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About Us

CAN training offers a range of training, development and consultancy services to anyone or any organisation that works with children and young people.

From off the shelf courses to bespoke, made to measure training days, from single qualifications to managing the training needs of large organisations, from simple advice to complex project management and problem solving. CAN training has an un-paralled range of the highest quality assessors, trainers and consultants who can use their many years of hands on experience and their wide range of skills and knowledge to support our clients and help them develop great workers, great teams and great organisations. CAN training (formerly Aquila Alternatives) now offers a wider range of services to a wider range of workers and organisations.

Why Choose CAN?

We understand that you want the highest quality services at cost effective prices. We can deliver this for you.

We know you want training and development that fits your organisation. We will be there when and where you want with a service that you can depend on.

We know you want training and development to be effective and memorable. We will make it experiential, innovative and fun.

We know that, most of all, you want good outcomes for the children and young people you work with. With our extensive experience of safeguarding and working with challenging and vulnerable young people we will ensure that our services help you get amazing results.

Our Clients

CAN training courses…..“always challenging and thought provoking, it makes me review and question my practice and want to re-examine my approach” Lyn Parker (Residential manager)

Blog Updates

New Advanced Learner Loans

Posted on June 15 2016 by CAN Training

You may be asked to undertake a qualification as part of your job role.

You may be eligible to apply for an Advanced learner Loan to help with the financial costs of the training course if you are 19 years or older. Learners are responsible for the application of their loan and any repayments.

You can apply for the Learner Loan to complete certain qualifications from level 3 to Level 6. This includes the QCF Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) and the QCF Level 5 Diploma for Leadership and Management for Residential Child Care (England).


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River Valley Care Awarded ‘Good’ In First Year Of Business

Posted on August 17 2016 by CAN Training

Based in Hereford, the relatively new residential children's home has been awarded 'Good' following their first Ofsted inspection.

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