Award winning training, consultancy and expert witness service

Safeguarding vulnerable people through health, safety and care.


Total Train is an award winning training, consultancy and expert witness service business with the over-riding aim to safeguard vulnerable people through health, safety and care. 

We specialise in the following sectors:

  • Education
  • Care
  • Custody

We specialise in the following topics:

  • Safeguarding / child protection
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Complex needs
  • Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
  • Safer custody
  • Person centred care

Total Train has a range of professional associates working with the business to provide a  multi-disciplined approach for work places.

We have the following team members :

  • Legal Expert Witness
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Sensory Integration Assessor / Sensory Processing Disorders specialist
  • Special Educational Needs & Disabilities specialist
  • Nurses
  • Forensic Practice (sexual assault) examiner

The business is owned by Joanne Caffrey, national Expert Witness for safer custody in police and prison estates and the management of challenging behaviour and complex needs in the education and care sector.

We work throughout the UK

All of our courses are certificated for your business legal requirements and most of our courses are also available with awarding body qualifications.

We can tailor all courses to meet your business needs based upon the assessment of risk and need to ensure your staff receive suitable and sufficient training to eliminate risk or reduce to its lowest level.

We can provide services to your service users, such as in care, education and custody to ensure person centred care plans are adequate and that staff are able to administer the plan requirements

In 2017 we were awarded the 2017 Best Diversified Health & Safety Training Provider – North West England.  

Total Train has worked as advisors with the IPCC (Independent Police Complaints Commission), Radio 4 File on Four Investigations, Radio 5 Live Investigations, and Eaware child protection, amongst others.

Total Train is a licensed centre for:

  • The National Federation for Personal Safety
  • Mental Health 1st Aid
  • OCN Credit 4 Learning

We can deliver CPD accredited courses and BTEC/Ofqual regulated courses.

Please contact us for a no obligation discussion concerning your requirements.