A Career in Care

Ref: C3841441

On the course you will explore the range of service and job roles available in the adult care sector; develop knowledge of the skills and attributes essential to working in the field and develop an awareness of the legislation, principles and values that underpin the profession. Experience a care environment first-hand when you visit an adult care home in the final session

Course aim

To provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of a career in Health and social care

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Understand the roles of a care worker in a variety of settings
  • Recognise the skills and attributes needed to provide a high quality standard of care
  • Identify personal strengths and learning needs to help plan a career in care

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • Verbal and written feedback will be given You will be assessed by observation and questioning

What else do I need to know?

  • Note book and pen if you require to take notes for your own information

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Apply for work in the care sector

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A Career in Care

Conditions

You can 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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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