Developing Cornwall’s Healthcare Workforce for the Future

Testimonies

At DHCT(A) we work closely with our employers to ensure that our training programmes meet their needs and they receive the highest quality support.
We gather feedback throughout the year and are always available to support our employers with any queries’ or questions they may have.

‘Dynamo Have provided a seamless service for our training with our apprentice. They have fitted around our working and been flexible to our needs.’    Alison Butterill, Practice Manager, Helston Medical Centre 

Dynamo Healthcare Training is always very supportive and helpful with my staff’.    Practice Manager – GP practice Cornwall

Cicconne Tellam, Business Administrator Apprentice Trevithick GP Practice

”I have really enjoyed my apprenticeship with Dynamo.  When I left school I felt stuck on what I wanted to do, or what path to take.  Dynamo helped me to find an apprenticeship in a GP Surgery and helped me develop into a clinical role (HCA) apprentice from a business admin apprentice. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is not sure what they want to do.’

Domiciliary Care Manager, Lara Bowden, Premier Healthcare

‘As a company we enjoy working with Dynamo Healthcare because we always find them to be professional, personable and a reliable service.  Our carers find that the tutors are always on hand for advice and are always contactable.

 

 

Nabina Dahal & Sam Dunthorne, Adult Apprenticeship Health and Social Care.

‘ I am learning so many new things from this course, that I would definitely recommend others to do the courses with Dynamo.’

‘Debbie my assessor has allowed me to feel at ease on my course, I feel completely supported and we are in constant contact.  I would highly recommend it.’

 

Charlene Clarke Solar Care Homes

‘Dynamo Healthcare Training has supported me with staff recruitment, training and I have accessed lots of grants to help my business grow’.

 

Healthcare Cadets

‘I would recommend DHCTA because they have helped me build my confidence and care about my wellbeing’.

‘I would recommend DHCTA over college because they treat me like an adult, they have great activities, more one to one learning and the tutor is great’

‘Its so interesting and the facilities are great’

‘The teaching and learning is so good, my tutor doesn’t talk down to me, she is helpful and makes the lessons so enjoyable and engaging.’

‘The teaching and learning is equally fun and professional, we are meeting so many employers and I like looking at what jobs i want to do’

‘It is interactive and I get it’

‘I feel listened to, respected. I love the team work and all the interactive activities.  I feel included, I love it!’

 

Leah Taylor Winner of CASC Care Awards Health and Social Care Apprentice of the year 2016

I was very shy and nervous when staring my apprenticeship, I had to improve my communication skills and the apprenticeship was really good for building my confidence.  My biggest challenges were overcoming shyness, dealing and severe illness/death and time management. My favourite part of the apprenticeship is working with people with dementia and learning the skills needed  If i hadn’t started my apprenticeship I would probably be doing bar work now.

I believe an exceptional apprentice is dedicated, reliable, open minded and has a good sense of humour.

I would advise any new apprentice to not give up, learn to manage stress and stay positive!  I would recommend a career in healthcare because it is very rewarding, you always meet new people and there are plenty of opportunities to learn new skills.

I would recommend training with Dynamo because they are very organised and the tutors are very understanding and helpful.  There is plenty of support available.

Leah Taylor started with Dynamo Healthcare Training through a pre-employment training programme that led to her level 2 Health and Social Care Apprenticeship ‘The White House Residential Home in Falmouth’ as a Care Assistant.  She then went on to her level 3 Health and Social Care Apprenticeship and is now working as a shift leader and Senior Care Assistant.

‘Fantastic Job Leah Well done’ Gail Irvine Director Dynamo Healthcare Training

Katie Wills, Marazion Surgery Cornwall Apprentice of the year 2015 finalist.

Katie was recognised for her fantastic contribution to the surgery. Katie commenced a Medical Reception Apprenticeship position in 2014 which she excelled at. Once this completed she decided to move into a Healthcare Assistant Role (HCA) at the surgery and commenced a level 3 Clinical Healthcare Apprenticeship training scheme. Katie now runs her own clinics at Marazion and was praised for her determination to progress from Medical Receptionist to Clinical Healthcare Assistant in such a short period of time. and acknowledged for her commitment to her training. She is now employed as a full-time phlebotomist at the surgery and has ambitions to go on to university to train as a nurse.

 

‘I would really recommend Dynamo Healthcare Training they have been really good. I am really pleased with how my career is moving forward and I’m looking forward to going to university in the future’ Katie Wills.

‘Excellent job Katie well done for everything you have achieved. Good Luck for the future’ Gail Irvine Director Dynamo Healthcare Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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