The courses which can be started at any point during the year allow you to learn in your own time, in your own space, and at a pace that suits you.
Other benefits include:
To join the course you must have a Level 1 (or above) qualification in English. This could include a GCSE at Grade D-G (1-3) or Functional Skills Level 1 or above.
On this course you will examine the rights and responsibilities of an individual and study the importance of taking responsibility and action to help others. You will also learn how stereotyping and labelling affects individuals and outline the effects of prejudice and discrimination.
This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of information, advice or guidance and help you to apply these in the context of your business.
This course includes 10 mandatory units: understanding mental health, understanding stress, understanding anxiety, understanding phobias, understanding depression, understanding post-natal depression, understanding bipolar disorder, understanding schizophrenia, understanding eating disorders and understanding dementia.
This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.
This qualification will support your work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. You will explore the principles of safeguarding, positive risk-taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.
This qualification covers specific learning difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. The qualification would be suitable for those working within healthcare, social care and education contexts.</p>
The course will develop your essential knowledge of how to carry out administrative tasks. For example how to manage information, supporting events and how to apply your knowledge to a variety of industries and job roles. To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate, you are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units and 2 optional units.
This course will develop your essential knowledge of how to carry out customer service tasks, manage information and support events.
This qualification is ideal if you would like to develop the knowledge and understanding required to successfully lead a team. This course will focus on the study of leading a team in a business environment.
This qualification will develop an understanding of the common causes and triggers of behaviour that challenges. You will also develop an understanding of effective communication skills and de-escalation techniques.
The purpose of this qualification is to increase learner’s knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health. By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of:
This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.
Learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. They’ll also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can arise and the consequences when these principles aren’t upheld.
This course aims to assist you to develop knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia. It covers areas such as person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for those with dementia and the importance of providing appropriate activities.