Health and Social Care

If you work in the Health and Social Care sector, we have a range of courses suited to you. These include Infection Prevention and Control, Drug and Alcohol Awareness and an Introduction to Learning Disabilities, as well as courses in Safeguarding and Mental Health.

Explore our range of FREE* courses and sign-up using our online enrolment portal. If you need support, get in touch, our friendly team can help!

*Note that most of our courses are FREE for Lancashire residents and where fees are applicable, this will be noted on your enrolment.

Learn everything you need to know from the comfort of your home. Our hub is a place where you can upskill, retrain or get help with finding employment. We have the qualifications you need to stand out from the crowd or get that promotion. With our industry connections, expert tutors and wraparound support; we can provide you with the skills you need to work in this rewarding sector. Click on the button below to find out  more.

Filter:
  • Health and Social Care  
Filter
Mode
Online
Flexible
Multiple Start Dates
Day
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
Time
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Location
Lancashire Adult Learning
Online Provision
The Waterside Centre
  • Award in Drug and Alcohol Awareness Level 1
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    This online course is to raise you an awareness of: The impact of alcohol abuse on themselves and others. They will learn about the strength of different alcoholic drinks, the causes of excessive use of alcohol and will also learn about agencies that can help/support those abusing alcohol. The types of drug available, their effect on users and the impact of drug misuse on those linked to drug user, the user’s own health and finally, issues associated with withdrawal from drug use. 15 hours onl...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      21/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      09/06/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 1
    Health and Social Care
    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.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      TUE - 20/04/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      10 week course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Awareness of Protection and Safeguarding Adults, Children and Young People Level 1
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    The awarding body for this qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. The aim of this unit is develop the learner’s knowledge of protection and safeguarding in education, health and social care (adults, children and young people), early years and child care....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      20/04/2021
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      08/06/2021
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Basic Mental Health Course
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 17/05/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Skills for Health and Social Care Professions Level 2 - Healthcare Pathway
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online

    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.
     

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      14/04/2021
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care Level 2
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    The primary purpose of this qualification is to help you prepare to enter, or progress within, employment within the Health or Social Care sector in a variety of job roles where an understanding of dementia and the care of people with dementia is required. You can also take this qualification to support your progression into further learning within the Health and Social Care sector. This qualification will develop your underpinning knowledge and understanding to support your role working in deme...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      23/04/2021
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Understanding Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Level 2
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online

    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.
     

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      14/04/2021
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 15/04/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      11 week course
      7 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Understanding Common Health Conditions Level 2
    Health and Social Care
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 20/04/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      11 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2
    Health and Social Care
    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....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      TUE - 20/04/2021
      13:30 to 16:30
      11 week course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs Level 2
    Health and Social Care

    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.
     

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 15/04/2021
      13:00 to 16:00
      11 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Dementia Awareness
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    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....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 26/04/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 17/05/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Emotional Resilience
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    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.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      15/04/2021
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      13/05/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      17/06/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get into Working in the Health & Social Care Sector
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    The aim of this short course is to introduce individuals to working in the health and social care sector. The purpose is to give learners an insight into the attributes and skills required to work in a range of health and care environments caring for both young and old. This course is ideal preparation for those individuals wishing to enrol on the Hub from Home Health & Social Care Programme with aspirations of working within the healthcare and health and social care sectors. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 26/04/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 17/05/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 14/06/2021
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Health and Social Care Certificate Level 1
    Health and Social Care
    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.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      THU - 22/04/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      10 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Hub from Home - Health and Social Care Programme
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    The aim of this programme is to introduce learners to the Health & Social Care sector as an option for sustained employment. The course is designed to allow learners to understand what it takes to work in health and social care and the many employment options within the sector. The design of the programme was in collaboration with employers and other stakeholders to create a programme that would prepare learners for progression either to a higher level or into sustained employment. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £295.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Health and Social Care Level 2
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    The awarding body for this qualification is Open Awards and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. This individual unit is part of the Health Care Professions qualification suite at level 2. The aim of this course is to provide the learner with a clear understanding of their role in infection prevention and control and its importance within Health and Social Care and Children and Young Peoples Settings. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition Level 1
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    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 learners with an understanding of Autism Spectrum Condition, person-centred approach and knowledge of the importance of relevant communication skills when working with individuals on the Autistic Spectrum....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      22/04/2021
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      08/06/2021
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Dementia Level 1
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    This online course will provide learners with an understanding of dementia, a person-centred approach and knowledge of the importance of relevant communication skills when working with individuals
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      22/04/2021
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      10/06/2021
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Learning Disabilities Level 1
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    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 understanding of Learning Disabilities, a person-centred approach and knowledge of the importance of relevant communication skills when working with individuals with learning disabilities. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      20/04/2021
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      08/06/2021
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mental Health Awareness Level 1
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    This online course will provide learners with and understanding of what is meant by the term 'mental health' and consider the definition and causes of mental health difficulties. Learners will also explore common perceptions of mental health difficulties and how stereotyping can affect people's perceptions. They will develop their knowledge of the rights of those who experience mental health difficulties and learn where appropriate support can be sought. Learners will also develop their awaren...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      23/04/2021
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      11/06/2021
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mental Wellbeing Minibite
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 10/05/2021
      18:00 to 19:30
      1 day course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    Health and Social Care

    Online
    Online
    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 you with an understanding of ADHD, some of the possible causes, who can be affected by ADHD and also how it could be managed. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      21/04/2021
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      11/06/2021
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
Refine Results
Mode
Day
Time
Location
APPLY FILTERS

Register your interest

    You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. To do this please email marketing@nelsongroup.ac.uk
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Your browser does not support HTML 5 Canvas.