Health & Social Care Training

    You have a genuine interest in people. You are reliable and responsible, trustworthy and have good communication skills. A commitment to teamwork is also important.

    Skills for Care Foundation Courses
    Pre-NVQ Course


    We offer a Stairway to Success for any person interested in forging a career in Health & Social Care. The Skills for Care elements include Health & Safety, Food Safety, First Aid, Moving & Handling, Infection Control, etc. Work placement opportunities with domiciliary agencies, day centres or care homes have led to excellent job outcomes and access to NVQs once in employment.


    There has been an expansion in the Care sector on Merseyside and this growth looks likely to continue. Support Workers are involved with groups of people with different needs. The purpose of the work is to ensure the best possible quality of life for service users.

    This consists of a range of care organisations in Liverpool, all of which offer employment opportunities and workforce development.


    New schedule detailed below

    Skills for Care
    An Introduction to the Health & Social Care Sector

    18/09/15 Intro *         Company Induction (Friday)
    25/09/15 Intro *         Induction / CA intro (Friday)
    29/09/15 Session 01 Equality & Diversity / CA choices
    06/10/15 Session 02 Person Centred Care
    13/10/15 Session 03 Emergency First Aid
    20/10/15 Session 04 Risk Assessment
    03/11/15 Session 05 Communication
    10/11/15 Session 06 Fire Safety Awareness / CV Workshop
    17/11/15 Session 07 Safeguarding & MCA
    24/11/15 Session 08 Moving & Handling
    01/12/15 Session 09 CIEH Food Safety in Catering
    08/12/15 Session 10 CIEH Health & Safety in Social Care
    15/12/15 Session 11 CIEH Health & Safety in Social Care
    05/01/15 Session 12 CIEH Healthier Food & Special Diets
    12/01/15 Session 13 Dementia / Person Centred Care review
    19/01/15 Session 14 Condition Awareness