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What is a Supported learning programme?

A Supported Learning Programme (SLP) is the new way that PaCT trains trainers to deliver essential care learning in-house. The programmes are more intensive and robust than the previous train the trainer courses and involve greater support from PaCT through blended learning and subject matter experts.

Whether you are a manager, a trainer, or wish to become a subject expert in a particular field, our SLPs are designed to facilitate an in-depth understanding of a topic, provide you with the skills to deliver training within your organisation and promote a continuous learning culture.

Supported learning programme flow

PaCT support delegates through the SLP process by providing a blended learning support package with e-learning, workbooks, easily progressing learning tasks and input from subject matter experts through forums and frequently asked questions.

We encourage deeper learning through reflection and case studies as well as applying different learning techniques to reach all learning styles.

Finally we involve your manager and peers in the process to allow you to gain feedback, highlight best practice and provide reliable and accurate evidence to influence policy and process change within your organisation.

The programmes consist of a short induction to talk you through the course, present you with the initial materials and teach you how to use the e-learning and forums. This is followed by some introductory learning tasks then one or two facilitated courses. The courses are supported by blended learning in the form of delivery exercises, peer review, e-learning, workbooks, posters and an optional training skills workshop which you can attend at anytime of the year free of charge. Finally you will submit a reflective diary that logs your progress throughout the course and you are signed off by both your manager and the subject matter expert.