The Health and Care Sector Work Academy is the Department of Work and Pensions funded project that is aiming to assist those  claiming benefits back into employment by offering them a FREE qualification and months’ worth of support!

Got a question? FREEPHONE us on 0800 310 1160

Why Enrol?

  • You will gain a City & Guilds Level 1 (+) Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • You can apply for financial support for travel and childcare or adult care costs
  • You’ll receive mentoring support whilst on training and up to 4 months after your course
  • There are great opportunities to meet employers to help you gain the job you want and excellent prospects for progression to Level 2 or employment


Our 2023 courses now run for either 2-weeks or 6-weeks and enrolments for our courses close on the 24th March

Our 6-week courses run on a Wednesday or Thursday (10 am – 2 pm) until the 30th of March. Learners will need to commit to attending the course for 6 consecutive weeks (one day a week), from the date they start and on the same day each week.

Learners can now also qualify in just 2 weeks with our RAPID course!

Learners will need to complete 6 days over 2 consecutive weeks (Mon, Tues, Weds: 10 am - 2pm) to qualify with a FREE Level 1 City & Guilds in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care. You can start any week from the 9th of January until March 2023.

We offer Employability sessions in the course, where we help with your CV, applying for jobs, and preparing for interviews. We also pay for childcare, travel and adult care to help train with us if you are eligible.

If you could benefit from one of our FREE healthcare courses, please contact us on 0800 310 1160 or email

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