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Nutrition and Health Level 2

Online FREE course to help you improve your understanding of health and wellbeing

vision2learn
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  • 15 weeks · Self-paced
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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 skillset. Learn about how diet affects a person’s health, focusing on the five major food groups Gain a practical insight into effe read more

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  • 9 weeks · Self-paced
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Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Online course with study materials and tutor support. Certificates are issued upon successful completion.

Learning Curve Group
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  • 9 weeks · Self-paced
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As the need for adult social care continues to rise, it's important that care workers have up-to-date support and guidance that allows them to provide the best care possible for the people they work with. If you'd like to work in adult social care, this fully online course wi read more

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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
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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This course prepares you for any role within adult social care, in order to ensure the needs of vulnerable people continue to be met.

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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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Level 2 Certificate in Dignity & Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

Complete online for FREE when it suits you, with study materials and tutor support. Benefit the people you care for

Learning Curve Group
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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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If you work in health and social care, you need to understand the fundamentals of safeguarding in order to protect the health, well-being and human rights of the people you care for. Our level 2 certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social read more

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Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings

Online course with study materials and tutor support. Certificates are issued upon successful completion.

Learning Curve Group
Free
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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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The best healthcare providers thrive by creating positive working relationships with patients, families and residents. This fully online level 2 Certificate in Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings is designed to help you develop these positive working relation read more

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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding in Adult Health & Social Care

Gain a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding in health and social care

The Skills Network
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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This qualification will provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding, and is valuable to those working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector.

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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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Caring for Vulnerable Children

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

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Level 2 Certificate in Caring for the Elderly

Develop your knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly

The Skills Network
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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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.

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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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Understanding Autism

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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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Understand more about autism, including diagnosis, the autistic spectrum and life with autism, with this online course.

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End of Life Care Level 2

Online FREE course helping to provide holistic approach to end of life care

vision2learn
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  • 15 weeks · Self-paced
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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

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Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

Online course with study materials and tutor support. Certificates are issued upon successful completion.

Learning Curve Group
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  • 3 weeks · Self-paced
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Around 450 million people currently experience mental health problems. Recent reports suggest that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental he read more

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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

Online course with study materials and tutor support. Certificates are issued upon successful completion.

Learning Curve Group
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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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Around 1 in 10 children and young people are affected by mental health problems, so it’s important that people working with them have a good understanding of mental health. If you want to learn about mental health issues to support children and young people that you work with read more

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Level 2 Certificate in Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care

Online course with study materials and tutor support. Certificates are issued upon successful completion.

Learning Curve Group
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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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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

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  • 12 weeks · Self-paced
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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
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  • 12 weeks · Self-paced
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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

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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

Increase your knowledge of children and young people's mental health

The Skills Network
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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This qualification aims to equip you with a more detailed understanding of mental health conditions that affect children and young people, the legislation and guidance surrounding mental health, risk factors that may affect mental well-being and the impact that mental health co read more

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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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Level 2 Understanding Tenant Support in Social Housing

Online course with study materials and tutor support. Certificates are issued upon successful completion.

Learning Curve Group
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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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Over 4 million people in the UK live in social housing. It’s important that anyone working in this sector is equipped with the key skills to make a real difference to the lives of tenants and the communities they live in. This fully online course in Understanding Tenant Suppor read more

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  • 11 weeks · Self-paced
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Dignity and Safeguarding Level 2

Online FREE course to learn how to better serve the needs of vulnerable adults

vision2learn
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  • 11 weeks · Self-paced
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Develop your knowledge and boost professional development with this introduction to safeguarding in adult health and social care. Understand the national and local contexts of safeguarding Gain relevant insight by applying the principles of duty of care to everyday situatio read more

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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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Level 2 Certificate in Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Improve your understanding and awareness of suicide and self-harm

The Skills Network
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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This qualification will help you recognise the signs of self-harm and suicidal thoughts, as well as how to approach an individual you believe is experiencing this. You will look at managing and minimising self-harm risk, and finally, how to support individuals dealing with grie read more

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Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Online course with study materials and tutor support. Certificates are issued upon successful completion.

Learning Curve Group
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  • 6 weeks · Self-paced
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Around 450 million people worldwide suffer from a mental health problem. You can help tackle this challenge by increasing your knowledge with our level 2 certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems. This fully online course will help you gain new knowledge and skills f read more

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  • 7 weeks · Self-paced
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Awareness of Mental Health Problems - Level 2

A free, nationally-accredited online qualification for people claiming benefits.

Strive Training
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  • 7 weeks · Self-paced
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Develop mental health awareness. An understanding of mental health problems is an increasingly in-demand asset. Reassure your potential or current employer with your knowledge of common mental health problems and available interventions. Join 40,000 learners who have upskill read more

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Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

Improve the quality of end of life care that is provided to individuals

The Skills Network
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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This qualification aims to help you identify, develop and formally recognise your knowledge and skills surrounding the care of patients, friends and families during this sensitive and emotionally demanding time of life, and is ideal if you are already working in, or intending t read more

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Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

Gain an introductory level of knowledge and understanding in relation to mental health issues

The Skills Network
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  • 2 weeks · Self-paced
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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.

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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication

Develop your knowledge and understanding of safe handling of medication

The Skills Network
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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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

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Level 2 Allergy Awareness for those Working in Adult Social Care

Develop your knowledge and understanding of allergy awareness

The Skills Network
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of allergy awareness. It is designed for those who wish to understand allergies, the causes of allergies and what to do in case of an allergic reaction.

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Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Raise your awareness of mental health with this distance learning course

The Skills Network
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  • 4 weeks · Self-paced
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This qualification aims to raise your awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems. You will gain an understanding of prevalent mental health problems and how you can then work with or interact with individuals with them.

FAQs

What Social care courses are available on reed.co.uk?

reed.co.uk offers a large variety of Social care courses which you can choose from based on your learning needs and goals. The Social care courses on offer vary in time duration and study method, with many offering tutor support. Depending on your learning outcomes, reed.co.uk also has Social care courses which offer CPD points/hours or qualifications.

What other courses are available on reed.co.uk?

If you're looking for Social care courses, you might also be interested in Health & care, Child protection and Health & Social Care. 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.

How do I study Social care courses on reed.co.uk?

There are several ways in which you can study Social care on reed.co.uk. The most common ways are by enrolling on to an online Social care course where the content will be accessed online or by enrolling on to a classroom Social care course where the course will be taught in an in-person classroom format, at a given location. reed.co.uk also offers distance learning courses and in-company Social care courses if these are the preferred methods of study you are looking for.

What free Social care courses are available on reed.co.uk?

reed.co.uk has free Social care courses available for students. These free courses are a great way to explore a subject you’re interested in without a financial commitment, and will enable you to further understand how you would like to study.

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