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Level One Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Awareness (E-Learning) Programme

  • Duration 40m
  • Total Enrolled 2112
  • Last Update July 7, 2021


This course is a FREE online training resource now available through the SBNI / EITP Trauma Informed Practice Project for staff across your organisation to build their understanding of adverse childhood experiences and trauma sensitive approaches to practice.

The aim of this programme is to raise awareness of the potential impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) on individuals and communities.

Topics for this course

1 Lessons40m

ACEs Course

ACE’s Level 1 Quiz

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Very good

Enjoyed the course and liked that I could do I was able to dip in and out of it but found the quiz didn't relate directly to the course (as others have mentioned)





The content was good but the quiz was awful, some of the questions asked wasn't covered in the training content.

very helpful really good course

very good

Very much enjoyed this course

Excellent information

Very useful information



Very informative and relevant.

interesting content

It was useful

Very informative

Good course, but the questions in the quiz are very different to the course content.

An excellent introduction and overview to ACE and how to support CYP

Informative and really makes you think

This course has a very simple and easy to follow layout. It does not present an overwhelming amount of information either, making it easy to follow.

video didnt work so couldnt get to next section

Great course. Certificate very hard to navigate at the end

Difficult to navigate - couldn't access the certificate and would have liked to see which answer I got wrong. Other than that, a decent course with useful learning.

very interesting and applicable to my job role

All educational material is presented in an informative and structured manner.


more information about why questions not past

would like to see what questions were correct and incorrect


Interesting, and informative

It was informative

Straightforward and easy to follow

Very insightful.

Some interesting and helpful information.

Course was good. How do you get the completion certificate? Also, I would like feedback on the quiz answers!

Very Informative

Hard to navigate at times

The content of the course was useful but navigation is very poor. It is very unclear how to access the certificate at the end.

Relevant and constructive training

Very informative



Online presentation kept kicking me back to the start. The test questions and answer options were very vague and unclear

mental explosion

thank you

The content of the course is great the navigation of the site is poor


Great course

very informative

Great stuff


Great course. Very informative

Great course


Great course

great course

it was great

Super information, but terrible navigation to set up!

Very informative and some useful techniques to help you recognize the signs that some children may need support.


very informative and helpful

Excellent course, very informative

good course

good course

An interesting course.

Very informative

Good, interesting course. Has a few frustrating issues though.

interesting and thought provoking

Not worded well!

I love the course. a lot information

Very informative and interesting.


Very informative.

Very informative

Excellent course

excellent information.

Very interesting, a good refresher course

Very Informative

very good

Very informative

Good short course

Informative and interactive

Helpful, clear, succinct. Very good



A good basic training that I think all staff should complete


informative but questions could be a little clearer


very good

very informative

Reminded me to look beyond the external behaviours when working with children and of the importance of a strengths and resilience based approach to supporting families. Quiz questions weren't very clear.

good course but quiz questions need to state how many options need to be ticked.

Informative as an introductory level to ACE's

Very informative

very worthwhile


Some of the multiple check questions were a bit confusing. Would find helpful if the language was a tad clearer. Overall happy and learneded some new things- cheers!

ok more depth and examples

Very Good

Very clear and well paced.



It learned me some new information.

This was an interesting course.

I found this course very useful and engaging the course was able to provide background on ACEs and how to support individuals

Interesting course

Very helpful for those working with children


Very useful pre-learning

very informative

Very informative

This course was very informative.

Very interesting and helpful

The course was very informative.

Very informative and interesting

had lots of informative material

Very interesting and informative.

gives a good understanding of ACEs


wanted to develop own personal knowledge

Really informative and helping course, helping me gain better understanding of Ace.

excellent course and very informative.

very interesting

It was a good basic understanding of ACEs

really useful information and very interesting



very good




Great learning in your own time with valuable statistics

Very informative thank you

It was a well presented short course to gain more knowledge and understanding of ACE's


great beginners course - would like to see what i could improve on with quiz however

very informative and interactive

The course was very user friendly

very informative

A good course with information that is relevant and shared in an engaging manner.


Great course, really enjoyed.

I enjoyed the video and felt this really highlighted the feelings of the child

It was very informative and will help me in my role as a carer for my grandchildren

it was good

great course!


Material Includes

  • Downloadable resources
  • Certificate of completion


  • Welcome to this programme on Adverse Childhood Experiences Awareness Level 1.  This is an introductory programme that aims to raise awareness of the potential impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on individuals and communities.
  • Once you complete the course you will be asked to complete a short assessment to ascertain your understanding of the material before being able to view and print a statement of completion.

Target Audience

  • This course is suitable to anyone working or volunteering in the statutory, voluntary or community sectors in a role where they encounter childhood adversity