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 Welcome to SEAP Advocacy Training

Advocacy Training is the preferred provider of advocacy and related training in the UK. We pride ourselves in delivering high quality, interactive and practical training that can be applied back in the workplace and has a direct impact on practice and services. Our extensive experience in delivering advocacy skills training has grown from over 10 years delivering high quality, independent advocacy services

Understanding The Care Act Professional

SEAP are an advocacy service commissioned to deliver Statutory Care Act Advocacy which puts us in a good position to understand the duties, roles & responsibilities which impact on those involved.

SEAP Advocacy Training have a range of training options to support you, whether you are a commissioner of services , a social care professional working within the Care Act or a Care Act Advocate.

Our range of courses include:

Introduction to the Care Act & the Care Act Advocate (professional development) 1 day

Positive Communication Skills for the Care Act Advocate (professional development) 1 day 

QIA  NEW Specialist Unit 313: Providing Indpendent Advocacy Support under The Care Act 2014  (accredited) 2 day

For more details on these courses please see the drop down to the left of the screen The Care Act & Care Act Advocate Training.


 NEW COURSE DATE: QIA Unit 313 Providing Independent Advocacy Support under the Care Act 2014

 Monday 1st June & Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Venue: Central London (details on booking)

Timings: 9.30am to 4.30pm both days

Cost : Cost: £590.00 per person for this unit only.

Or as part of the Certificate in Independent Advocacy to include Unit 313 £1500.00 per person (price incudes attending 4 core units course and a specialist unit course)


Thursday 4 June 2015

Venue: Central London (details on booking)

Timings: 9.30am to 4.30 pm

Cost: £300.00 per person for accreditation

         £100.00 per person for PD 

Please follow the link to the left for further details on this unit. Further details sent on confirmation of booking.

If you would like to book a place please email with your name, address, contact details and state if you want accredited or porfessional development route. Confirmation of place is on receipt of payment.

Payment methods: cheque and bank transfer.

NEW COURSE: Effective Communication for Independent Advocates - using Talking Mat technique FULLY BOOKED

Monday 13th July 2015

Venue: Central London (details on booking)

Timings: 9.30am to 4.30 pm

Cost:  £120.00 per person for PD 

This is a practical professional development course for Independent Advocates especially for those working as Care Act Advocates. The aim is to support advocates develop, extend and practice skills with Talking Mat communication approaches.

If you would like to be added to a notification email of the next scheduled date please email with your name, address, contact and details.


Please Note:

Units 301 to 310 are assessed by producing a portfolio of evidence to meet the learning outcomes. You therefore need to be working as an advocateto drawn from your practice for your portfolio of evidence. 

All the QIA course are open to all who would like to attend in a professional development capacity (PD). You attend the training and take the days learning away with you but do not work towards the accreditation.

If you are not working as an advocate but are interested in advocacy training please see the Unit 201 course details as this is assessed by submission of written assignments and is open to all.

In-house Training

We deliver in-house training throughout the UK, working in a range of sectors. Our courses are designed to be participative, interactive and engaging - highlighting current thinking and best practice, all you need to do is provide a minimum of 6 learners and a suitable venue.

We have trained over 1,000 people in the Qualification in Independent Advocacy from a range of organisations and settings such as Mind, Age UK and Alzheimers Society. We have also delivered professional development courses for organisations such as Sutton Housing Association, Devon People First and Northants County Council, Nyton House Care Homes and BH Speakout.

Course we offer

We offer the City & Guilds accredited Qualification in Independent Advocacy (QIA), as well as non accredited professional development courses. All of which is delivered in-house directly to you. Please see links to the left for course information.

Advocacy training delivered by experts

All our courses are delivered by professional trainers who are also practicing advocates and/or advocacy service managers. They each bring a wealth of skills, experience and real life examples to our training courses.

How to contact us

If you would like to discuss in-house training options with us, please call on 0330 440 9000 or email and we will be happy to help.