Introduction to Working in Health and Care

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Learn about how to get that perfect job working in the caring sector.

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Attendance - Part-time
Duration - 5 weeks
Start date - Pioneer: Mondays, 10am - 12pm
Where - Pioneer Higher Skills Centre

Course Overview

THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED TO RUN AGAIN IN JANUARY 2024. The new adult part-time prospectus for courses to start in January will be published in early December, both online via the college website and in printed version. If you wish to be added to the mailing list to be informed of publication, please e-mail info@kirkleescollege.ac.uk.

This qualification provides a range of introductory skills, as well as core knowledge, relevant to health and care, alongside generic employability skills which are needed both in the health and care sector and across other sectors.
This qualification is perfect for people interested in a career in the health and care sector.
What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop? You will learn more about communication in Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare. You will also investigate a person-centred support approach in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.
THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED TO RUN AGAIN IN JANUARY 2024. The new adult part-time prospectus for courses to start in January will be published in early December, both online via the college website and in printed version. If you wish to be added to the mailing list to be informed of publication, please e-mail info@kirkleescollege.ac.uk.

This qualification provides a range of introductory skills, as well as core knowledge, relevant to health and care, alongside generic employability skills which are needed both in the health and care sector and across other sectors.
This qualification is perfect for people interested in a career in the health and care sector.
What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop? You will learn more about communication in Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare. You will also investigate a person-centred support approach in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.

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This course is fully funded through West Yorkshire’s Adult Education Budget.

Why work in the Health, Social & Child Care Industry?

Employment in Health, Social and Child Care Services roles are down NAN% since 2021

Wide range of jobs in the Why work in the Health, Social & Child Care Industry

Excellent choice of employers in the area

Qualifications & levels explained

There is a wide range of qualifications and levels available, but not all of them may be right for you. If you’re not sure what qualification type or level you should be searching for, take a look at our qualifications explained.

Find the perfect career

We can help you find that perfect career even if you’re not sure what it is yet! At Kirklees College, our mission is to make you as successful as you can be, from finding the right career to gaining the right skills.

We support all our Students

From support with your learning, exams and finance right through to advice on future employment and careers. We support all our students through their educational journey.

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