Introduction to Care

Our Adult Learning Shops focus on building on individual employability skills, providing a range of ‘route to employability’ introduction courses.

This introduction to care course will develop your understanding of working in the care sector.

The following units are covered:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Care Worker
  • Mental Health and Well-being Fundamentals
  • Health & Safety
Introduction to Care
Course Outline: This introduction will develop your understanding of working in the care sector.
DurationFlexible programme available to learners aged 18 or over
CampusThe Learning Shop - Colchester
The Learning Shop - Clacton.
The Learning Shop - Dovercourt
The Learning Shop - Witham
Start DateLearners can enrol on these courses throughout the year
AttendanceFlexible attendance throughout the year


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