We offer FREE Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training. MECC is available to anyone in Buckinghamshire working or volunteering in:

MECC is an approach to behaviour change. MECC can be used in the millions of day-to-day interactions that organisations and individuals have with the public.

MECC supports people in making positive changes to the following:

  • physical health
  • mental health
  • wellbeing

What does the training cover?

  • Define what is Making Every Contact Count
  • Learn about the key principles of MECC
  • Discuss how conversations about health can fit into your everyday life
  • Deliver an overview of the behaviour change theory. Understand how to apply a simple behavioural change approach to day-to-day interactions
  • Give you skills and confidence to have healthy conversations

Who is it for?

MECC training is for any organisation and/or individual who has contact with the public. You will have an opportunity to support health and wellbeing.

It has been delivered to a range of workforces already, including:

  • allied health professionals
  • youth services
  • school staff
  • housing teams
  • library staff
  • nurses and midwives
  • social care staff
  • volunteers


The training involves using participants’ own experiences and beliefs. Each session is unique, it uses these experiences to prompt reflection. Reflection can be used to improve practice. This gives practical skills that can be used immediately following the course.


Choose the training that’s right for you

Free 1-hour introduction training session held every month. You can book via this link:

Free tailored sessions for your organisation. Contact Becky at


You can become a MECC trainer. We offer a Free MECC Train the Trainer programme. The programme will support you to develop the confidence and competence to become a MECC trainer. It will give you the flexibility to embed MECC within your organisation. To find out more email

Last reviewed: 11/01/2022