This is a five-week course which will provide an introduction to working in the care sector.
There are no entry requirements for this course. It is designed to give you an insight into the sector in order to make informed career choices.
During this course, you will discover:
Throughout the course, you will build up a portfolio of work which will be reviewed by your tutor.
There are no additional costs.
On completion of this course, there is a wide range of further study options for you to consider and you will receive support at the end of your course to decide on your next steps. You may want to try one of our other unaccredited short courses such as Basic First Aid, Paediatric First Aid, Healthy Eating or Helping Your Child.
You may also want to consider progression to an accredited specialist qualification such as a Certificate in Mental Health Awareness (Distance Learning), a Diploma in Care (Work Based Learning) or an Apprenticeship.
This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in social care and will better equip you to be successful at interview.
A feeling of being helpless while her mother lay in a hospital bed was the impetus that Sonia Meakin needed to return to College and start on her nursing training.
Sonia completed an Access to Nursing and Midwifery course at the College and has since progressed to Birmingham City University for a further three years, training to become a midwife.
It’s tough to return to education but Derby College makes it so easy and it is a very structured and supportive environment, which is just what you need.