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Learning Centre Scotland

We are pleased to announce the launch of Learning Centre Scotland, a new training centre located in our Glasgow office, where we will be offering a range of HIV and sexual health related training.

All of our courses are led by knowledgeable and experienced trainers.

They are accessible and affordably priced for those wishing to increase their knowledge and skills.

Our courses take place at Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland, Breckenridge House, 274 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3EH. Our bright, spacious facility is fully accessible.

Arrangements may be made to deliver training in other locations for group bookings.

Currently we are offering:

HIV Awareness TrainingCPD Certified logo

This course will help you learn how to prevent HIV transmissions, support people living with or at risk to HIV, and increase your confidence in speaking to others about the issues. This is a CPD certified course.

Book course for Friday 28 July.

Women and HIVRCM accredited

This half-day course will help you understand and respond to the particular needs of those women who are most at risk of HIV infection and ways to support high-risk groups. This course also includes advice on how to support women who are formula feeding due to their HIV status.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives. 

Book course for Friday 9 June.

Book course for Tuesday 5 September.

Let's talk about chemsex: understanding the trends, motivations and consequences of chemsex in Scotland

From evidence in the UK, it is clear that there are specific risks and harms for people engaging in chemsex and a variety of ways that frontline workers can support people to reduce these risks. Scottish Drugs Forum and Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland have joined together to offer this course to increase knowledge and skills in supporting service users who engage in chemsex.

Book course for Friday 29 September.

Sexual Health and Dementia

This course aims to empower service providers, practitioners and carers to navigate some of the complex situations that may arise when addressing the sexual health needs of people living with HIV and/or dementia. This course is a joint partnership between Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland and Alzheimer Scotland.

This date for this course has now passed and new dates will be coming soon. Please register your interest at learningscotland@tht.org.uk.

Hepatitis C 101CPD Certified logo

In this half-day course you will learn about the basics of Hepatitis C including prevention, testing, treatment, and how to support at-risk populations.

This is a CPD certified course.

Date to be determined.

Getting it right: Sexual health and relationships education for parents and carers

This full-day course will develop your confidence in speaking to young people about sexual health.

This date for this course has now passed and new dates will be coming soon. Please register your interest at learningscotland@tht.org.uk.

Stigma, Disclosure and Discrimination

A half-day interactive skills-building workshop for professionals to improve your ability to advocate for people with living with blood-borne viruses.

Date to be determined.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.

This date for this course has now passed and new dates will be coming soon. Please register your interest at learningscotland@tht.org.uk.

Sexual Health After 50

As many people are now remaining sexually active later in life, there has been a sharp rise in the instances of Sexually Transmitted Infections amongst older people.  This course will examine the changing sexual landscape of the 50+ generations and explore how to reach them.  Practitioners, service providers, and older adults are welcome to attend.

Date tbc; if interested, please contact learningscotland@tht.org.uk and we will contact you with the date when available.

SQA Accredited Courses

Learning Centre Scotland is pleased to offer two new accredited courses in HIV and Sexual Health Training. Both courses have been accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and are Professional Development Awards (PDAs) at SCQF level 7.   SQA approved centre

Delivering Sexual Health Training

The PDA in Sexual Health Training at SCQF level 7 is ideal for anyone who delivers Sexual Health Training. It is comprised of two units:

Unit one: a one full day of training and completion of a take-home assignment. Unit two will involve a presentation to the group and an opportunity for peer feedback. Book course for Thursday 20 July.

Unit two: Sexual Health Training – Experiential Learning. Book course for Thursday 17 August.

The date for this course has now passed and new dates will be coming soon. Please register your interest learningscotland@tht.org.uk.  

Understanding HIV and AIDS

The PDA in HIV at SCQF level 7 is ideal for anyone who works in healthcare, social care, sexual health, or HIV. The course is also relevant to anyone who supports at-risk populations or high prevalence communities. 

This course is comprised of two units. Each unit will involve one full day of training and the completion of a take-home assignment.

Unit one: HIV - An Introduction. Book course for Tuesday 11 July.

Unit two: HIV – Treatment & Lifestyle Management. Book course for Tuesday 1 August.

We will be offering an increasingly diverse range of training opportunities in the near future. Please join our mailing list if you wish to be kept up-to-date with opportunities as they emerge.

For more information about any of our courses, please contact learningscotland@tht.org.uk or call 014 1332 3838.


If you have booked through Eventbrite, then you should apply online for a refund. The amount of refund you get will depend on the amount of notice you give.

Our terms and conditions are:

  • More than 10 working days before the course - full refund.
  • Less than 10 working days before the course - 50 per cent of the fee refunded.
  • On the day of the course - no refund.

If you have booked in any other way, please email learningscotland@tht.org.uk.

Learning Centre Rooms for hire

We have a number of meeting and training rooms for hire at the Learning Centre, offering capacity of up to 90 people. Find out more about our rooms for hire.

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