Care work & support

Our careers in care work courses are ideal if you would like to work in the adult care sector, or if you already work or volunteer in adult care and wish to improve your skills and employability.

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Social care and support

Social care and support

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  1. Childcare: level 1

    Course Date: Wed 12 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Achieve your first qualification in childcare. Learn the fundamental skills and knowledge you need to progress onto further qualifications, volunteering and work.
    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £379.00
    Concession: £0.00

  2. Childcare: level 2

    Course Date: Wed 28 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build the knowledge and skills you need to begin a successful career working with children aged 0-5. On achievement of this qualification, you can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors, including nursery assistant and classroom assistant positions, as well as having the option to continue your studies with the level 3 early years educator award. You will need to complete an application first, which you can complete by clicking the pink Start Assessment box on the right. There is an enrolment/information morning on Thursday 15th September, 10am-12:30pm in Room 409. Please complete the application/assessment before coming. If you are not able to attend please contact the department on 0207 492 2521.
    Full fee: £929.00
    Senior fee: £929.00
    Concession: £0.00

  3. Computers for childcare and social care

    Course Date: Wed 12 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Computer skills are crucial for care and support work. On this course you have the opportunity to conquer your fears, gain confidence and practice new skills with current work related exercises. You will demonstrate your development by achieving a recognised qualification.
    Full fee: £389.00
    Senior fee: £389.00
    Concession: £0.00

  4. English for childcare and social care

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Effective communication is essential in health and social care. This course will enable you increase your confidence with reading, writing, speaking and listening for care or support work roles. On this practical course the learning activities are related to vocationally relevant subjects and tasks.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  5. Information, advice or guidance: level 2 certificate

    Course Date: Wed 1 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you looking for a way into IAG work? Would you like to develop the skills and knowledge you need to support people to make informed choices? On this course you will be able to learn the theory and practice required to work in this field. As well as teaching days you will complete a placement in a relevant setting. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness and are ready to progress to employment.
    Full fee: £779.00
    Senior fee: £779.00
    Concession: £0.00

  6. Managing challenging behaviour

    Course Date: Mon 22 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Feel more confident in understanding and responding to challenging behaviour on this practical course. Gain strategies to diffuse and de-escalate challenging situations and develop incident and risk management skills for your workplace.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £0.00

  7. Mental health first aid

    Course Date: Sun 18 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person developing mental ill health or in a mental health crisis. Increase your awareness and confidence in recognising the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues. Understand how to respond appropriately.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £0.00

  8. Substance misuse awareness

    Course Date: Tue 13 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain an awareness of different types of substances and why they are misused, the social and personal effects of substance misuse and perceptions of and responses to substance misuse. This introductory course is particularly useful if you are studying or hoping to work in support work, youth work, counselling, community work, care work or mental health.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £0.00

  9. Understanding working with people with mental health issues

    Course Date: Mon 3 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you currently work or are you interested in getting into the mental health field? This course will increase your understanding of mental wellbeing and mental ill health. You will investigate the common signs and symptoms of mental health issues as well as explore the range of agencies involved in the sector. You will identify best practice in planning care that supports people holistically. This course is particularly useful if you are studying or hoping to work in support work, youth work, counselling, care work or mental health. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness.
    Full fee: £599.00
    Senior fee: £599.00
    Concession: £0.00

  10. Working with vulnerable people

    Course Date: Fri 13 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want a career in support work? Exploring theory and practice, you will develop the knowledge and skills you need to effectively support vulnerable adults. As well as teaching days at the college, you will complete a placement in a support work setting. This course will lead to the ‘Health and social care (adults) level 2 diploma’. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness and are ready to progress to work.
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £999.00
    Concession: £0.00

  11. Youth work: level 2 certificate

    Course Date: Fri 10 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in working with young people in a youth work setting or in becoming a youth and community worker? Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to work holistically with young people to facilitate their personal and social development. As well as teaching days you will complete a placement in a youth work setting. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness and are ready to progress to employment.
    Full fee: £969.00
    Senior fee: £969.00
    Concession: £0.00

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