Routeway into adult social care
This course prepares you for any role within adult social care, in order to ensure the needs of vulnerable people continue to be met.
Who the course is for
This qualification is suitable for those who are looking to work in, or widen their knowledge of, the adult social care sector. The course will develop your knowledge of the responsibilities of adult social care workers, the diverse needs of the people using the services, and other important factors such as working in a person centred way and safeguarding.
What you will learn
The course will cover the following and include accredited qualifications:
- Level 2 Food Safety
- Emergency First Aid and Manual Handling online modules
- Elements of the Care Certificate
- Free DBS
At the end of the course you will be guaranteed an interview with a Social Care provider.
How you will learn
Where appropriate we will offer classroom-based training supplemented by home study and elearning supported by our tutors. You will be assessed by your tutor using a variety of methods including, portfolio of evidence, written assignments and an independent study task. There are no exams - just assessments!
- Gain a nationally recognised qualification.
- Establish a long-standing career pathway within the social care sector.
- Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development.
- Personal tutors are assigned to you to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.
- Employment opportunities with a guaranteed interview with local care providers.
Course starting dates and times
This course is delivered via both a virtual classroom where you will need access to a computer/laptop and internet, and in community venues.
Sector-based Work Academy Programme (SWAP) - Routeway into Adult Social Care
SWAP is training approved by the Job Centre.
If you would like to find out more about any of the courses or would like to enrol please contact us.
|Venue||Day||Time||Start Date||Number of weeks|
|Online||Monday and Tuesday||9.30am - 3.00pm||9 January 2023||6|
|Salvus House, Durham, DH1 5TS||Monday and Tuesday||9.30am - 3.00pm||27 February 2023||5|
|Online||Monday and Tuesday||9.30am - 3.00pm||17 April 2023||6|
|Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre, DL5 4HT||Monday and Tuesday||9.30am - 3.00pm||8 May 2023||6|
- County Durham Care Academy
- 03000 260 222
Our address is:
- Durham County Council
- County Hall
- County Durham
- United Kingdom
- DH1 5UQ