Health & Social Care

    Entry Level 3 Diploma in Vocational Studies – Bridge to FE

    Designed to enable learners to develop personal skills through participation in day-to-day activities, promoting independence and social interaction.

    Campus: City

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

    The purpose of the qualification is to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s mental health. You will learn about mental health problems commonly associated with children and young people, the impact of mental-ill health on children and young people and support available to maintain well-being in children and young people.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques

    There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You must be aged 19+ and resided in the EU for the last 3 years in order to access funding.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Equality and Diversity

    You will gain an understanding equality, discrimination, prejudice and diversity at work and in society. You will look at the benefits of a fair and inclusive workplace or society, as well as the problems that can occur if there is unfair discrimination.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Working with Individuals with Mental Health Needs

    This qualification aims to develop your understanding of working with individuals with mental health needs. You will learn about the role of the mental health worker, the process and approaches involved in the care and support of those who experience mental health.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate Understanding the Principles of Care Planning

    This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and processes of person-centred thinking, planning and review. It looks at how to work with individual to carry out activities specified in their care or support plan, including person-centred assessment, planning and review. It includes understanding how to support individual to maintain personal hygiene, manage continence, use of continence equipment and supporting individual with sleep.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

    The purpose of this qualification is to increase your knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safety. You will develop your knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where you have a duty of care.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

    This qualification is designed develop your knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care. You will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. You will also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can arise and the consequences when these principles are not upheld.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Customer Service in Health and Social Care Settings

    The aim of this qualification is support you to develop an awareness of customer service in health and social care, understand how to communicate effectively, understand the needs of customers who access health and social care services as well as understand teamwork in health and social care settings.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Common Health Conditions

    This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of various common health conditions, as well as monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

    The qualification aims to develop your knowledge of the importance of recording and reporting any incidence of falls to ensure interventions can be put in place to reduce risk and reoccurrence of falls.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care

    An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care is designed for those who are already employed within the social care industry and who want to advance their knowledge and skills.

    Campus: City

    Level 3 Access to Higher Education – Health Professionals

    This course is for learners who are 19 and over.

    The Access to Higher Education course prepares you to study at university and is also widely recognised by employers. It is designed for those who have left school without the usual qualifications such as A Levels.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care

    If you are interested in a career in the health sector such as nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy etc, then this course could be for you. It will give you an A level equivalent qualification (equivalent to 3 A levels), vocational work experience and will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to progress to employment or (increasingly) into higher education.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 Pre-Access to Health

    This course allows you to develop essential and transferable skills that will help you to progress in further vocational learning. The qualification is particularly suitable for you if you need to develop skills that will equip you for further study and gain an understanding of the vocational area of health/social science.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

    This qualification is to prepare you to either enter or progress within employment in the Health and Social Care sector. You will gain an understanding of the meaning of infection control and its importance, as well as how to prevent and control the spread of infection. Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control is essential when working within all healthcare settings. The importance of personal hygiene and health ensures you remain healthy in the workplace and do not either contribute to, or cause the spread of infection.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

    This qualification aims to develop knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. You will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk-taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

    This qualification aims to develop your understanding of different types of medication, their use, and procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication. You will gain an understanding of the legislation and the audit process related to medication and the issues of responsibility and accountability as well as record keeping.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

    This qualification is designed to provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur, how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes, diabetes diagnosis, initial care and develop your understanding of on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

    This qualification aims to develop your knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. You will develop knowledge of dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Nutrition & Health

    This qualification will increase understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of maintaining health. It will increase confidence in planning and achieving a healthy diet and how an individuals dietary requirements change throughout life. It will enhance understanding of food labelling, eating disorders and the principles of food safety in a home environment.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

    This qualification is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects. By completing the qualification, you will develop in-depth knowledge of behaviour that challenges and how to respond to behaviour that challenges.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care

    This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for people with dementia. You will develop knowledge of person-centred care, the influence of positive communication methods, issues relating to the use of medication for people with dementia, and the importance of providing appropriate activities. You will understand the benefits of engaging in activities to enhance physical, mental and social well-being in a diverse range of settings.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care

    The qualification is designed to raise your awareness of end of life care. You will gain an understanding the principles of end of life care such as care planning, support to manage pain and discomfort as well as grief and loss.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

    You will gain an understanding of the specific mental health topic.  You will develop an understanding of the topic in relation to the symptoms and experience for the individual, support needs as well as how the disorder can be managed and treated. You will gain an understanding of the roles of professionals and needs of family and friends of the individual.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Autism

    This qualification aims to develop your understanding of autism an the principles of supporting individuals with autism, covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care

    An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care is designed for those who are newly employed within the social care industry and who want to advance their knowledge and skills.

    Campus: Henley & City

    Level 2 Certificate in Health & Social Care

    If you enjoy caring for others and helping people, but want to know more about what health and social care involves this course will give you a good understanding of the health and care environments and develop the skills you needed for a career within this sector.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Health & Social Care

    This is a beginners course, introducing you to a career in health and social care. This study programme includes Functional skills/GCSE English and maths, and a placement.

    Campus: Henley

    Level 1 Diploma in Health & Social Care

    This is a vocational qualification that gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to prepare for employment. They also provide career development opportunities.

    Campus: City

    Entry Level Foundation in Health, Social & Childcare

    Foundation routes are for you if you are aged between 16 & 18 years of age and you need extra support to help you improve your prospects and progress to further study or a career.

    Campus: Henley