Choosing and purchasing training

Skills for Care provides a practical guide to help you select and purchase learning and development. You can download the guide from the Skills for Care website. The guide provides information and tips on:

  • identifying the learning needs of your workforce
  • the different types of learning available
  • the questions to ask to develop a learning package for your organisation
  • how to evaluate learning and development
  • which issues should be thought about
  • finding the right learning provider
  • The guide also includes a handy checklist to help you choose a suitable provider and prompts the questions that you need to ask

The top ten tips for choosing workforce learning are available on a set of quick reference cards. To get a free set mail marketing@skillsforcare.org.uk