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School of Professional and Clinical Education and Training

This will build a strong reputation of applied study across all health and social care specialities, giving learners the opportunities to gain professional and clinical skills and expertise in modern simulation environments, whilst studying alongside other multi-disciplinary teams and professionals, embedding peer support and collaborative working.

Opportunities to stay in Powys and train

Adult Nursing (Dispersed Learning Route for Powys-based Students)

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This Adult Nursing BN Dispersed Learning route programme is available to students domiciled in the Powys region of Wales only.

Please note: this course starts in September 2023.

Adult nurses assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate care supporting the patient's recovery or the ability to live as well as possible with their condition. This exciting new Adult Nursing BN will provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully graduate as a registered adult nurse, and you will undertake practice placements in community and hospital settings with our partner organisations within Powys, with experiences in a range of adult health care related areas. Career opportunities for nursing are vast and exist in areas including primary care, or secondary care e.g. Emergency Department, specialist medical and surgical areas, or intensive care. Registered nurses’ learning is supported throughout their careers through, initially preceptorship that  offers the structured support needed to successfully transition your knowledge into everyday practice, and through continuous professional development.

For more information and to apply, visit the Bangor University website

Introduction to social care

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The three-day training is available for anyone living in Wales and it will take place on-line.

The training days are once a week for a period of three weeks with a workbook to complete.

The times are from 10am-2:30pm.

The training will cover the essentials you need to start working in social care such as communication, safeguarding and  working practices. When you start working in the sector, you will also receive extra support and training from your employer.

For more information and to book your place, visit the We Care Wales website


Making every contact count

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Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is an approach to behaviour change that utilises the millions of day to day interactions that organisations and individuals have with other people to support them in making positive changes to their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

MECC enables the opportunistic delivery of consistent and concise healthy lifestyle information and enables individuals to engage in conversations about their health at scale across organisations and populations.

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For further information on the academy and its work please contact us. Email:

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