Welcome to the Women’s Aid National Training Centre
We are the leading training provider for tackling and preventing domestic abuse. Whether you work with survivors, deliver a domestic abuse service, are an employer wanting to support your staff or a police force, our unrivalled expertise will equip you with the tools to understand and respond effectively to domestic abuse.
What do we offer?
Our survivor-focused training courses and qualifications include the skills and knowledge required to carry out many specialist roles within the sector, such as an IDVA position, a group facilitation post, working with children, refuge and outreach work.
Browse our range of opportunities below:
Last minute one-off training offer
National Accredited Award
The Award in tackling and preventing domestic violence/abuse has been developed for those with little or no experience of working with survivors or for those wanting to enter the sector, and is a recognised qualification in the sector.
Are you wanting to work in the domestic abuse sector or already volunteering? If so, this qualification is for you.
Running Feb – March 2020 in Bristol and offered at half price.
Why join us?
Jan 2020Supporting refugee and asylum-seeking women who have experienced sexual violence – 28/01/2020 - 29/01/2020 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Feb 2020National Accredited Award – 04/02/2020 - 01/04/2020 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact us and FAQ’s
Please see our top queries below before contacting.
If we haven’t covered the information you’d like, we’d love to hear from you.
You can contact us at the Women’s Aid National Training Centre by calling 0117 944 7190 or by sending us an e-mail to: [email protected].
We offer discounted rates for our member services but unfortunately we do not offer concessionary rates to non-members. If your organisation is interested in becoming a member of Women’s Aid please contact the membership team on [email protected].
If you are an individual, you may be interested in our Change That Lasts project. Change That Lasts run a free two-day training course that raises awareness of domestic abuse in the community and helps people provide the right response to disclosures.
Yes, we offer refunds on courses if we are given two weeks notice, after which we are unable to offer a refund due to venue bookings, refreshments and trainer travel.
If you would like to cancel a course you have booked, please contact [email protected].
We are the Women’s Aid Federation of England, our charity covers England only. However as an exception, we can travel across the UK to deliver our Bespoke training.
If you are based in England and we do not offer the course you would like in your area, we would like to hear from you. We are always looking for new venues when funding permits. You can contact [email protected] to pass on your feedback.
If you are based outside of England, please see our sister federations websites for courses and training opportunities in your area: Scottish Women’s Aid, Welsh Women’s Aid Northern Ireland Women’s Aid
We will email you approximately 3 weeks prior to the course date with the final details, including the venue address.
We ask that you wait until 2 weeks prior to the course date to book such requirements.