LinkLiving Skills Academy

Our Skills Academy combines in-depth knowledge and experience of our sector to offer a variety of learning opportunities that will help individuals develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to succeed in their roles.

Supported by relevant research and further inspired by lived experiences, our training provides an insightful and practical approach into different topics relevant to the workplace. We use a variety of content, discussion and activities to ensure our sessions are engaging and interactive. We are also an SQA accredited training centre.

LinkLiving has more than 20 years’ experience supporting people affected by trauma and has been providing training for local organisations to become more trauma informed for over four years.  We are a SQA accredited training centre with ten years plus experience in delivering qualifications.

What does LinkLiving Skills Academy offer?

Our Skills Academy offer a variety of courses, workshops, and bespoke training, delivered either face-to-face or online.

Courses:Trauma Skilled Practice (Level 2, frontline staff)

  • Trauma Skilled Practice (Level 2, leaders and managers)
  • Fostering Resourcefulness and Resilience Training
  • Aspiring Leaders (SCQF Level 6, new or aspiring leaders)


  • Trauma Informed Practice (Level 1) 
  • Stress management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Mindset and perception
  • Managing expectations and reducing barriers
  • Boundaries and ending relationships 
  • Self-help coping strategies 

Bespoke Training

All of our training can be tailored to meet your specific needs and intended outcomes. Please get in touch to find out more. 

We do not need everyone to be trauma experts, but we do need everyone to feel confident about their role in relation to ensuring excellence in outcomes for people affected by trauma. Responding to trauma is everybody’s business.

NHS Education for Scotland Transforming Psychological Trauma Framework, May 2017

To discuss the training and its outcomes in more detail, to enquire about group discounts or a customised course for your organisation, please contact LinkLiving Skills Academy on 01324 466 860  or

Contact LinkLiving Skills Academy

Contact us on 01324 466 860 or