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Feb 20

Approval of new apprenticeships standards

Follow the updates on the new approval of The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care (level 4) and The Leader in Adult Care (level 5) apprenticeship standard.

Date: Friday 14 February 2020
Feb 20

Applications open for funding for user led organisations to deliver training for individual employers and PAs

Skills for Care has opened applications for ULOs to apply for a grant to deliver and/or commission training for individuals and personal assistants.

Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020
Jan 20

Host a graduate to bring fresh thinking into your organisation

Skills for Care is looking for innovative social care organisations to host ambitious graduates on a one-year programme designed to develop future leaders in health and social care.

Date: Monday 27 January 2020
Jan 20

Workforce Development Fund 2020-21 now open for grant applications

Large national organisations and lead organisations of employer-led partnerships can now apply for a grant from the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) 2020-21. Deadline to apply is 13:00 on Friday 21 February 2020.

Date: Friday 24 January 2020
Jan 20

Skills for Care Accolades winners announced

Some of England's best social care organisations are celebrating after picking up a Skills for Care Accolade award.

Date: Thursday 23 January 2020
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