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Health & Social Care Courses

Working within a health and social care setting can be challenging at the best of times, but in these particularly trying times it is more important than ever that we keep our people up-to-date and compliant and help to provide them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to perform their roles effectively.



  • Access to Nursing

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Nursing and Healthcare Professions)

    The Access Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification for adults who aspire to go to university. It is an intense one year programme which will ensure the learner gains study skills and ICT skills to enable them to cope with a higher education environment. There are three diploma routes.

    Social Sciences Dipolma For learners who want to go into Social Work, Social Care or study towards a Social Sciences degree.

    Healthcare Diploma For learners who want to pursue a career in Nursing, Midwifery, Mental health and other health related professions.

    Humanities Diploma This is for learners who are interested in a primary school teaching career or a Humanities Degree.

    Each diploma has core units like study skills and ICT. In addition units in the following disciplines are covered: Human Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Law and English Politics.

     Level 3   |   36 weeks   |   Classroom based  |   Amersham Campus   |   £3000 

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  • Access to Humanities & Social Sciences

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Humanities and Social Sciences)

    This Access to Higher Education course will prepare you to study for a degree at university. This is a one-year, Level 3 course specifically designed to enable you to develop the knowledge and study skills to progress into Higher Education in careers such as Social Work, Law, Teaching, Criminology, Psychology and many more exciting career paths.

    You may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ, BTEC or A level but not enough to get to university. The Access course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to achieve your goal. You need to be very committed to study and focused on your career choice and we recommend that you do not work more than 16 hours per week in addition to your coursework based studies. You will need to be available 3-4 working days per week for lectures.

    You will be expected to participate fully in all class activities and undertake a considerable amount of independent study. You will learn essay writing, referencing skills, how to debate, analyising and evaluate resource material.

     Level 3   |   36 weeks   |   Classroom based  |   Aylesbury Campus   |   £3000 

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  • Access to Health Professions & Human Sciences

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Health Professions and Human Sciences)

    This Access to Higher Education course will prepare you to study for a degree at university. This is a one-year, Level 3 course specifically designed to enable you to develop the knowledge and study skills to progress into Higher Education in careers such as Nursing, Midwifery, Radiology, Paramedic Science and many more exciting career paths.

    You may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ, BTEC or A level but not enough to get to university. The Access course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to achieve your goal. You need to be very committed to study and focused on your career choice and we recommend that you do not work more than 16 hours per week in addition to your coursework based studies. You will need to be available 3-4 working days per week for lectures.

    You will be expected to participate fully in all class activities and undertake a considerable amount of independent study. You will learn essay writing, referencing skills, how to debate, analyising and evaluate resource material.

     Level 3   |   36 weeks   |   Classroom based  |   Aylesbury Campus   |   £3000 

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  • Awareness of Mental Health Problems

    NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

    Around 450 million people worldwide suffer from a mental health problem. You can help tackle this challenge by increasing your knowledge with our level 2 certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems. This fully online course will help you gain new knowledge and skills for your personal life as well as your career. It covers lots of different mental health problems, including stress, anxiety, phobias, depression, dementia, eating disorders and schizophrenia. You’ll learn about the signs and symptoms of different mental health conditions and how to manage them, as well as gaining an understanding of mental health legislation and guidance.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Develop understanding and appreciation of mental health conditions

    - Learn about signs, triggers and symptoms of mental health

    - Understand how mental health affects an individual’s ability to cope and function

    - Examine guidance to potentially manage and support them with their illness

     Level 2   |   7 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • Cleaning Principles

    NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Principles

    If you're starting a career in the cleaning industry, the level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Principles is the best way to brush up on your skills and show your competency to employers in one of the largest business sectors in the UK. You will know the difference between routine and non-routine waste and the best products to use to get the cleanest, freshest look that customers love. You'll learn how to use and dispose of chemicals, and why health and safety must be at the forefront of everything you do. This fully online cleaning course will teach you how to tackle tasks from floors and washrooms to specialist areas.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Develop knowledge of generic and specialist cleaning principles

    - Gain awareness of practical techniques

    - Learn how to work with customers

    - Learn health and safety requirements

     Level 2   |   12 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • Dementia Care

    NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

    Dementia is one of the main causes of disability in later life, and cases are rising – by 2051, it’s expected that two million people in the UK will have dementia. If you work with people with dementia, it’s important that you understand the condition and know how to provide the best possible care for each individual. In our level 2 Principles of Dementia Care course, you will learn all about approaches to dementia care. You’ll gain insight into how dementia affects the way people behave and interact, as well as how best to communicate with people who have dementia.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Understand the different forms of dementia

    - Learn how to support individuals through person-centred care

    - Develop knowledge and understanding of care

    - Learn positive communication methods

    - Learn issues around the use of medication

     Level 2   |   7 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • End of Life Care

    NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

    Britain has an ageing population - the number of people aged over 64 is expected to grow to 15 million by 2040. This means more people will live with serious chronic illnesses and need end of life care. Our level 2 course in End of Life Care will give you the knowledge you need to perform your role as a care worker for people approaching the end of their lives. You will learn how to support and manage pain and discomfort, as well as gaining insight into the impact of dementia on end of life care. You'll also develop the compassionate skills needed for supporting family and friends with the loss and grief process.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Develop knowledge and understanding of end of life care

    - Covers topics including the support needed to manage pain and discomfort

    - Understand how dementia impacts on end of life care

    - Learn the role of the care worker at time of death

    - Learn the loss and grief process

     Level 2   |   7 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • Falls Prevention Awareness

    NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

    Falls are the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over, with 10,000 falls happening each day. Falls often affect a person physically and mentally - they can result in fractures and broken bones, but also in a lack of confidence and isolation. If you work in health and social care or have contact with older people who are more at risk of falls, this falls prevention course is ideal for you. You will learn about the risk factors and causes of falls, as well as how to prevent falls and how to manage them when they happen.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Falls in Context

    - The Risk Factors and Causes of Falls

    - Falls Assessment and Prevention

    - Managing Falls

     Level 2   |   7 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • Nutrition and Health

    NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

    Whether you work in the healthcare or fitness industry and want to enhance your knowledge, or whether you just want to make some lifestyle changes yourself, our level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health is perfect for you. This fully online course will teach you about the role food and exercise play in maintaining health, and what the information on food labelling really means and how to use it correctly. It also covers the different diets that children and older people need to make sure they are fit and strong, as well as what can cause eating disorders and how to manage them. You'll gain insight into creating a diet and exercise plan that's tailored to each individual's needs, and understand how to manage food hygiene to achieve maximum results.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Explore principles of healthy eating

    - Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals

    - Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

    - The principles of weight management

    - Understanding eating disorders

     Level 2   |   7 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

    NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

    Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe, or even fatal, consequences. Up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication. This course is a great introduction to the different types of medicines and how to record, store and handle them appropriately.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Gain good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines

    - Learn how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication

    - Understand the different types of medication and how they are classified

    - Learn the correct procedure for record keeping and the audit process

    - Gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to improve service user experience

     Level 2   |   7 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • Safeguarding and Prevent

    NCFE Level 2 Certificate In Understanding Safeguarding & Prevent

    In 2019, a total of 5,738 individuals were referred to the Prevent programme, with the education sector accounting for 33% of this number. Anyone wanting to work in local authorities, schools, colleges, uniformed services or health and social care needs to be aware of safeguarding and the Prevent duty and how to include these principles in their day-to-day work practices. This level 2 online course in safeguarding will give you a greater awareness of the Safeguarding and the Prevent duty, the responsibilities and procedures involved, and how to raise concerns effectively.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Understanding the Prevent Duty

    - Understanding Safeguarding

    - Understanding Online Safety

     Level 2   |   9 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • Team Leading

    NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

    Strong team leadership is essential for providing guidance, direction and instruction within a group and inevitably leads to more effective teamwork and more motivated employees. Being able to manage a team effectively is critical in the current job market, where employee productivity and team outcomes are closely monitored.

    The course is split into manageable units:

    - Principles of team leading

    - Understand business

    - Understand how to communicate work-related information

    - Understand how to deliver customer service and resolve problems

    - Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues

    - Introduction to coaching

    - Introduction to mentoring

    - Understand personal development

     Level 2   |   7 weeks   |   Online or Paper-based  |   £99 

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  • Eligibility Criteria

    • Aged 19+ (born before 01/09/2001)
    • If under 24 you must hold a FULL level 2 qualification
    • Lived in the UK continuously for 3 years
    • Not to have completed the course before
    • Not already be completing a distance learning course with us, or any other training provider
    • Not live in an area of the UK with a devolved government (this will be checked by our team upon application)

    These courses are only available to be completed online.
  • How to Enrol

    It’s simple. Just click the ‘apply button’ on the course you are interested in and follow the instructions on the application form and submit. We will then send you on online enrolment link and payment form. Once this is received your online course joining instructions and work books will be sent out to you and you can start your course immediately.

    If you are an employer looking to enrol employees, just click on the “apply button” complete the application form with details of your employees and payment method. Once this is received a member of our Business Development Team will be in touch to complete the enrolment process with you and start your employees on their chosen course.


  • Fees & Funding

    Online Courses
    Our online courses start from as little as £99. Once you have applied, we will send you enrolment information, including a secure payment link.

    Healthtec Courses
    All off our HealthTec courses can be booked directly through our Online Store. For more bespoke options, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before booking.

    CSCS Courses
    All off our CSCS courses can be booked directly through our Online Store.

    Funding is not available for any of our Adult Learner Courses

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