Training and learning opportunities for carers

Information about advice, training and learning opportunities to help you feel confident in your caring role.

Being a carer can be a daunting task and you may often worry that there is more you can do. Partners across Essex have learning and training opportunities which can help you. To find learning and training sessions near you, visit our service directory.

You can also sign up to the Mobilise newsletter for weekly emails full of tips and stories from other carers. Mobilise is a Digital platform that can provide out of hours support for unpaid carers. 

Online courses

An online course can offer more in-depth and general advice or information. If you are a new carer these courses can help you to build a strong foundation and to gain confidence in your new caring role. If you have been a carer for some time they can help reassure you that you are on the right path. There may also be new information that you have not come across before. You can sign up with:

If you are not sure where to start

Contact the Essex Wellbeing Service offer carers a confidential phone call with a trained professional. This allows you to ask questions and receive advice specific to you and your situation.