inclusion
- Duty of Care
- Infection Control
- First Aid
and SO much more!!
These course are being run over weekdays and weekends so people who are thinking of changing professions can also attend.
People will need to attend for the whole first 4 days consecutively. An additional fifth day will need to be attended for CRB checks and recap on the course.
Trainees will have to complete a workbook prior to attending the 5th day. This will be given to you and explained in full on the first four days of the course.
All 5 days will need to be attended to obtain an accreditation.
You can download all the relevant documents below! If you could please return the forms to us ASAP as the courses fill up very quickly. If a course you wish to attend is full, you will be notified and placed on the next available course until further notice.
There are 2 application forms to fill out. One for the course and one for PA Finder. You can send the course application form back to us either by email, fax or mail.
There are two documents with more information on the course, and a document with the identification documents you will need to bring for your CRB check. They need to be the original, copies will not be accepted I'm afraid!
Please send your completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the Surrey Independent Living Council building at:
SILC, Astolat, Coniers Way, Burpham, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7HL
Do you already have N.V.Q’s or other qualifications in Social Care?
If so - you may be able to be fast-tracked to attaining the Support with Confidence Accreditation.
‘Support with Confidence’ is a scheme operated by SILC and Surrey Trading Standards. It provides a database of approved businesses and traders for everyday goods and services. Customers can identify and purchase from providers who have passed a range of checks and minimum requirements.
If you are interested in being ‘fast-tracked’ – please e-mail your details to