Croydon Health and Social Care SWAP

Next course starting: September 12

This is an exclusive sector-based work academy programme (“SWAP”): earn an accredited level 1 qualification, with a guaranteed job interview!

Nationally accredited

100% free

A four week course

Classroom-based learning

Employment support

Level 1 qualification

Join over 60,000 people who have upskilled with Strive Training!

Course Description

Get set for a rewarding career in one of the UK’s fastest growing segments. This fully accredited course will give you the knowledge and practical skills to work in a care home, in domiciliary care, in community support, or a childcare setting.

This qualification could lead to the following jobs:

  • Care assistants
  • Mental health support workers
  • Health care support
  • Early years worker
  • …and more!

Partner Employers:

 

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You’ll hear directly from our partners about about exclusive opportunities – with guaranteed interviews for all course graduates! Plus, our specialist employment team is here to help you all the way through the job application process.

Course length: This is a four week course: two weeks full-time (9:30am – 4:30pm) and two weeks part-time (9:30am – 1pm)

Course starting date: Monday, September 12

Course Location: The course takes place in our Croydon training centre: Suffolk House, College Rd, Croydon CR0 0YN

Free course for: Anyone who is unemployed and aged 19 or over who has been living in the European Union for the last 3 years

Qualification: Level 1 certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (QCF)

Certified awarding body: NCFE

How to Enrol

To immediately self-enrol online, begin by filling out the form on the right hand side of this page.

To enrol with our assistance, you are most welcome to visit us at our Croydon Training centre Monday - Friday, between 9:30am and 4:30pm.

Course Content
  • The Fundamental Standards of care: Person-centered care, protection and safeguarding, health and safety, and dignity and respect
  • Awareness of the range of service provisions and roles
    within the sector
  • Appreciating the importance of leisure and social activities
  • Developing sector-specific communication skills
Are you eligible to complete this qualification for free?

This qualification is 100% government funded if:

  • You were born before the 31st August 2003
  • You must currently live in England. However, anyone living in the following areas is not eligible for funding: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England
  • You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
  • Are Unemployed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
  • Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
  • If on the 31st of August 2021, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2)
FAQs
All our courses are free for those who are unemployed, subject to eligibility.
Of course. All our courses are accredited courses and you will receive a nationally recognised certification on achievement.
The general certification process is a minimum of 12 weeks. Due to the pandemic, the Awarding Bodies service has been impacted which can cause a delay. We are working hard to distribute all the certificates that we have received in a timely manner and we will send a text as soon as the certificates are ready. For all queries regarding certification please email us on certification@strivetraining.co.uk. When contacting us please include the following information: • Full Name • Title of the qualification • Contact details and address.
Next Steps

Simply complete the short form on the right. You'll then immediately be able to complete your Fast-Track online registration.

This registration process will confirm your eligibility to have your qualification 100% government funded. Join 60,000 other learners who have chosen to upskill with Strive Training - register now!

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