When you first start, you’ll do an induction which should include the Care Certificate. You’ll also undergo basic training such as health and safety, first aid, and moving and handling. You might also receive specific training based on individual care needs.
You can also benefit from:
- Informal training & education.
- Formal qualifications such as a Diploma in Health and Social Care (up to Level 5) or specialist subjects like dementia care, communication skills and team leading.
- Over 50 vocational qualifications at all levels including topics such as dementia care, communication skills and team leading.
- Opportunities to progress and develop in adult social care and specialise in a certain area or take on more responsibility.