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The national programme has been developed by subject experts and is based upon effective practice and subject pedagogy as highlighted by the DfE, OFSTED, Healthy Schools and related literature and research."PSHE subject knowledge had been improved by teachers and school nurses achieving the National PSHE CPD Certificate" Ofsted 2010.

The course explores areas surrounding:

  • the theory and concepts underpinning PSHE and its specialist areas
  • guidance and appropriate laws which support and impact upon PSHE
  • assessment and evaluation in PSHE
  • being a reflective practitioner
  • difference and diversity
  • normative education.

Through involvement in the programme participants can improve their confidence and competence in the delivery of PSHE and raise the quality of teaching and learning. The programme also provides an opportunity for participants to be updated on the national status of PSHE and the contribution of PSHE to the Ofsted framework.


Comprehensive 3 day programme delivered at level 4, 5 and 6 (HE 1, 2 and 3) accredited at 30 credits from the University of Roehampton equivalent to first, second and final year degree level. 

Teachers and nurses automatically study at Level 6. Other participants, dependent upon their qualification level and familiarity with teaching and learning and PSHE, will have the opportunity to study at Level 4, Level 5 or Level 6.

Some more details about the course can be found here.

This programme has been offered in Wiltshire over many years, to improve the quality of PSHE education, most recently delivered to two cohorts during 2018-2019.   

The most recent programme in Wiltshire took place from September 2018 to June 2019. The 3 tutor delivered training days incorporate education theory, practical activities and personal refection. Participants also undertake directed self-study and record their learning journey in an assignment submitted at the end of the course.

Central training days

  • Training Day 1 Wed 7th November 2018
  • Training Day 2 Tues 15th January 2019
  • Training Day 3 Tues 12th March 2019

9:30am-4:00pm at Trowbridge Rugby Club.

Cost £240 subsidised by Wiltshire Council, Public Health.

Who should attend?

The Wiltshire programme prioritises applications from teachers, although is aimed at any professional in Wiltshire who delivers PSHE in schools including: HLTAs, TAs, school nurses, police officers and youth workers.

Course flyer 2018/2019

To apply:  Booking for this event is now closed. 

The previous programme ran from January to November 2018. 

University information flyer

Wiltshire course flyer with booking link

Central training days

  • Training Day 1 Tues 16th January 2018
  • Training Day 2 Tues 20th March 2018
  • Training Day 3 Wed 9th May 2018

9:30am-4:00pm at Braeside, Devizes.