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Delivered online (remote or from our Dumfries base)
  • Funding available


  • Adult Care
  • Industry
  • Rolling programme
  • Start date
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

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This package is suitable for those wishing to get into the Health and Social Care 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 RoSPA, IIRSM, Gatehouse Awards, Institute of Hospitality and CPD:

  • Duty of Care
  • Handling Information in a Care Setting
  • Equality, Diversity and Discrimination
  • Health and Safety in a Care Setting
  • Level 2 Food Safety – Catering
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Stroke Awareness
  • Epilepsy Awareness

A total of 24 CPD units will be gained on completion of this package.

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

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Employability programmes work a little differently from other courses, especially when it comes to eligibility. For example, someone from Glasgow wouldn't be eligible for a programme taking place in North Ayrshire, and vice versa. Check the Postcode Eligibility tab in the Things to Know section to make sure this programme is open to you.

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Updated on November 7, 2023 at 6:48 pm
  • Allowance: Funding available
  • Industry: Adult Care
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Qualification Gained: Online Step into Social Care Package
  • Course Length: At candidate's own pace
  • 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: Dumfries and Galloway
  • Start date: Rolling programme

Meet your tutor

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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