Care START - A Programme of Short Certificated courses to Support those Looking for Work within the Care Sector

Dumfries and Galloway College

Course details

Course description

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.

Provided by

Dumfries and Galloway College

01387 734000

Provider website

Bankend Road




ITA funding available

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements

Course options

Course details

Short course

19th Apr 2021 to 19th Apr 2022

Cost: £200.00 (ex. VAT)

Venue details

Carrick Opportunities Centre

Henrietta Street


KA26 9AL

Who to contact

Nicola Laurie



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