Health, Medical and Care

You can find descriptions of our Health, Medical & Care Short Courses below. If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please email Shane Carter.

 

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

This nationally accredited qualification provides an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur. It covers how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and aims to develop an understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care. The qualification also covers the importance of ongoing care and the correct treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels. 

Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson’s disease, there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year (more than one every five minutes), and one in six of the UK population have some form of hearing loss. These health conditions, along with others such as arthritis and dementia, affect a substantial proportion of the population. A good understanding of common health conditions is essential in any care environment.

Level 2 Award in supporting individuals with Learning Disabilities

This qualification provides an understanding of the principles that ensure an individual with learning disabilities is provided with high-quality, person-centred care.

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs

The qualification provides learners with an appreciation and understanding of a number of different mental health issues that are increasingly prevalent in today’s society.

Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia

This qualification provides an appreciation and understanding of the different forms of dementia that may be encountered and how to support through person-centred care.

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safe handling of Medication

This qualification covers a wide range of topics including understanding medication and prescriptions, how to supply, store and dispose of medication and understanding the requirements for safe administration of medication.

Level 2 Award in Awareness of Stroke Care

The Stroke Awareness Course aims to build understanding of what it means for someone to have a stroke. The course covers signs and symptoms and appropriate assessment and treatment.

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Health and Social Care

This course has been developed for anyone who has responsibility for handling food as part of their work role in a Health or Social Care setting.

Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection

This qualification covers a wide range of topics including the principles of infection prevention and control, the causes and spread of infection and the importance of correct cleaning procedures, decontamination and waste management.

Level 3 Certificate in Working in End of Life Care

The Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care course is aimed at those who are looking for or just starting out in the healthcare sector. It is also relevant to any health or social care worker who wishes to improve their understanding of end of life care.

Level 4 Award in Principles of Personalisation in Health and Social Care

This Course is to extend knowledge and understanding of personalisation (person centred care).

 

If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please email Shane Carter.