In STIL, the word “personal” means that the assistant works close to another person based on that person’s need. It’s not that the assistant works with personal needs. Every job as a personal assistant is unique. That is one of the things which separates the personal assistance from for example home care services. It is not possible to have a collective assistant training. Then it is no longer personal.
Every assistant needs to learn how to be a good assistant at the specific job they have. It could be completely different trainings for different assistants.
Some of STIL’s own courses are open for assistants. As an assistant you can also go to places other than STIL to get the training you need. It is your supervisor who decides if you can go through a certain training or not.