Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
Flexible 2 Weeks Level 1 Part-Time - Day Ashington Main Campus Skills for Employment

What’s it all about?

If you're looking for a career in Adult Social Care this course will help you explore roles within the sector whilst gaining recognised qualifications, valued by employers.

There are no formal entry requirements. However, individuals that are claiming benefits may want to discuss this course with their Jobcentre Plus Work Coach who can arrange a referral and pay travel expenses.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire This course is fully funded for those individuals aged 19 years and over as of 31/08/2021 and who are unemployed or earning less than £18,135 per annum.

This course is delivered over 10 consecutive working days.

Monday - Friday 09:30 to 15:00

On this course, students will explore roles within the sector, legislation covering adult care and staying safe at work.

You will complete three qualifications during your studies:

Level 1 Award in Employability Skills
Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Level 1 Health and Safety Awareness


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