Adult Social Care classroom-based training

Adult Social Care training in Richmond is organised by the Adults Workforce Development Team.

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Who can attend?

All of our courses are open to those listed below, subject to meeting the course eligibility criteria. Please check the criteria for each course before you apply.

  • All Adult and Community Services staff
  • Children Services and Culture staff
  • HRCH staff
  • South West London and St. George’s Mental Health Trust
  • Metropolitan Police
  • Private voluntary and independent staff providing care in Richmond upon Thames
  • Housing staff
  • Other Council departments
  • Service users, carers, volunteers and residents in the Borough

How do I book a course?

Bookings for classroom-based courses are made through Evolve.

If you have never enrolled on Evolve

If you have never used Evolve, you will need to self-register on Evolve.

View the Evolve user guide(pdf, 424KB).

Please note that you will need your own email address in order to set up an Evolve account. Your manager must also be registered on Evolve, as you will be asked to select his or her name from a drop-down list to authorise your booking. If you don't have a manager, i.e. you are a personal assistant, carer or resident, you can select 'Richmond Evolve Administrator'.

If you have any difficulty using Evolve, please contact Learning pool via email or telephone 0845 543 6033.

What happens next?

Correspondence regarding your training course will be send out to you by email, through Evolve.

If you haven't received your joining instructions one week before your training course, please contact the Adults Workforce Development Team on 020 8891 7649 or via email at

What happens if I need to cancel?

We implement a cancellation charges policy in line with Council Policy.

To ensure delegates attend or give due notice of cancellation we remind all applicants of the cost implications to their organisation of non-attendance. If you are unable to attend a training course on which you have been booked and do not inform the Adults Workforce Development Team in writing 2 weeks prior to the course date that you will not be attending, a cancellation fee will be charged for the amount as set out below:

  • The cost of half-day courses will be £50
  • The cost of full day courses will be £100

If the cost of the course is more than the cancellation fee then the full cost will be charged.

Please note that non-attendance at training is monitored to ensure best use of government funding.

Additional information

Courses usually take place at the Twickenham Training Centre. This is subject to change so please check your course information before attending.

Online courses

Find out about our range of e-Learning courses.

Updated: 20 April 2017