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Council Officer Refresher


This course provides a refresher of the key themes for practitioners who are undertaking the statutory role of Council Officer.  Practitioners will review the relationship between the social work role in Adult Support & Protection (ASP) and the relevant legislation in Scotland.

Learning Outcomes

This course also provides a refresher on:

  • The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007
  • Investigative Interviewing
  • Risk Management

This course will support practitioners to continue to take actions to ensure individuals are protected and kept same from harm.

Who Should attend

This course is aimed at Social Workers who have undertaken Council Officer training, refresher training should be completed every three years.

Course Length

This is a full day face to face session.

Venue: The Practice Development Base - 8 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1HA


How to book

South Ayrshire Council Employees

This course can be booked through Book and Go on COAST, visit:


NHS Ayrshire & Arran Employees

All NHS staff within SA HSCP, should copy and paste the following link onto their browser and enter where they will be directed to COAST. This link should be used anytime NHS wish to access COAST therefore it would be advisable that this is saved to favourites.

On entering you will have two options; to Register or Login, in the first instance all NHS staff must register their details, simply their name and email while creating a memorable password.  An active email address must be used as all booking confirmations, information and links will be sent to this address.