Building the workforce

We believe in building a highly skilled, safe and competent workforce

Association for Real Change Training Services

Association for Real Change Training Services (ATS) administer and assess competency based qualifications within the health and social care sector. The Association offers members free access to ATS and an additional saving on full Award, Certificate & Diploma registrations, of £30.00 per candidate, making it easier, more efficient and cheaper to get your staff trained.

Association for Real Change Training Packages and Publications

Association for Real Change members gain reduced rates on our full range of generic and learning disability specific training packages and resource and guidance publications, helping you to develop your workforce.

Consultancy Services

Association for Real Change also provides a consultancy service where training and support can be tailored to your organisation’s specific requirements. We have particular expertise in the following areas:

  • Active Support
  • Cultural competency/awareness
  • Handling money and budgeting.

We can also customise any learning disability training package for your organisation. Let us help you to identify training needs or service gaps and fill them.

WDF Funding

We also act as lead partner for Skills for Care distributing WDF funding for Adult Health and Social Care qualifications, helping to significantly cut the cost of training your staff.

Association for Real Change Disclosure Service

Association for Real Change members gain free initial registration with our Disclosure Service for DBS and Disclosure Scotland (PVGS) checks. We  provide blank application forms, guidance booklets/sheets and a thorough checks of all application forms before they are forwarded to the Disclosure and Barring Service/Disclosure Scotland for processing, resulting in a  faster more efficient service for getting your staff checked safely and in post as soon as possible.