Frequently Asked Questions

Social Works Ltd was established on 20 May 2003 and has been offering training, consultancy and social care support ever since.
Social Works Ltd is an Endorsed provider for Skills for Care, the sector skills council for adult social care.

We are a social care specialist company, run by two registered social worker directors, employing a further 10 staff members and freelance associates.
We offer courses on pretty much all areas of social care, from Level 5 Diplomas to courses such as Basic Life Support, medication, managing challenging behaviour etc.
We work closely with Skills for Care’s Workforce Development Funding and have used this to help nearly 2500 care workers and managers develop in their careers over the past 3 years.

As well as being an Endorsed Provider by Skills for Care, we are an accredited centre with Highfield HABC, TQUK and Futures Awarding Bodies.
Our UKPRN number is: 10043670

All our staff and associates hold a variety of qualification in care, social work and or nursing as well as training. All staff will have worked a MINIMUM of 5 years in social care and or health.
All our staff member tutors hold a minimum of a L3 TAQA as well as a L3 teaching award in addition to their occupational knowledge qualifications.
As part of their quality control, our work, and our tutors’ qualifications and CPD is regularly updated and inspected.
See more about our tutors on our Team Page

We cover a full spectrum of courses for new, and existing staff and managers in adult social care.
For our most commonly booked courses please go to our Training Pages

Yes. Our insurance covers the following
Employer Liability – £10 Million
Public Liability – £5 Million
Product Liability – £5 Million
Professional Indemnity – £5 Million

In training, we know that focussing on the work experience and the knowledge of our trainers is not enough. It’s far too easy to focus on the material that needs to be covered rather than whether anyone has learnt anything. Therefore, we put great effort into how our trainers teach and how we ensure that people engage, learn and have fun.
All our sessions are designed to appeal to a variety of learning styles. For courses longer than a day we take learners through a VARK assessment to ascertain their preferred learning styles, and then proceed accordingly.

We constantly review and revise our content and delivery, incorporating policy and practice changes, as well as learner and customer feedback. This process is co-ordinated by our full time Quality Assurance Manager.

London Councils: Lewisham, Greenwich, Southwark, Merton, Tower Hamlets, Barnet, Bromley, Croydon, Sutton, Lambeth
Private and Voluntary Sector: Around 35 organisations including Royal Star and Garter Homes, Three Cs, Rathbone Society, Healthvision, Certitude and many others.

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