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Prepare to Care

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College St Austell - 28 March 2024
Cornwall College St Austell - 25 April 2024
Cornwall College St Austell - 16 May 2024
LEVEL
No Qualification Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Day
LEARNING AREA
Social Care & Health Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Distance Learning

Prepare to Care

A care assistant handing a tray of food to an elderly patient This virtual taster session is specially tailored to provide the key introduction you need to get started and launch your career in care. If you are interested in working in the care sector but don’t know where to start, then this is perfect for you!

Working in social care offers:
- Flexible shifts – fit work around our other commitments
- Full on the job training and ongoing development opportunities
- A varied and responsible role caring for people with a range of support needs

What you will learn

This interactive 1 day course will allow you gain an understanding of the key skills, behaviours and attributes that are needed to work in the care sector.

You will identify the types of careers available to qualified and unqualified practitioners, and the courses that are available to support your career pathways.

Our clinical lecturer will guide you through some key terminology and practical activities that can be used when working or volunteering in the sector, which could be built upon on one of our accredited courses.

Entry requirements

19+ years old

Progression

Level 2 Care Diploma

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


This interactive 1 day course will allow you gain an understanding of the key skills, behaviours and attributes that are needed to work in the care sector.

You will identify the types of careers available to qualified and unqualified practitioners, and the courses that are available to support your career pathways.

Our clinical lecturer will guide you through some key terminology and practical activities that can be used when working or volunteering in the sector, which could be built upon on one of our accredited courses.

19+ years old

Level 2 Care Diploma

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


Dates & Locations

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  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 28 March 2024
  • Day/Time - Thursday, 09:00 - 16:00
  • Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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    For 28 March 2024 start date

  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 25 April 2024
  • Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

    MORE INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT
    Information for School Leavers
    Information for ages 19+
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    For 25 April 2024 start date

  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 16 May 2024
  • Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

    MORE INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT
    Information for School Leavers
    Information for ages 19+
  • Apply Now
    For 16 May 2024 start date
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Course Code 12150-STA-23, 12148-STA-23, 12146-STA-23

Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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