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

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
MON 01/09/2021
09:30 to 16:30
1 Year
£3380* Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
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Access to Higher Education Diploma - 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
MON 01/09/2021
09:30 to 16:30
1 Year
£3380 - Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan
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Award in Drug and Alcohol Awareness Level 1


Online
Flexible
21/04/2021
6 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
Flexible
09/06/2021
6 weeks
£95.00
20+ Places Remaining
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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.
Lancashire Adult Learning
TUE 20/04/2021
09:30 to 12:30
10 weeks
£95.00
9 Places Remaining
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Certificate in Skills for Health and Social Care Professions Level 2 - Children & Wellbeing Pathway


Online
Flexible
14/04/2021
12 weeks
£230.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Certificate in Skills for Health and Social Care Professions Level 2 - Healthcare Pathway


The awarding body for this qualification is Open Awards and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. The Childcare and Wellbeing Pathway is part of the Health Care Professions Qualification at level 2. The aim of this course is to prepare learners for further learning, training and employment within the Health and Social Care Sector. This pathway is particularly planned to mee...
Online
Flexible
14/04/2021
12 weeks
£230.00
16 Places Remaining
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Certificate in Skills for Health and Social Care Professions Level 2 - Social Care Pathway


Online
Flexible
14/04/2021
12 weeks
£230.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care Level 2


Online
Flexible
23/04/2021
10 weeks
£230.00
17 Places Remaining
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Certificate in Understanding Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Level 2


The awarding body for this qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to understand the approaches to care and support of those with mental health problems. This qualification aims to raise awareness of: • The role of the mental health worker • The process and approaches involved in...
Online
Flexible
14/04/2021
11 weeks
£230.00
17 Places Remaining
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The Waterside Centre
THU 15/04/2021
09:30 to 12:30
11 weeks
£230.00
7 Places Remaining
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Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2


Lancashire Adult Learning
TUE 20/04/2021
13:30 to 16:30
11 weeks
£230.00
8 Places Remaining
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Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs Level 2


The awarding body for this qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to understand the approaches to care and support of those with mental health problems. This qualification aims to raise awareness of: • The role of the mental health worker • The process and approaches involved in...
The Waterside Centre
THU 15/04/2021
13:00 to 16:00
11 weeks
£230.00
6 Places Remaining
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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 the fie...
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 Year
£2,225* Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan
20+ Places Remaining
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Counselling Skills


The Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills is an intensive course requiring hard work and dedication.
Accrington and Rossendale College
MON 01/09/2021
09:00 to 12:00
1 Year
£470* Fee Remission May Be Available
20+ Places Remaining
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Dementia Awareness


Online
MON 26/04/2021
09:30 to 11:30
1 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
MON 17/05/2021
09:30 to 12:00
1 weeks
FREE
14 Places Remaining
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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.
Online
Flexible
15/04/2021
3 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
Flexible
13/05/2021
3 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
Flexible
17/06/2021
3 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Get into Working in the Health & Social Care Sector


Online
MULTIPLE 26/04/2021
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2 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
MULTIPLE 17/05/2021
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2 weeks
FREE
20+ Places Remaining
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Online
MULTIPLE 14/06/2021
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2 weeks
FREE
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Health and Social Care Certificate Level 1


The purpose of this qualification is to introduce learners into health and social care. The course looks at types of organisations, roles and skills required as well as career opportunities across the sector. It will look at skills and knowledge to develop prior to moving into further employment or education.
Lancashire Adult Learning
THU 22/04/2021
09:30 to 12:30
10 weeks
£95.00
7 Places Remaining
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Hub from Home - Health and Social Care Programme


Online
Flexible
19/04/2021
5 weeks
£295.00
8 Places Remaining
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BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Top-Up)


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 1 year full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: CPSY

BA (Hons) in Health and Applied Social Studies


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 3 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: LL59

Foundation Degree in Alcohol and Substance Misuse Work


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: LN56

Foundation Degree in Counselling Studies


Start Date: Please enquire
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: C356

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care


Start Date: Please enquire
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: L511

Foundation Degree Working with Children and Families


Start Date: 22nd January and September 2021
Day: Friday
Time: Cert HE Full-Time: 9am - 5pm, Cert HE Part-Time: Various Options, FdA Full-Time 9am - 5pm, FdA Part-Time: Various Options
Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time Certificate of Higher Education in Working with Children and Families | 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time Delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College | UCAS Code: WCF1

Foundation Degree in Mental Health Work


Start Date: September 2021
Duration: 2 years full-time, delivered at Accrington and Rossendale College, UCAS Code: L510