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  • Children and Young People's Mental Health Level 2

    Online FREE course to increase your knowledge and awareness of children and young people's mental health
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    This popular course is designed to increase learners knowledge and awareness of children and young peoples mental health. Learn about children and young people’s mental health in context. Explore factors which may affect children and young people’s mental health. Develop yo read more about Children and Young People's Mental Health Level 2

    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Mental Health Care Worker

    Develop your understanding of the principles of the mental health care worker
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 12 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course will equip you with a detailed understanding of mental health and mental health issues, the principles of the mental health care worker, approaches to care and management and the duty of care in adult health and social care, and change and support in relation to men read more about Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Mental Health Care Worker

    • Distance learning
    • 12 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Caring for the Elderly

    Develop your knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly. It is designed for those who wish to understand the principles of elderly care, learn more about common health issues and legislation that relates to elderly care. All units are compulsory.

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

    Online course with study materials and tutor support. Certificates are issued upon successful completion.
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. Protecting people from infection is a really important part of providing high-quality care, especially as some life-threatening infections can spread easily within care environments read more about Level 2 Certificate in Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

    This course prepares you for any role within adult social care
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course prepares you for any role within adult social care, in order to ensure the needs of vulnerable people continue to be met.

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Learn Safe Handling of Medication
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe, or even fatal, consequences. Up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essentia read more about Level 2 Certificate in Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care

    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Dementia Care Level 2

    Online FREE course to help you learn key principles in supporting and caring for those with dementia
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 16 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    This Level 2 course provides learners with the key principles in supporting and caring for those with dementia, enabling them to actively assist individuals with the condition using appropriate methods. Learn about factors that contribute to effective dementia care Gain a p read more about Dementia Care Level 2

    • Online
    • 16 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Caring for Vulnerable Children

    FutureLearn
    Free
    Great Service
    • Online
    • 6 weeks · Self-paced

    Develop an understanding of some of the approaches involved in caring for vulnerable children, with this free online course.

    • Online
    • 6 weeks · Self-paced
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning

    Enhance your knowledge of nutrition and health in health and social care settings
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification aims to improve your understanding of your role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care and support. It will also enhance your knowledge of nutrition and health in health and social care settings, as well as how to sup read more about Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Nutrition and Health Level 2

    Online FREE course to help you improve your understanding of health and wellbeing
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    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    Are you looking to gain a better knowledge of Nutrition and Health? Do you want to upskill and have a certificate to add to your CV? Gain an understanding of the impact that food and diet has on health and gain a nutrition-related qualification as an addition to your current read more about Nutrition and Health Level 2

    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • End of Life Care Level 2

    Online FREE course helping to provide holistic approach to end of life care
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    This fundamental qualification will help you to develop your understanding and knowledge of how to sensitively and appropriately care for individuals in the final stages of life. Learn more about the delivery of optimum patient care Improve your healthcare skills to strengt read more about End of Life Care Level 2

    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Better understand Dementia Care.
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    • Online
    • 3 months · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK today, with this number expected to rise to over one million by 2025. The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individua read more about Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

    • Online
    • 3 months · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Working in the Health Sector Level 2

    Online FREE course with tutor support to gain industry-relevant skills
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    This nationally accredited FREE online Level 2 qualification provides a broad and balanced introduction to the health sector and the multitude of career paths that exist within it. Learn about best practice for a wide range of health sector roles. Improve your communication read more about Working in the Health Sector Level 2

    • Online
    • 15 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication

    Develop your knowledge and understanding of safe handling of medication
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This course covers the different types of medication and what they are used for. You will also gain an understanding of how to store and dispose of medicines in a safe way, how to administer medicines safely and how to ensure that record keeping and audits are completed correct read more about Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Diabetes Care Level 2

    Online FREE course enabling you to manage and treat diabetes
    vision2learn
    Free
    Great Service
    • Online
    • 11 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification

    This course provides a great starting point in understanding a widespread condition becoming increasingly prevalent within the UK. Gain an understanding of this widespread condition and gain a nationally accredited qualification Discover more about the biology behind diabet read more about Diabetes Care Level 2

    • Online
    • 11 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Exam included
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

    Improve your knowledge of dementia care
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification aims to provide you with the vital knowledge needed to begin tackling dementia through understanding what it is and how to support those who are affected by it. It also ensures that you will develop an essential understanding of caring for people with dementi read more about Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care

    • Distance learning
    • 4 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

    Gain an introductory level of knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health issues
    The Skills Network
    Free
    Great Service
    Highly Rated
    • Distance learning
    • 2 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support

    This qualification aims to increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health, as well as develop the skills which will enable you to progress your career.

    • Distance learning
    • 2 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Understanding end of life care.
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    • Online
    • 3 months · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    End of life care provides support for people approaching death, enabling them to live their lives as well as possible until they die. The level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care can give you the knowledge and understanding needed to care for patients approachi read more about Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

    • Online
    • 3 months · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Learn Counselling Skills
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    Highly Rated
    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    Many people find it helpful to seek counselling at some point in their lives, and a counsellor can provide support for people in all sorts of situations. If you're interested in supporting people to improve their personal well-being, this course will provide you with the corr read more about Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills

    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification
  • Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT

    FutureLearn
    Free
    Great Service
    • Online
    • 5 weeks · Self-paced
    • TOTUM card eligible

    Improve your understanding of depression and anxiety and find out more about an effective and evidence-based treatment: CBT.

    • Online
    • 5 weeks · Self-paced
    • TOTUM card eligible
  • Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

    Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Care for Children and Young people
    Learning Curve Group
    Free
    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

    We all know how important it is for children and young people to be safe and well cared for. Unfortunately, some children are at risk of abuse and exploitation. If you’re involved in caring for children and you want to help those affected by these issues, our level 2 certific read more about Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

    • Online
    • 7 weeks · Self-paced
    • Tutor support
    • Regulated qualification

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What free Health & care courses can I study?

Reed Courses advertises a large variety of Health & care courses which are delivered by a range of learning providers. The Health & care courses on offer vary in time duration and study method, with many offering tutor support. Whether you want to study for a regulated qualification, or take a Health & care course which provides CPD points/hours or qualifications, there are a number of learning options available.

What courses are similar to free Health & care courses?

If you're looking for Health & care courses, you might also be interested in Pharmacy, Paramedic Training and Medical receptionist. These courses can be taken to further enhance your understanding of the subject. By having a broader understanding of subject can help you to improve your professional or personal development.

Are all Health & care courses free?

In addition to free Health & care courses, Reed Courses also has plenty of paid for online Health & care courses, designed to meet all kinds of learning goals and to suit a range of preferred study methods.

Are any free Health & care courses online?

Reed Courses advertises a variety of free online Health & care courses. Alternatively you’ll be able to enrol on an online Health & care course of your choosing, and study entirely online. If you’d prefer an in-person learning experience, you could take a classroom Health & care course where you’ll be taught in a classroom at a given location. Reed Courses also advertises distance learning courses and in-company Health & care courses from a variety of learning providers.