Health Short Courses

City College has developed a range of online short courses intended for health and social care professionals. These courses, which were intended to be delivered at the College, had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but the College is now able to offer these through distance learning.

Skills for Professions in Health and Social Care

Do you want to work in health care? This is an exciting new health training course, heavily influenced by strong partnerships between the College, the Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Livewell Southwest. The course is specifically designed to provide you with the knowledge and understanding required to work in health and social care or progress to further study. Throughout the year, you will cover units specific to the care sector with an emphasis on elderly care, together with opportunities to enhance your transferable employability skills. Click here for more information

Awareness of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Would you like to improve your understanding of mental health with an NCFE qualification at City College Plymouth? Whether you are considering this course from a personal or professional perspective, the Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness covers anxiety, stress, phobias and mental health legislation. It is a four week course, studied two days per week. This is a recognised level 2 qualification accredited by NCFE. Click here for more information.

Emotional Resilience

The OCNLR Level 2 Award in Emotional Resilience has been developed to provide you with training you need to support your current job role. It has also been created to support you in your development for further learning or employment. Click here for more information.

Dementia Awareness level 1

This Level 1 Award in Dementia Awareness will provide you with knowledge about the most common types of dementia, the signs and symptoms of dementia and good practice in caring for those suffering with dementia. The course is aimed those who would like to know more about the topic for themselves or others in a personal, professional or voluntary capacity. Click here for more information.

Dementia Awareness level 2

This Level 2 Award in Dementia Awareness will provide you with knowledge about the most common types of dementia, the signs and symptoms of dementia and good practice in caring for those suffering with dementia. The course is aimed those who would like to know more about the topic for themselves or others in a personal, professional or voluntary capacity. Click here for more information.

Work in Adult Social Care

If you are interested in working in adult social care, then this qualification could be for you! This qualification provides a comprehensive introduction so you can explore the nature of adult care work and learn ways to develop a career in this rewarding sector. Click here for more information.

Safeguarding Young People from Harm, Abuse and Exploitation

This qualification is for you if you wish to develop your understanding of safeguarding young people from harm, abuse and exploitation. The course will support you to develop the knowledge and understanding of the ways in which young people may be vulnerable to harm, abuse or exploitation in the workplace and/or a learning environment.

This qualification will help you to understand the personal responsibilities required to keep young people safe, the role and responsibilities of different agencies, the legal context of safeguarding and the national guidelines for recognising and reporting situations where young people may be at risk of harm, abuse and exploitation. This qualification will also support wider government initiatives and inspection frameworks. Click here for more information.