Course Catalogue

Alcohol & Other DrugsSubstance Use

Welcome to Turning Point Scotland

This course will provide you with an awareness of the work we do, and what you can expect as an employee working with us.

Adult Support & Protection

This course is to help ensure that you have the necessary knowledge to help stop or prevent potential harm or abuse occurring within any of the Turning Point Scotland services you work in.

Child Protection

This course provides a basic introduction to child protection concerns which you may face, or need to be aware of in your role.

Data Protection Awareness

The purpose of this course is to enhance your understanding and awareness of the key changes to data protection legislation that have come about with the introduction of GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 that came into affect 25th May 2018.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

This course explores why its important we understand what our responsibilities are under the law and what we need to do to be as inclusive as possible.

Fire Safety Management - Refresher

Turning Point Scotland provide a wide range of services in different environments to people with varying needs. Therefore it is important that you know the content of the service's fire risk assessment, emergency evacuation plan and any other procedure that is specific to your place of work.

Introduction to Homelessness

This introductory course is for people new to working with homelessness.

IT Security

Information protection and management is of critical importance to us. Without adequate security measures, personal information, sensitive documents could be put at risk.

Lone Working Awareness

This course aims to support you to identify risks to your own and others health and safety while you are lone working. It will also help you improve decision making in every day situations so you are better equipped to make informed choices and therefore take action that minimises risk.

Medication Awareness

This course provides some basic guidance on the handling of medications and to act as a foundation for your practice in ordering, storing and administering medication within Turning Point Scotland services.

Recording and Reporting

This course is about exploring what should be included in any report when you are working with service user and staff records.

Safer Handling & Back Care

This course aims to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries that can be caused by poor manual handling in the workplace. The course will make clear the knowledge and skills that are required to enable you to carry out your job in a safe and effective manner, whilst complying with current legislation.

Victim Awareness

This course is primarily aimed at those working in criminal justice services and those who come into contact with victims of crime.