Commentary on Sections

Part 5 – Social Care Workers: Standards of Conduct, Education Etc.

Section 116 - Other functions of Social Care Wales in respect of education and training

167.Subsection (1) will allow SCW to make provision for the training of social care workers and prospective workers; that might be through it providing training itself, or by commissioning appropriate courses from another person. This situation could arise if SCW took the view that the number or quality of training courses available to student social care workers of a particular kind was having a detrimental effect on the quality of care and support being offered in Wales.