Adult Health & Social Care
What You Will Learn
Gain knowledge, skills and understanding about working in care settings.
- Get a nationally recognised qualification.
- Help you develop a professional career.
- Vocational placement training.
- Individual support in a friendly atmosphere.
Courses are available at all our main Adult Learning Centres, with start dates throughout the year.
Before you begin a course, we carefully assess your skills at a ‘Welcome session‘ to make sure you join a course at the right level for you. To book a place on a Welcome session navigate to the Welcome session dates and contact the relevant centre.
Available Social Care Courses
|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|
|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.||11 Weeks|
|Mental Health Awareness (Level 1 Award)||Develop your awareness of mental health. This course complements study in a range of areas, including healthcare services.||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.||36 Weeks|
|Safeguarding in a Learning Environment (Level 1 Award)||Enhance your learning and professional development around safeguarding in the workplace.||6 Weeks|
|Mentoring in Care and Education||Explore the roles and responsibilities, and develop skills of an effective mentor.||12 Weeks|
|Supporting Individuals with Learning Difficulties (Level 2 Award)||Develop skills and knowledge to work or volunteer with individuals with learning disabilities.||18 Weeks|
Social Care Welcome Sessions
|Course Title||Venue||Day||Time||Centre Postcode||Centre Telephone Number|
|Welcome to Care and Education||The Avenue Library||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M9 6HW||0161 234 5080|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Abraham Moss Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M8 5UF||0161 219 6735|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Newton House Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M40 1NY||0161 254 7706|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Longsight Library and Learning Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M12 4NE||0161 227 3706|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Greenheys Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M14 4HZ||0161 254 7314|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Forum Learning||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M22 7HH||0161 935 4080|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Withington Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M20 3ED||0161 234 5687|