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Health and Social Care Traineeships at Westminster Kingsway College

Course description

Health and Social Care Traineeships unlock your potential and prepare you for your future careers by helping you to become ‘work ready. Traineeships with Westminster Kingsway College provide the essential work preparation training, Maths and English and work experience needed to get an Apprenticeship or other job. Employers provide the valuable work experience placement and interview as part of the programme. Traineeships will normally be for 10 weeks and will include both a work placement and College study. Successful completion of this course could enable you to progress to an Apprenticeship or a higher level course while also developing your skills in the workplace.

Entry requirements

To apply for a Traineeship, you should be over 16 and looking to apply for paid employment. We can help candidates to find placements with employers. You must be looking for work in the industry. A good understanding of English is essential.

Assessment

You will spend two days per week in College studying an Introduction to Employment in Adult Social Care plus functional skills (English and Maths). You will also study: Workplace skills and Customer Service in Health Care and Health and Safety in the workplace. You will also spend three days per week with an employer in the Health Care Industry learning practical ‘on the job’ skills and gaining essential work experience. You will also study communication, teamwork and preparing for interview.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course could enable you to progress to an Apprenticeship or a higher level course while also developing your skills in the workplace.With the skills and experience gained on your Traineeship, you could progress to an a full-time Apprenticeship, full-time course and progress into the work place. Apprenticeships can also lead to further study and increased employment prospects. www.westking.ac.uk/apprenticeships

Further information

'To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Westminster Kingsway College directly.

Last updated date: 06 March 2017
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