PCI accredited training
All of the following courses have been assessed against the PCI’s rigorous quality assurance and accreditation framework, which means you can be assured that they meet the very highest standards of training.
Explore the full range of PCI-accredited courses below
Designed by coach-trained healthcare professionals, this two-day programme provides the ideal opportunity for you to discover and develop health coaching mindsets and skills tailored to activation. Feedback suggests that this training is experiential, authentic and immediately impactful.
Learn advanced skills in communication, relationship-building, motivational interviewing, patient activation and behaviour change, practising tailored health coaching for person-centred care from day one. Trainers with extensive clinical and teaching experience will work in partnership with you, supporting and developing individual coaching capabilities (Levels 1-3 of the PCI Health Coaching Curriculum). Online, face-to-face and hybrid options are available for individual and group bookings.
Peak Health Coaching is an education and training company with a mission to engage, encourage and challenge health and care professionals to work with a coaching mindset to deliver person-centred care in person-centred systems and create the right environment for everyone to thrive – not just survive. All programmes are informed by front-line experience and education at their best.
Know Your Own Health’s ‘Better Conversations’ workforce training programme complements their Health & Wellbeing Coach Training. Also built on self-management principles, as outlined in the PCI’s health coaching core curriculum, this training enables you to develop the skills required to support patient self-management and personalised care.
4-day Training for ‘Health & Wellbeing Coaches’ – Know Your Own Health
This training programme is built on Supported Self-Management Programme principles. Support is tailored to your individual needs and focuses on patient activation. This is a skilled role and the training and supervision programme includes ongoing skills development to help you achieve reliable high-quality outcomes.
Know Your Own Health has specialised in Supported Self-Management since 2010, working with other leaders in the field and learning from on-the-ground experience of how supported self-management works and how to achieve the best outcomes for patients and the NHS. Its expertise combines face-to-face health coaching and digital communications.
This course is aimed at Social Prescribers, Health Coaches and Care Coordinators operating across the health and care sectors. Highly practical in nature, the three half-day workshops provide the skills, knowledge and confidence to help you to make an immediate impact with patients. Incorporating the key skills of Active Listening, Motivational Interviewing and Health Coaching, SocialPrescriberPlus can be delivered face to face or online.
DNA Insight is a health and care training consultancy that focuses on providing training and consultancy advice to Primary Care organisations and ICSs/ICPs in support of the NHS Long Term Plan to deliver personalised care. These courses set you up for success, and have a reputation for being engaging, practical and enjoyable.
This tailored programme enables you to understand how to empower people to have greater choice and control over their care. It improves understanding of how all the elements of universal personalised care create a more cohesive approach, achieving better outcomes for both individuals and the healthcare system.
Advancing Quality Alliance (Aqua) supports health and care organisations and systems to identify, refine and embed sustainable strategies for high-quality care and regulatory excellence. Their members and customers benefit from access to expert advisors as well as a comprehensive programme of courses and events to help build internal capability and develop cutting-edge approaches to care quality.
The Bridges model is underpinned by the principles of social cognitive theory and the concept of self-efficacy. This evidenced-based programme uses a 5-stage approach to sustainable system change and is directed towards whole teams across the patient pathway. All workshops are co-delivered by clinicians and people who live with a long-term health condition.
Bridges Self-Management is a social enterprise that exists to make a difference to the lives of people living with acute and long-term conditions. Having worked with healthcare teams since 2013, Bridges fosters sustainable cultural change by creating a shared ethos of self-management support that fits with a team’s language, systems and processes.
The expansion of the number of social prescribing link workers creates a need for training, resources and support to ensure a highly competent, sustainable and agile team. This 5-module blended-learning programme provides all the information and insight needed for successful completion.
As a membership organisation for primary care, Practice Managers Association (PMA) provides training, education and support to non-clinical workers. It works closely with NHS England, NHS Digital, NHSx, HEE, RCGP, Training Hubs and others. PMA offerings include workshops, web workshops, apprenticeship standards, diplomas, e-learning programmes, webinars, podcasts, consultancy and conference management services.
The care and support planning training and facilitation course supports you to implement care and support planning for people with long-term conditions. A combination of skills-based learning and hands-on support enables changes to systems of care and a different style of interaction between you and those who live with long-term conditions.
Year of Care Partnerships is an NHS organisation with over 15 years’ experience in designing and supporting the delivery of personalised care for people living with long-term health conditions. With a strong person-centred ethos, they have content expertise in all areas of the personalised care model and extensive experience in the practical implementation of personalised care and support planning.
This course is evidence-based and draws on tried and tested coaching models and approaches. With an aim to deliver improved patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) and a reduction in workload for practice staff, the interactive programme takes a blended approach of workshops, action learning sets and mentoring. Supported by a course leader, you can expect a stimulating learning environment, to share experiences, ideas, opinions and questions. The course is currently being offered virtually.
HN is a healthcare company that delivers AI guided case-finding, remote monitoring, clinical health coaching and virtual ward solutions to the NHS.
They provide practical applications of population health management, going beyond just identifying high-cost, high-need patients and actually intervening to support them to improve their health outcomes and reduce their care consumption.
Three live days and one day of e-learning provide a highly interactive, experiential learning experience, focusing on core skills development and how to embed these into practice. Expert trainers deliver live days, blending theory with supported practice, whilst e-learning enables you to work at your own pace and further explore key skills and concepts.
This 2-day course comprises one day of e-learning and one day of live training, both of which contribute towards an EMCC accreditation when upgrading to the 4-day course. The e-learning shares the theories of Health Coaching, with the live day bringing these to life with Health Coaching practice and observation.
This online e-learning course shares the fundamentals of Health Coaching and its importance in enabling personalised care to happen. Containing 39 lessons, 23 quizzes and 20 exercises spread across 6 modules – and all accessible for 12 months – means you can learn at a time and pace that is right for you.
The Health Coaching Academy specialises in training health and care professionals and volunteers in the core health coaching skills vital to delivering quality personalised care, overcoming barriers and transforming health and wellbeing outcomes. Their range of services include accredited training, practical toolkits, e-learning, ‘train the trainer’ masterclasses and supervision.
This programme is designed for anyone who delivers Health Coaching (e.g health and wellbeing coaches, Social Prescribing link workers and health professionals). It will provide you with the knowledge and skills in how to deliver Health Coaching and behaviour change to support personalised care, and provide a practical set of tools and techniques that you can apply immediately in your work.
This programme is designed to support practitioners from all health, care, community and voluntary sectors to learn how to use health coaching effectively. It provides you with the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to make the mindset shift in how you approach consultations and integrate health coaching into your role to support personalised care.
This programme enables people working in social prescribing roles to use a coaching approach to support community-based self-management and the utilisation of community assets. Health Coaching skills are an integral part of the toolkit for people working in social prescribing roles, and this training will equip you to have high-quality conversations with people to find out what matters to them.
TPC Health is at the forefront of coaching innovations in health and social care. They are proud to have been developing health coaching and health coaching training since 2008 and are passionate about its use to deliver personalised coordinated care, designed to fit around a person’s health and care needs.
This course supports behaviour change and health outcomes through the application of coaching principles, skills and frameworks in health and care settings. It is designed to be highly applicable, combining person-centred approaches with skills to constructively challenge, that are effective in limited time and help improve work satisfaction.
Osca is a social enterprise dedicated to social impact. They have been delivering coaching for health and personalised care programmes for the last decade, training thousands of health and social care professionals from almost every discipline with excellent feedback.
Designed and delivered by practising health coaches and trainers with a focus on person-centred care, this course helps system leaders and frontline staff to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge needed to excel in the field of coaching for behaviour change in health and social care.
Co-founders, Clare and Jo, began their partnership working together in the demonstrator phase of the Black Country personalised care programme, expanding health coaching from a single, successful pilot, across primary care and community services. They are described by trainees and partners as enthusiastic trainers, with a real passion for person-centred care.
This course is specifically designed to provide all the knowledge, skills and confidence needed as a certified wellbeing coach. Specialist trainers create a blended learning experience, focusing on core coaching skills, plus a range of wellbeing coaching techniques. Live interactive virtual learning incorporates lectures, discussions, workshops and practical coaching practice. The course is also accredited by The Association for Coaching and has certification and membership included.
Their mission is to train expert wellbeing coaches. For over 10 years, they have helped thousands of people to gain perspective on how to take better care of themselves. This experience has been curated into specially designed wellbeing coach training programmes.
This explains the why and the how of Motivational Interviewing, which is a skill central to an effective approach to the delivery of personalised care. The study day uses a PowerPoint-free, practical and engaging style that’s suitable for all staff – clinical or non-clinical – who can learn together in groups of up to 40.
Et al Training has been training NHS professionals since 2007 and has a proven track record of delivering interactive and memorable training. Alongside the Motivational Interviewing study day, they also provide a portfolio of clinical training and pride themselves on trainers being experts in their field.
6 Modules – Suitable for new to role; Health and Wellbeing Coaches, Care Co-ordinators, Social Prescribers. This course underpins the 8 Module Health and Wellbeing Coach Training prerequisite to role commencement. 3.5 hours each module with some pre-learning, skills practice and reading.
8 Modules – Suitable for individual practitioners within the primary and secondary care workforce and community teams including Clinical consultants, AHP’s, Health and Wellbeing Coaches, Care Co-ordinators and Social Prescribers. 3.5 hours each module with some pre-learning and an observation assessment in Module 8.
Help & Care has experience of delivering health coaching services across Dorset since 2013, providing a practice-based foundation informing our evidence-based training programme. Our collaboration with CEmPAC and the Dorset Primary Care Training Hub brings a unique dynamic to our training offer and ongoing development.