Health and Social Care


Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care is offered at Level 2 and Level 3. These qualifications introduce the knowledge elements relating to working in an adult social care environment but do not confirm competence.

Diploma in Health & Social Care (Adults) is offered at Level 2 and Level 3. These qualifications are suitable for anyone who has knowledge and skills in the Health and Social Care workforce. They may be care assistants, key workers, support workers, healthcare assistants or personal assistants. Following taught sessions or tutorials the teacher/assessor will arrange visits to the workplace to observe practice and offer support as required. During the course an e-portfolio of work will be built demonstrating ability and knowledge. Before enrolling on this course you require a placement of a minimum of 9 hours per week in a care setting.

We are offering a number of free taster sessions during the month of July 2017, click on Find a Course above and look in the Community courses.