ACET UK Relationships and Sex Education Programme

Name Sarah Smith and Gareth Cheesman
Name of Organisation acet UK
Contact e-mail and
Contact phone number 01244 401935 or 07732427312
Description of Resource offered 4 day training course to equip people to provide comprehensive relationships and sex education programme in high school. Including both subject information and teaching practice (lesson planning etc)
Trainee Cost of Course £150 per person or £410 per person for a Staffordshire University accredited version
Centre cost of course materials £100 annual organisation membership fee
Previous experience of Course provider/trainer (relevant if they are providing a revised training modules or manual) The first edition of the course was created over 25 years ago in response to the HIV epidemic. The materials have constantly been used reviewed, expanded and updated UK since then.
What course achieves for the participants (e.g. qualification gained, any accreditation, which centres recognise this course) The course can be completed as a stand alone training programme with acet UK certification or in partnership with Oasis college the 4 day training programme can be completed with certification from Staffordshire University of 15 credits (Level 4).
Steps taken to ensure the quality of the resource The materials are used in schools across the UK from inner city urban school to rural schools and everything in between. We have 2 centres of excellence where we research, pilot and improve resource, one In London and one in Chester.
Any further support offered to support trainers using this course Once people complete the training and their organisation pays the membership fee people gain access to all the Esteem Network benefits. These benefits include regular special training, email updates, annual conference, individual support (phone/email) and new resources every year.
Any other relevant information to share with Centre Leaders The acet UK Esteem training courses run across the UK. We are also able to offer onsite training for larger groups.