Course Overview

This is a full day classroom-based training session for people working with children and vulnerable adults. Learners will be supported with an overview of the Mental Capacity Act and DoLS, to ensure they have the knowledge and skill to deal with situations relating to mental capacity. The course features a range of group work, activities including role play and discussions to enhance learner skill development. This training session can be accessed via a link and is accessible from a range of devices including IOS and Android platforms.


This course offers a blended learning approach including a short scenario, a workbook, infographics and a classroom style training session.

Aims & Objectives

  • The aim and spirit of the Mental Capacity Act
    When and how the MCA balances empowerment with protection
  • Explanation of how and when to assess a person’s capacity
  • How to assess what is in someone’s best interests
  • Explanation of how the MCA defines restraint
  • Introduction to deprivation of liberty

Course Audience

Health Care Workers, Social Care Workers, Support Centre Practitioners, Youth Workers, Support Worker, Nursing Staff, Children’s Residential Care Workers, Education workers.

Course Duration

6 hours

Available Course Dates

Please click on the following dates to book onto a session:





This course is accredited by Advantage Accreditation.

Course Price

The course price is £80 or 4 Credits


Course Curriculum

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