We offer short qualifications in a range of subjects. These are at Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 and are accredited with NCFE/Cache. These short courses are a great starting point for motivated and enthusiastic people who want to improve their knowledge and understanding, go on to further study or are looking for a change of career.
The courses will be of interest to employers wishing to increase business performance, improve quality and build a skilled, committed and knowledgeable workforce.
The Workforce Development Fund (WDF) supports employers to up-skill their staff.
We can offer short qualifications as stand alone or as part of a larger qualification in a range of subjects. These can be at Level 1 or Level 2, and accredited with NCFE/CACHE. These small qualifications are designed for people wanting to gain new skills looking for a career in the health and social care sector or for employers wishing to upskill their staff with specialist knowledge.
Funding via the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) is available. Please see our News section on how to access this funding.
Our principal purpose is to engage adults and provide the skills and learning they need to equip them for work, an apprenticeship or further learning. These courses are a great starting point for training for eager, motivated and enthusiastic staff in order to improve both themselves and the performance of the business and build a skilled, committed and knowledgeable workforce.
Benefits of completing knowledge only short courses
Learn at your own pace
Develop your awareness and knowledge of a specific subject
Achieve a qualification recognised throughout Adult care
Gain a qualification that demonstrates specialist knowledge
Improve your opportunities for employment
Empower staff to feel valued and continue their professional development
An improved qualified workforce
Level 1 and Level 2 Business Administration
Level 1 and Level 2 Customer Services
Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness
Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care
Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Level 2 Certificate in the Prevention and Control of Infection
Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and safeguarding in Health and Social Care
Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines
Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service for Health and Social Care
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Functional Skills in maths and English at Level 1 and Level 2
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care
Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Level 3 Award in Education and Training
Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement