Course: Specialist Health & Social Care Courses
Specialist Health & Social Care Courses - Level 2
Whether you’re thinking of beginning a career in health or social care, or you’d like to develop on your existing knowledge, our free* specialist courses will equip you with the skills you need. We offer a range of specialist qualifications, with topics spanning mental health, stress, anxiety, autism, dementia, and challenging behavior.
Choose from a Level 2 Certificate in:
Mental Health Awareness
Nutrition and Health
Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
The Principles of Care Planning
End of Life Care
Understanding Challenging Behaviour
Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
Working with People with Mental Health Needs
After completing any of the above courses, you could progress directly onto an apprenticeship or higher level education. If you are currently working in the health sector, the above qualifications will help you to progress within your career, especially if you wish to become a specialist in your area.
When: These courses will be available from the 28th of January. Courses run regularly on a monthly basis.
Length: 3-6 months.
Classroom type: Online and in-person, for Havering College and Newham College learners will need to attend a one day induction, for Capital City College Training learners - one session per week will be in a classroom.
Price: All courses are free for low-income adults living in London. Do you qualify? Get in touch to find out.
Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Topics include: Understanding the Role of the Social Care Worker, Principles of Communication, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings, and How to Handle Information in Adult Social Care Settings.
Beginner’s Digital Skills for Health & Social Care
This free* course, which is suitable for absolute beginners, will equip you with skill you’ll use throughout your career by providing basic level skills and knowledge in IT.