Care START - A Programme of Short Certificated Courses to support those looking for work within the Care Sector
This course is aimed at those who are looking to gain employment within the care sector and will provide delegates with some relevant skills and qualifications to assist them in gaining employment. Delegates will undertake 4 certificated short courses that are either essential, or useful within the care sector:
SQA Award in Emergency First Aid at Work - This is a practical course, which aims to provide basic emergency first aid training.
The Principles of Moving & Handling People - Delegates will learn the principles to move & handle people safely within a care setting to minimise any risks.
Highfield Level 2 Award in Prevention & Control of Infection for the Workplace - This qualification is is aimed at anyone working in any industry needing to develop their underpinning knowledge of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in their workplace.
REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene - This course is aimed at all food handlers and is recommended by the local Environmental Health Department.
On successful completion, candidates will receive certification for each short course.
Both Campus Sites
Dumfries & Galloway College, Dumfries Campus:
Day 1 - REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene, 09:00 - 16:30
Day 2 - Highfield Level 2 Award in Prevention & Control of Infection, 09:00 14:00 & The Principles of Infection Control, 14:00 - 17:00
Day 3 - SQA Award in Emergency First Aid, 09:00 - 16:30
Highfield Level 2 Award in Prevention & Control of Infection - Multiple Choice Assessment
SQA Award in Emergency First Aid at Work - Assessed throughout Course
The Principles of Moving & Handling People - no formal assessment
Additional funding information
Course Contact Details
Telephone: 01387 734199