Our Professional Skills Qualifications are designed to introduce you to the Health and Social Care sector

Providing the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to help you thrive in your chosen specialism, as well as supporting your overall Health and Wellbeing.

From expert tutors and state of the art facilities, our programmes are designed to enrich your learning experience and give you an advantage in your chosen career.

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Health and Social Care

An Introduction to Working in Counselling


The aim of this programme is to introduce learners to the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This 12-week programme designed to introduce you to the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to use counselling skills in everyday life and work, and the approaches that engage in helping to interact appropriately. D...
Waterside Centre Accrington
THU 18/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
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An Introduction to Working in Health and Social Care


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to both the healthcare and adult social care sector as an option for sustained employment. The programme is designed to allow the individual to understand what it takes to work in health and social care settings and the many employment options within the sector. As part of the programme, learners will complete short courses in a range of subj...
Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 16/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
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An Introduction to Working in Mental Health


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to working in mental health as an option for sustained employment. The programme is designed to allow the individual to understand what it takes to work in mental health, including associated services linked to Mental Health, such as Drug and Alcohol services. As part of the programme, learners will complete a number of short courses in a ran...
Waterside Centre Accrington
WED 24/04/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
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An Introduction to Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities


The aim of this programme is to introduce individuals to working with children and young people, primarily with disabilities and/or learning difficulties as an option for sustained employment. If you are looking to work in an environment that supports children, young people or adults with learning difficulties or disabilities this 12-week programme may be for you. The programme is one day a week...
Waterside Centre Accrington
FRI 19/04/2024
09:30 to 15:00
12 weeks
£95.00
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Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (EQUAL)


This online course is designed for those who wish to develop their use of counselling skills in everyday life and work, and some of the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately. This qualification is useful for any...
Online
Flexible
04/09/2023
12 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent


The awarding body for this qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. The purpose of this qualification is to increase the learner's knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety. By completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.
Waterside Centre Accrington
TUE 16/04/2024
13:00 to 16:00
12 weeks
£150.00
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism


This qualification will increase your knowledge and understanding of autism. By completing the qualification, you will develop in-depth knowledge of autism which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care. If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available f...
Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
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37 weeks
FREE
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health


This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life. A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technica...
Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
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37 weeks
FREE
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Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills


This Diploma aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor. Learners on this course come with three different main aims. • To progress onto a first degree or other higher education course within the fie...
Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
13:30 to 16:30
37 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills


This Diploma aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills. This qualification does not qualify learners to practise as a counsellor. Learners on this course come with three different main aims. • To progress onto a first degree or other higher education course within the fie...
Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
18:00 to 21:00
37 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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