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Overview

  • Childcare
  • Industry
  • Ongoing
  • Start Date
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

About this programme

Epilepsy Awareness – This course will give you an overview of epilepsy. It lists the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is and how the brain can be affected. It will introduce some possible seizure triggers and describe what to do when someone has a seizure. Approval body: CPD

ADHD Awareness – The course covers the definitions of ADHD, the different types of ADHD and how to recognise some key signs and symptoms. Approval body: CPD

Autism Awareness – This course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it affects a child’s daily life. It will touch on what factors contribute towards a child developing autism as well as some of the typical behaviours associated with it and how you can provide effective support for those with the condition. Approval body: CPD

Diabetes Awareness – This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and of those who are have an interest in gaining employment within this sector. The course will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition. Approval body: CPD

Learning disability Awareness – This course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, and at the needs of the individual. Approval body: CPD

Allergen Awareness – This course covers general allergies, food allergies and food intolerances and explain the differences between them. It covers the 14 allergens controlled by legislation along with food additives and how they can trigger allergic reactions. Approval body: CPD, Gatehouse Awards, Institute of Hospitality & IIRSM

Level 2 Food Safety – Catering – Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. Approval body: CPD, Gatehouse Awards, Institute of Hospitality & IIRSM

Typical environments may include: • Pubs, hotels, restaurants; • Supermarkets and retail environments; • Food and drink manufacturers; • Hospitals; • Care homes; • Schools This course would also benefit anyone who is looking to source employment within this area.

All courses are via E-Learning and tutor support is available throughout via telephone/video call/e-mail.

Where you'll be

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  • Address 109 Irish Street
  • City Dumfries
  • Post Code DG1 2NP
  • Country United Kingdom

Things to know

Updated on October 3, 2022 at 4:24 pm
  • Industry: Childcare
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Start Date: Ongoing
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Dumfries and Galloway

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