Our Professional Skills Qualifications are designed to introduce you to the Health and Social Care sector

Providing the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to help you thrive in your chosen specialism, as well as supporting your overall Health and Wellbeing.

From  expert tutors and state of the art facilities, our programmes are designed to enrich your learning experience and give you an advantage in your chosen career.

For more Health and Social Care Adult courses, visit: www.lal.ac.uk/health-and-social-care/

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Health and Social Care

Level 1 An Introduction to Special Educational Needs (SEN)


The purpose of this qualification is to educate individuals in spotting signs of self-harm and suicide and helping to prevent further harm by encouraging individuals to seek help. The qualification is designed to apply to a range of circumstances, including upskilling individuals with a safeguarding responsibilities in a range of workplace and community settings. The qualification is also design...
Waterside Centre Accrington
09/09/2024
12 weeks
£TBC
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Level 1 An Introduction to Working in Counselling


This programme is for learners who want to develop the skills needed to recognise and prevent radicalisation and extremism. Learners will learn about the principles of safeguarding and about the importance of the prevent duty and British values in society. Understanding safeguarding and prevention at level 2 can benefit the wider safeguarding practices within the workplace. These may be learners...
Waterside Centre Accrington
09/09/2024
12 weeks
£TBC
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Waterside Centre Accrington
16/09/2024
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£99.00
15 Places Remaining
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Level 1 An Introduction to Working in Health and Social Care


This qualification aims to develop learner’s knowledge and skills in the area of children and young people’s mental health. Learners will develop their understanding of the factors that can affect mental health and a range of conditions experienced by children and young people. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications or emplo...
Waterside Centre Accrington
09/09/2024
41 weeks
£TBC
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Level 1 An Introduction to Working in Mental Health


The purpose of this programme is to give learners the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing the learner’s knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace. This qualification is suitable for learners who wish to raise awareness of me...
Waterside Centre Accrington
09/09/2024
41 weeks
£TBC
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent


Lancashire Adult Learning
02/09/2024
1 Year
£TBC
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Level 2 Counselling Pathway (daytime and evening classes available)


Lancashire Adult Learning
09/09/2024
18:00 to 21:00
20 weeks
£TBC
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Lancashire Adult Learning
13/09/2024
09:30 to 15:30
13 weeks
£TBC
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Level 2 Essential Study Skills in Health and Social Science Professions (Pre-Access)


Lancashire Adult Learning
02/09/2024
1 Year
£TBC
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Level 2 Healthcare Pathway - Common Health Conditions


Waterside Centre Accrington
18/09/2024
09:30 to 12:30
18 weeks
£TBC
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Level 2 Mental Health Pathway (CYP) - Children and Young People's Mental Health


Waterside Centre Accrington
19/09/2024
09:30 to 12:30
18 weeks
£TBC
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Level 2 Mental Health Pathway - Mental Health Awareness


Waterside Centre Accrington
19/09/2024
09:30 to 12:30
20 weeks
£TBC
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Level 2 SEN Pathway - Certificate in Understanding Autism


Waterside Centre Accrington
17/09/2024
13:00 to 16:00
18 weeks
£TBC
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Level 2 Social Care Pathway - Healthcare Professions


Lancashire Adult Learning
02/09/2024
1 Year
£TBC
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Level 2 Substance Misuse Pathway


Waterside Centre Accrington
16/09/2024
13:00 to 16:00
18 weeks
£TBC
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health


This course is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing If you’re aged 19 or over, you could access a level 3 qualification for free. This is part of the support available from the government to help you gain the skills you need to get the job you want - whatever your stage of life. A level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technica...
Accrington & Rossendale College
09/09/2024
09:00 to 12:00
30 weeks
£TBC
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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health (EQUAL)


This online programme is designed to increase learners knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental well-being. Successful completion of the required units will allow the learner to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health. This flexible online course allows you to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing to support indivi...
Online
02/09/2024
1 Year
£TBC
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Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills (daytime and evening classes available)


Accrington & Rossendale College
17/09/2024
13:00 to 16:00
37 weeks
£2225.00
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Accrington & Rossendale College
18/09/2024
18:00 to 21:00
37 weeks
£2225.00
20+ Places Remaining
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Online Introduction to Deaf Awareness and BSL


In this online stand-alone session, you will be introduced to deaf awareness and British Sign Language (BSL). You will look at day to day life and the barriers the deaf community have in communicating with the hearing world. This session will give you an insight of the dos and don’ts and tips to support those with a loss of hearing, whether with individuals who were born deaf or whose who have h...
Online
03/07/2024
16:00 to 17:30
1 weeks
FREE to Lancashire Residents
20+ Places Remaining
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