Working in Adult Health and Social Care Pathway Introduction

Ref: C3845379

No previous qualifications are required. The course is on zoom and canvas and is run over 5 weeks followed by the offer of a placement in a care home and job interview This is the introduction to of a suite of accredited courses for people who want to work in a health and social care setting. To find out more contact hduerden@wea.org.uk or call 07554436934. Or you can also call our friendly student support team on 0300 303 3464 to enrol using the course code as well as enrol online. Our courses are free to anyone on a means tested benefit or earning less than £18,525 per year. All our courses are currently delivered online using zoom and online learning platform, Canvas.

Course aim

This session will provide you with information about our preparatory courses for those wanting to work in adult social care. You will be asked to complete an assessment task that will help us to see which course is right for you.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need to be able to follow links to join our WEA live video learning platform: WEA Zoom. If you’d like to understand more about our video learning platform, Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline and http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • This session is for those with an interest in developing their skills in adult social care. You will need a sound grasp of English as you will be require to speak, listen, read and write up to Level 1. This will be assessed through tasks you will be asked to complete during this session.

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

  • Recognise the range of WEA Adult Social Care courses available
  • Identify the skills I have, need and will develop during a course
  • Agree whether I will be able to/ am ready to undertake an accredited course
  • Prepare for enrolment or referral to other learning opportunities

How will I be taught?

  • During the initial assessment you will be asked to complete tasks and will have a verbal conversation with a member of staff to discuss the course

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • Staff at the initial assessment will provide you with verbal feedback to help determine your next steps.

What else do I need to know?

  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress onto a Preparing to work in adult social care course with the WEA

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Working in Adult Health and Social Care Pathway Introduction

Conditions

This course is funded by the Liverpool Combined Authority. You must be a resident of Liverpool in order to attend this course. Click here to learn more about government funding changes. If you don't know whether you are a resident of Liverpool, you can check your postcode here:

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions
  • I declare that the address I have provided is correct and that I will provide evidence of this and my eligibility to live and work in the UK

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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