Health Science & Social Care courses

Health Science & Social Care courses

We offer a range of part time courses specialising in the Health Science and Social Care sector including counselling and mental health. These courses are run by the School of Health Science and Social Care and the School of Childhood and Education Studies. We have a course to suit your education, commitments and interests.

Once taking our Level 3 courses, you could also consider a degree at the University Centre.

 

 

 
Course
Introduction to Working in Health and Social Care
This short introduction is for anyone who would like to explore whether a career in health and social care is for them.
 
Course
CBT Mindfulness Stress Reduction Skills course
Learn skills and techniques to help others manage and overcome anxiety, panic and depression.
 
Course
Mindfulness and Stress Management
This 5 week course will explore relaxation techniques and help you gain a deeper understanding of how to manage stress.
 
Course
Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a Chinese slow moving, relaxing activity and it is suitable for people of all ages. People will be able to learn at their own pace.
 
Course
Health and Social Care Traineeship
Are you 16 to 24 and wanting to progress to an Apprenticeship or into employment?
 
Course
Dementia Awareness
This course aims at looking to raise the awareness of dementia. It seeks to educate students on the signs of dementia and where the disease is in the 21st century.
 
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Health and Social Care Award/ Diploma Level 1
This course provides a general introduction to working within the Health, Social Care and Childcare Sectors
 
Course
Health and Social Care Extended Diploma Level 2
The Level 2 Extended Diploma is the equivalent of 4 GCSE's at grade C or above. You learn through taught classes and activities, individual study and work experience.
 
Course
Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 1
This Level 1 course gives you a good knowledge and understanding of what it is like to work in the health and social care sector whilst getting you excited about your new career path!
 
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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2
Over the year you will study functional skills/GCSE in maths and English as required and the following 3 vocational qualifications.
 
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Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 3
You will study for the following 3 qualification over the year:Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care
 
Course
Health and Social Care Extended Diploma Level 3
This course is equivalent to 3 A levels (420 max UCAS points). You learn through taught classes and activities, individual study, work experience and possibly a residential visit.
 
Course
Mental Health Awareness
This course is aimed at looking to raise the awareness and of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties; dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues.
 
Course
Care Certificate
The Care Certificate is an identified set of standards that health and social care workers adhere to in their daily working life.
 
Course
NCFE Prevention and Control of Infection Level 2 Award
The NCFE Prevention and Control of Infection Level 2 Award is a course that you can undertake online, which will educate you on the importance of infection control and how to prevent infections.
 
Course
NCFE Awareness of Mental Health Problems L2 Certificate
The aim of the qualification is to develop your understanding of a range of mental health problems.
 
Course
NCFE Principles of End of Life Care Certificate (Level 2)
Develop your knowledge and understanding of end of life care, including pain management and discomfort, differing requirements to meet religious beliefs and your role in the time of death.
 
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NCFE Assisting and Moving Individuals for Social Care Settings Level 2 Certificate
The aim of this qualification is to enable you to adequately understand the assisting and moving of individuals in care settings.
 
Course
NCFE Principles of Dementia Care Certificate (Level 2)
The aim of this qualification is to enable you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of care when caring for those with dementia.
 
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NCFE Stress Awareness Level 1 Award
The aim of this qualification is to improve your understanding of stress. You will look at the causes of stress and the effects stress can have on health.
 
Course
Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication Level 2 Certificate
The aim of this qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding of handling medication for patients either within hospital or in care.
 
Course
Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2 Certificate
The aim of this qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding of challenging behaviour in a care setting and what you can do to support positive behaviour.
 
Course
NCFE Understanding Autism Level 2 Certificate
This qualification is designed to develop understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism.
 
Course
NCFE Common Healthcare Conditions Level 2 Certificate
This qualification is designed for learners looking to start work in, or already working in health and social care, who would like an understanding of common health conditions and their effects.
 
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NCFE Occupational Studies for the Workplace Entry 3 Diploma
This qualification is designed for learners looking to start work in, or already working in health and social care, who would like an understanding of common health conditions and their effects.
 
Course
Access to Higher Education Diploma: Humanities and Social Sciences (Level 3)
Access to HE courses aim to prepare mature students (19+) for entry into Higher Education. It’s ideal for those who did not gain the qualifications needed for university whilst at school or college.
 
Course
Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health Science Professions (Level 3)
This one year, full time course is for adults returning to study, to progress on to health science related subjects such as nursing, midwifery & other allied health professions at degree level.
 
Course
Access Foundation Diploma: Health Science Professions (Level 2)
This course prepares you to study the Level 3 Access to HE in Health Science Professions, part of a vocational progression route into higher education courses such as nursing and midwifery.
 
Course
Access Foundation Diploma: Social Science Professions (Level 2)
This course prepares you to study the Level 3 Access to HE in Humanities & Social Sciences, part of a vocational progression route into higher education courses in the social sciences & social work.
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