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Skills into Health and Social Care

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    Part Time

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    Five Weeks

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    Boston

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    Multiple Start Dates

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Skills into Health and Social Care is a FREE five week course designed to help you gain employment in the Care sector. The course covers a broad range of topics enabling you to gain qualifications in a wide range of skills required within the industry.

Are you aged over 19? Unemployed and looking at employment opportunities? Earning less than ££18,525 (annual gross salary) a year and looking at learning a new skill? The employability team at Boston College will be able to help you. We offer a range of FREE courses to help you gain new skills, build your confidence and get you back to work.

What will I do?

The Level 1 accredited topics you will cover during Skills into Health and Social Care include –

  • Understand the range of service provision and roles with Health & Social Care.
    Develop knowledge of the range of services and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Awareness of protection and safeguarding.
    Develop knowledge of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introduction to Mental Health.
    Provide an understanding of mental health problems, a person centred approach and knowledge of the importance of relevant communication skills when working with individuals
  • Introduction to Dementia.
    Provide an understanding of dementia, a person centred approach and knowledge of the importance of relevant communication skills when working with individuals
  • Intro Awareness to Person Centred Support.
    Understand how to provide person centred support when supporting individuals in day-to-day activities

There are no formal entry qualifications for Skills into Health and Social Care.

The Skills into Health and Social Care course will take you five weeks to complete, attending for one day per week. You will study this course at our Boston Campus.

Tuition fees are FREE for those in receipt of JSA, ESA (WRAG) or some Universal Credit, also for those on low wages.

Our Skills into Health and Social Care course can help you to build your confidence and develop your interests to get you into work.

How to Apply.

Apply for the course is easy, just click ‘Apply for this course’ below.

Alternatively for more information on this course, please call our Information Line on 01205 313218

You can download our course guide

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