Training – for and from service users

What training is available?

Creative Support is keen to provide you with training opportunities across the country. Places on all our staff training courses (except Induction and Citrus training) are open to all service users on request, including:

  • Health and Safety
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Manual and People Handling Awareness
  • Assertiveness

In addition we run workshops specifically for service users including:

  • Service User Involvement
  • Meetings Training
  • Personnel Recruitment for Service Users
  • Employability Skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Finance and Budgeting
  • Benefits Training
  • Health and Safety
  • Confidence Building

Regional Training Calendars showing the dates of all our courses are available on our Training Near You section of our Creative Academy website

Creative Support also has a number of E-Learning courses.

For more information on any of the courses above, please call Natalia Moreno on 0161 236 0829 or e-mail

Training Advisor Posts

The Training Department has a number of service users who act as Training Advisors to:

  • Help deliver training, for example on a particular health condition
  • Attend training courses to monitor quality
  • Participate in quarterly meetings

Service users are paid in line with the minimum wage for the hours they do.

Places for Regional Training Advisors may be available. To find out more, please call Natalia Moreno on 0161 236 0829 or e-mail