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  • Adult Care, Childcare
  • Industry
  • 10/01/2023
  • Start Date
  • 18-24
  • Eligible Age Range

About this programme

We have designed a 5 week programme aimed at young people who would like to explore careers in Social Care. The programme starts on 10th January 2023 and will be delivered from our training centre – Units 17 & 18 Castlebrae Business Centre, Edinburgh, EH16 4BB.

The days/hours of attendance will be Tuesday to Friday 09.30am-4.30pm.

You will receive a training allowance £44 per week if eligible.

What is in included in the programme:

  • SQA Award
  • Food Hygeine Sessions
  • Employer/Expectations, Care Standards, Principles of Care Sessions
  • Interview Workshops & Mock Interviews
  • Employability Skills including CV Workshop and application support
  • Meet with workers in the industry and find out more about jobs their job roles
  • Meet Employers to explore current opportunities within the industry

On completion of the programme you will be supported to explore progression opportunities including college , employment and further training.

Where you'll be

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  • Address Unit 13 Castlebrae Buisness Centre
  • City Edinburgh
  • Post Code EH16 4BB
  • Country United Kingdom

Things to know

Updated on August 2, 2022 at 1:50 pm
  • Allowance: Get paid: £44/Per Week
  • Industry: Adult Care, Childcare
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 18-24
  • Course Length: 5 Weeks
  • Start Date: 10/01/2023
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Attendance Pattern: Tuesday - Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Pipeline Stage (if applicable): Stage 3
  • Postcode Eligibility: East Lothian, Edinburgh City, West Lothian

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