Adult Social Care
Joining Our Courses
To join a course you will need to complete a short enquiry form and assessment.
Within two weeks of receiving your form, a tutor will ring you to discuss the application.
If you have difficulties or any questions, please contact us from 9am to 5pm by calling 0161 219 6733.
Want to work in Social Care?
You may be new or already have experience of working in this sector and want to further develop your skills. Whatever your situation, our tutors will help you to develop the knowledge and skills you need, as well as support you on your journey. We have a wide range of pathways:
- Health & Social Care
- Adult Social Care
- Health and Well-Being
- Professional development
- Personalised support from an experienced and friendly team
- Nationally recognised qualifications
- Blended/Online learning courses
- Vocational placement opportunities
- Careers support, advice and guidance
- Support applying for jobs
- Opportunities to improve your maths, English and digital skills
How you will learn
We have a wide range of delivery models. You will need to check the course information for further details. Some of these will include:
- Classroom delivery following social distancing guidelines
- Online lesson delivery
- Independent online courses
- Sector related work placement
Don’t worry if this is a new way of learning for you – our tutors will explain how online learning works and support you to do this.
|Making Career Choices in Care and Education||Not sure exactly what area you want to work in? Find out more about working in childcare, health and social care, and support work in schools.||15 Hours|
|Mentoring Skills||Explore the roles and responsibilities, and develop skills of|
an effective mentor.
|Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care |
(Level 1 Award)
|Learn some basic skills you need to work in a care setting, and find out more about the different jobs in the sector.||10 Weeks|
|Level 1 Certificate in Well-Being – Online||Develop knowledge and understanding of well-being issues and the impact they can have. Develop and recognise personal knowledge to encourage healthy lifestyle choices.||9 weeks|
|Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (Level 1 Certificate)||Prepare to work in roles within Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings by|
developing knowledge and understanding of the range of service provision and roles, principles and values
|Level 1 Award in Awareness of Substance Misuse – Online||Develop a knowledge and understanding of substance misuse awareness – including alcohol – and its potential effects on individuals and other||12 weeks|
|Mental Health Awareness (Level 1 Award)||Develop your awareness of mental health.||5 weeks|
|Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care|
(Level 2 Certificate)
|Develop knowledge and skills for working with adults in this sector. You need to be working or undertaking work experience to complete this course.||18 Weeks
|Mental Health Awareness (Level 2 Certificate)||Develop your awareness of mental health.||18 weeks|
|Health and Social Care (Level 2 Certificate/Extended Diploma)||Develop knowledge and understanding essential to the health and social care sector, supporting progression to further learning or the workplace||18 weeks / 36 weeks|
|Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills – Online||Develop knowledge and understanding and start to develop skills required for counselling to prepare for further learning or training||12 weeks|
|Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care||Develop knowledge, skills and competence to work in a wide range of roles in a health and social care sector. You must be in paid or voluntary work to undertake this qualification to enable assessment to take place.||36 weeks|
|Mental Health Awareness (Level 3 Certificate) – Online||Develop your awareness of mental health.||36 weeks|