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Overview

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

About this programme

This package is suitable for those wishing to get into the Childcare sector or for those who are already working in the industry but who would like to progress by gaining formal qualifications.

The package includes the following online courses endorsed by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, CPD and the Institute of Hospitality:

  • Food Safety Level 2
  • Allergen Awareness
  • Infection Control
  • Handling Information in a Care Setting
  • Safe Handling of Medicines
  • Autism Awareness
  • Learning Disability Awareness
  • Safeguarding Children

 

Please note, this course this course is funded through Skills Development Scotland’s ITA funding programme. Eligibility criteria:

  • aged 16 or over
  • not in education or involved in any other Skills Development Scotland funded programme
  • unemployed and looking to get back into work OR
  • employed, earning £22,000 or less per year and looking to progress in or change your job
  • resident in Scotland

 

You will be sent the link to the ITA funding application after submitting the STN application.

Where you'll be

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  • Address DG Training, 15 Dalscone Way, Dumfries
  • Post Code DG1 1QU
  • Country Scotland

Things to know

Updated on October 4, 2022 at 11:23 am
  • Allowance: Funding available
  • Industry: Childcare
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Qualification Gained: Online Childcare Package
  • Course Length: At candidate's own pace
  • 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, LGBT+, BME Groups, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Attendance Pattern: Online at candidates own pace
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh City, Eilean Siar, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow City, Highland, Iverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney Islands, Scottish Borders, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian

Meet your tutor

Description:
Louise Ramsay of DG Training is qualified and experienced in the development and delivery of many types of courses, including Scottish Licensing, First Aid, Food Hygiene, Health & Safety, Trainer Training, Management, Customer Service and Hospitality Service Skills. Her enthusiasm and excellent communication skills ensure that candidates get the maximum benefit from their training.

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