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Childcare: level 1

Achieve your first qualification in childcare. Learn the fundamental skills and knowledge you need to progress onto further qualifications, volunteering and work.

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Date: 31 Mar 14 - 14 Jul 14
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English for social care

Effective communication is essential in health and social care. 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.

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Date: 24 Feb 14 - 7 Jul 14
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Health and social care: NVQ level 2 diploma

Gain the industry standard qualification in adult social care. You will develop your working practice in line with current vocational standards. To be eligible you should be working or volunteering in an adult social care setting. The teaching days will expand your knowledge and your skills will be assessed in the workplace.

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Information, advice or guidance (IAG): level 2 certificate

Looking for a way into IAG work? Develop the skills and knowledge you need to support people to make informed choices. 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.

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Date: 12 Feb 14 - 4 Jun 14
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Level 2 certificate in preparing to work in adult social care

Kickstart your career in adult social care. Develop the knowledge you need and explore the standards care workers must meet. To enhance your learning it is strongly recommended that you are volunteering in an adult social care setting.

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Date: 8 Jan 14 - 18 Jun 14
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Understanding working with people with mental health issues

Increase your understanding of mental wellbeing and mental ill health. Investigate the common signs and symptoms of mental health issues. Explore the range of agencies involved in the sector and 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.

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Volunteering workshop

Volunteering will enable you to gain essential knowledge, skills and experience for work. This workshop will help you to identify relevant and current volunteering roles. Match your skills to opportunities and create a toolkit to achieve your personal goals.

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Date: 14 May 14
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Working with vulnerable people

Do you want a career in support work? Exploring theory and practice you will develop the knowledge and skills you need to support vulnerable adults. As well as teaching days 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.

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Date: 23 Sep 13 - 22 Dec 14
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Youth work: level 2 certificate

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.

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Date: 14 Jan 14 - 10 Jun 14
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