Getting the best from your training provider

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

At the moment it is silly season as many of the funding streams for training have got to the point of nearly delivering the promised money at the same point in time. This means that at present I am doing a good impression of the road runner on amphetamines as I dash from one care home to another to sign them up for training, or not as the case may be. Now, as a training provider, I am used to being considered somewhere in between botulism and the leech on the evolutionary scale but, like these organisms, I do have my advantages. These lie in the resources I can command. These are trainers, NVQ assessors, knowledge of where the funding is and how to get it, so I thought it would be nice for care managers to get some tips on how best to engage with their potential training provider. *First contact* After the marketing and initial phone contact I make an appointment to go out to the care setting to discuss all the ways they can make me money as quickly and easily as possible. At some point I may pull out the ins

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