Carers Development and Learning

Welcome to the Carers Development and Learning Service where we hope you will find a workshop or course tailored to your needs.

To view the latest courses for December 2018 to March 2019 click on the following link pdf List of Courses and Workshops for Carers (December 2018 onwards). (150 KB)

Sunflower image from art classOur courses and workshops are specifically designed for carers and run by a highly skilled professional team of staff; we provide FREE, LIVELY and FUN opportunities for you to learn and have a break from your caring responsibilities. We are proud to work in partnership with many education providers in Hertfordshire, including Hertfordshire Library Services, The Workers Educational Association (WEA), Further Education Colleges and the YMCA.


The array of opportunities is vast from courses to help you in your caring role to those designed to give you some me time to improve or take up a new hobby.
Courses offered recently have included:Art course in Ware

  • Caring With Confidence 
  • Creative Writing and art classes
  • Beginners'  Computer sessions
    (in conjunction with local libraries)
  • Assertiveness workshops
  • Legal Planning
  • End of Life Care
  • Singing for Fun Workshop
  • Moving and Handling and various other topics.


What do carers think? 

Computing for Beginners:

"Used a computer for the first time.  Found it enjoyable"; "Looking forward to the next course"


"All of it has made me feel wonderful"

Please keep checking our events calendar as new courses and workshops are being added all the time across the county.  We know that having opportunities close to where you live is very important to carers, along with help with transport if required, and alternative care for the person you look after. 

All our courses and workshops are free to carers registered with the service, contact us to register or for more details.

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