Learning for everyone

Reaching seldom heard groups

Disability Matters online training

Who is it for? People who want to improve their understanding of a range of disabilities experienced by children and young people.
Type of learning: Online course.
Accreditation: No.
Course date: Open access – no open or close date.
How to apply: Access through the Disability Matters website.

Accessible Information Standard Elearning – ‘Introduction’ and ‘Towards excellence’

Who is it for? Health and care professionals who want to develop the knowledge and skills to effectively apply and follow the Accessible Information Standard.
Type of learning: Two online Elearning courses
Accreditation: No
Course date: Open access – no open or close date
How to apply: Access through the Elearning for Health Care website

Understanding and responding to the needs of people who experience gender dysphoria

Who is it for? Health and care professionals, families and service providers who want to develop a better understanding and awareness of the needs of people who experience gender dysphoria.
Type of learning: A variety of online Elearning courses for different audiences
Accreditation: yes
Course date: Open access – no open or close date
How to apply: Access through the Gender Identity Research Education Society (GIRES) website

Top tips for involving seldom heard groups

Who is it for? People who want to reach seldom heard groups and involve them in healthcare decisions. The courses will cover a range of subjects and be developed with partner organisations who specialise in working with seldom heard communities.
Type of learning: Online course – webinar.
How to apply: Watch this space!

Equality and diversity training

Who is it for? People who want to understand how to apply best practice in relation to equality and diversity in their community or organisation.
Type of learning: Online course.
Duration of course: 10 hours a week for nine weeks.
Course structure: Divided into three units.
Assessment:  An assessment of each unit is carried out. Accredited course.
Course date: Confirmed on application.
How to apply: Create and account and complete and application form for the Government funded course on the Vision2learn website.

Building leadership, communication and influencing skills

NHS London Leadership Academy skills development

Who is it for? People who want to develop their skills in area such as influencing, communication, presentations, influencing planning and a range of other topics.  Although this has been developed for NHS staff, the resources in the toolkit can be accessed by anyone.
Type of learning:  Self-led printable online resources.
Duration of course: No set time, complete at your own pace.
Course structure: Covers a range of topics so you can pick the ones that interest you.
How to apply: Access materials through the NHS London Leadership Academy.

Training on specific health conditions

If you have, or work with people with a certain health condition you may be interested in training related to that condition. The NHS choices website and some charities offer this type of training and further information about specific health conditions.

Future Learn

Future Learn offers free online courses on a range of health related subjects, from universities and specialist organisations.