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Training, Courses and Professional Development



Welsh Women’s Aid (WWA) Training Centre provides accredited and non-accredited training courses delivered by expert and specialist trainers. The training, learning and development is designed to assist meet and support individual as well as organisational needs in the specialist violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence sector in Wales. We provide experience-based training whilst recognising the potential constraints affecting different agencies.


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We deliver the national accredited qualification in preventing and tackling domestic abuse and sexual violence. This is designed to equip professionals with the skills and knowledge to support survivors and the qualification is accredited by NOCN (QCF, Award, Certificate and Diploma).


WWA is also the contracted national provider to deliver the ‘Train the Trainer’ programme that supports Welsh Government “Ask and Act” policy framework. We also have trained trainers to deliver coercive control training to police forces across Wales, as part of the National College of Policing roll-out of partnership police training.


WWA also delivers training collaboratively through the National Training Services – a unique national partnership of specialist services delivering Wales-based training, learning and development around all aspects of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Courses that we deliver cover a range of specialist topics including:


  • Coercive control
  • Supporting survivors with mental health, drug and alcohol issues
  • Supporting children and young people
  • Vicarious trauma
  • Supporting male victims of Domestic abuse
  • Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence AwarenessSexual violence
  • Safeguarding and domestic abuse
  • Domestic and sexual abuse in LGBTQI relationships
  • Working with perpetrators
  • Workplace responses to employees affected by domestic abuse


Welsh Women’s Aid National Training Service deliver open courses throughout the year. We can come to you to deliver training packages in-house, or you may wish to commission a bespoke course tailored to the needs of your agency.


For further information about Welsh Women’s Aid National Training Service courses and costs please email: [email protected]

or contact the training team on: 01286 882733 or 02920 541551.

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