Health and Social Care Level 2 and 3 Diploma
These qualifications are designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge needed to care for others in a broad range of health or social care settings.
A Diploma in Health and Social Care is flexible to suit all fields of health and social care. Learners can select a pathway that suits their role - for example, working with people with a learning disability, people with dementia or children and young people.
This is the main qualification required by the Quality Care Commission in England and the Care Councils in Wales and Northern Ireland
Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
This course will allow successful attendees to be first aiders within smaller workplaces, that present few health and safety risks.
The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) training is a one-day course that covers a range of CPR and First Aid skills. The training enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.
Who should attend the Emergency First Aid at Work course?
Anyone requiring a First Aid Certificate under Health and Safety regulations in the work place where the level of risk is low.
People responsible for First Aid cover for Businesses of up to 50 employees Larger or complex risk businesses looking to increase support for qualified FAW staff Anyone requiring a regulated First Aid training qualification Sports Professionals and Personal Trainers Charities & Local Authorities Children & Youth organisations Builders & Construction Beauty, Retail & Hospitality Home Carers, Care Homes & Foster Carers needing a regulated qualification Heath professionals What will you learn? Basic lifesaving first aid and work place Health and Safety regulations Assessment and Certification Continuous assessment is carried out throughout the Emergency First Aid at Work course. This is a certificated course under Health & Safety regulations and the Emergency First Aid At Work certificate lasts for three years.
Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)
This course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals including teachers and playgroup leaders, looking after young children.
This Paediatric First Aid course meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and the requirements for Nannies under the Approved Carers Scheme.
The paediatric first aid course is recognised by Ofsted for Early Years (EYFS) and meets Childcare Registration requirements, therefore can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an diploma in Childcare and Education.
Who should attend the Paediatric First Aid Course?
Intended for people working with younger children, those up to eight years old, or working towards a diploma in Childcare and Education.
What will you learn?
Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
Be able to assess an emergency safely.
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who:
is unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation
is unresponsive and not breathing normally
has a foreign body airway obstruction?
has external bleeding
received injuries to bones, joints and muscles.
Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness:
sickle cell crisis
Confidence in administering first aid to an infant and a child:
who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
that has sustained an electric shock
with burns or scalds
that has been poisoned
who has been bitten or stung
with minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
with head and spinal injuries
suffering from shock.
Gain an understanding in how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies
Assessment and Certification.
Trainer assessment and a question tick box exam.
This course is certificated for three years.
Level 5 Diploma
in Leadership for Health and
Social Care and Children and
Young People’s Services
This Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and
Children and Young People’s Services (England) is for learners who work in, or who
want to work in the Adult Social Care sector in England.
It gives learners the opportunity to:
develop and demonstrate competence in leadership roles within either a Social
Care or children and young people’s services setting, such as:
o Managers of residential services
o Assistant managers of residential services
o Assistant managers
o Senior Care workers
o Day service managers
o Day service assistant managers
o Managers of domiciliary services
o Assistant managers of domiciliary services
o Managers of community based services.
develop technical skills and knowledge and understanding related to the specified job roles above in health and social care or children and young people’s services such as understanding safeguarding, managing health and safety risks and partnership working.
have existing skills recognised
achieve a nationally-recognised Level 5 qualification
develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.