Young trainers

AYPH runs training and events to support organisations and individuals to understand and meet the particular health needs of 10-25 year olds.

AYPH training is developed and delivered with young peopleWe deliver online and in person training and you can commission us to deliver in house bespoke courses. We also hold regular online webinars. Sign up to our newsletter for more information or contact us.

We have run in house training for a variety of organisations, including: NHS England, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and local Integrated Care Boards.

Why choose AYPH training? Find out more about our training offer here

View all of our training courses below

Much of our delivery is commissoned by organisations, but we also run open access courses that are open to everyone. A range of our courses are detailed below. If you are interested in attending one of our courses and cannot see an available date, please click here to be notified when new dates are released.

Addressing health inequalities amongst young people

Develop your understanding of health inequalities and how they are experienced by young people aged 10-25. This course will draw on the latest data and young people’s experiences to provide you with expert knowledge on health inequalities.

This online training course will be split over two half days:
• Wednesday 19 June (10:00-13:00)
• Thursday 20 June (10:00-13:00)

"...being in a new role, I have found all this knowledge to be informative into shaping how I deliver to young people and how I can implement it into my current practice moving forward"

Youth friendly health services

Do young people use your health services? Are you working towards the ‘You’re Welcome’ criteria for youth friendly health and care services?

Join our course to learn more about the principles of running a youth friendly health service and how to develop services that can support young people’s health needs at this crucial life stage and for the future.


Training session with young trainer

Ethical practice in engagement with young people

Are you leading research about young people’s health and keen to involve young people in your work but faced with some tricky dilemmas? Join our course to learn more about taking an ethical practice in participation and engagement work with young people. This online training course will be split over two half days.

"I feel a lot more informed now - how to access support and what your rights are." Young person

Facilitation skills

Do you want to sharpen up your workshop facilitation skills? Would you like to support the young people you work with to gain confidence in facilitation?

This two day course allows you to understand and practice the components in designing and delivering a safe, fun and creative workshop for young people and / or the professionals that work with them. This in person training course will be split over two days.

"Ask for regular feedback, and make it easy and quick to give. " Quote from young person

Youth mental health first aid

This online course trains you as a Youth Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®), giving you an in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing and the ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive.


"Very often there's no help available until a problem has become totally unmanageable". Quote from young person

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