AHN Education & Training Centre

Leading Provider of Intergenerational Training Courses and Qualifications

Apples and Honey Nightingale Intergenerational Education & Training are a training centre working in collaboration with Apples and Honey Nightingale Nursery and Nightingale Hammerson. The Nursery was the first nursery to be built in the grounds of a Care Home within England.

With the continued interest in Intergenerational Practice, we have developed our courses alongside our ambassador Judith Ish-Horowicz MBE. We have developed the first NCFE accredited Level 3 Diploma in Intergenerational Care and Education

The aim of this qualification is provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to embark on your Intergenerational Practice journey, introducing you to not only the principles, benefits and barriers of IG practice, but delving into the finer detail of health and safety, working with volunteers and completing your own IG programme.This course is aimed at Care Home practitioners and Educators who are wanting to establish Intergenerational Practice within their own setting.

In addition, we have developed a set of short CPD one day courses. These courses are for anyone who is interested in Intergenerational Practice and wants to find out more. 

Why choose AHN Education and Training Centre?

Professional Pathway

Our CACHE Accredited Qualifications:

The Level 3 Diploma in Intergenerational Care and Education

The Level 3 Certificate in Intergenerational Care and Education

The Level 3 Award in Intergenerational Care and Education


This pathway is for those employed in the care, early years, education or voluntary/community sector. Likely in roles such as Intergenerational Leads/ Activity Coordinators/ Nursery leaders etc. Learners must have achieved equivalent to Grade C GCSE English prior to embarking on the qualifications in the Professional Pathway

Non Professional Pathway

Our CPD One Day Courses:

Introduction to Intergenerational Care and Practice (Certified by the CPD Accreditation Service)

Introduction to Planning, Observing and Evaluating Intergenerational Experiences


This pathway is suitable for anyone new to or with an interest in Intergenerational practice. Ideal for new staff members or organisations considering beginning their journey toward Intergenerational practice