Course: Beginners Qualification in Maths for Health & Social Care

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Beginners Qualification in Maths for Health & Social Care - Entry 3

This free* course introduces learners’ to the basic maths skills needed to work within a health and social care setting. Skills include division, multiplication, rounding, fractions, 2D shapes, place value, measuring length and weight, money, measuring temperature and handling data. Course content is taught within the context of writing reports, maintaining accurate records, managing budgets, calculating medicines and managing time.

You will develop a range of skills which are highly valued by employers in the sector.

Skills include:

  • Effective Communication

  • Budget Management

  • Ability to calculate medicines

  • Problem Solving

Where: This is an online course with some learning taking place at Barking Learning Centre, London South East Colleges and Havering College.

When: This course will be available from February

Length: 15 weeks. Expect 3 hours of face-to-face learning and 2 hours of online learning per week.

Classroom type: Online and face-to-face learning.

Price: All courses are free for low-income adults living in London. Do you qualify? Get in touch to find out.


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