My Learning Cloud joins Skills for Care COVID-19 Essential Training initiative

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My Learning Cloud is providing ten courses free as part of Skills for Care’s ‘COVID-19 – Essential Training’ initiative.

The announcement follows the elearning provider’s recent launch of five free courses for care organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Steven Embleton, Chief Cloud at My Learning Cloud, (pictured) said: “We are thrilled to be an early adopter of this initiative, and to work closely with Skills for Care to make it a success. This scheme builds upon our earlier independent offer of help to the industry by increasing the number of courses we can offer to care organisations.

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“The My Learning Cloud team have been working round the clock for the last 72 hours to ensure we can deliver exactly what our sector needs at this time.”

The ten courses included under the Skills for Care scheme, which are designed for volunteers, existing staff and staff being redeployed, as well as rapid induction for new staff, are: Care Certificate; Assisting and Moving People; Basic Life Support; Fire Awareness; Food Safety; Health and Safety Awareness; Infection Control; Medication Awareness; Safeguarding Adults; and Volunteer Induction.

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Additionally, as part of the CQC supported COVID-19 initiative My Learning Cloud will set up its current customers with a free volunteer portal to help train new staff during this period.

My Learning Cloud customers are also entitled to a free 90 minute training session to ensure that they are getting the most out of their learning and development system.

Email to request a free volunteer portal or 90 minute training session.

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  1. I have been informed by Skills for Care that there are some free places available for Safeguarding adults training. Is this correct? I am General Manager of a 150 bed nursing home.

    Kind regards
    Joan Walton

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