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Learning and Development for PAs

Enhance your knowledge and skills and find out what learning and development opportunities you can access as a PA on the Isle of Wight.

Isle of Wight Council Accredited PA’s

Isle of Wight Council Learning and Development

There are a range of courses that you can purchase a place to attend which offer PA’s learning around key areas such as:

  • First Aid
  • Safer Moving and Handling People
  • Epilepsy Awareness
  • Rescue Meds in Epilepsy
  • And more….

You can view details of our current courses along with details how to book a place using this link –


Adult Community Learning

Adult Community Learning offers learning opportunities for adults 19 years and over. Their wide range of workshops and courses can help you:

  • learn new skills or improve existing ones
  • meet new people
  • gain a qualification

Their courses and workshops include:

  • Arts and crafts workshops
  • Computer courses
  • Maths and English functional skills
  • Career advice
  • Online short CPD courses

They also offer short online courses around social care, (typically around 4 hours) and include topics such as:

  • Understanding stress
  • Understanding depression
  • Understanding anxiety
  • Substance misuse awareness
  • Understanding the safe handling of medication
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Alcohol awareness
  • And much more..

Find out more about the current programme using this link –



Safeguarding Adults –

Safeguarding Children –

For PA’s who have previously accessed the Learning Hub, we have refreshed the content and you can now view all the learning available from the IOWSAB and IOWSCP.

For those new to the PA role – follow the instructions on the links above to request an account.


Learning Disability and Autism

Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training on Learning Disability and Autism –

Latest updates from Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Integrated Care System can be found here –

How to access the learning –



The Alzheimer Café is offering a range of opportunities around dementia.  You can learn more about the options using this link –

You can learn about booking a place using this link –


Medication Management

The Isle of Wight ICB offer a course for those working in care.  The content covers the ordering, storage, administration and disposal of medicines and all legal information surrounding medicines in care settings. There are also some practical exercises for attendees at each session.

To view available dates and to request a place, follow this link to their form – ICB Medicines in Care


Information for healthcare professionals

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care System offer a range of advice and guidance for those in care roles.  You can access their website here using this link –