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Excellent

We usually hand out evaluation sheets on our courses. We tell participants that they should give their feedback anonymously unless they are happy for us to use their name, and that of their employer, on this website and on flyers. So here are 25 "excellent" and attributed reasons for booking Benefits and Work training:

"Excellent. One of the most useful courses I have been on." Jane Stanfield, Carers Gloucestershire.

"Excellent course, well facilitated and excellent handout". David Greenway, Terrence Higgins Trust.

"Excellent. Rare to have a trainer in such good control of material and group". Sue Marshall, Anchor Staying-Put, Herefordshire.

"Excellent. Very good content and information clear and concise. Trainer very friendly and in control of session". Dawn Clode. Employment Opportunities.

"An excellent day. Nothing to say about it but it was just right for me. Many thanks". Roger Flower. Somerset Social Services.

"Excellent. Very well delivered in a systematic style with plenty of further information made available". Marie Adams. Vale Day services, Acute Mental Health.

"Excellent, clear, easy to follow. Made a lot of sense. Will be very helpful to both me and my clients. Well done". Lindy Coombs, Bristol Care and Repair.

"An excellent course . . . will highly recommend to Stroke Association for further training of staff." John Boden, Stroke Association, Bristol.

"I found the training excellent and has enabled me to adjust my approach to produce a fuller and more substantial application and provide a more supportive role to my clients. Thank you." Lisa Barnfield, Care and Repair Monmouthshire.

"Excellent day. Many hints and tips on filling in DLA and AA forms. Language was easy to understand. Although a mixed group with differing expertise, the day was useful for all. Very useful- confidence to give correct info and advice." Jackie Smith, Torfaen Opportunity Group.

"Excellent course including links to other useful agencies" A. Andrews, Moorlands Housing.

"Trainer was very knowledgeable, understandable and helpful. Thank you. CD is excellent and really helpful. All the course material is easy to read and will be extremely useful in my work. The course helps to make sense of a very complex and confusing benefit and application process." Angie Darlington, Cymdeithas Tai Hafan.

"Excellent." Vivian Hitchmough, Age Concern- Development Officer.

"Extremely useful/comprehensive/user friendly info. Excellent, informative and very practical training." Fleur Birks, National Autistic Society.

"Excellent handouts." Andy Salter, Rethink.

"The trainer was very approachable. Explanations clear and understandable. Overall a very enjoyable day, excellent training." Debbie Jones, Charter Housing Association.

"Excellent course, very useful and informative" Tahira Rafiq, East Bristol Advice Centre.

"Excellent step by step guidance" Evan Gibbons, Second Step Housing Association.

"Excellent handouts. Good practical exercises, informative discussions." Kathryn Stevens, Penwith Housing Association.

"Excellent tutor, knows the subject and keeps it very interesting." Stuart Hales, CAB.

"Excellent. [Trainer] very approachable." Carmel Williams, East Bristol Advice Centre.

"Excellent resources to use at work- will be very useful." Maria McDonough, Headway Dorset.

" Excellent information, will definitely be using daily. Difficult subject to get your head around, but made easy to understand today." Rachel White, Cardiff Mind.

"Excellent day." Carol Bridgewater, Anchor Staying Put.

"Excellently presented. Easy to understand and follow. A very useful and most enjoyable day." Penny Price, Anchor staying Put.

"Information well presented and accessible. [Trainer] very approachable. Lots of discussion. I very much like the four-step approach. Excellent." Sarah Lawrence, DIAS.