Course details

The Team Teach 3-day Foundation Trainer Plus course provides your organisation with researched, considered, behaviour support strategies for your staff, when responding to a wide range of behaviours in your work place.

We work with you to positively implement behaviour support in your organisation and reduce the need for physical intervention. Our training provides you with a toolkit of strategies you can rely on and promotes respect, teamwork and communication with the focus on early intervention, de-escalation and prevention.

This 3-day course will certify you to deliver the Behaviour Support Training Level One course content.

Becoming a trainer in behaviour support for your organisation will allow you to:

  • support your team to develop the skills, approaches and confidence they need to help individuals who are distressed or dysregulated, with their behaviour
  • increase understanding and awareness of behaviour as communication and develop a consistent framework and shared approach as an organisation to better respond and reduce risk
  • provide ongoing flexible, cost-effective training and professional development to your staff team as and when required

Who is this course for?

This course is for individuals who want to lead on and provide the delivery of training in behaviour and crisis support strategies, with a focus on early intervention, to colleagues throughout their own organisation.

Learning outcomes – what you’ll achieve

  • You’ll gain an in depth understanding of behaviour; that all behaviour is communication, has a purpose and that some behaviours may signal a need for support.
  • You’ll become fully equipped and confident in behaviour support, including verbal and non-verbal communication, diversion & de-escalation and safe, effective, ethical disengagement skills as well as prompts and guides.
  • You’ll be able to understand and effectively cascade the Team Teach Code of Practice & Protocols – Reducing Risk, Restraint & Restriction to colleagues within your organisation.
  • You’ll understand the strategies needed to foster healthy environments and increase positive outcomes in your organisation.
  • You’ll develop a thorough understanding of how to deliver training with a modular and principle-based approach (blended learning options are also available).
  • You’ll build confidence in assessing and balancing risk, so you know how best to respond in any situation.
  • You’ll be able to help colleagues in your organisation develop shared values, attitudes, skills and knowledge, and successfully embed the Team Teach ethos.

The Team Teach Experience

Team Teach is an accredited, award-winning provider of training in behaviour support strategies. The Team Teach approach and philosophy has been developed by practitioners with over 25 years’ experience in delivering respectful, accessible and practical behaviour support solutions that work. We support over 13,000 settings globally, to positively transform behaviour support and reduce the need for physical intervention when responding to behaviours of concern.

Focused on teamwork and communication, our courses foster supportive working practices, helping people recognise the needs of the children and adults they work with, offer help where necessary, and be able to make use of support when needed.

Your certification

After successfully completing our 3-day Foundation Trainer Plus course you will be fully equipped to facilitate the most effective training for your colleagues. You will be certified to deliver our Behaviour Support Training Level One course.

Your certification will be valid for 12 months. Please note, re-certification is required annually, by completing a 1-day re-accreditation course.

If the confidence or competence levels of a participant require more time and support, an ‘assist’ pass may be awarded, allowing individuals to assist on Level One – 6 Hour courses and refresher courses that are delivered for their employer. An ‘assist’ pass can be upgraded to a full pass by attending a future Foundation Trainer Plus Trainer reaccreditation course.

Now including Team Teach Connect for ongoing support

Team Teach training is evolving and we are delighted to announce the launch of Team Teach Connect, an innovative new platform offering you ongoing support, a wealth of practical resources, and the latest thinking in behaviour support.

Training is just the beginning of the Team Teach journey and we want to be there for you every step of the way, when you need us most, with information, support, and ideas to help you create lasting positive behaviour cultures in your organisation.

Teach Connect forms a fundamental part of our training proposition and gives you access to:

  • 24/7 on-demand access to our new Knowledge Hub filled with downloadable resources, videos, articles, podcasts, live and recorded webinars and events.
  • Support Service for help, ideas, and practical support from our experienced team of trainers.
  • Seamless course management system to access certificates, training resources, and manage and book your training.

Find Out More About Team Teach Connect – link

How to book your course

To book, select from the available dates and locations below. You can book online using a valid credit card or generate an invoice for your employer.