Health & Social Care

Health & Social Care


Take steps towards a rewarding career, with the Health & Social Care course. In this introductory course, you will learn how to provide care for children and young people, vulnerable adults and the elderly.

Throughout this course, you will learn about the responsibilities and skills required to work in health and social care, develop your understanding of social care activities, and explore key legislation such as the Data Protection Act.  The course covers fundamental topics including child abuse, sexual abuse and neglect, the disclosure of personal information, and different methods of communication.

On completion, you will have an excellent understanding of health and social care procedures and best practice, career opportunities in this field, and how to adopt a person-centred approach when providing care in a professional setting.

Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Health & Social Care doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

Highlights of The Health & Social Care :

  • Kickstart your career with a recognised qualification in Health & Social care
  • Gain a solid understanding of the social care assessment framework
  • Familiarise with the key legislation in the Data Protection Act, 1998
  • Develop your listening, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understand how to deal with cases of child abuse and neglect
  • Learn about the care needs of elderly people and those most at risk of decline
  • Get step-by-step guidance on activity planning and implementation
  • Understand the rules regarding sharing and disclosing personal information

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Text lessons
  • Online study materials

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

Who is This course for?

This introductory training course is ideal for aspiring professionals who wish to work in a health and social care role. This course is also suitable for existing health and social care professionals who are new to this sector. There are no specific entry requirements for enrolment, and you may choose to study the course full-time or part-time.


The Health & Social Care course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16. 

Career Path

This Health & Social Care will help you gain all the necessary theoretical knowledge to excel in the relevant field. Enrol on our course now and get started on the journey of taking your career to the next level.

Course Curriculum

Health & Social Care
Module 01: Introduction to Health and Social Care 00:15:00
Module 02: Communication in Health and Social Care 00:35:00
Module 03: Alternative Ways of Communicating 00:15:00
Module 04: Building Decision-Making and Mental Capacity 00:25:00
Module 05: Child Abuse and Neglect 00:10:00
Module 06: Older People: Independence and Mental Wellbeing 00:20:00
Module 07: Supporting adult carers 00:20:00
Module 08: Child Maltreatment 00:25:00
Module 09: Attachment in Children and Young People Who are Adopted from Care 00:25:00
Module 10: Looked-After Children and Young People 00:20:00
Module 11: Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people 00:15:00
Module 12: Community Engagement: Improving Health and Wellbeing and Reducing Health Inequalities 00:10:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Health & Social Care 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Health & Social Care 00:20:00

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