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Health & Social Care

Health & Social Care

Our Health & Social Care courses give students a recognised qualification accredited by NCFE.

Students benefit from:

  • Achieving a nationally recognised qualification
  • Furthering your personal and professional development
  • No need to formally attend a college, meaning that you can learn in your own time, at a pace that suits you
  • Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors
Accredited Courses
Level 2 Certificate in Care and Management of Diabetes
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: Free
Level: Level 2
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

Please note, this course is currently only available to learners in England outside Greater London, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West of England, West Midlands, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and West Yorkshire.

This qualification aims to:Provide an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occurDevelop awareness of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changesDevelop an understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial careDevelop an understanding of ongoing care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels

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Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: Free
Level: Level 2
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

Please note, this course is currently only available to learners in England outside Greater London, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West of England, West Midlands, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and West Yorkshire.

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop knowledge and understanding of how to improve their own personal exercise, health and nutrition. The objectives of this qualification are to help learners gain an understanding of:The impact of diet, nutrition and exercise on their personal healthSafe and appropriate exerciseThe importance of personal motivation and setting goals and targets

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Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: Free
Level: Level 2
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

Please note, this course is currently only available to learners in England outside Greater London, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West of England, West Midlands, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and West Yorkshire.

This qualification aims to assist learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of caring for those with dementia.

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Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: Free
Level: Level 2
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

Please note, this course is currently only available to learners in England outside Greater London, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West of England, West Midlands, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and West Yorkshire.

This qualification aims to develop the learners' knowledge and understanding of :How to work in end-of-life careThe support needed to manage pain and discomfortHow dementia impacts on end of life care, the role of the care worker in time of deathThe loss and grief process

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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: Free
Level: Level 2
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

Please note, this course is currently only available to learners in England outside Greater London, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West of England, West Midlands, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and West Yorkshire.

This qualification is designed to increase learners awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges, and its effects.

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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: Free
Level: Level 2
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

Please note, this course is currently only available to learners in England outside Greater London, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West of England, West Midlands, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and West Yorkshire.

This qualification aims to:Increase understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining healthIncrease confidence in planning and achieving a healthy dietProvide an understanding of how an individual's dietary requirements change throughout their lifeProvide an understanding of food labelling and the ability to use information from food labelsProvide information on eating disordersIncrease understanding of the role of a healthy diet for weight managementIncrease understanding of the principles of food safety in a home environment

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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: Free
Level: Level 2
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

Please note, this course is currently only available to learners in England outside Greater London, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West of England, West Midlands, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and West Yorkshire.

The purpose of this qualification is to increase the learners knowledge and awareness of:The Prevent Duty and safeguarding, including online safetyBy completing the qualification, learners will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where they have a duty of care.

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Level 2 Understanding Domestic Abuse
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: Free
Level: Level 2
Level: Level 2
Concessions: Yes

Please note, this course is currently only available to learners in England outside Greater London, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West of England, West Midlands, North of Tyne, Sheffield City Region, and West Yorkshire.

This qualification is designed to increase learners awareness and understanding of domestic abuse and its impact. The need for education and training across sectors to enable identification of abuse allocation of support and referral is a recurring theme within regional domestic abuse strategies. Awareness of domestic abuse and its impact is important for those working in a wide range of sectors such as healthcare social care childcare education and housing .

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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: £811
Level: Level 3
Level: Level 3
Concessions: Yes

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of diabetes. By completing the qualification, learners will develop in-depth knowledge of, diabetes which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications, and into relevant employment, in the Health and Social care sector. The objectives of this qualification are to gain knowledge and understanding of diabetes, including:• the types, causes, signs and symptoms of diabetes• anatomy and physiology• the impact of diabetes on individuals, others and society• the treatment and management of diabetes

Please note, this course can only be funded for Greater London residents who earn less than the London Living Wage or otherwise do not already have a Level 3 qualification, alongside the standard residency requirements.

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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care
ONLINE COURSE
Venue: Distance Learning
Full Fee: £811
Level: Level 3
Level: Level 3
Concessions: Yes

This qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects. The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to understand:• types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis• person-centred approaches in dementia care• the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support• the use of medication to support individuals with dementia.

Please note, this course can only be funded for Greater London residents who earn less than the London Living Wage or otherwise do not already have a Level 3 qualification, alongside the standard residency requirements.

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Why study at WAES?
  • Highly qualified and professionally experienced tutors
  • Accessible Central London centres with bespoke facilities and great transport connections
  • A wide range of in-person, online, distance learning and community-based courses
  • Unique work experience opportunities through partnerships
  • Guest speakers offer introductions to career pathways in a variety of sectors
  • Excellent progression to employment, apprenticeships or further learning including university
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