Health and Social Care

Raising Care Standards through Training

One of the UK's fastest growing sectors, Health and Social Care offers excellent opportunities for employment, career progression and job satisfaction.

Learners must take the mandatory units which cover the role of the care worker, communication and confidentiality, equal opportunities, health safety and safeguarding. They then have a choice of optional knowledge and competence units covering different areas of health and social care such as supporting person-centred approaches, advocacy, healthcare, supporting those with disabilities, learning disabilities or dementia.

Learners have the opportunity to take a general qualification in health and social care, or they may follow specialist pathways in Dementia Care or Learning Disabilities.

Adult Care Worker Level 2

The Level 2 Health and Social Care, is for those wishing to start their career in Health and Social Care and can be focused on dementia, old age or young and vulnerable people.  It provides the necessary qualification to work in the Health and Social Care industry and can lead to progression.   

Suitable Audience:

  • New staff to Health and Social care
  • Newly Recruited Apprentices
  • Existing staff needing to update knowledge

Core units

  • Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
  • Implement Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
  • Handle Information in Health and Social Care Settings
Healthcare Support Worker Level 2

The Level 2 health and social care, is for those wishing to start their career in health and social care and can be focused on dementia, old age or young and vulnerable people.  It provides the necessary qualification to work in the health and social care industry and can lead to progression.

Suitable Audience:

  • New staff to Health and Social care
  • Newly Recruited Apprentices
  • Existing staff needing to update knowledge

Core units

  • Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young people’s settings
  • Introduction to communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s settings
  • Introduction to duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's settings
  • Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s settings
  • The role of the Health and Social Care worker
  • Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
  • The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control
  • Causes and spread of infection
  • Implement person centered approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Handle information in Health and Social Care settings
Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3

Level 3 is for those wishing to further develop their career in Health and Social Care and potentially move in to a more senior role, and can be focused on dementia, old age or young and vulnerable people.

Suitable Audience:

  • More experience staff wishing to progress
  • Fast track staff with previous experience
  • Team leader

Core units

  • Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care Or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • The Role of The Health and Social Care Worker
  • Promote Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
  • Promote Good Practice in Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings
Senior Healthcare Support Worker Level 3

Level 3 is for those wishing to further develop their career in Health and Social Care and potentially move in to a more senior role, and can be focused on dementia, old age or young and vulnerable people.

Suitable Audience:

  • More experience staff wishing to progress
  • Fast track staff with previous experience
  • Team leader

Core units

  • Engage in personal development in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's settings
  • Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's settings
  • Promote equality and inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's settings
  • Promote and implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Promote person-centered approaches in Health and Social Care
  • The role of the health and Social Care worker
  • Promote good practice in handling information in Health and Social Care settings
  • The principles of Infection Prevention and Control
  • Causes and spread of infection
  • Cleaning, decontamination and waste management
  • Principles for implementing duty of care in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's settings
Health and Social Care Level 2

The Level 2 Health and Social Care, is for those wishing to start their career in Health and Social Care and can be focused on dementia, old age or young and vulnerable people.  It provides the necessary qualification to work in the health and social care industry and can lead to progression.   

Suitable Audience:

  • New staff to Health and Social care
  • Newly Recruited Apprentices
  • Existing staff needing to update Knowledge

Core units

  • Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
  • Implement Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
  • Handle Information in Health and Social Care Settings
Health and Social Care Level 3
Care Leadership and Management Level 5

Level 5 is for those wishing to move in to management or already started in post as manager, and can be focused on dementia, old age or young and vulnerable people.

Suitable Audience:

  • Staff Looking for a management position
  • Newly promoted Managers
  • Existing Managers

Core units

  • Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication
  • Promote Professional Development
  • Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
  • Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
  • Undertake a Research Project within Services for Health and Social Care or Children and Young People