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Health and Social Care Courses

Courses in health and social care help professionals in these industries to improve their knowledge and skills so that they can more effectively help people. Health and social care professionals require specialised training and frequent updates to their knowledge as new technologies and techniques in their fields are developed. 

Health and social care courses can help professionals gain the knowledge that they require to effectively do their important job. Browse the list of courses below and request information to learn more about the course

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Health and Social Care Diploma Level 3 QCF
NCC Home Learning
         
(2)
400 hours
384 GBP
Distance
Our Health and Social Care course aims to equip learners with a better understanding of this subject area. The programme...
Leading and Managing Health & Social Care MSc
Westminster Business School
         
(1)
3 years
3,280 GBP
London
This postgraduate degree in Leading and Managing Health and Social Care can be built up from the Certificate to the...
Cache Health & Social Care Level 3 Diploma
UK Open College Ltd
447 hours
399 GBP
Distance
This nationally recognised, QCF listed Diploma in Health & Social Care home study course is designed to be studied independently or...
Health and Social Care Diploma Level 2 QCF
NCC Home Learning
         
(1)
360 hours
346 GBP
Distance
This programme is suitable for any individual currently working as a care provider or even those hoping to start a...
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (60 Credits)
London School of International Business
9 months
950 GBP
Distance
Convenient payment plan. Pay as low as GBP £190 per month. Same diploma as on-campus students. Diploma is recognised worldwide. You...
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
The Skills Network
         
(2)
10-16 Weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This course addresses an important demand for health and social care professionals who understand safe handling of medication. The course...
Level 4 Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care (120 Credits)
London School of International Business
9 months
950 GBP
Distance
Convenient payment plan. Pay as low as GBP £190 per month. Same diploma as on-campus students. Diploma is recognised worldwide. Study...
Level 5 Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care (60 Credits)
London School of International Business
9 months
950 GBP
Distance
Convenient payment plan - from as little as £190 per month. Same diploma as on-campus students. Diploma is recognised worldwide....
level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care (120 credits)
London School of International Business
9 months
950 GBP
Distance
Convenient payment plan - from as little as £190 per month. Same diploma as on-campus students. Diploma recognised worldwide. Study...
Level 4 Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care (60 Credits)
London School of International Business
9 months
950 GBP
Distance
Convenient payment plan. Pay as little as GBP £190 per month. Same diploma as on-campus students. Diploma is recognised worldwide. You...
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
Gate Way Success
12 months
690 GBP
Multiple (2)
This nationally recognised qualification is designed to further develop the knowledge, competencies and specialisations of health and social care professionals...
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
Gate Way Success
12 months
590 GBP
Multiple (2)
Through this qualification from Gate Way Success participants will be equipped with the tools and knowledge needed to work with...
City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (4978)
Aspire Training Associates
18 months
1,775 GBP
Nationwide
This programme allows participants to build care and managerial skills. It addresses the regulatory requirements for individuals who wish to...
Health & Social Care Taster Course
UK Open College Ltd
20 hours
99 GBP
Distance
Looking to qualify in Health & Social Care? Not sure if it is the role for you? Been a long...
Health and Social Care Diploma Course
Centre of Excellence Online Ltd
150 hours
127 GBP
Distance
This course aims to introduce you to this important establishment; providing all the information youll need to understand if you...
Diploma in Health and Social Care
Oxford Learning College
         
(5)
1 year
365 GBP
Distance
  Course Overview   This subject matter is covers an integrated approach encompassing a range of subjects, Biology, sociology, Nutrition,...
NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England)
Gate Way Success
12 months
970 GBP
Multiple (2)
Through this diploma from Gate Way Success participants will be equipped with the skills necessary to pursue leadership roles in adult...
Health Care Diploma
NCC Home Learning
         
(2)
200 hours
326 GBP
Distance
This Health Care Diploma has been designed to give an opportunity for those working in a Care environment to build...
Diploma in Mental Health & Social Care
Oxford Learning College
1 year
365 GBP
Distance
            Course aims: The aim of this course is to provide students with the opportunity...
Health and Social Care Level 4
Open Study College
389 GBP
Distance
Pursue your career in Health and Social Care with this detailed and informative course. Course Content Unit 1: Context and...
Health and Social Care Level 3
Open Study College
         
(1)
389 GBP
Distance
This Level 3 Health and Social Care course is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in Health and...
Health and Social Care and Dementia Care Level 3
Open Study College
689 GBP
Distance
Develop your skills and knowledge of Health and Social Care, with a specialised focus on Dementia signs, symptoms and care...
Primary Health Care Assistant Course
Primary Care Training Centre
300 hours
1,320 GBP
Bradford
Six months of self-directed study is facilitated by a distance learning pack and includes two compulsory study days after one...
Wound Care for Health Care Assistants
Primary Care Training Centre
200 hours
462 GBP
Bradford
The role of the Health Care Assistant in primary care has become more developed in recent years. This study day...
Access to Higher Education Diploma - Social Care
Firm Training
1 year
1,150 GBP
Distance
Our Online Diploma has been designed specifically for those who wish to study Social Care at University who do not...
Women's Health in Primary Care - Level 6 Course
Primary Care Training Centre
300 hours
1,020 GBP
Bradford
This six-month Women's Health training course is designed to further develop health care assistants with the knowledge and skills to...
Mental Health and Social Care Level 4
Open Study College
389 GBP
Distance
Pursue your career in Mental Health and Social Care, from home! Discover one of the most interesting and fascinating areas...
Women's Health in Primary Care - Level 5 Course
Primary Care Training Centre
300 hours
1,020 GBP
Bradford
This women's health training course is six month's in duration and  is designed to facilitate practitioners to acquire further knowledge...
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
Gate Way Success
12 months
690 GBP
Distance
This qualification is nationally recognised and is based on the Health and Social Care National Occupational Standards (NOS). The NOS,...
Accredited Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care
Oxford Learning College
1 year
850 GBP
Distance
This Level 3 Course in Health and Social Care is designed to provide an introduction to those students who have...
Ear Irrigation for Health Care Assistants
Primary Care Training Centre
2 days
600 GBP
Bradford
The role of the Health Care Assistant in Primary Care may involve providing basic ear care, including irrigation. This intensive...
Mental Health and Social Care Level 3
Open Study College
389 GBP
Distance
Develop your knowledge of mental health and social care, with this fascinating and in-depth course! Course Content Unit 1:Understanding Social...
Access to Higher Education Health and Social Care Professions
E-Careers
0 GBP
Distance
Qualification Structure Health and Social Care Professions          Biology          Psychology          Social Issues in Healthcare Subject Breakdown Social Issues...
Level 4 Accredited Diploma in Health and Social Care
Oxford Learning College
1 year
2,800 GBP
Distance
  Subject code: L4HSC   Level 4 Accredited Diploma in Health and Social Care Providing high quality Health and Social...
Health & Social Care Level 2 Diploma Course (QCF)
UK Open College Ltd
360 hours
299 GBP
Distance
Online Health and Social Care diploma Course. This nationally recognised, QCF listed qualification is designed to increase the professional development...
Asthma and COPD for Health Care Assistants
Primary Care Training Centre
1 day
180 GBP
Bradford
Health Care Assistants continue to take on new tasks. One area in which they could have an impact is linked...
Principles of Nursing Practice and Health and Social Care Level 3
Open Study College
689 GBP
Distance
Nursing Practice Level 3   Unit 1: Context, Values, Principles and Accountability Development of nursing principles Key legislation and policy...
CIE Level 5 Diploma in Understanding Health and Social Care Practices
Open Study College
3,799 GBP
Distance
Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Health and Social Care practices Setting up an...
ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care
Open Study College
2,199 GBP
Distance
Qualification number: 600/4435/4 Unit 1: Health and Social Care in Context (Unit Level: 4, Credits: 15, GLH: 60) Health and/or...
Accredited Level 3 Diploma in Mental Health & Social Care
Oxford Learning College
1 year
850 GBP
Distance
This Quality Assured, Level 3 Diploma in Mental Health & Social Care is aimed at providing those with some social...
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Gate Way Success
6 months
400 GBP
Multiple (2)
Through this qualification from Gate Way Success participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the skills and knowledge required to...
Level 5 Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services
The Growth Company
20 months
Manchester
Level 5 Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services - 18-20 Months. The Level 5...
ATHE Level 5 Acc Diploma in Management for Health & Social Care
Oxford Learning College
2 years
3,000 GBP
Distance
ATHE Level 5 Accredited Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care   Course aims This qualification is designed for...
MIHMEP: International Health Care Management, Economics & Policy
SDA Bocconi School of Management
12 months
19,000 EUR
Milan
...
End of Life Care Level 2 - Free Online Course
vision2learn
15 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This free online certification helps students develop their knowledge and understanding of how to appropriately and sensitively care for those...
NCFE CACHE Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England)
Gate Way Success
12 months
870 GBP
Multiple (2)
This level 4 diploma from Gate Way Success will enable participants to pursue senior roles with the adult care sector....
Dementia Care Level 2 - Free Online Course
vision2learn
         
(1)
16 weeks
0 GBP
Distance
This online certification programme provides the key principles and appropriate methods for supporting and caring for those with dementia. Participants...
Understanding Mental Health Care Certificate Level 3 QCF
NCC Home Learning
         
(2)
200 hours
384 GBP
Distance
This course is suitable for anyone wanting to find out more about mental health and how people with mental health...
CACHE Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health Social Care or Children and Young Peoples Settings
Open Study College
349 GBP
Distance
Unit 1: Understanding employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings (R/602/2954, Unit Level...
Social Care Studies
Open Study College
969 GBP
Distance
  Unit 1: Health and Social Care The Care Quality Commission Nursing and Midwifery Council Care settings Hospitals Care homes...
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Health and Social Care Courses and Training

In the healthcare and social care industries, training courses and programmes are invaluable. Courses in healthcare and social care help professionals stay informed with the latest developments and best practices in caring for others.

What is Health and Social Care?

Health and social care is an important service sector, so much so that new government initiatives are giving it a higher profile now than ever before. The focus of health and social care training courses is on giving service-users more independence, choice and control. This has resulted in a greater demand for well-trained and multi-skilled people across the industry.

Healthcare Training Courses

Within healthcare, the opportunities are wide-ranging, and there are a large number of qualifications, degrees and health and social care courses available. Courses in healthcare often cover today’s most important issues and are expertly designed to inspire and challenge participants. Some health and social care courses offer a broad-based background exploring principles and approaches to caring across the sector. Others offer specific policies and practices or focus on a particular aspect of provision, such as caring for those with mental health problems, palliative care or examining the role of complementary and alternative medicine. 

Health care courses usually draw on the latest research and the experience of practising professionals, to provide you with valuable insight and real-world skills and knowledge. Generally health care course providers deliver short courses and specific continuing training to complement existing health care qualifications, refresh certain care aspects, share new health care research and to bring like-minded health care professionals together in discussion. In comparison, universities and colleges provide the longer initial education required for the medical industry, training people training to be nurses, doctors or dentists, etc.

Healthcare courses can be very specific. They can include increasing your ability to treat and help prevent of illnesses and diseases, to help manage ill, disabled or elderly people or to understand the challenged facing people diagnosed with certain problems such as psychological issues.

Social Care Courses

Social work and human history have always gone together. While social work has always been part of human societies, during the 1800s it began to be a more defined pursuit and even a profession. Societal problems caused by the Industrial Revolution and increased interest in the application of scientific theory to various aspects of study helped increase the number of educational institutions offer social work programmes.

Social care training courses help carers and social workers gain the skills necessary for them to provide high quality levels of care and assistance to those members of the community that need it. Training is often specific to the nature of the work that social carers are involved in, and can be skill-based covering many areas of social care. Health and social care courses are amongst some of the most affordable training courses and free professional training courses available in the UK.