Courses

What is an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeship Qualifications incorporate additional elements such as Functional Skills Maths and English, Technical Certificate and Employment Rights & Responsibilities Certificate in addition to the Diploma (formally known as the NVQ). Apprenticeship courses last for a minimum of 12 months.

Currently, we offer Apprenticeship courses in Health & Social Care Level 2 and 3, Children and Young People’s Workforce (CYPW) Level 2 and 3, Team Leading Level 2 and Management Level 3.

Apprenticeship Framework

Diploma Only Awards

Where candidates wish to complete a Diploma only course opposed to an Apprenticeship qualification, we are pleased to be able to offer these on a commercial basis (where funding is unavailable). We offer a transparent pricing structure across our qualifications and a payment plan is also available to allow candidates to spread the cost of their learning.

Diploma only awards are available in the following subjects:

  • Health and Social Care Level 2 – 5
  • Team Leading Level 2 and Management Level 3

Short Courses

Our short courses aim to offer awareness and an understanding into the subject title and all delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. Where required, these courses can also be delivered within the workplace, making them ideal for mandatory staff update training. From only £20.00 per person, our short courses are exceptional value for money.

Safeguarding

Ensuring the safety and well-being of vulnerable individuals is an integral part of a care role. This course provides delegates with a sound understanding of the various ways in which abuse can take place and how to report concerns. Legislation, Whistle Blowing policies and completion of documentation all form part of this course, along with an insight into failings in care.

This course is run on various dates and is 5 hours in duration– please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

5 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Child Protection

A must have course for anyone working in children’s services this workshop will give you an awareness of child protection legislation and policies. Identifying the signs of abuse and possible neglect, correct reporting and documenting policies and an insight into National and worldwide failings also feature in this course.

This course is run on various dates and is 5 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

5 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Reflective Practice – CPD Update

Reflective practice forms an important part of self-development. This course will develop your reflective practice techniques and allow you to make the most of your learning and training.

This course is run on various dates and is 3 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

3 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Dementia Awareness

Despite common belief, Dementia is not a natural part of growing older. This workshop aims to dispel common misconceptions surrounding this debilitating and often distressing condition. Delegates will leave this course with an understanding of the various forms of dementia, their causes and symptoms and an understanding of how to work effectively with clients with the condition. The importance of independence and nutrition are also covered in this course.

This course is run on various dates and is 6 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

6 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Equality & Diversity

What is Equality and Diversity and why is it an integral part of our society? This course will give delegates a thorough understanding of the topic and legislation that surrounds it. Group work will allow delegates to participate in various activities that demonstrate the importance of

Equality and Diversity within the workplace.

This course is run on various dates and is 5 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

5 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Health & Safety

Health and Safety requirements constantly change and it is imperative that staff are kept up to date with relevant policies, procedures and practices. This course demonstrates why Health and Safety should be taken seriously, with an in-depth look into relevant legislation such as COSHH, RIDDOR, Manual Handling Regulations and fire safety.

This course is run in various dates and is 6 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

6 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Infection Control

This course looks at the importance of infection control and the possible effects of poor practice. Delegates will develop an understanding of universal precautions, how to facilitate excellent infection control practices, the correct use of equipment and personal protective clothing, food safety & hygiene, along with the main causes of infections. This course is a must for anyone working in a care setting.

This course is run on various dates and is 5 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

5 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Substance Abuse Awareness

Substance Abuse Awareness will allow you to develop an understanding of the various substances and drugs used in society, their effects and symptoms. The treatment and recovery process is discussed, along with ways in which significant / concerned others can assist a user to access recovery services. The socio-economic reasons for substance abuse are also discussed.

This course is run on various dates and is 5 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

5 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

End of Life Care

Aimed at care delivery staff working within the palliative care field, this awareness course will develop your understanding of ethical and legal issues surrounding the care of the dying. Although a distressing and delicate topic, the care received when nearing the end of their life can ensure that clients have a positive experience. Ensure you offer the best possible care and understanding with this course.

This course is run on various dates and is 6 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

6 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Mental Health Awareness

It is estimated that Mental Health conditions affect 1 in 4 of the population. This awareness course will give delegates an insight in to the various mental health issues common within society, their effects and treatments available.

This course is run on various dates and is 4 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

4 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Effective Communication & Record Keeping

Another must for care delivery staff, this course develops an understanding of Data Protection regulations and the importance of effective record keeping. Communication forms the basis of any relationship, so ensure that you are able to communicate effectively with this workshop that develops an understanding of communication methods and barriers, with techniques to overcome common barriers to effective communication.

This course is run on various dates and is 5 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

5 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Person Centred Planning

Excellent care delivery is based on the individual receiving the care – ensure that you know how to plan individualised care delivery with this Person Centred Planning course. Looking at techniques for individualising care practice, this workshop will develop skills that ensure clients and residents receive the best possible care based on their unique needs and requirements.

This course is run on various dates and is 4 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

4 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

Pressure Care Awareness

Pressure care is an important aspect of care delivery. Pressure sores can, if left untreated, be fatal. Ensure that you know how to spot the onset of a pressure sore and discover the causes of these debilitating sores. This course also looks at how pressure sores can be avoided and good practice techniques in wound management.

This course is run on various dates and is 5 hours in duration – please request a calendar for dates.

Duration:

5 hours

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£25.00 pp

First Aid Awareness

Covering the basics of Emergency First Aid, this course will give delegates the skills and confidence to administer emergency first aid if required. This full day course covers burns and scalds, cuts and wound management, falls / trips and slips, shock and choking, along with other emergency situations.

This course is run on various dates and is 1 full day – please request a course calendar.

Duration:

2 days

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£45.00 pp

Paediatric First Aid Awareness

If you work in children’s services, or as a parent, Paediatric First Aid Awareness is a must have. Discover what to do if a child in your care requires emergency first aid treatment. This course covers a range of ailments from scalds and burns to unconsciousness.

This course is run on various dates and is 1 full day – please request a course calendar.

Duration:

1 day

Location:

Ashton under Lyne

Price:

£45.00 pp

 

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