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Health & Social Care

We recognise the need to offer a portfolio of qualifications that embraces the sector and supports it
in maintaining a skilled workforce.


Our Health and Social Care qualifications provide learners with the knowledge and skills they need to work with some of society’s most vulnerable people, including the elderly, children, and adults with learning difficulties.

NCFE Cache level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems.
This qualification is designed for anyone looking to develop their understanding of mental health
and the problems that can cause mental ill health.

There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification, although learners may
find it useful to have previously achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health, social care or mental-
health related area.

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems, learners are required
to successfully complete 13 mandatory units.


Course Duration: 6 weeks

Level 2 Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

This qualification aims to help learners develop:

  • A general understanding of different types of medication and their use

  • Knowledge of the procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication

  • An understanding of legislation and the audit process related to medication and issues of responsibility and accountability

  • An understanding of the record-keeping process for medication.


This is a knowledge-based qualification; achievement will not allow learners to be considered occupationally competent in the administration of medication.

Course Duration: 2 Weeks

Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work or anyone working towards a career in adult health and social care in a supervised job role. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.

The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.

Course Duration 2-4 weeks

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Our aim is to have the right learner, on the right programme,

at the right time.

Placing the learners at the heart of
their learning programme.