Key course information
Health and Social Care
Apply for this course
If you’re looking for a position in the healthcare sector and need to improve your awareness of common health conditions, this course is for you. It is designed to prepare you for work or further training, or simply to increase your personal awareness of conditions such as strokes and arthritis.By choosing this online, distance-learning course, you can suit your learning to your lifestyle and make your qualification work for you. During the course you’ll cover one mandatory unit and five optional units chosen by the College, giving you an essential grounding needed to take your professional life a step further.
What will I learn?
You’ll learn how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions. You’ll be given an introduction to sensory loss, and increase your awareness of strokes, arthritis, dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
- Learners should be over the age of 19 at the start of the academic year.
- Learners need to have been a resident in the UK or EEA/EU for at least three years prior to enrolment.
- Learners cannot be enrolled if they are currently funded for another course.
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
- This is a distance learning course. This means learners do not have to attend college for lessons or sessions with a tutor.
- You are given a personal log in to e-assessor, where you will submit your work for each unit.
- The allotted time for each learner to complete this course is 4 months.
Additional Costs and Information
- All learners must complete an induction session prior to being enrolled onto the course.
- This course is free however, we do have a £115 withdrawal charge if learners do not complete.
- Learners can only complete 1 NCFE course at a time.
What Could I Do Next?
On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses
- NCFE Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England. - NCFE Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.