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Introduction to Working in Care

This is a course aimed at anyone who might want to consider a career in the health and social care sector

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: Entry
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 8
Hours: 2.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Ilkeston

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/introduction-to-working-in-care
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Course Information for Students

This is a course aimed at anyone who might want to consider a career in the health and social care sector. It will help you decide if a career in the sector is for you and will help you prepare for any interviews.

It will be running throughout the year, so you can apply at any time.

There are no specific entry requirements.

You will gain an introduction to areas such as:

  • what the sector is and possible job roles
  • skills and qualities needed to work in the sector

You will learn on-site 

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You will be assessed by a variety of assessment tasks and activities and will receive a College certificate.

Further Study

You could consider the Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

Careers

  • Care Assistant
  • Support Worker

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Senior Care Workers

£18493

Senior Care Workers

Care Workers and Home Carers

£14827

Care Workers and Home Carers

Residential, Day and Domiciliary Care Managers and Proprietors

£33245

Residential, Day and Domiciliary Care Managers and Proprietors

Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals n.e.c.

£21577

Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals n.e.c.

Care Escorts

£8596

Care Escorts

Houseparents and Residential Wardens

£30816

Houseparents and Residential Wardens

Nursing Auxiliaries and Assistants

£17511

Nursing Auxiliaries and Assistants

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:35 pm