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Clinical Skills for Health Care Assistants

Course Code: CSHCA

Level: 2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: 16 hours

About the course

This course is designed to build confidence and understanding of practical working competencies and skills within care settings such as care homes and community care.

What you'll learn

This course gives a practical understanding to working with people in the care sector:

  • skin integrity
  • personal care
  • assisted feeding
  • basic observations.
Entry requirements

People interested in this course need to be working at Healthcare Assistant level 2.

Clear DBS


Practical observations

What's next?

Support employment into care home or onto apprenticeships

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.
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