Childcare and Social Care - Employability Fund Stage 3
26 February 2018
Training for Care's (TfC) Employability Fund stage 3 programme
is aimed at 16 to 19 year olds who are interested in exploring
employment options within the childcare or social care
Programme Structure: 2 week induction at TfC,
followed by 4 days per week on placement and 1 tutorial day at
- Childcare placements with pre-school children in nurseries
(private or local authority), after-school clubs or additional
- Adult care placements in care homes, day centres or community
Tutorials: SQA Certificate of Work Readiness
units (Practical Workplace Skills; Dealing with Work Situations;
Responsibilities of Employment) and initial preparation for entry
to care work employment and qualifications.
Outcomes: On successful completion suitable
participants will move into care employment with the aim of
becoming Modern Apprentices. Other participants will be work ready
on completion and will be supported to make informed choices for
their next steps.
Training Allowance: Participants receive £55
weekly allowance, plus travel expenses.
Participant Requirements: Applicants should be
able to demonstrate their interest through having had some relevant
work/voluntary experience, including babysitting or supporting
family members. English Nat 4 or above is desirable and PVG
membership must be awarded prior to starting the course (TfC will
administer the PVG application on behalf of the trainee).
Programme start date: Monday 26 February
Fore more information, Contact Caroline
or 0131 556 7773.