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Health and Social Care

Do you want to gain skills to help you into a volunteer or paid work role in the Health and Social Care Sector?

We can offer a range of courses to help you develop knowledge and skills with the aim of preparing you for work or a volunteer role in the sector.

These include:

Mental Health and Wellbeing Academy

Our Mental Health and Wellbeing Academy offers a range of courses which are beneficial to people supporting others, managers looking after their staff and those wanting to start exploring working within mental health.

Distance Learning Courses

If you struggle to commit to a set time for a class each week then why not take a look at our range of Distance Learning courses for more learning opportunities in Health & Social care. You can view our full range of online courses here.

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Support Work Introduction

A starting point for those exploring careers in adult or children’s social care, mental health support, learning support or supporting adults with learning disabilities. 

Diploma in Care Level 2 

This qualification will allow you to use your current skills, knowledge and experience as a starting point for further development of the skills and knowledge required to successfully undertake your current, or new, Health & Social Care job role.

Diploma in Care Level 3

As a progression on from NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Care, learners can now apply for NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care. This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings.

Can’t find what you are looking for?

Our courses start regulary through-out the year. If you cant find what you are looking for use our course search facility here.

Want to enrol?

To enrol on our Health and Social Care courses you will need to apply for a place using our online application form. Some courses require you to attend an admission session. Please click on the subject above or use this link to explore all of our available courses.

If you struggle to commit to a set time for a class each week then why not take a look at our range of Distance Learning courses for more learning opportunities in Health & Social care. You can view our full range of online courses here.

    If you know that gaining a qualification will help you secure employment or enable you to progress within this sector, we offer a range of sector specific Level 2 Certificates and Level 2 & 3 Diplomas which are recognised by employers. English and maths qualifications at Level 2 will also help you to work in this sector.

    If you are receiving JSA, ESA (WRAG), Lone Parent Income Support (WRA) or Universal Credit (Mandated Skills Training Only), you will be eligible for a fully funded course. If you are unemployed, either looking for work in the future, and are in receipt of any other state benefit, you may be eligible for a fully funded course.

    If you are thinking of enrolling on a Level 3 or 4 Certificate or Diploma course you may be able to pay for it by using an Advanced Learner Loan.

    If you are not sure which course is right for you or would like careers advice in general, click here.

    Here are some of the job roles that you may like to consider if you are looking for a career in Health & Social Care. Our Health & Social Care courses and qualifications can help you with working in this sector.

    Healthcare Assistant

    Health Service Manager

    Palliative Care Assistant

    Care Assistant

    Social Work Assistant

    Substance Misuse Outreach Worker