Are you a Health and Social Care sector employer looking to upskill your workforce?
If so, our courses can help you to address the skills shortages, maximise your skills base and improve productivity through effective professional development and training for your staff.

Halesowen Colleges wide range of employment-focused programmes range from Level 1 to Foundation Degree. They covering topics including end of life and dementia care, safe handling of medication and infection prevention and control.

We can cater for individuals or groups of staff, tailoring your training package to meet your needs.

Are you an individual looking to upskill?
If so, please contact our Student HUB Team via the College’s live chat facility on the website, alternatively, you can phone 0121 602 7777.

Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

This qualification develops a basic knowledge of the adult social care sector. It covers the type of job roles and services within it, the role of communication and the importance of valuing the individuals being cared for. This is suitable for anyone who is thinking about a career in adult health and social care.

Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care, and the
Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care (Includes UCAS Points)

These qualifications aim to provide learners with knowledge and understanding across a range of key subject areas in health and social care. It may support progression into a range of job roles in the health and social care sector, including:

– care support workers in adult residential settings
– healthcare assistants in community, primary care and acute health environments
– care support workers in domiciliary services, supported living or day services
– community-based support workers.

Access to Higher Education Diploma: (Health Professionals/ Social Work/ Nursing/Midwifery)

If you want to pursue a higher education qualification in nursing, mental health nursing, midwifery, children’s nursing, physiotherapy, paramedic science, as an operating department practitioner or in another health-related subject but lack the necessary qualifications our Access to Higher Education Diploma will give you the skills you need to go on to your dream career.

We offer the following pathways: Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Health Professionals.

Distance Learning Courses

We offer a wide range of distance learning courses including: Level 2 Certificates in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, Principles of Dementia Care, Principles of End of Life Care, Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings, Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes, Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care.

For more information about working in partnership with the College to set up a SWAP for your company, please speak to the College’s Commercial Director, Alex Gettings:

Email: agettings@halesowen.ac.uk
Telephone: 0121 602 7777

Our accreditation and awards

AWARDS