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Where will this course lead?

At the end of this course the learner will feel confident enough to deliver simple art and craft activities to an individual or group of residents / patients under their care. This may be, for example, in a care home setting.

What will I study?

Initially, learners (carers/ care workers) will learn about the importance of creating art and craft with people under their care. They will learn how beneficial it can be for elderly or vulnerable people to get involved in creating art/craft pieces.

Learners will learn how to:  

Create simple pastel pictures 

Make fun mini soaps  

Glass painting 

Card making 

Most importantly they will learn how to deliver these sessions to vulnerable people. We will discuss any obstacles that may occur and how to overcome them. 

How will this course be delivered?

This is a short online course, thus enabling a care home (for example) to have in house training days. 

This course is a basic taster 5 week course once a week. 

What qualifications will I get?

There is no qualification however a certificate detailing how you have completed this course will be given out. You will need to complete this course to enable you to go onto the next level.

How will I be assessed?

At the end of the course the learner will have the skills and confidence to deliver a practical. The practical will be assessed.

How do I get a place on the course?

Contact us via our website or phone 0121 678 7000.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners must be aged 19+. 

There are no other specific requirements to enter this course. You do not need to be good at art and craft. The only requirement is that you work in a care home or within a supported living services.

What else do I need to know?

You will have to provide the materials needed, but we have endeavoured to keep the cost of the materials to a minimum. 

What can I do after this course?

This course will allow the learner to deliver simple art and craft activities (that they have learned on this course) to residents under their care. 

You may wish to consider joining a higher level art or related course. You may also wish to consider our range of courses related to mental health and wellbeing. The course is intended to support carers in their field of work, and as a result benefit the wider community. 

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

03/11/2021

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:30-20:30

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

CAABN092E001A

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

19/01/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:30-20:30

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

CAABN092E001W

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

27/04/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:30-20:30

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

CAABN092E001S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

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