“Social Care is an essential human need, which requires well trained and dedicated professionals to help sustain their care.” (DoH. A Vision for Adult Social Care: Capable Communities and Active Citizens)
Health & Social Care is a growing vocational profession with Health and Social Care providers being among the biggest UK employers. A career in Care is one of the most rewarding, providing tremendous personal and job satisfaction and opens up a world of opportunities both within the UK and abroad. Health and social care courses can lead to looking after some of the more vulnerable members of the community. Luton Adult Learning courses will provide you with a range of skills and the knowledge needed to work in a variety of environments from care homes to hospitals to community support work, generally making a difference in the lives of:
On Luton Adult Learning Health and Social Care courses, you will learn:
We offer a wide range of courses suitable for volunteers through to senior care workers. All our courses are either part time or assessor only basis. Our dynamic team have a vast amount of vocational and academic experience, and provide excellent support to help students achieve their goals. The team uses a large variety of teaching strategies to meet everyone’s needs. You will be encouraged to develop skills and experience, and given all the support you need to help progress and meet your career goals.
We offer a broad programme including:
The QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 and Level 3 are nationally recognised qualification based on the Health and Social Care National Occupation Standards approved by Skills for Care & Development. The award will confirm knowledge, skills and competence for individuals working with adults all social care settings, such as within residential settings, primary care environments, domiciliary services, day services and supported living.
Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care are also available please see the Apprenticeship page.
All apprenticeship vacancies are advertised on the National Apprenticeship Service vacancy matching service – this can be found at: http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk/
Subject specific courses may be available for more details please contact Luton Adult Learning.