Health and Social Academy

Social care is about helping people with a particular need, such as the disabled, the elderly or aduts with learning disabilities. This type of care usually takes place in the home in residential homes or out in the community, and can include anything from general support and companionship through to personal care.

Our care academy will help you to gain skills in personalised care, care values and principles, safeguarding, communication, and team work. We help with providing you with the skills and knowledge you need plus support to help you find employment including CVs and interviews.

The job roles for those working towards this qualification are

  • Healthcare assistants
  • Support workers
  • Community care workers
  • Domiciliary care workers

Plato’s work ready academies are aimed at individuals who are 19+ and are claiming JSA, ESA or Universal Credit who want to move back into work.

Our academies run for six weeks – 3 days a week from 9,30am to 3pm.   Upon successfully completing the course programme, you will receive BTEC Level 1 Preparing to Work In Adult Social Care and BTEC Level 1 Work Skills.

Our care academies are delivered in the Stockport, Ashton, Manchester, Salford, Chester and Liverpool.

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