Health and Social Care

If you are considering a career in Health and Social Care, we have a range of learning opportunities available to you.  

The courses we have on offer are designed to introduce you into the Health and Social Care sector as a career with opportunities to progress either into employment or higher level study.

Our courses are designed to enable you to gain skills and knowledge from introductory level through to Level 2 and beyond, allowing you to progress towards your career goals.  

Many of our programmes are delivered at The Waterside Centre in Accrington or Lancashire Adult Learning at Northlight in Brierfield, with many online options available as well as evening classes.  

Whatever your starting point, we will support you in your development towards achieving your goals. 

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Accrington & Rossendale College
Accrington and Rossendale College
Accrington Library
Bolton-le-Sands Library Carnforth
Burnley Campus/Reedley Hallows
Burnley JCP
Carnforth Library
Chai Neighbourhood Centre, The
Clayton Green Library
Cleveleys Group Practice
Clitheroe Library
Coal Clough Library
Coppull Library
Cotton Court Business Centre
Eccleston Library
Euxton Library
Euxton Parish Community Centre
Freckleton Library
Fulwood Library
Gannow Community Centre
Garstang Library
Great Harwood Library
Haslingden Community Link
Haslingden Library
Heysham Library
Intact Centre - Preston
Kingsfold Library
Kirkham Library
Knott End Library
Lancashire Adult Learning
Lancaster Methodist Church
Leyland Library
Leyland Methodist Church
Linkbridge Community Support Centre
Lodge House
Longton Library
Lostock Hall Library
Lytham Library
Morecambe Library
Nelson and Colne College
Nelson and Colne College Group
New Church House Ormskirk Parish
Online Provision
Parbold Library
Penwortham Community Centre
Priory Lane Community Centre
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
PULSE (peoples umbrella for learning)
Rawtenstall Library
Read & Simonstone Village Hall
Rishton Library
Sahara in Preston Ltd
Singleton C of E Primary School
Skelmersdale Library
St Annes Library
St Johns Church Centre Nelson
St Michael's CE High School, Chorley
Stoneyholme Primary School
Stubbylee Community Greenhouses & Events
Tarleton Library
The Cornerstone
The Good Life Project Colne
The Sanctuary, Chorley
The Waterside Centre
Thursby Garden Community Action Group
Valley Street Community Centre
Watchusgrow Recovery Chorley
Wellness Hub @ Deepdale Preston
Whalley Old Grammar School Community Cen
Whitefield Infant School & Nursery Unit
Whitworth Library
Woodnook Community Centre Accrington
  • Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid Level 3
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This 2-day, course is for parents, guardians, grandparents and anyone who has professional involvement working with or looking after children and babies, which also includes mandatory completion for new entrants to early years settings. It will enable you to have the basic knowledge and skills in how to act safely, promptly and effective in a variety of paediatric emergencies. Learners will complete practical assessments and a final multiple-choice theory paper to demonstrate competency, knowled...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      THU - 10/11/2022
      09:30 to 16:30
      1 day course
      7 Places Remaining
      Cost: £30.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Award in First Aid at Work Level 3
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This 18 hour course is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, specifically designed for those who are appointed to act as a first aider in their workplace. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide first aid in voluntary and community activities. Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations. New topics include fractures, sprains, strains, spinal and chest injuries, head, spinal and eye injuries, p...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      FRI - 30/09/2022
      09:30 to 16:30
      3 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Award in Paediatric First Aid Level 3
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This 2-day, course is for parents, guardians, grandparents and anyone who has professional involvement working with or looking after children and babies, which also includes mandatory completion for new entrants to early years settings. It will enable you to have the basic knowledge and skills in how to act safely, promptly and effective in a variety of paediatric emergencies. Learners will complete practical assessments and a final multiple-choice theory paper to demonstrate competency, knowled...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lancaster Methodist Church
      THU - 13/10/2022
      09:30 to 16:30
      2 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Intact Centre - Preston
      MON - 31/10/2022
      09:30 to 16:30
      2 week course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • New Church House Ormskirk Parish
      THU - 25/11/2022
      09:30 to 16:30
      2 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Award in Substance Misuse Level 2
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This level 2 qualification has been designed to give learners an understanding of how to recognise and respond to substance misuse, solvents and volatile substance misuse, and options and interventions for those affected by substance misuse. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      THU - 03/11/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      14 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Basic Awareness of Paediatric First Aid
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    This free course (for Lancashire residents) will provide learners with the knowledge and basic lifesaving skills needed to assess and respond to a child or infant that is unresponsive and not breathing. The skills will include how to deliver cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a child and baby and how to access and use a defibrillator. Learners will also be able to recognise and treat choking. This course can be accessed either as a live online course or alternatively in a classroom face to f...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Coal Clough Library
      MON - 12/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 13/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Lancaster Methodist Church
      WED - 14/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Read & Simonstone Village Hall
      TUE - 20/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 22/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 05/10/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 11/10/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Euxton Library
      WED - 02/11/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Health and Social Care Level 1
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The primary purpose of the programme is to recognise the development of knowledge and skills regarding exploring opportunities in health and social care. The course has been designed to enable you to explore this vocational area and gain skills and confidence in health and social care, which may progress towards further education, voluntary or paid employment....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 29/09/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      11 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Understanding Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Level 2
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    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 care and support of those who experience mental ill-health. The objective of this qualification ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 27/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      11 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Certificate in Understanding Common Health Conditions Level 2
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The purpose of this course is to give individuals either currently working in, or intending to work in, adult health and social care an awareness of a range of common health conditions. This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of: various common health conditions monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions. This course will equip you with a knowledge and skills in relation to an awareness of the support required for a range of common health condi...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      WED - 28/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      14 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Emotional Resilience
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The aim of this short course is to provide learners with the understanding to identify their own personal strengths and weaknesses in relation to their emotional resilience. This course will help learners to examine things that can be done to improve and develop confidence and self- esteem in these areas and to form an action plan showing how these actions will be implemented...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 09/01/2023
      13:00 to 16:00
      4 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £25.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Into Counselling
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The aim of this qualification is to develop the learner’s awareness and knowledge of basic skills to get into counselling. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      FRI - 23/09/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      4 week course
      7 Places Remaining
      Cost: £25.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Into Mentoring
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 08/11/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      6 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £25.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Health & Social Care: Work Ready Skills
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    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. As part of the programme, learners will complete short courses in a range of subjects to upskill and increase knowledge in sector-specific topics to improve opportunities for progressing into a number of employment pathw...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 26/09/2022
      09:30 to 15:00
      4 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 14/11/2022
      09:30 to 15:00
      4 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition Level 1
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    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.  These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      FRI - 25/11/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      4 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Dementia Level 1
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with an understanding of dementia, a person-centred approach and knowledge of the importance of relevant communication skills when working with individuals. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social ca...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      FRI - 25/11/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      4 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Disability
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The awarding body for this Level 1 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 individuals and how to effectively support individuals is beneficial for anyone working or volun...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 21/03/2023
      13:00 to 16:00
      6 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Awareness
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This qualification aims to raise learner’s 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. Learners will also explore 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 wit...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 29/09/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      4 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 10/01/2023
      09:30 to 12:30
      4 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Awareness Level 1
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This qualification aims to raise learner’s 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. Learners will also explore 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 wit...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Penwortham Community Centre
      TUE - 15/11/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 17/11/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Mental Health Awareness
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The awarding body for this Level 1 qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning.  This qualification is designed for learners looking to increase their knowledge and awareness of mental health. It will help the learner to develop their awareness of issues surrounding mental health and to know the rights of those with mental health issues. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or empl...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 27/09/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      4 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 10/11/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      5 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 05/01/2023
      13:00 to 16:00
      5 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Mental Health Awareness
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The awarding body for this Level 1 qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning.  This qualification is designed for learners looking to increase their knowledge and awareness of mental health. It will help the learner to develop their awareness of issues surrounding mental health and to know the rights of those with mental health issues. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or empl...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Penwortham Community Centre
      TUE - 11/10/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Protection and Safeguarding
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The aim of this unit is develop the learner’s knowledge of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and child care. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      FRI - 30/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      3 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Working in Adult Social Care
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 29/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      11 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 21/02/2023
      09:30 to 12:30
      12 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Is It For Me? Health Care
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The “Is it for me?” sessions are designed to introduce learners back into education. These sessions are a great place to start if you are thinking of coming back into education after a break from learning, have no prior qualifications, want a change in career or need to improve your confidence. Each session focuses in on one specific career area within the Health and Social Care Sector. Learners wish to find out about a variety of possible career areas by attending a range of the sessi...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      WED - 21/09/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Is It For Me? Mental Health
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The “Is it for me?” sessions are designed to introduce learners back into education. These sessions are a great place to start if you are thinking of coming back into education after a break from learning, have no prior qualifications, want a change in career or need to improve your confidence. Each session focuses in on one specific career area within the Health and Social Care Sector. Learners wish to find out about a variety of possible career areas by attending a range of the sessi...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 22/09/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Is It For Me? Working in Recovery
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The “Is it for me?” sessions are designed to introduce learners back into education. These sessions are a great place to start if you are thinking of coming back into education after a break from learning, have no prior qualifications, want a change in career or need to improve your confidence. Each session focuses in on one specific career area within the Health and Social Care Sector. Learners wish to find out about a variety of possible career areas by attending a range of the sessi...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 22/09/2022
      12:30 to 14:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Is It For Me? Working With Adults
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lodge House
      MON - 12/09/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Is It For Me? Working With Adults
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The “Is it for me?” sessions are designed to introduce learners back into education. These sessions are a great place to start if you are thinking of coming back into education after a break from learning, have no prior qualifications, want a change in career or need to improve your confidence. Each session focuses in on one specific career area within the Health and Social Care Sector. Learners wish to find out about a variety of possible career areas by attending a range of the sessi...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Burnley JCP
      THU - 22/09/2022
      10:00 to 11:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Is It For Me? Working with Children
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The “Is it for me?” sessions are designed to introduce learners back into education. These sessions are a great place to start if you are thinking of coming back into education after a break from learning, have no prior qualifications, want a change in career or need to improve your confidence. Each session focuses in on one specific career area within the Health and Social Care Sector. Learners wish to find out about a variety of possible career areas by attending a range of the sessi...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      TUE - 20/09/2022
      12:30 to 14:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Is It For Me? Working With Children
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The “Is it for me?” sessions are designed to introduce learners back into education. These sessions are a great place to start if you are thinking of coming back into education after a break from learning, have no prior qualifications, want a change in career or need to improve your confidence. Each session focuses in on one specific career area within the Health and Social Care Sector. Learners wish to find out about a variety of possible career areas by attending a range of the sessi...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Burnley JCP
      THU - 22/09/2022
      11:15 to 12:15
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 1 Award in Alcohol Awareness (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is designed for any learner that wants to gain awareness of the harmful effects of alcohol use, and engage learners in understanding issues that can impact on health and well-being. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is designed for any learner that wants to increase their awareness of substance misuse. The course will develop their understanding as to why people use substances, the types of substances that are commonly misused and the factors that can influence the effects of substances. They will explore how media reporting affects people's perceptions of substance misuse and look into the risk factors and protective factors for substance abuse and ways to protect individuals from the risks...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is designed for any learner that wants to raise their awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme provides learners with increased awareness of a range of common health conditions and their effects on individuals. Completing this qualification can support learners with moving into a healthcare role and gaining employment within the Health and Social Care sector. Learners will investigate a range of specific conditions in more depth and develop their understanding of how t support individuals with these conditions. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    The purpose of this programme is to give learners the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing the learner’s knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace. This qualification is suitable for learners who wish to raise awareness of mental health, creating a culture of care and the promotion of positive mental health. This course giv...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is for learners who want to develop their understanding of Dementia and learn how best to support individuals affected by it. The course covers positive communication techniques and person-centred approaches that consider individual needs. Learners will explore how to provide professional and personal attention during the illness when individuals may be experiencing symptoms like confusion and forgetting things previously known just yesterday. These may be learners who wish to ac...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Level 2 Certificate in Safeguarding, Prevent & British Values (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is for learners who want to develop the skills needed to recognise and prevent radicalisation and extremism. Learners will learn about the principles of safeguarding and about the importance of the prevent duty and British values in society. Understanding safeguarding and prevention at level 2 can benefit the wider safeguarding practices within the workplace. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Level 2 Certificate in Self Harm, Suicide Awareness & Prevention
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    The purpose of this qualification is to educate individuals in spotting signs of self-harm and suicide and helping to prevent further harm by encouraging individuals to seek help. The qualification is designed to apply to a range of circumstances, including upskilling individuals with a safeguarding responsibilities in a range of workplace and community settings. The qualification is also designed to educate individuals of all ages; increasing knowledge and encouraging conversation in all aspe...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      02:00 to 08:00
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      02:00 to 08:00
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      02:00 to 08:00
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is designed for any learner that wants to gain and understanding of autism and the principles of supporting autistic individuals. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children & Young Peoples Mental Health (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This qualification aims to develop learner’s knowledge and skills in the area of children and young people’s mental health. Learners will develop their understanding of the factors that can affect mental health and a range of conditions experienced by children and young people. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This qualification aims to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses to enable them to support the development and wellbeing of infants and children they support/care for. Learners will explore how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and children and how to recognise when a child is unwell. This course is a great opportunity to upskill and development knowledge to support a role in childcare settings. Learners who wish to access this trainin...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Level 2 Certificate on Principles of Prevention & Control of Infection (EQUAL)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme prepares learners for tackling outbreaks of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings and develops their understanding of causes of infection, how it can be spread and controlled. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      12/09/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      03/10/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/11/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      05/12/2022
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Mental Health Awareness Level 2
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This programme provides learners with an awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      THU - 29/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      14 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
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  • Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Did you know that 1 in 4 people in the UK are likely to experience mental health problems each year? Mental health is just as important as physical health, yet whilst we know how to take care of our own physical health, many people do not know how to support friends, relatives or even colleagues who are experiencing poor mental health. This accredited course is for people who wish to raise their awareness of the signs and symptoms associated with mental health problems both related to the workp...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      MON - 10/10/2022
      09:30 to 16:30
      2 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    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
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 21/11/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      4 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
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  • Understanding Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
    Health and Social Care
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector. The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and sa...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 31/10/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      16 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £150.00
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