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Support Worker - Essential Skills

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Gain the most in-demand skills to work in the health and social care sector, with this ultimate Support Worker – Essential Skills bundle training course, ideal for aspiring professionals. Take steps towards a successful career as a Support Worker by learning the core skills to support individuals in the final stages of life, care for patients with dementia, support individuals with autism. Learn to become a qualified support worker and a range of mental illnesses, as well as deepen your understanding of health and safety in the health and social care sector.

This course also includes accredited training on paediatric first aid, child and adult safeguarding, and health and safety. Develop in-demand skills, from person-centred communication to medication administration, health and social care training and fast track your career online.

By the end of the course, you will have a wide range of health and social care skills to kickstart a rewarding and successful career in the social care sector or related field, whether you wish to work with children, the elderly or vulnerable adults. This course comes with an industry-recognised certification that can be used to add a range of skills and credentials to your resume.

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Institute of Hospitality endorsed
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified food safety professionals
  • Self paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

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Who should take the course

This comprehensive online course is ideal for individuals associated with the sector, such as:  

  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Support worker
  • Paediatric Nurse
  • Child Support Worker
  • Child & Adolescent Psychologist
  • Foster Care Worker
  • Dementia Carer

Certification

Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this comprehensive training course, learners will be able to:

  • Fast track your career in the healthcare or social care sector with a formal qualification
  • Know how to provide person-centred care to meet patients’ individual needs
  • Identify the different types of mental health issues, their causes and symptoms
  • Understand how to administer medication and handle medicines in compliance with UK regulations
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of epilepsy, dementia, autism and substance misuse
  • Gain the skills to safeguard vulnerable children and adults under your care
  • Learn how to provide quality care for patients in the final stages of life
  • Be able to take control in a paediatric first aid emergency and provide CPR to a child
  • Work in compliance with HSE regulations to ensure a safe working environment
  • Follow best practice when performing manual handling duties to prevent the risk of injury

Assessment

At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Courses Contents

Understanding Your Role in Health and Social Care

Kickstart your career in the health and social care sector by gaining the practical skills required to become a qualified professional working in hospitals, care homes, GP surgeries and other professional settings. This training course includes case studies and practical guidance on key topics such as legal requirements, skills and career path.

Person-Centred Care

A person-centred care approach is essential for healthcare and social care roles, in order to meet the needs of the individual. This practical course is designed to teach learners the importance of person-centred care for providing quality service to patients, as well as introduces fundamental person-centred care techniques and skills.

Community Support Worker

Community Support Worker course teaches you everything on the topic thoroughly from scratch so you can achieve a professional certificate for free to showcase your achievement in professional life.

Adult Support Worker

Adult Support Worker course teaches you everything on the topic thoroughly from scratch so you can achieve a professional certificate for free to showcase your achievement in professional life.

Child Safeguarding

Learn how to safeguard the welfare of children and young people under your care and supervision, with this practical training course, ideal for healthcare and social care professionals. It covers the principles of safeguarding, how to identify signs of abuse in children, record-keeping and handling disclosures.

Adult Safeguarding

Learn how to safeguard the welfare of vulnerable adults and become a competent professional in your field, with this accredited training course. You’ll deepen your understanding of the principles of safeguarding, explore your duties and responsibilities, learn about safeguarding laws, and how to report any safeguarding concerns.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Learn how to detect the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse with this accredited training course, designed for health and social care professionals, employers and managers. This course explores the effects of substance abuse on mental and physical health, common causes of abuse, legal responsibilities and other essential topics.

Autism Awareness

Whether you are looking to become a qualified SEN teaching assistant, are a parent or support worker, this Autism Awareness course provides essential information on this developmental disability. It will provide you with the core skills to provide quality person-centred care and support to individuals with autism, deepening your understanding of the autism spectrum, the impact of autism, the diagnosis process and much more.

Dementia Awareness

Dementia is a debilitating disease that affects brain function in older people, affecting memory and cognitive performance. In this Dementia Awareness course, you will enrich your knowledge of dementia, from its causes and diagnosis to its impact on mental health and everyday life. Gain the skills to provide quality care for dementia patients through each stage of the disease, with this recognised qualification.

End of Life Care

Learn how to support individuals in the final stages of their life, and fast track your career, with this comprehensive training course. This course provides essential information for health and social care professionals, providing you with the fundamental skills to work in fields such as domiciliary care and palliative care.

Epilepsy Awareness

This Epilepsy Awareness course is designed for health and social care workers who have a duty to care for clients with epilepsy. It explores the causes of epilepsy and epileptic seizures, how to recognise the signs of a seizure, and what to do in the case of an individual suffering from a seizure.

Mental Health Awareness

If you’re considering a career in healthcare or social care, it is important to understand mental health issues and how they can be linked to physical disabilities or illnesses. In this Mental Health Awareness course, you will broaden your knowledge of the types of mental health disorders and their treatment, equipping you with the skills to make important decisions on what action to take for your patients or clients.

Personal Development

This personal development training course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

Duty of Care

The duty of care training course is designed to provide employers and managers with an understanding of duty of care best practice in the workplace. This duty of care training course covers complaints handling, the needs of employees, legal responsibilities and duty of care dilemmas.

Risk Management in Health & Social Care

This health and social care risk management training course is designed to provide aspiring professionals with the tools and knowledge to protect employees and patients, gain the skills to identify risks and hazards in the workplace, and implement effective control measures to ensure a healthy environment for all.

Manual Handling

Injury caused by poor manual handling is one of the most common work-related injuries and can cause both short-term and long-term health implications. This manual handling training course teaches best practice for manual handling, as well as manual handling requirements in the UK.

Safe Handling of Medicines

In the Safe Handling of Medicines course, you will deepen your understanding of the different types of medication and their use, the process for administering medication and key legislation behind managing medication in the UK. This course is ideal for healthcare and social care professionals such as palliative care nurses, GPS and pharmacy assistants.

Paediatric First Aid

The Paediatric First Aid training course is a practical, instructor-led certification, covering fundamental first aid procedures. You’ll learn the contents of the paediatric first aid kit, what to do in the case of an emergency, how to perform CPR on a child and infant, treat wounds and burns, place a child in the recovery position, deal with head injuries, and much more.

Emergency First Aid

Develop the skills, confidence and practical knowledge to take control in the case of a first aid incident in the workplace, with this step-by-step training course for beginners. Learn how to perform life-saving procedures, place someone in the recovery position, and much more.

Health and Safety

Prevent injury and illness at work and ensure your compliance and professionalism by learning fundamental safety regulations. Learn about common safety risks, electrical, fire, and gas safety and other key topics, covering legal responsibilities for both employers and employees.

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