Are you 16 – 18 and looking for a career in Health and Social Care?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

OPPS is offering a fantastic opportunity for young people in Cambridgeshire to take their first steps towards a career in Health and Social Care. Over the next few months OPPS will be training 78 young people from the local community. The 4 week long course will award technical certificates in Health and Social Care and give those completing the course a stepping stone into the industry. The course comprises of 4 weeks classroom based training, one week work placement and is completely free! The first course will take place in Huntingdon and begin on the 20th February.

Want to find out more or enrol on the course?

You can contact OPPS via our website, email or telephone:

01480 415930

Course details:

Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care

Modules included in the course:

- Principle of communication in adult social care settings

- Principles of diverstity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings

- Understand the role of the social care worker

- Understand the person centered approaches in adult social care settings

- Understand health and safety in social care settings

- Understand how to handle information in social care settings

- Principle of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

- introduction to duty of care, social care or children’s and young peoples settings