Welcome to the Apollo Teaching Services Training Website
At Apollo Teaching Services, we offer free accredited Continuing Professional Development training for all our staff.
Our training provides Apollo staff with the opportunity to:
- Enhance their skills.
- Increase their confidence.
- Refresh their knowledge to ensure it remains relevant.
In the last quarter alone, over 650 people completed CPD and Safeguarding courses with Apollo.
Dedicated Training Co-Ordinator
We have a dedicated Training Co-Ordinator who collects feedback from our courses to make sure they are of the highest standard. The training we offer is continually monitored to make sure that we provide the sessions that are most required by both our staff and schools.
Book onto a course
Below you’ll be able to find information on all of our current courses. To book your place, simply fill out the contact forms provided and our Training Co-Ordinator will ensure you’re booked on.
Online Safeguarding Course
Please Note: It is a mandatory requirement that all candidates joining Apollo Teaching Services undertake and pass our online Safeguarding assessment within 3 months of registration.
Our Safeguarding assessment will teach you how to:
- Understand what is meant by the term Safeguarding.
- Recognise the different signs, symptoms and behaviours of potential abuse.
- Introduction to adverse childhood experiences.
- Understand what to do if you are concerned about a child, young person or adult.
- Understand your role and responsibility with suspicion or disclosure of abuse.
- Be aware of the issues of capacity and consent.
- Understand your own and others’ duty to report a concern or incidents.
The New Curriculum in Wales
The What, Why and How of Curriculum Change in Wales. Split across two modules, this course is designed to give a concise overview of everything you need to know about the new curriculum in Wales.
This professional learning opportunity is suitable for all educational staff. Apollo Teaching Services encourages all supply staff to attend.
- Fundamental differences in curriculum design and delivery of our new Curriculum in Wales.
- An overview of all the specific elements that form the new Curriculum.
- Focus on core elements, such as 4 Purposes for Learning, Areas of Learning and Experience, Statements of What Matters and Descriptions of Learning.
- Building on the core elements and moving forward to address all other aspects of the new Curriculum including mandatory requirements.
- Focus on such crucial elements as the Principles of Progression, cross-curricular and cross-cutting themes and the vital underpinning 12 Pedagogical Principles of our new Curriculum.
Flexebee Online Courses
Concussion in Schools
The aim of this course is to greater increase your knowledge of concussion and the signs of concussion in children and young people, as well as the relevant legislation.
Equality and Diversity in Education
The aim of this Equality and Diversity in Education course is to greater increase your knowledge of Equality and Diversity in an education setting, the ways to prevent equality and the key legislation.
This course has been designed to ensure that you understand what stress is. The main points covered are: Understanding what causes stress and how to spot it, Describing how stress can affect a team, Describing ways of coping with stress
Covering: Understanding relevant legislation, Defining personal data, Describing who the GDPR applies to, Listing the 7 key principles, Describing what is meant by a lawful basis for processing, Listing an individual’s rights under the GDPR, etc.
Food Safety Level 2
Covering topics: Understand the basics of food law, Hazards to food, HACCP from purchase to service, Personal hygiene, Premises, Food pests, Cleaning and disinfection
Covering topics such as: Recognise what autism is, Understand what ASD is, Identifying characteristics of someone that has autism, Identifying how to care for someone with autism, Understand how to enable those with autism.
Mental Health Awareness Info
Covering topics such as: Defining the term Mental health, Describing how you might spot a possible mental health disorder, Makin referrals, Supporting those with mental health disorders, Discrimination and stigma, Treating mental health disorders and
Emergency First Aid Awareness
Covering topics such as: Managing incidents, Basic life support, CPR, Control of bleeding, Choking, Anaphylaxis, Examination of a casualty, Unconsciousness, Head injury, Strains and Sprains, Shock.
Challenging Behaviour Awareness
The aim of this Challenging Behaviour training course is to greater increase your understanding of challenging behaviour, its causes and outcomes, as well as relevant legislation.
This course has been designed to ensure that you possess a theoretical knowledge and practical skills in supporting people living with disability to achieve their potential.
Learning Disability Awareness
This course has been designed to ensure that you understand Learning Disabilities and are aware of its causes.
Time Management Awareness
This course has been designed to ensure that you understand what time management is and can recognise how to manage time effectively.
The aim of this Understanding Epilepsy training is to greater increase your knowledge of epilepsy and how to treat epileptic children or young adults in educational settings.
Understanding Anxiety in Education
The aim of the Understanding Anxiety in Education training course is to help prepare teachers and education industry employees on what are the signs and effects of anxiety in an educational environment.
Supporting Staff Well Being in Schools
The aim of this Wellbeing training for schools is to greater increase your knowledge of Staff Wellbeing in Schools. Covering: What can impact staff wellbeing, The cost of mental health, Common mental health problems etc.
Our ADHD courses aim to provide schools and those directly involved with an understanding of ADHD and how it affects children and young people. Covering: What ADHD is, Causes and symptoms, Effects of ADHD, How to support, Reporting.