logo_cag.jpgOver 40 new health and social care qualifications have been recently achieved by Care in Hand staff.

The work-based learners from Care in Hand's teams have gained a QCF qualifications in a variety of levels – including the highest attainment of Level 5.

QCF assessors Wendy Skeels and Cherry Aistrup Soper have nothing but praise for their students, who worked towards their qualifications alongside their employment in all of Care in Hand's fields.

Said Wendy: "We are so pleased with the success of our learners – 98 per cent of them were excellent meeting deadlines, and we wish them well in their future endeavours."

Added Cherry: "Fishguard team have been superb in their attitude and devotion to their work. Pembroke Dock and Wooden have also been excellent in both of these areas."

A total of 12 Care in Hand staff gained Level 5, with 27 achieving Level 3 and five attaining Level 2.

Senior carer Simon Morgan was amongst the successful learners, gaining Level 3. He commented: "I have worked within care for the last six/seven years, and I can say, with my work schedule, I benefitted from my assessor's flexibility and dedication."

Other learners have added their thanks to Wendy and Cherry for their guidance and assistance. One Level 5 achiever described them as "both excellent tutors", adding: "I found Wendy and Cherry very helpful and patient – nothing was too much trouble."

And in the words of lead call monitor Janet Fairlie, who also gained Level 5: "I wouldn't have been able to do it without you!".