Recession Busting Training Offer!

Keeping up to date with regulatory and compliance training is never easy let alone cheap! The cost of traditional classroom based training is often compounded by fairly high levels of staff turnover, resulting in significant recurring cost’s such as trainers,...

Developments for 2009!

Here at Care Academy we are always looking for ways to improve the range of products and services avaialable to clients and as 2008 draws to a close here is a sneak preview of some of the exciting developments in the pipeline for 2009: Skills for Life audit tool to...

Increasing Skills in Social Care

The Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC) has now taken responsibility for the children’s portion of the Increasing Skills in Social Care (TSI) project. The project which was formally known as the Training Strategy Implementation fund and was previously...

The Integrated Qualification Framework (IQF)

First announced in 2006, the Integrated Qualification Framework (IQF) will come into force in October this year. Owned by the Children’s Workforce Network (CWN), the IQF is a set of approved qualifications for people working with children, young people and families....

CWDC: Delivering the Big Deal

The Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC) recently announced the completion of stage 3 of its Sector Skills Agreement, bringing together research from stages one and two to analyse the gap between demand for skills and the supply of training. The full report...

CWDC Update

Our development team have been hard at work this summer (well, with the weather, there was nothing else to do!).  As a result clients will be able to use the CWDC Induction programme from Mid-November.

New Content Coming Soon!

Care-Academy clients will soon be able to benefit from the following content: CWDC Induction Origins of Challenging Behaviour (Adults) Origins of Challenging Behaviour (Children / Young Adults) LDQ Induction Award To be informed of when this content goes live and...