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Our Live Apprenticeship Q&A and Information Event on Tuesday 9 February at 7pm is perfect for anyone who is interested in starting an Apprenticeship, parents looking to support their child, or a careers advisor who is looking to update their knowledge on Apprenticeships. Please register by clicking below to fill in the form.
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An Intermediate Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector. It allows you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience while being paid to do so. Along with functional and personal skills that are needed for your immediate job and future career you will learn through a mix of project based learning in the workplace, formal off the job training, and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.
Adult Care Workers are frontline staff whom work in care is to make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. Staff who care and support to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person's own home or some clinical healthcare settings.
The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly. It is designed for those who wish to understand the principles of elderly care, learn more about common health issues and legislation that relates to elderly care.
Many people find it helpful to seek the support of counselling at some point in their lives. People in any situation could benefit from counselling, those with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills can provide them with support to improve personal well-being.
We offer bespoke 1/2 day delivery for Deprivation of Liberties for groups or Companies. This can be delivered on-site at company premises or at West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich or one of our Local Learning Centres.
Course content to include:
- Defining Deprivation of Liberty
- Identifying deprivation
- DoLs and the five key principles of the Mental Capacity Act
- Authorising deprivation
- Record keeping
This course provides an introduction to work in the Healthcare
sector, providing a valuable foundation for progression into higher level
courses or employment. This course qualifies you to work as an assistant in health
and social care settings. A compulsory part of the course is work placement and
you will need to complete in the region of 75 hours to pass the course. Work
placement is organised by the work placement team. It is a full time course.
You attend college three days per week, and one day are out in
placement. You will get the opportunity to work in a variety of social care
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