Learning programme licences

Our learning programmes are exclusively available for endorsed providers to buy on licence and deliver. They've been developed to meet the needs of the sector. Endorsed providers will be provided with a digital pack containing a comprehensive suite of resources to deliver the programme or module.

Click on the links below to find out more about each programme, the pricing structure and how you can apply for a programme licence(s).

Lead to succeed is a practical learning programme aimed at aspiring managers and deputies in adult social care services.

The programme is delivered through five interactive modules covering the objectives below:

  • successful behaviours for leaders and managers
  • developing a positive culture
  • effective supervision
  • leading and managing the process of change
  • leading and managing the inspection process.

Find out more about Lead to succeed

 

Well-led is a practical leadership development programme aimed at registered managers and other managers currently working in adult social care services.

The programme is delivered through four interactive modules covering the objectives below:

  • develop a clear understanding of what well-led looks like in a care setting
  • develop a clear understanding of how leadership strategies and techniques can be used to transform services and improve the quality of care
  • develop the confidence and skills necessary to lead services in an increasingly complex and challenging context
  • develop clear goals and commitment to improve your personal leadership effectiveness
  • learn from the experience of others by working with them in a range of collaborative learning activities and networking opportunities.

Find out more about Well-led

 

Understanding performance management is a practical continuing professional development (CPD) module aimed at registered managers and other managers currently working in adult social care services.

The programme is delivered through one interactive model covering the objectives below:

  • understand the performance management cycle including processes for managing different types of performance
  • understanding of disciplinary and grievance, causes of poor performance and how to minimise them
  • awareness of strategies to improve performance
  • awareness of managing and retaining high performing staff
  • understand how to give feedback and manage difficult conversations
  • awareness of cultures that encourage confidence, responsibility and accountability
  • understanding effective role modelling, coaching and mentoring.

Find out more about Understanding Performance Management

 

Understanding self-management skills is a practical CPD module aimed at registered managers and other managers currently working in adult social care services.

The programme is delivered through one interactive module covering the objectives below:

  • awareness of the impact of your own beliefs and values
  • understanding self-management, self-awareness and confidence
  • understanding integrity and how actions & words influence others
  • awareness of cultures that foster resilience
  • understanding emotional intelligence
  • how to deal with pressure and stress using well-being strategies including delegation
  • awareness of time management, techniques and tools
  • understanding the role of technology.

Find out more about Understanding self-management

 

Understanding workplace culture is a practical CPD module aimed at registered managers and other managers currently working in adult social care services.

The programme is delivered through one interactive module covering the objectives below:

  • develop a clear understanding of what culture is
  • understanding the relationship between culture, values and vision
  • understanding approaches for assessing culture and steering action
  • understanding simple rules for turning values into action
  • understanding nudge as applied to head, heart and environment
  • awareness of a range of nudge activities for developing culture.

Find out more about Understanding workplace culture

 

Providing good end of life care can be one of the most rewarding caring experiences any care worker can have. How they care for someone at end of life can remain with relatives and loved ones for a long time and there is only one chance to get this right.

This awareness programme has been designed to cover the main aims and principles of end of life care. It provides learners with ways to develop their understanding of the different views of death and dying in our society and how these views may affect an individual. It will also consider the range of support services available for themselves and the people they are supporting.

The real benefit to this programme is that it is linked to the National End of Life Core Skills Education and Training Framework and covers:

  • person-centred end of life care
  • communication in end of life care
  • equality, diversity and inclusion in end of life care
  • practical and emotional support for the individual approaching end of life
  • assessment and care planning in end of life care
  • symptom management in end of life care
  • working in partnership with health and care professionals and others
  • support for carers
  • how professionals can maintain their own health and wellbeing when caring for someone at the end of life
  • care after death
  • law, ethics and safeguarding
  • leading end of life care services and organisations
  • improving quality in end of life care through policy, evidence and reflective practice.
Who is the programme aimed at?

The programme is specifically for those:

  • working in adult social care, mainly supporting people who are not approaching the end of life, but with some who might be, for example in the community or in a care home
  • working in adult social care and providing supervision and professional support to other professionals who provide care and support for those not approaching the end of life, but with some who might be.
Programme delivery

The programme is designed to be delivered to groups of 10-15 learners in a traditional a classroom setting over a 2-day period. However, the programme materials allow flexibility in the delivery dependent on the learners and the situation.

The digital programme pack includes:

  • Learner workbook
  • Facilitator workbook including further guidance
  • Lesson plan
  • Support agreement template
  • Five hand-outs relating to the topics covered in the workbooks.

Cost: £900 +VAT for a two year license for the complete programme, exclusively available for endorsed providers.

For further details and to request an application form contact endorsement@skillsforcare.org.uk

Funding 

Employers will be able to claim up to £140 from the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) to complete the End of life care programme.

Find out more about the WDF

All programmes can be purchased on a two year licence agreement, exclusively available for endorsed providers, subject to renewal of endorsement during this period. Endorsed providers will be provided with a digital pack containing a comprehensive suite of resources to deliver the programme or module.

Leadership and management learning programmes

  • Well-led:  £3,000 +VAT
  • Lead to Succeed: £3,000 +VAT
  • Understanding performance management: £600 +VAT
  • Understanding self-management skills: £600 +VAT
  • Understanding workplace culture: £600 +VAT

 

Bundle offers

If you’re thinking about purchasing more than one of our leadership learning programme licences we’ve created two bundle offers which provide fantastic value for money.

Offer 1: purchase Lead to succeed and Well-led together for the discounted price of £5,000 +VAT, saving you £1,000 (excl. VAT off the individual listed prices).

Offer 2: purchase Lead to succeed and Well-led together for £6,000 +VAT and receive the three CPD modules, saving you £1,800 (excl. VAT) off the individual listed prices.

 

If you’ve already purchased a licence for Lead to succeed, you’ll still be able to benefit from the bundle offers. Please contact us for further information.

 

End of life care awareness programme

Cost: £900 +VAT

 

Leadership and management learning programmes

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End of life care awareness programme

To request an application form for the End of life care awareness programme email endorsement@skillsforcare.org.uk.

 

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