Tough Cookies Education in-house training is delivered by our director and founder, Kerry Cabbin. Kerry has been delivering SRE training to professionals, working within sexual health services and with children and teens for over 21 years.

Tough Cookies Education training is engaging, hands-on, practical and provides a safe space for practitioners to explore and develop the skills, knowledge and values needed to be able to provide an effective and quality programme of sex, relationships and education and health awareness.

‘I have been teaching sex and relationships education in schools and communities since 1998. My background comes from working in young people’s sexual health services such as; sexual health clinics and condom distribution. I worked for 11 years within the local authority, working to meet the outcomes of the 10-year teenage pregnancy strategy.

‘I have always been involved in youth and community work. I attended youth clubs, was a peer educator and a volunteer before working in local communities, on detached projects and running community development programmes.

‘I began teaching and assessing in the lifelong learning sector in 2006, training youth and community workers entering the workforce, as well as delivering sexual health training to staff.

‘I have freelanced, working with many local and national organisations, providing youth-related programmes for the Department of Health, Home Office – ending gang and youth violence. I worked with Beatbullying, Teens and Toddlers and FC United of Manchester, Unity Radio and VIVA Magazine.

‘I completed a number of training courses to support my own personal development, obtaining teaching and assessing qualifications, completing the core competence in SRE at Staffordshire University in partnership with the FPA and I have and continue to attend many training days, Including; sexual health screening, sexual health and contraception, safeguarding, CSE, CEOP ambassador’.

001-fertilizationKerry Cabbin
Sex and relationship educator, Director – the sex, relationships and health education company

Tough Cookies Education has a range of training courses which are ready to deliver. We are also able to offer bespoke training, design to meet the needs of your staff and community.

For more information about our training courses, please get in touch via the contacts page – you can also check for courses in your area using Eventbrite.

To book the in-house training course for your organisation, you can use our easy booking system below.


One Day Training (In-House)

We have a number of one-day courses available, designed to equip teachers and staff with the skills, knowledge and confidence to provide quality SRE lessons. You can choose two of the courses from the primary and secondary menu which best suit your staffs learning needs. The price for our course includes one qualified trainer, course preparation, training packs and evaluation.



Half Day Training (In-House)

Our half-day training courses raise awareness of SRE topics sharing guidance, policy and developing knowledge and skills about the chosen SRE topic. To find a course best suited for your staff, choose one of the topics listed on the primary and secondary school course menus. If you would like something bespoke please call to discuss. The prices for our courses include one qualified trainer, course preparation, training packs and evaluation.