Sylvia Barrett has worked as a trainer in Edinburgh, Glasgow and around Scotland for over 20 years.

She was previously the Training and Development Manager for the largest Housing Association in Scotland.

Sylvia holds an Honours Degree in Psychology from Edinburgh University, she is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

At present she is also an Associate Lecturer with the Open University teaching The Managing Care course which is recognised by The Scottish Social Services Council for managers of residential care.

Sylvia won the Innovations in Personnel award presented by the Society of Directors of Personnel in Scotland and the Chartered Institute of Housing training for the millennium award.

Sylvia’s main areas of work are supporting workers who are employees in the care and supported housing sector, with a particular interest in care of older people.
Edinburgh and Glasgow training courses available:

Future courses will be posted here ...


 Adult Support and Protection (Scotland ) Glasgow 19th September  2024, Edinburgh 20th September  2024

 Older adults with dementia , managing stressing and distressing behaviour Glasgow 8th June 2024, Edinburgh 9th June 2024.










Her style is relaxed, humorous and informative. She uses her wit, humour and intelligence to impart knowledge and skills in a stress free environment.

Training courses can be delivered in-house and tailored to the employers needs.

Training course costs can be agreed per head or per event.

Main training course locations include Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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