Care Industry Courses Available

We are Passionate about Care, Promoting Quality. We have various accredited courses here at AStar Training and if we don't have it on here ask us and we will find it for you.

We Currently have the following courses on offer

Level 2 First Aid Awareness
Levlel 2 Specialist Award in Dementia

all at a fantastic £25.00 per person for a LIMITED time only

We have our very own training room in Shropshire or we can come to you for your convinience at various times inludung evening courses.

Call us now on 01948302130 to book

*please note these prices are subject to availabilty

Please click on a course below to learn more

Who is the course for?
To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an overview of the Mental Capacity Act and DoLS, to ensure they have the knowledge and skill to deal with situations relating to mental capacity

What do learners receive?
Course notes
Certificate
What is it mapped to?

Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

SFHMH3, 14, 62, 90
MH14.2013
Care Certificate – Standard 9
Aligned to DC2A, DC2C, DC2D, DC2F
CQC Regs. 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 19
HSCA 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
What does the course include?

The functions of the Mental Capacity Act
Groups that will be affected by it
Explanation of the functional test
Lasting Power of Attorney
The function of the Court of Protection, Public Guardian and Court of Protection Visitors
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – ‘DoLS’

Who is the course for?
To make healthcare support workers and adult social care workers aware of person centred planning/thinking/care and their role in implementing person centred approaches

 What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?
Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • SFJ AG5
  • SCDHSC0024, 0026, 0035, 0234, 0328, 0332, 0350
  • Care Certificate - Standard 5
  • Aligned to DC2C
  • CQC Regs. 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • HSCA 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19

What does the course include?

  • Meaning and Importance of Person Centred Care
  • Legislation and Standards
  • Individuality, Independence and Active Participation
  • Consent
  • Rights, Choice, Privacy, Dignity and Respect
  • Barriers to Person Centred Care and Support
  • Working in Partnership
  • Person Centred Approaches
  • Assessment

Who is the course for?
Those working in care settings who require information and training regarding infection control in order to assist them to fulfil their role in the workplace

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?
 Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • ASTIPC13, ASTCCR5, IPC6.2012
  • Care Certificate - Standard 15
  • Aligned to DC2D
  • CQC Regs. 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
  • HSCA 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

What does the course include?

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Infection and Infection Control
  • Causes
  • Disease
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Chain of Infection
  • Means of Transmission
  • Legislation and Policy
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe Practice and Personal Safety
  • Hand Washing
  • Standard Precautions
  • PPE
  • Sharps
  • Decontamination
  • Waste Management
  • Assessment

Course Information
Who is the course for?
Those working in health and social care in order for them to understand the importance of food safety, including hygiene, in the preparation and handling of food and the importance of nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  •  Certificate

What is it mapped to?
Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • PPL2GEN309, PPL1GEN8, SFHDYS1
  • SCDHSC0213, 0214
  • Care Certificate – Standard 8
  • Aligned to DC2D
  • CQC Regs. 9, 10, 11, 12, 14
  • HSCA 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

What does the course include?

  • Food safety and food hygiene
  • Food safety hazards and good hygiene
  • Temperatures and storage
  • Good hydration and nutrition including digestion
  • What constitutes a balanced diet
  • Effects of poor nutrition
  • How to promote good and sufficient nutrition and hydration and the importance of the environment in healthy eating
  • How dignity can be maintained while promoting nutrition and healthy eating
  • Assessment

Who is the course for?
Those working in health and social care in order for them to have an understanding of the requirements around safeguarding, identifying abuse, being able to respond appropriately in situations where abuse is likely to occur and recognising the importance of reporting any suspected incidents

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?
This Level 2 award supports learners to achieve the knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • Skills for Health Core Skills Training Framework
  • NOS SCDHSC0024
  • NOS SCDHSC0035
  • Fundamental Standards 10 and 13

What does the course include?

  • Allows understanding of legislation relating to safeguarding
  • Outlines the ‘Disclosure and Barring Scheme’
  • Considers the ‘Care Act 2014’ in relation to safeguarding
  • Defines the term ‘abuse’, ‘harm’ and ‘adult at risk of harm’
  • Lists the different types of abuse and includes examples of each
  • Considers general indicators of abuse
  • Explains employer and employee responsibilities including understanding the term ‘Whistleblowing’ and where to seek further support
  • Assessment

Who is the course for?To ensure that candidates are trained in adult emergency first aid techniques

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?
Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

Current legislation and Resuscitation Council UK Guidance

What does the course include?

  • The stages of incident assessment
  • Adult resuscitation
  • Adult choking procedures
  • The management of an unresponsive casualty
  • Control severe bleeding and treat for shock
  • The treatment for burns and scalds
  • How to work within the limits of their skills

Who is the course for?
Those working in care settings who require information and training around their health and safety responsibilities in the areas listed opposite

Further courses are available for other areas of health and safety responsibility in the care setting

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

Mapped to:
Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • QCF 600/0538/1

What does the course include?

  • Legislation and Guidance
  • Roles and Responsibility
  • Risk Assessment
  • Moving and assisting
  • Accident and Emergencies
  • Medication
  • Fire Safety
  • Security Measures, Dangers and Lone Working
  • Assessment

Who is the course for?
To ensure that healthcare support workers and adult social care workers recognise the principles of safe moving and assisting and the safe use of equipment such as hoist

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?
Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • Mapped to Fundamental Standard 13.3
  • HSIS3
  • D/602/4593

What does the course include?

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Legislation, Costs and Company Policy
  • Risk Assessment and Ergonomics
  • Personal Safety, Communication, Team Work, Advice and Assistance
  • Practical Exercises
  • Theory Assessment

Who is the course for?
New and existing staff working in residential, domiciliary or nursing care

This course provides an understanding of this important subject

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?
Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • Care Certificate
  • Fundamental Standard 13.1
  • NICE Guidelines

What does the course include?
All aspects of the safe handling of medicines including :

  • Legislation and Guidance
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Classification, Types, Names and Forms of Medication
  • Supply, Storage and Disposal
  • Procedures for the Safe Handling and Administration of Medicines
  • Errors and How to Deal With Them
  • Side-Effects/Adverse Reactions
  • Assessment

Who is the course for?
To enable healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to understand dementia and help improve the quality of life for people living with a dementia

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?
Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • DEM 01
  • DEM 202 1.1
  • DEM 205 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 3.1, 3.2
  • DEM 207 1.1, 3.1, 3.2
  •  DEM 305 1.1
  • DEM 308 1.1

What does the course include?

  • Looking at what dementia is
  • Key features of the theoretical models of dementia
  • The most common types of dementia and their causes
  • Factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
  • Assessment

Who is the course for?
Those working in care settings who require information and training regarding Diabetes, what it is and how to support someone in the management of their diabetes

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?
Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting

  • NICE Guidelines NG17, 28
  • Aligned to DC2E
  • CQC Regs. 9, 12, 14
  • HSCA 11, 12, 14

What does the course include?

  • Introduction to Diabetes Including the Pancreas, Glucose, Insulin
  • Types of Diabetes
  • Medication
  • Storage
  • Pens
  • Sites
  • Infection Control
  • Monitoring Blood Glucose Levels
  • Hypoglycaemia / Hyperglycaemia
  • Diabetes Related Complications and Wellbeing

Who is the course for?
To introduce healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to the end of life care principle, which will enable them to understand the delivery of palliative care to assist a person to live well until the end of their life

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What is it mapped to?

  • Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting
  • SCDHSC0021, 0024, 0035, 0213, 0234, 0350, 0385, 3111
  • CHS2, 6
  • IPC6.2012 U
  • GEN97
  • Care Certificate – Standard 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15
  • Aligned to DC2A, DC2C, DC2D, DC2F
  • CQC Regs. 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 20
  • HSCA 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

What does the course include?

  • What is meant by ‘end of life’ and ‘palliative care
  • The issues associated with an end of life strategy
  • Practical assistance for end of life care
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Assessment

One Week Induction Course

We also offer a week Induction course which combines all courses together which covers all 15 standards of the Care Certificate. This will be available from 1st June 2018 and will be on an introductory offer of £250 per person (should be £280) until January 2019

Book now to avoid disappointment and this fantastic price

How to Book?

To find out more about our courses or to book your place please call us now on 01948 302 130 or email post@astartrainingandrecruitment.co.uk  and speak to one of our friendly team.

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