• 96%

    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

  • College of the Year!

    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

  • Earn less than £16,009.50? You may be eligible for FREE study.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
30/07/202016 Weeks2Distance LearningDistance LearningSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This qualification is designed to help for those aged 19 and over prepare to enter, or progress within, employment where you work or interact with people with learning disabilities in a variety of roles.

This qualification will be ideal for you if you’re working within health or social care but may also be useful if you’re working in education or a housing support role.

You can also take this qualification to support your progress into further learning within the Health and Social Care sector.

Learners wishing to undertake the certificate should be aged 18 or over. You will need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in literacy as you will be expected to write answers for assessment purposes.

Although there are no specific recommended prior learning requirements, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health and social care related area.

Call our team on 0191 511 6478 to enrol.

Study levelCost
19+FREE

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What’s next?

After successfully completing the course candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects or progress to further training. You could also progress on to further study in the field or other Distance Learning programmes.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.