Adult health & social care

Adult Health & Social Care

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

Course NameDescriptionDuration
Making Career Choices in Care and EducationNot 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 EducationExplore 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 TitleVenueDayTimeCentre PostcodeCentre Telephone Number
Welcome to Care and EducationThe Avenue LibraryMonday-Friday09:30am-12:00pmM9 6HW0161 234 5080
Welcome to Care and EducationAbraham Moss CentreMonday-Friday09:30am-12:00pmM8 5UF0161 219 6735
Welcome to Care and EducationNewton House CentreMonday-Friday09:30am-12:00pmM40 1NY0161 254 7706
Welcome to Care and EducationLongsight Library and Learning CentreMonday-Friday09:30am-12:00pmM12 4NE0161 227 3706
Welcome to Care and EducationGreenheys CentreMonday-Friday09:30am-12:00pmM14 4HZ0161 254 7314
Welcome to Care and EducationForum LearningMonday-Friday09:30am-12:00pmM22 7HH0161 935 4080
Welcome to Care and EducationWithington CentreMonday-Friday09:30am-12:00pmM20 3ED0161 234 5687