Health & Social Care - FREE Into Employment course - City of Wolverhampton College

Health & Social Care – FREE Into Employment course

Health & Social Care – FREE Into Employment course

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Health & Social Care – FREE Into Employment course

FREE training course! 

Guaranteed job interview with a sector employer! 

  • Aged 19 and over? 
  • Want to work in the health and social care sector? 
  • Want to develop skills that employers look for when recruiting staff?  
  • Want a guaranteed interview with an employer with vacancies? 

Get your career off to a healthy start!

Working in health and social care can be extremely rewarding, by making a difference to people's lives every day. 

Whether you want to work with adults, children or older people in a healthcare setting, residential centre, in the community or people's homes, this free training course will give you an overview of working in health and social care and teach you the skills and knowledge you need to apply for jobs in the sector. 

You will study a range of important topics and, on successful completion of the course, will be guaranteed an interview with an employer looking to take on staff to fill current vacancies. 

Whether you're looking for your first job, returning to work or looking to change career, take a look below to see what you'll learn.


What will I learn? 

The course covers a range of units necessary for working in the sector, including: 

  • Overview of the health and social care sector 
  • Understanding roles and responsibilities 
  • Understanding National Care Standards 
  • Privacy and dignity and promoting independence 
  • Person-centre approach to care 
  • Deprivation of liberty, safeguarding and risk assessment 
  • Emergency first aid, fire awareness and safe moving of people 

How long is the course? 

The course is five days a week for two weeks. 

To have an interview with an industry employer you will be expected to attend all programmed training sessions and successfully complete the course. 

Where is the training held? 

Courses are held at college sites or in local community venues. 


This course is part of the college's Into Employment programme funded by West Midlands Combined Authority to equip local people with the skills needed to work in priority sectors across the region and support employers who are looking to recruit new staff. 


Adult Learners

Start Date

Various throughout the year




Two weeks

Course Fee

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