Health, Social Care and Counselling

Subject Overview

Here at Darlington College, we offer the helping hand you need to start your career within the health sector whether this is nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or paramedics.

Our Health and Social Care courses guarantee you a wealth of knowledge as during your studies you’ll also be able to gain additional qualifications such as Dementia Awareness and Manual Handling which will enhance your skill set.

We offer a range of courses from level 1 up to level 3 for both employment and progression to university. All courses have work placement as an essential element of the courses giving you the opportunity to gain practical skills in real work environments. Placements provide opportunities to experience working in nursing homes, day centres for adults with learning difficulties and adult mental health which, could open the door to full-time employment at the end of your course.

We have a team of vocational experienced tutors who are highly skilled in their field of work and will be able to guide you to success.

Course NameCourse Type / DurationAwarding BodyActions
Apprenticeship Adult Care Worker (Standard) Level 2 ApprenticeshipRead More
Apprenticeship Senior Healthcare Support Worker (Standard) Level 3 ApprenticeshipRead More
City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare SupportFull TimeCity & GuildsRead More
CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Level 2Part Time FundedCOUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPYRead More
CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Level 3Part Time FundedCOUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPYRead More
CPCAB L2 CERT COUNSELLING SKILLS (DAY)Part Time FundedRead More
CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF)Part Time FundedCOUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPYRead More
Diploma in Care Level 2 Full TimeCACHERead More
Diploma in Healthcare Support Level 3 PTPart Time FundedCity & GuildsRead More
FdA Counselling UniversityTeesside UniversiityRead More
Level 1 Diploma Health and Social CareFull TimeCACHERead More
NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social CareFull TimeCACHERead More
NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social CareFull TimeCACHERead More
NOCN Pre Access (Certificate Progression further studies Health Sciences) Level 2Part Time FundedNOCNRead More
One Awards Access to HE Diploma (Health) FT Level 3Full TimeONE AWARDSRead More
One Awards Access to HE Diploma (Health) PT Level 3Part Time FundedONE AWARDSRead More
One Awards Access to HE Diploma (Humanities & Social Science) Level 3Full TimeONE AWARDSRead More

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