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Free courses for health and social care staff

As training budgets are cut, more and more organisations look for quality distance learning to complement their own training delivery.

CAS Training Ltd have just informed us of over 20 distance learning courses available for staff in the care sector across England and Scotland. A range of courses all fully funded using Adult Education Funding budget with no cost to the employer or learner. So with no fee outlay and a flexible delivery model reducing disruption to service operations, care staff achieve accredited qualifications which also sit well with the CQC.

Courses now available are

Firstly, these 2 new valuable healthcare courses have been added to this offer

  • NCFE certificate in Understanding Challenging Behaviour level 2                       
  • NCFE certificate in Customer Service for Health and Social care level 2

With these other courses available

  • Autism Awareness
  • Care Planning
  • Common Health Conditions
  • Dementia Care  (WDF funding eligible)
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Dignity and Safeguarding
  • End of Life Care
  • Infection Control
  • Mental Health Problems
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Safe Handling of Medicines
  • Working with People with Learning Disabilities  (WDF funding eligible)
  • Working with People with Mental Health Needs
  • Business Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Information, Advice or Guidance
  • Team Leading

Easy registration and further funding

For easy registration, CAS Training are now offering postal enrolments to minimise disruption to service delivery even further, as no face to face induction is needed. Furthermore, they will is also help eligible employers to access the Workforce Development Funding from Skills for Care when learners complete their relevant courses.

We hope this information is useful to managers in health and social care looking to benefit their training budget and staff development. Priority is being given to sites referring 8 or more learners. 

For a full list of courses and a booking form for interested learners, please direct your enquiries to Janet Jarvis, Employer Engagement Co-ordinator, CAS Training Ltd, by email to  or phone 01909 518615

Good Luck!