Steer Training Academy is a leading provider of specialised training solutions to individuals and employers within the Health and Social Care sector. Our innovative e-portfolio of accredited courses, ranging from entry level right through to leadership qualifications, provides today’s busy learners with opportunity and flexibility to learn at a pace that is right for them. With City and Guilds accredited Training Centres in Northern Ireland (NI) and Republic of Ireland we are well positioned deliver top quality practical skills training in a convenient manner for our learners. We believe in your potential and with continued support from our award-winning training team, we will enable you to gain your qualifications and advance in your career.
Steer Training Academy has been established by industry experts to offer flexible, innovative training that works around you. With an expansive e-portfolio of accredited courses available and an award-winning team to deliver any practical training required, our blended learning approach aims to streamline the training process within the Health and Social Care sector.
I have been working in the field of care for the last 16 years, I have worked in many roles including office based and manager based roles in the community where I completed my NVQ Level 4 Registered Mangers award and mentored new staff, as well as ongoing monitoring and supervision of practice. Within the last 3 years I have completed my QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, Level 4 Certificate in Assessing and Certificate in Teaching through University of ulster. I am currently completing my Internal Verifiers Award at Level 4 and involved in development and design of an e-learning platform to deliver a blended learning programme within the field of Health and Social Care. I am passionate about the quality of care being delivered and believe it is reflected in the quality of training and opportunities available to the staff.
I have been working in the field of care for the last 28 years, I started my career as a care assistant working in a nursing home and then in the community providing care and support to individuals living in their own homes. I completed NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, where it gave me the opportunity to develop in my career. Other areas of training I have completed are; BTEC Level 3 PTTLs, ILM Level 3 Management, Level 4 Certificate in Assessing, Certificate in teaching through University of Ulster. For me, I believe that having started at the bottom of the ladder and progressed to where I am today, gives me a better understanding of what is required to deliver the standard of care needed for those who receive it. Hopefully my journey will encourage others who may have the skills and zeal to progress in their career.
KIMBERLEY NEILL MCCREADY
Having worked as a Training Specialist for a number of years, I fully understand the importance of good quality training and the difference this can make to an individual, an organisation and an industry as a whole. Whether it's enhancing a career or starting afresh, training and development is so important and it's something I am very passionate about. Learning is a continuous process and it's something I do everyday.
Learners are at the core of Steer Training and they receive the best standard in training. The organisation operates around these 5 principles:
Excellence: With a commitment to excellence, we strive to offer the best training solutions to our learners
Integrity: It's all about being open, honest and respectful towards our colleagues, our learners and other stakeholders always.
Teamwork: We believe in the power of working together, supporting each other to achieve your goals
Passion: We're passionate about our learners and the training & development opportunities we offer. We are continuously moving forward, improving and innovating
Accountability: We promote reliability and personal responsibility throughout our organisation, our services and our stakeholders