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Convenient and easy to sign up to, see our stimulating courses below. If you can't make the open courses talk to us and we can bring these to you in house. Our open courses will benefit:

  • Providers who have only a few delegates requiring training e.g. new or developing staff
  • Those who value the opportunity to network with others in the same field
  • Individuals purchasing training independently e.g. considering working in a new field or looking for career progression
  • Those keen on maintaining their Continuing Professional Development

We are running open courses throughout 2022, as follows:

C- Change - Capacity to Change: Cost £295 + vat per learner

C-Change is a flexible approach to assessing parents’ capacities to change developed by the University of Bristol. It focuses specifically on parental capacity to change, with the aim of improving practitioner skills, providing a framework and better informing planning and decision-making.

The programme will be delivered across 2 live virtual online facilitated sessions each comprised of a number of activities involving a range of learning approaches, some self-directed, some facilitated. The training will focus on the following and includes a comprehensive manual and tools.

  • Context
  • Working to Children’s Timescales
  • Exploring barriers and facilitators of change
  • Using Structured methods
  • Assessing actual change
  • Views of other professionals
  • Children’s experiences of change
  • Analysing and concluding

See more on this course and its training outcomes here.

Coaching - Level 6 Certificate:  Cost £2,500* + vat per learner

This course will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in coaching so that it can be used effectively with a wide range of individuals and those working in and across organisations operating in different sectors. The qualification will establish the connection between coaching and the achievement of personal effectiveness, professional performance and organisational goals. 

It is an OFQUAL approved 27 credit Level 6 qualification which consists of 3 units. To achieve the full 27 credit certificate, learners must complete the training, assessment and accreditation for all three units. 

See more on this course and its learning outcomes here.

*Discounts available for larger group bookings

Family Group Conferences: Cost £450 + vat per learner

This course is for those people with some basic knowledge of family group conferences who wish to increase their understanding and obtain the necessary skills to co-ordinate family group conferences. 

This 3 day course is split into 6 interactive sessions with home learning tasks to support learning and understanding.

See more on this course and its learning outcomes here.

Level 4 Certificate - Working with Children, Individuals and Families. Cost £1,500 + vat per learner

The course will equip workers with the understanding, ability and confidence to go out and work effectively with children, individuals and families with complex and multiple needs.

It is a 15 credit Level 4 qualification which consists of 3 units.  It is THE qualification that fits latest policy and practice and meets the needs of the current workforce. We have developed a comprehensive professional guidance resource and a reflective workbook to support and embed learning. It is a 9 half day virtual training course delivered by an experienced training professional with full 1:1 support followed by a comprehensive assessment process over 6 months. See more on this course and its learning outcomes here.

Level 5 Leadership & Management Certificate - Working with Children, Individuals and Families. Cost £1,795 + vat per learner

This course leads to a qualification which is regulated by OFQUAL. It is a 22 credit Level 5 qualification consisting of 3 units and is run as a 9 half day virtual training course with full 1:1 support and followed by a comprehensive assessment process over a 6 month period.

The course is designed to develop effective leaders enabling them to use strategies to influence and provide  challenge to ensure organisational objectives are met whilst enhancing stakeholder relationships and understanding and responding to a variety of national/local agendas around working with children, individuals and families. See more on this course and its learning outcomes here.

Staff Support and Reflective Supervision: Cost £290 + vat per learner 

This programme is hands on and interactive and includes tools and example forms to use in practice.  On completion of the programme managers at all levels feel more confident and equipped to offer effective supervision.

See more on this course and its learning outcomes here.

Please read our cancellation policy before making a booking.

Click here for our full Training Brochure.

Please note: VAT will be payable at the prevailing rate on the prices listed in the table below. The VAT inclusive prices are as follows:
£150 + vat = £180 £175 + vat = £210 £285 + vat = £342 £295 + vat = £354
£450 + vat = £540 £1,500 + vat = £1,800 £1,795 + vat = £2,154  

CARD PAYMENTS ACCEPTED

Virtual

Course Date(s) Duration Cost per person
Briefing Session - Level 4 Certificate Working with Children, Individuals & Families June 30th 2022 1.30 pm to 3 pm FREE
Briefing Session - Level 5 Certificate Leadership & Management Working with Children, Individuals and Families September 12th 2022 3pm to 4pm FREE
Level 4 Certificate - Working with Children, Individuals & Families 14th September, 11th October, 10th November, 14th December, 12th January, 7th February, 1st March, 15th March & 25th April Delivered over 9 1/2 day sessions £1,500 + vat
Level 5 Leadership and Management Certificate - Working with Children, Individuals and Families 5th October, 21st October, 15th November, 16th December, 11th January, 8th February, 10th March, 19th April & 17th May Delivered over 9 1/2 day sessions £1,795 + vat
Family Group Conferences 18th, 19th & 20th October 3 days £450 + vat
C-Change - Capacity to Change 3rd & 4th November 9.30am to 1.30pm 2 1/2 day sessions £295 + vat
Trauma Informed Practice 15th & 24th November 1.30pm to 4pm 2 1/2 day sessions £160 + vat
Motivational Interviewing 16th & 24th November 10am to 12.30pm 2 1/2 day sessions £160 + vat

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Clare was very knowledgeable and excellent deliverer of the subject and I feel Clare was excellent in regards to ensuring I understood the material.

Learner on the Think Family course (London)

It really has been an absolute pleasure to know you! I love your teaching style and cannot express how much I got out of the sessions. It was a therapeutic and extremely positive experience. I feel it will benefit my practise/ approaches with families so very much. I actually did not want it to end!

Level 4 Course, Tower Hamlets

We approached Interface to discuss the delivery of their Supervision training in-house for our organisation. Their proposed solution allowed for us to tailor the training to exactly meet our needs. The trainers delivery was engaging and inclusive. She used lots of relevant and practical examples imparting her extensive knowledge. Delegates left the training with specific individual plans which should have a positive impact on their practice of supervision.

Wendy Such (Parenting Coordinator, Bracknell Forest)

Thank you! The trainer was extremely knowledgeable, the course was really useful to me and I learnt a great deal that will be of use.

Ashmead Primary School Teacher

Interface were very flexible in meeting our organisation’s needs. The trainer’s style was particularly effective in holding, supporting and gently challenging staff during a period of significant change and subsequent uncertainty. Her training style is clear, warm, appropriately challenging and encourages reflection. She has fed back regularly to managers on any wider issues that have been raised during the training and that we should be considering which is particularly helpful. Feedback from participants has been consistently positive about the quality of the delivery of the training.

Kirsten Carr, Early Help Transformation and Impact Manager (London Borough of Haringey)

Our approach to early help was inadequate as was our Troubled Families programme, overall we were not fit for families and as a result we were failing. Interface worked alongside us as we built our new Early Help offer, enabling external trouble shooting, facilitation of the identification of solutions and growing practitioners that had all the skills but were lacking in confidence and application. Interface worked alongside us. They were excellent and professional throughout. The outcomes were excellent with a recent Ofsted inspection praising within our Early Help teams.

Elizabeth Broadhurst, Troubled Families Coordinator (Norfolk)

It was very comprehensive. The course was adapted as it progressed. The trainer great at thinking on her feet and amending course content.

Learner on Staff Support and Supervision Course