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 Name Course Type / Duration Actions
Apprenticeship Senior Healthcare Support Worker (Standard) Level 3 ApprenticeshipRead More about Apprenticeship Senior Healthcare Support Worker (Standard) Level 3
CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare SupportFull TimeRead More about CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Level 2Part Time FundedRead More about CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Level 2
CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Level 2 - February 2023Part Time FundedRead More about CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Level 2 - February 2023
CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF) - February 2023 StartPart Time FundedRead More about CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF) - February 2023 Start
CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF) - September 2023 StartPart Time FundedRead More about CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF) - September 2023 Start
CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF) - February 2024 StartPart Time FundedRead More about CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (RQF) - February 2024 Start
CPCAB Level 5 Diploma In Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory (CBT)Part Time FundedRead More about CPCAB Level 5 Diploma In Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory (CBT)
Level 1 Award in Mental Health AwarenessPart Time FundedRead More about Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness
Level 1 Award in Mental Health AwarenessPart Time FundedRead More about Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness
Level 1 Diploma in Health, Social Care & Childrens and Young Peoples SettingsFull TimeRead More about Level 1 Diploma in Health, Social Care & Childrens and Young Peoples Settings
Level 2 Award in Effective Listening SkillsPart Time FundedRead More about Level 2 Award in Effective Listening Skills
Level 2 Award in Effective Listening SkillsPart Time FundedRead More about Level 2 Award in Effective Listening Skills
Level 2 CACHE Extended Diploma in Health & Social CareFull TimeRead More about Level 2 CACHE Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care
Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Healthcare & SchoolsFull TimeRead More about Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Healthcare & Schools
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid & Mental Health Advocacy in the WorkplacePart Time FundedRead More about Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health First Aid & Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace
Level 2 Pre AccessPart Time FundedRead More about Level 2 Pre Access
Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Healthcare Support - Part TimePart Time FundedRead More about Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Healthcare Support - Part Time
NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social CareFull TimeRead More about NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social CareFull TimeRead More about NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

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