Passionate about Caring?

The range of job roles in health and social care is vast, it depends on what you’re interested in and who you want to work with. If you are passionate about caring, we have the right career package for you.

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Adult Health and Social Care careers

Our Health and Social Care Careers package is designed for those wishing to or working in the health and social care. It offers a wide range of courses and qualifications, from entry level to level 5, specific to the sector and the requirements of Skills for Care.

Programmes can be accessed by those who are new to Care or those who wish to develop and progress.

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Possibilities for your future

There are many different roles and pathways within the Adult Health & Social Care industry, whether you work for someone else or choose to be self-employed. Some of the potential careers on completion of our programmes are…

Support worker
Lead care assistant
Care assistant
Senior care worker
Lead community-based care worker
Lead practitioner
Personal assistant
Care officer/supervisor
Deputy or Assistant Manager
Registered manager

Type of courses
and Qualifications

We have various funding streams available (subject to eligibility and location). These include Government fully funded, Government and employer funded, Government accessed Loans, Private loans with 0% interest, commercial courses. 

Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship is just one way to gain entry when working with adults in social care. Apprenticeships allow you to learn and earn at the same time whilst developing knowledge, skills & behaviours required for a successful career in a variety of adult care environments. Whether you are a self-employed carer or manager of several care homes we have an apprenticeship that’s right for you.

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Duration

Minimum of 12 months

How is it delivered?

Monthly teaching and learning with sector expert. In the workplace and online

Assessment requirements

Workplace observations

Online portfolio of evidence via independent study

End point assessment

Awards, certificates and diplomas

Gain a recognised qualification to support your career working within a Health and Social Care setting. Our professional qualifications are delivered by sector experts and are available in the workplace and online.

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Duration

4-18 months

How is it delivered?

Monthly teaching and learning with sector expert. In the workplace and online

Assessment requirements

Workplace observations

Online portfolio of evidence via independent study

Introductory and CPD courses

Broaden your knowledge and keep your CPD up to date with our short courses, delivered by our expert trainers. These are also a great way to get a taster of the sector before committing to a longer programme.

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Duration

1-2 days

How is it delivered?

Online or site based with expert trainer

Assessment requirements

Practical simulation

In session evaluation

Knowledge based qualifications

Our knowledge based qualifications have been selected for those looking to work with or currently working with adults in social care. Develop your skills aligned to the requirements of Skills for Care.

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Duration

4-8 months

How is it delivered?

Online with access to a sector expert

Assessment requirements

Online portfolio of evidence via independent study

What will you learn?

Our courses and qualifications cover a wide range of subjects and topics, which will enable you to learn new skills, knowledge and behaviours.

Subjects and topics include:

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  • Safeguarding

  • Duty of care

  • Dementia awareness

  • Administering medication

  • Health, safety and well being

  • Equality and inclusion

  • Person centred approaches

  • Professional development

  • Develop and evaluate operational plans

  • Appraising staff performance

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What are the different types of funding?

We have various funding streams available (subject to eligibility and location). These include Government fully funded, Government and employer funded, Government accessed Loans, Private loans with 0% interest, commercial courses.

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Interested in a career in Health and Social Care?

Not sure which is the right course or qualification for you? Complete the form and let us guide you through the Health and Social Care careers packages available.

Our accreditations

We work with a host of organisation from local government to national funding bodies to address the skills and needs of employers in our sectors. Here are some of the organisations we work with:

The Education & Skills Funding Agency | Skills for Care | Mecap | Staffordshire County Council | Stoke-on-Trent City Council | Carematch | ActHub | SARCP | SERCO | Dimensions Training Solutions LTD | European Social Fund (ESF) | AELP | Investors in People | Edexcel | DWP Supplier

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