Commission training
Commission HENRY training

HENRY training is normally commissioned on a ‘training event’ basis, where we come to you and train a group of practitioners or during the pandemic we are now offering training online or “Covid Secure” In-person training for smaller numbers.  If you are interested in commissioning HENRY training, or would like to find out more, please contact our national office on 01865 302973, or email

Book individual places 

HENRY also offers the opportunity to book individual places on HENRY training courses, which we deliver in a geographically central location. We normally offer one Core Training, one Group Facilitation Training, and one 1-to-1 training every 6 months. 

During the pandemic we are offering the following courses online:

Core Training

Covering the principles and practice of the HENRY approach to preventing child obesity, with a particular emphasis on developing practitioners’ support skills in work with parents and carers of young children

This training, for up to 6 practitioners will consist of 8 x 2 hour live modules at the times below plus distance learning and video content to be accessed between the modules.

  • Thursday 4th Feb, 2pm
  • Thursday 11th Feb, 2pm
  • Thursday 25th Feb, 2pm
  • Thursday 4th March, 2pm
  • Thursday 11th March, 2pm
  • Thursday 18th March, 2pm
  • Thursday 25th March, 2pm
  • Thursday 1st April, 2pm

Online Programme Facilitation Training

For those in licensed areas (or becoming a licensed area) and wanting to deliver HENRY family support online we are now offering Online Programme & Workshop Delivery training. No previous HENRY training required.  To subsequently deliver programmes in person, a further face to face follow up training day will be required.

Spring term 2021.  Dates tbc.  It will consist of 8 x 2 hour modules, distance learning, live online training sessions, video content and observation of an online programme. To register interest please email:

Venue information


This training is next to Oxford Railway Station and NCP parking is available a five minute walk away.

The venue is the River Hotel, Oxford, OX2 0AA. Directions and Map. There is parking available at the venue.

Early booking of accommodation is advised. If you require parking overnight and have booked accommodation elsewhere, the best options are the Worcester Place Car Park, Oxpens Car Park or underground parking at the Westgate Centre. Other options are also available:


Carrs Lane Conference Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, B4 7SX


For more information, 
to commission training or
to book individual places,
please contact HENRY:

01865 302973

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