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Barnardos aims to support professionals working with children and families, by providing high quality training experiences which enhance participant’s knowledge, skills and expertise, promoting best practice and the highest standards in service delivery.

Professionals gain the knowledge and skills to enhance their work and ensure positive outcomes for children and families.

Training topics include:

Barnardos delivers training in two ways:

  1. Training events open to staff and volunteers from a range of organisations in a variety of locations nationwide
  2. Tailored training with a group of staff from an organisation in-house on a national basis.

Why should I attend Barnardos’ training?

Barnardos’ high quality training is underpinned with excellent content delivered by trainers who are all experts in their topic area. They openly share their practice experience to ensure the training is a worthwhile learning opportunity for all participants.

All Barnardos training is monitored and evaluated using our quality assurance framework.

What organisations say about Barnardos training

"Our staff found the training experience very informative, brilliantly presented and very interactive."

We constantly update our comprehensive range of courses in line with legislation, research and best practice developments.

Barnardos’ training events are delivered across Ireland, for groups of 6-16 participants, on a range of dates throughout the year including evenings and weekends to suit staff or volunteers working with children and young people.

If you request tailored training in-house, Barnardos will deliver the training at a location of your choice, using scenarios specific to your setting, reflecting your needs and the level of contact with children and is very cost effective.

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