Course Details

  • This course gives you the opportunity to acquire and develop generic, transferable and sector-specific skills for Health and Social Care in order to complete tasks and demonstrate a level of achievement that enables you to progress to further learning.

    The Certificate offers an introduction to the health and social care sector before then allowing you to progress onto the diploma - gives you the opportunity to develop a broader range of skills in the health and social care sector - later in the academic year.

    On the course you’ll learn about health and social care services, communication skills required for the sector, how to advise others about healthy lifestyles and much more.

  • Applicants must possess at least three GCSE’s at grade two or above.

  • Assessment for this course will take place through the completion of coursework and practical activities.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 1/2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care to further their knowledge of the sector.

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  • This course is fully funded.
    If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?

    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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