Sunderland Carers' Centres runs a Caring with Confidence programme. The courses give carers the opportunity to develop their skills and to learn about things that may help them in them in their caring situations.

To ensure the best training is available some courses are provided in partnership with other relevant agencies.

All courses are free of charge and help with transport and sitting fees may be provided if needed.

The centre also provides learning opportunities. For example, guest speakers, requested by carers, often inform them of services available, new policies or specific topic when an issue arises.