• adult job seekers 03
  • adult job seekers 02
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Overview

This programme is 60 hours in total and will cover an introduction to care with employability skills and preparing to work in social care.

Course description

The programme is aimed at those jobseekers aged 19 (before 31 August 2021)and over who are claiming either Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), to build confidence, improve job prospects and enhance CVs.

What areas will I study?

  • Foundation literacy/numeracy.
  • Digital skills (Email, using search engines)

Communication

  • Face to face communication with individuals and their families.
  • Telephone communication with individuals and their families.
  • Working as part of a team.

Skills

  • Ability to follow codes of practice.
  • Support individuals in line with their plan of care.
  • Protect individuals from harm.
  • Promote healthy eating and wellbeing.
  • Use risk assessments to support individuals safely.
  • Reflect on own working practices.

Personal attributes

  • Approachable.
  • Friendly.
  • Confident.
  • Integrity.
  • Codes of practice.
  • Legislation.
  • Equality and diversity.
  • Respect and dignity.
  • Differing methods of communication.
  • Safeguarding

Communication

  • Communicating with others at work.
  • Customer service.
  • Working as part of a team
  • How to be successful in applying for jobs.

Employability Skills

  • Using varying methods to explore careers.
  • Create a CV.
  • Applying for a job.
  • Maintaining work standards.

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 October 2022, Duration: 24 Weeks - 24 Weeks Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 October 2022, Duration: 24 Weeks £150.00 24 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ October 2022, Duration: 24 Weeks Please contact the college for fee information 24 Weeks In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.