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Social Care is a popular and important industry in the UK. Social workers, or social carers require frequent training in order for them to be qualified. Social care courses aim to help social care workers, counsellors and care assistants to gain the skills & qualifications they require to advance their professional development and provide a more effective service.

Browse the list of social care courses below and complete information requests for any that may be of interest to you.

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Social care courses for social care workers

Social care workers and social carers provide an invaluable service in the UK, particularly with a growing aging popular and a large number of dependent people. Social care is an important area of health and social care in which carers provide practical support to help people maintain their independence and lead fuller lives. Courses in social care are designed to enable delegates to become skilled and qualified in caring for patients, caring for people with disabilities, caring for children, and caring for the elderly.

Social work training covers cater for the requirements of different areas of the industry, including developing professional skills for carers that often lead to more effective social carers, more efficient workers and even lead into administrative or management career development opportunities.

There are many different areas of social care, for which specific training is required, typically social care courses help carers develop skills in:

  • counselling
  • caring
  • the law
  • theories and practice

Social care courses are designed for the type of organisation, and or care home that social workers work in thus please browse courses that are relevant to you, and bear in mind that distance learning might be the most appropriate option:

  • public social care courses
  • inhouse social care courses
  • distance learning social care courses

Health care and social care courses

Health and social care now employs more and more professionals than ever before that are working in health and social care. The UK needs more and more well-trained and multi-skilled carers for both health care and social care as our population grows and ages. Health and social care professionals require training that qualifies them to work in their area of expertise, or move into another area.

Health care and social care professionals have a wide and far-reaching variety of training courses available to them, that are designed for specific fields, and focus on skills development and update training. There are various way of studying a health and social care course, including Open / public health and social care courses for individuals looking to develop their skills, Company specific / in house health and social courses for health and social care homes or organisations, and Distance Learning health and social care courses which are suitable for busy professionals that prefer to study alongside their work and lifestyles.

Health Care training courses for healthcare professionals

Health care professionals require training and courses to enable them to care for their patients in the best and most qualified ways. Healthcare workers and health care assistants have opportunities to develop their skills and qualifications in a wide range of areas including many levels of qualifications, degrees and certificates that also cover issues of caring for those with mental health problems, palliative care or examining the role of complementary and alternative medicine. 

Healthcare courses are delivered as short healthcare courses for the public, or in house healthcare courses that are specific to your company, as well as distance learning healthcare courses that individuals study for either alongside their work, or ion order to further their career in healthcare. 

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