Training Opportunities

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Our training provides learners with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in health and community related subjects.

The wellbeing for life trainers provide a Training Opportunities Calendar ( which varies regularly to provide an exciting and comprehensive learning programme for professionals, volunteers and community members.

We offer training to develop you such as leadership skills or the skills to improve resilience (how to cope with the pressures of life). You may be interested in developing skills to support your community by utilising Asset Based Approaches, Volunteer Walk Leader Training or to offer brief advice through Make Every Contact Count.

We always offer the Royal Society for Public Health Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement.  This national qualification provides the foundation knowledge around health inequalities and the wider determinants of health.

We offer a range of accredited and non-accredited FREE training courses in local venues such as:

  • Asset Based Approaches to Community Development
  • Leadership Skills
  • Brief Intervention Cancer
  • Building Resilience to Change
  • Five Ways to wellbeing
  • RSPH Level 2 in Understanding Health Improvement (2 days)
  • OCN Level 2 Health Trainers (2 days)
  • Making Every Contact Count
  • Motivational Interviewing (1 day)
  • NOCN Level 2 Understanding Nutrition & Weight Management (2 days)
  • Mental Health First Aid

Our trainers are friendly, approachable and supportive and will help you to get the most out of your learning experience. Our training sessions are welcoming and fun and who knows where all this learning may take you, anything is possible.

Get in touch on 0800 8766887

Upcoming events

Events in East Durham

Event Event Venue Event Team Further information Time Date
June 2019


Are you interested in having fun and learning or improving your art skills?  Why not come along to our friendly group, all abilities welcome.  Over 18’s only.

£5.00 venue/tutor charge.

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

Healthworks Reception

0191 372 8710

1pm - 4pm

Wednesday 26 June

Alfie’s Happy Homework Academy (A.H.H.A.)

Get support with school learning topics and homework.  Learn new and interesting topics.  Cover seasonal events with activities and crafts.  And MOST importantly, make FRIENDS and have FUN!!!

Tea Time meal provided (for all attendees) – please let us know in advance of dietary requirements.

50p per person (adults and children).  Held every Thursday.

Healthworks, Paradise Lane, Easington Colliery, County Durham SR8 3EX

JD Creative

Call Healthworks reception on 0191 372 8710

3.45pm - 5.30pm every Thursday

Thursday 27 June