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Training for Care - Childcare and Social Care - Employability Fund Stage 3

16 November 2017

RECRUITING NOW FOR COURSE STARTING 16th November 2017

Programme Structure: 2 week induction at TfC, followed by 4 days per week on placement and 1 tutorial day at TfC.

Placements: Childcare placements with pre-school children in nurseries (private or local authority), after-school clubs or additional needs settings. Adult care placements in care homes, day centres or community care units

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 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)

Contact Caroline McKay: carolinemckay@tfcscotland.org.uk 0131 556 7773