VTF Health and Social Care Academy - June

Looking to begin a career in care?

Vocational Training Framework partnered up with Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership and Training for Care to deliver a free 2-week course starting on 3rd of June 2024, offering Health and Social Care vocational training followed by a guaranteed interview with a recruiting Care Sector employer.

This training will focus on preparing to apply for roles such as Care Assistant and Personal Assitant roles.  It's a practical course which helps you gain useful certificates. You'll also receive support to help you look for a job.

Where:  Training for Care, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY
When: To be confirmed
Costs: Free
Prerequisites: Available in Edinburgh, you must be16 plus and unemployed or underemployed.

What you will learn - course modules

Minimum 9 days of certified training including:

  • Person Centred Care
  • Adult Safeguarding
  • Moving and Handling
  • First Aid
  • Dementia
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • H&SC Career Planning
  • An insight into the sector from Care professionals.

Jill B

VTF Academy Review

"It’s been a great couple of weeks, I have really enjoyed it."

Support to help you find a job

You'll also get help with:

  • 1:1 CV building and interview skills
  • Support with job applications - jobs available across Edinburgh and Lothians.
  • Guaranteed interview for live vacancies with selected H&SC sector employers for Care Assistant and Personal Assistant roles (Part Time and Full Time)
  • Information on employability support