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Sector Routeway in Health & Social Care
Now available as a 100% online course- start at anytime, work at your own pace! contact us for details
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Are you aged 16-24, Living in County Durham & currently not in education, training or employment?
Are you considering a career in Care work?
If so….. this course may be the one for you!
Funded by DCC Durham Works ESF this 8-12 week programme delivered via classroom sessions & online, will take you through all the steps you need to obtain the knowledge, skills & qualifications to help you prepare for work in the sector.
We will help you to find suitable vacancies, assist in the preparation of CV's or application forms & help you to prepare for your interview
You will attend training sessions in Consett (2 days per week) & there are also courses & materials available online so you can work from anywhere that has internet access.
Just in case you were wondering………
You will have to work quite hard
You may find some topics quite challenging!
& there are exams to complete!
You will have plenty of time & support
we have helped lot of people just like you to successfully complete a care course
they have left us having achieved loads of certificates & gone into work!
( Please check out some of our facebook reviews!)
What will you study on your course?
It looks like a lot of work(!)-but don’t worry- there is loads of support available to help you-(
(look at our facebook reviews to see what previous learners have said!)
We have chosen the content to ensure that you have all of the information, knowledge & skills you need to secure a job in the care sector
Qualifications you can achieve
Other topics you will cover
Principles of Care
What it’s like to work in Care
Practical Skills for Care
Dealing with Behaviour we find challenging
Communication Skills for Care
Introduction to Safe handling of Medications
Equality & Diversity
Prevent & British Values
Because you will perhaps want to specialise in a particular aspect of care- we have a number of units online to help you
(you can complete as many as you like!)
End of life Care
Learning Disability Awareness
Mental Health Awareness
Additional Support Materials (online)-you can complete these if you miss a classroom session- or before the taught session to prepare- or after, to remind you of what we covered-or get ready for an interview
Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
Nutrition and Hydration
Dignity & Privacy
Principles of Communication
Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes
Handling Information in a Care Setting
Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines
Equality, Diversity & Discrimination
Duty of Care
And….You will have access to all of the online modules for a full 12 months after you start
What support is available?
Experienced & qualified staff to help you throughout your course ( from Fane & Durham Works)
1-2-1 Support available if you need it
Assistance with travel costs (to the course & interviews)
Lunch is provided (on classroom courses)
Help with identifying the right job role for you
Help in finding suitable vacancies
Assistance with application forms
Help with interview preparation
If you are (even slightly) interested in this course-please get in touch for an informal chat -with no obligation-to help you find out if it is for you!
You can send us a message us here, give us a call, send an email-or send a message attached to a pigeon!