We have a range of FREE* Level 2 courses in Health, Care and Childcare on topics like mental health, dementia, nutrition or infection control.
These courses are free if you live anywhere in England excluding any of the Mayoral Combined Authorities. Submit an enquiry below with your postcode and our Distance Learning team will confirm whether you are eligible for these free courses.
These Distance Learning courses will help you upskill, whether you already work in one of these sectors or want to retrain for a career move, and can fit around work and other responsibilities.
They are generally delivered over 8-12 weeks and include learning materials and a knowledgeable assessor who will provide advice and guidance on course content as well as helpful feedback on coursework.
Submit an Enquiry
Complete this form and one of our tutors will get in touch with you to confirm that you are eligible to take your chosen course for free, and offer further advice and assistance on questions you may have about careers or progression.
Which course are you interested in? Select Level 2 Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2 Care and Management of Diabetes Level 2 Common Health Conditions Level 2 Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace Level 2 Principles of Dementia Care Level 2 Principles of End of Life Care Level 2 Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in the Health Care Setting Level 2 Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences Level 2 Understanding Autism Level 2 Understanding Behaviour That Challenges Level 2 Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health Level 2 Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care Level 2 Understanding Domestic Abuse Level 2 Understanding Mental Health in the Early Years Level 2 Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2 Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2 Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Understanding Working With People With Mental Health Needs Level 2 Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care Name* E-mail* Telephone* Postcode* How did you hear about us? Select... Facebook Instagram Google Word of mouth Any further comments? By ticking the box below, I confirm that I do not live in any of the following combined authority areas*: - Cambridgeshire & Peterborough - Greater Manchester - Liverpool City Region - North of Tyne - Sheffield City Region - Tees Valley - West Midlands - West of England - West Yorkshire
The following Childcare Distance Learning courses are available to start at any time:
The following Health and Care Distance Learning courses are available to start at any time:
You might also be interested in our free Level 2 Distance Learning courses in Business and Management.
Find out more about the benefits of Distance Learning.
Subject to Terms & Conditions. You must live in England but outside of:
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Liverpool City Region
West of England
North of Tyne
Sheffield City Region
Any free course offers apply to course fees and do not apply to material or exam fees (but there is funding available for learners who are in need).
View full details of WAES course fees and funding eligibility.