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Training and support for children's social care staff


Care Academy courses

We offer a wide range of courses to help you get fully accredited qualifications in many different subjects.

These can be studied flexibly with online and distance learning options available providing you with the flexibility to complete the course in your own time.
Our courses are suitable for everybody and are ideal for keeping you up to date with current working practices, legislation and to reduce any skill gaps.

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Caring for children and young people

Training for staff working in Durham County Council Commissioned Services 

This training is funded directly through the Care Academy and is only available to staff working with our commissioned providers.  Please note that bookings need to be made with agreement from your line manager and is subject to the Care Academy's cancellation policy (see Care Academy provider charging policy for training course cancellations or non-attendance for details).