A new career in health & social care We are able to offer this free course to residents of Central Bedfordshire thanks to funding from Bedfordshire Employment and Skills Service (BESS) who are supported financially by the European Social Fund and the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Know your way Our new and free training programme, "Know your way", is a four week employment support course for people wanting to work in the health and social care sector. Please contact our team by email or call 01582 470900 for more information. The course covers a wide range of topics and includes several accredited modules that you can put towards the Care Certificate. This free employment training course includes: Helpful employability skills including IT techniques Mental health awareness, Dementia awareness & safeguarding Infection, prevention and control Person-centred care, privacy and dignity First aid and more... There will be plenty of practical instruction to help prepare you for employment in a wide range of social care related jobs. The course is free for residents of Central Bedfordshire who are either unemployed or on a low income. The Disability Resource Centre is a charity and also a highly regarded training facility, running workshops and short courses for people across Bedfordshire and Luton. See all our training courses and workshops. Read what people say about our training programmes: “Brilliant course, very impressed. Tutor was great”. “This workshop made a huge difference to my daily life” “Understanding a lot more about myself has helped me to be positive and confident” “I had a positive feeling after attending”. "I actually took on two part-time jobs, while on the ‘Support into Employment’ course" "I got the job, which also fits in with my other (voluntary) commitments". To book a place on this course phone the team on 01582470900 or email us for full details.