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Health And Social Care

Pathway to working in the care sector

These courses will help you gain an understanding of safeguarding, awareness and health and safety in health and social care.

Introduction to Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

Learners will be familiarised with the reporting procedures around the safeguarding of vulnerable adults. It will include definitions of Safeguarding, Safeguarding principles, how to recognise abuse, how to seek help and information sharing. This course is 3 hours.

Awareness courses

  • Deaf Awareness
  • Visual Impairment Awareness
  • Dementia Awareness

These half-day courses will look at the knowledge and skills required to support people with various health conditions and challenges. It is an opportunity to grow your background knowledge.

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

Intended for people who want to work directly with patients/clients in a health and social care setting e.g hospitals, care homes and day care centres. It develops their awareness of health and safety issues and covers the importance of good personal hygiene, risk assessments and what to do in response to accidents and incidents at work. This course is a full day.