Get into Social Care

This is a 4-week full time programme running at our Health and Social Care Academy. This 4-week programme will equip you with the skills and qualifications needed to enter the Health and Social Care workforce. You will also be offered a guaranteed interview with a local employer.

Learners will also complete some additional training including:

  • North Tyneside Council Adult Safeguarding Training
  • North Tyneside Council Infection Control and use of PPE (donning and doffing PPE procedures)
  • Accredited Food Safety qualification.
  • Fire Safety Training
  • Employment Skills – Job Search Skills / CV building / Interview Preparation
  • DBS will be funded by North Tyneside Council.

Work Experience:

We aim to support this work experience element virtually in the interim.

  • Throughout the delivery there are case studies and scenarios to complete that reflect real situations candidates would encounter at work.
  • There are video links to explore different job roles and practical activities relating to care and support.
  • Opportunity for virtual Q&A sessions with the employers we are working with / virtual tour.
  • Day in the life of a care worker / support worker included.
  • PPE demonstration and assessment on donning and doffing PPE and PPE provided for this.
  • Some practical training also included for manual handling.

Blended learning

Blended learning enables part-time study in relaxed, friendly classrooms alongside online portfolio and hands-on experience of work projects and placements. Courses are available in:

Health and Social Care

We offer a variety of social care courses for those that are interested in or are working in the sector already and choosing to upskill in specialist areas.

Counselling & Mental Health

Our counselling and mental health suite are useful for anyone who would like to develop their use of counselling skills for use in either work or a personal capacity.

Early Years

For those thinking about working with children 0-5 years, our Level 2 and Level 3 Early Years Diplomas are a great option.

Supporting Teaching and Learning

The Supporting Teaching and Learning suite are designed to provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school or college environments.

For further course information please click here.

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