Introduction to Working in the Health Sector

This course is ideal for

People wishing to start their career in the health sector.

Course duration

6 Days

How the course is delivered

Face-to-face with independent study

Progression and benefits

On completion of this course, individuals will be able to apply for a range of positions within the NHS and health and social care. The course will combine theory and practical sessions which will prepare individuals for the workplace, including clinical roles such as Health Care Assistants. On completion of this course there will be opportunities to progress on to other related courses.

Entry requirements

No prior qualifications required, but applicant must have an interest in working in the health sector.

About the course

This is suitable for those exploring careers within the wider health and social care sector, including clerical or clinical positions.

You’ll gain an awareness of the skills and requirements of working in this fast-paced and caring environment, developing communication and interpersonal skills.

Sessions include:

  • The NHS and health and social care sector
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution and whistleblowing
  • Dementia
  • Digital skills awareness and data protection
  • Equality, diversity, and inclusion
  • First aid for adults
  • First aid for pediatrics
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Infection control and Covid
  • Numeracy confidence
  • Personal and professional development
  • Safeguarding and Prevent

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