Short Courses

Unlike other providers our courses are priced per person as well as per course. This makes it...

Unlike other providers our courses are priced per person as well as per course. This makes it possible for staff to attend courses on different days and alleviates the problems of finding adequate cover.


Please click on the course title for further information.
A current price list, current courses which still have vacancies and a complete short course brochure can be found on our downloads page by clicking here.


Please note that additional charges may apply for courses that are run outside of the Colchester area.


Upcoming Short Courses at Catten College

Paediatric 1st Aid 1 May & 7 May 10:00 – 4:30 £75.00
SOVA 13 May 10:00 – 2:00 £35.00
Emergency 1st Aid at Work (EFAW) 20 May 10:00 – 5:00 £37.00
Food Hygiene 22 May 10:00 – 12:30 £22.00
Infection Control 22 May 1:30 – 4:00 £22.00
Fire Safety 28 May 10:00 – 12:30 £22.00
Health & Safety 28 May 1:30 ~ 4:00 £22.00


If you would like to book any of these courses, please call 01206 366199 or e-mail or


The courses mandatory for care homes are available at a large discount when all seven are booked together. The mandatory courses are as follows:

  • Emergency 1st Aid (EFAW)
  • Fire Safety
  • Food Hygiene
  • Health & Safety
  • Infection Control
  • Moving & Handling
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)

Course Details

Course Id Course Name Professor
271 Short Courses No Instructor

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