Introduction to Social Care
Gain a sound intro to social care and what paid and unpaid care work is like in today’s social care sector with this online course from The Open University.
This ExpertTrack is ideal for anyone interested in learning about social care with a UK focus. You don’t need any prior knowledge of social care to join. The course material does not assume that learners are currently working.
Whether you’re involved in care work (paid or unpaid), use services yourself, or have a personal interest, this ExpertTrack will help you build knowledge, understanding, and skills, and can also prepare you for further study in this area.
This ExpertTrack is particularly suitable for:
Anyone new to social care or those with a basic understanding who want to learn more
Those considering working in social care
Informal unpaid carers, or those who want to find out how to support others in our care system
Social care service users