Active Support Training

Our Active Support Training course offers face-to-face training for all care staff who actively support individuals. Our course will help staff involved in actively supporting individuals to undertake meaningful activities to promote and encourage participation in everyday life.

Course Description

Complete Training Minimum Learning Outcomes:

Enable the worker to:

  • Be able to list the four essential components of active support
  • Be able to identify examples of Active Support from a range of everyday life opportunities
  • Be able to provide examples of different methods of support in order for a person to participate
  • Be able to provide a brief outline of meaningful activities supported with examples
  • Be able to provide examples of barriers and challenges that may be faced and how these may be overcome
  • Be able to understand how an activity and support plan works and how to record progress and personalised records

Links to: CQC Key lines of enquiry (KLOEs) CQC fundamental standards:

  • CQC KLOEs / Effective: E3 / Caring: C1, C2
  • CQC Fundamentals / Safety / Dignity and Respect

Suggested refresher frequency:

  • Monitor performance.
  • Assess knowledge and competence at least annually.
  • Provide learning and development opportunities when identified or required and at least every 2 years.


This course will be delivered by an expert trainer in this field at a date and time of your choosing. The training is hosted at our own premises which can comfortably accommodate up to 12 individuals. All course materials will be provided and refreshments are included. This training can also be delivered at your own premises if feasible and required.

Certificates will be issued on completion of the course and you will also receive copies of completed evaluation forms for your records. We are flexible on start times to help accommodate for all your shift patterns, including evenings and weekends.

If face to face training is not feasible, we also offer a remote distance learning pack containing learning resources and workbook.

Our Facilities:

  • Disability access building
  • Ground flood training facilities (at request)
  • Comfortable classroom lecture/study environment
  • Toilet & Washrooms inc. disabled access
  • Refreshments provision

Availability and Pricing

Theory & Activities:

  • Time required: Half a day
  • Accommodates: Up to 12 people
  • Total Price: £200 +VAT

Our training is also available in distance learning pack format at £10 +VAT per person.

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