Skills for Care (CL Pilot)

Ref: C3741788

This course will support you to identify the skills and attitudes needed to work in health and social care as well as support you to discover the transferable skills you already have. The course encourages you to explore the values and principles that underpin health and social care and match them to your own qualities and areas for development.

Course aim

This course will support you to identify the skills and attitudes needed to work in health and social care as well as support you to discover the transferable skills you already have. The course encourages you to explore the values and principles that underpin health and social care and match them to your own qualities and areas for development.

Who is the course for?

What topics will this course cover

Identify the skills and attitudes needed to work in health and social care Explore the values and principles that underpin health and social care

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

• Identify skills and attitudes needed for Health and Social Care work • Know the values and principles that underpin Health and Social Care

How will I know I'm making progress?

Feedback during session Identification of skills

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Note paper and a pen.

Reading and information sources

http://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Home.aspx http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/ These website are very useful if you want to read more about the topic.

What could the course lead to?

The tutor can signpost you to several employers who are actively recruiting for paid and voluntary roles in the care sector as well as other courses run by the WEA.

Download full course outline

Skills for Care (CL Pilot) Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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