company fine tunes customised course

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A training programme customised for the long term care sector is being finalised by Cornerwood Training. The company is based at the dual-registered Cornerwood care home in Taunton, Somerset where the in-service training programme is being developed. The company¹s managing director John Eaton said the qualification would be equivalent to NVQ level 3 and national certification would be with BTEC, the major award body. “The training programmes have been developed inside a care home and therefore relate to the issues that care staff would be involved with, and in simple everyday language that is understandable to all ­ not NVQ jargon,” Mr Eaton said. “Cornerwood are currently working with Somerset College of Art and Technology on a pilot of their training and are working with MENCAP using the same format. “The training that I have developed for my home is now available for all homes in the country. It is also cost effective year on year and designed to meet the needs of training staff to gain a qualification,

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