There has never been a better time to begin working in the Health and
Social Care sector, and we have a range of courses to support you into this rewarding field of work. You may be looking to upskill, boost your career prospects or find new work opportunities – and we are here to help.

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Health and Social Care

Health and Applied Social Studies


This programme aims to emphasise the causes and consequences of human actions and contextualise these to a range of social and health issues, related social and welfare policies and the operation of relevant societal institutions. It will provide a supportive and collaborative learning environment whilst developing relevant transferable skills such as critical enquiry, argument and analysis, and c...
Accrington and Rossendale College
06/09/2021
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146 weeks
£7725.00
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Access to Higher Education - Health and Science


The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university. The Access to HE Diploma (Health and Science) consists of 60 credits of which 30 credits are in Biology. This allows you to progress on to health related as well as various science related ...
Accrington and Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 06/09/2021
09:30 to 16:00
34 weeks
£3380* - Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
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Access to Higher Education - Social Science


The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a Level 3 qualification that prepares 19+ students who are returning to education or who left school without the qualifications needed to progress to university. The Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) is ideal for those who want to progress on to a degree or other Higher Education programme in a wide variety of subject areas.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MULTIPLE 06/09/2021
09:30 to 16:00
34 weeks
£3380* Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
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Alcohol and Substance Misuse Work


The programme offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills across a range of frameworks, contexts and practices relating to Substance Misuse Work. Central to the Degree is an exploration of a variety of Social, Welfare, Health and Legal Policy responses to an array of Substance Misuse issues and problems. The Foundation Degree is a two year full-time Vocational Degree programm...
Accrington and Rossendale College
06/09/2021
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93 weeks
£7725.00
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Award in Drug and Alcohol Awareness Level 1


Lancashire Adult Learning
WED 13/10/2021
09:30 to 12:30
4 weeks
£39.00
20+ Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
TUE 09/11/2021
13:00 to 16:00
4 weeks
£39.00
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Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 1


This Level 1 introductory course provides you with a basic knowledge of the adult social care sector. It covers the type of job roles and services within it, the role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for.
The Waterside Centre
THU 23/09/2021
13:00 to 16:00
10 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Certificate in Understanding Autism


Accrington and Rossendale College
THU 14/10/2021
18:00 to 21:00
32 weeks
£811.00
9 Places Remaining
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Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care


Accrington and Rossendale College
FRI 07/01/2022
13:00 to 16:00
15 weeks
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20 Places Remaining
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Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Top up)


Counsellors and Psychotherapists offer a range of services that address the mental health and wellbeing of the general public in a variety of settings.The programme will provide a sound theoretical framework and the practitioner skills required to work safely and effectively as a Counsellor. Counselling encompasses a broad set of attitudes, skills and techniques that are essentially aimed at he...
Accrington and Rossendale College
06/09/2021
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41 weeks
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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 t...
Accrington and Rossendale College
13/09/2021
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32 weeks
£2,225* Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan
18 Places Remaining
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Dementia Awareness


This programme provides an overview of Dementia and is delivered by a dementia champion. All participants have the opportunity to become Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friends.
Online
MON 20/09/2021
17:30 to 20:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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MON 01/11/2021
17:30 to 20:00
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
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Emotional Resilience


The aim of this short online course is to provide the you with your understanding to identify your own personal strengths and weaknesses in relation to their emotional resilience. It also helps you to examine things that can be done for improvement in this area and developing an action plan and how to implement this. 12 hours online flexible learning.
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Flexible
24/09/2021
4 weeks
£29.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Flexible
24/11/2021
4 weeks
£29.00
20 Places Remaining
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Equality & Inclusion in Health & Social Care/Children & Young People Settings


The Waterside Centre
TUE 05/10/2021
13:00 to 16:00
3 weeks
£39.00
20+ Places Remaining
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FdA Criminology and Criminal Justice


This programme has been designed for those people already working in the criminal justice sector who wish to upskill and enhance their knowledge, as well as for those people who wish to gain an insight into the nature of crime and the workings of the criminal justice system in order to pursue a career in the varied roles within the criminal justice sector. These include roles as a Probation Office...
Accrington and Rossendale College
06/09/2021
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41 weeks
£7725.00
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Get Into Counselling


The aim of this unit is to develop the learner’s awareness and knowledge of basic skills to get into counselling. How long is the course? The course content is designed to take around 10 hours to complete and learners will receive support to complete the course where necessary. 3 hours per week for 2 weeks plus some directed independent study
Online
SAT 02/10/2021
09:30 to 12:30
3 weeks
£45.00
20+ Places Remaining
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SAT 27/11/2021
09:30 to 12:30
3 weeks
£45.00
19 Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
TUE 30/11/2021
13:00 to 16:00
3 weeks
£45.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Get into Working in the Health & Social Care Sector


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THU 30/09/2021
18:00 to 21:00
3 weeks
£99.00
20+ Places Remaining
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MON 22/11/2021
09:30 to 12:30
3 weeks
£99.00
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Lancashire Adult Learning
WED 24/11/2021
09:30 to 12:30
4 weeks
£99.00
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Introduction to Disability


The awarding body for this qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. The aim of this course is to provide the learners with an introduction to Disability through looking more closely at three units/topics: Disability Awareness, Physical Disabilities and Learning Disabilities. Having a better awareness of disability, the impact it can have on individual...
Lancashire Adult Learning
THU 14/10/2021
09:30 to 12:30
6 weeks
£99.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Introduction to Supporting End of Life Care


The awarding body for this qualification is NCFE (CACHE) and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. This qualification provides the opportunity to develop an understanding of different perspectives of death and dying and the impact it has on individuals. It covers the aims and principles of end of life care, communication factors, and how to access a range of support services in ...
Lancashire Adult Learning
FRI 05/11/2021
09:30 to 12:30
6 weeks
£149.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Mental Health Work


The area of Mental Health Work is expanding and new roles have been developing at a fast pace. This qualification aims to assist individuals working in a mental health setting to gain the skills and knowledge needed to respond to these developments. It is also aimed at volunteers with a keen interest in the area of Mental Health Work. The Foundation Degree is a two year full-time Vocational Deg...
Accrington and Rossendale College
06/09/2021
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93 weeks
£7725.00
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Professional Healthcare Management


This is a programme leading to Foundation Degrees (university second year equivalent qualifications) awarded by Liverpool John Moores University with the following titles. FdA Professional Healthcare Management FdA Professional Healthcare Management with Informatics Both pathways provide a broad-based grounding in Professional Healthcare Management. The Management pathway has a focus ...
Accrington and Rossendale College
06/09/2021
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41 weeks
£7725 Full-time or £4120 Part-time
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Professional Healthcare Management


This is a programme leading to a Certificate of Higher Education in Professional Healthcare Management (university first year equivalent) awarded by Liverpool John Moores University. This is a free-standing qualification for students wishing to gain the knowledge and skills needed to operate as a Professional Manager in the Healthcare sector. It also provides the first part of two Foundation De...
Accrington and Rossendale College
29/09/2021
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38 weeks
£7725 Full-time or £4120 Part-time
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Professional Healthcare Management with Informatics


This is a programme leading to foundation degrees (university second year equivalent qualifications) awarded by Liverpool John Moores University with the following titles. FdA Professional Healthcare Management FdA Professional Healthcare Management with Informatics Both pathways provide a broad-based grounding in professional healthcare management. The management pathway has a focus on man...
Accrington and Rossendale College
06/09/2021
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41 weeks
£7725 Full-time or £4120 Part-time
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Working with Children, Young People and Families


This programme leads to a Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Children and Families over the part-time equivalent of one full academic year. Students enrolling for the CertHE will have the option to continue to a full FdA once they successfully complete the CertHE. This programme is available to employers as part of an apprenticehip standard and is in partnership with the Un...
Accrington and Rossendale College
06/09/2021
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41 weeks
£7725.00
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