This course is an introductory level course designed for people who are supporting someone with a specific need. This course will complement your role as a volunteer, or as a support role. 

By undertaking this course you will improve your knowledge and understanding of people with specific needs; what these needs are and how they vary. You will find out what support is available to access and what further training might be needed.

Course Dates

6th November 2019

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Course Times

Classes begin at 4pm on the first day of your course and end at around 3pm on the final day. Please arrive on campus at 3pm on your first day to check in.

Course Level  Level 1
Course Length 3 Days Residential
Course Area Skills for Volunteering and Work
Course Fees View Fees Section


Planning Your Learning

Choosing the right course will help you get the most out of studying at Fircroft College. We offer one-to-one information, advice and guidance (IAG) to help you plan a personal programme of learning. We will look at what aims and goals you may have, your previous qualifications and experience, and what you want to achieve by studying at Fircroft. We will then plan a suitable programme of learning with you.

To find out more about how we can help you choose the right course for you, download our fact sheet  here.

To book an Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) meeting you can contact our admissions office on 0121 472 0116, or come to one of our drop-in sessions, every Monday from 2pm – 4pm.