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Care Assistant (Level 1)

Short Courses

Course Description

This course offers a broad practical introduction to health and social care, whether you are engaged in supporting, nursing or caring for others, receive services yourself, or simply have a general interest. Using real examples, it explores the nature of modern caring, the effects of technological, social and political change, and the shift to more flexible, inter-professional ways of working. It develops the intellectual and study skills important to all learners and has been designed as foundation course for Health and Social Care.

Course Duration
2 Weeks
Outcome of the Course

On completion of this course in Health care assistants may work with in the NHS and private hospitals, residential or nursing homes, hospices and community centre.

Since this is a foundation course to Health and Social Care this can be used as progression to all aspects of NVQ Health & Social Care level 2