From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining […]
Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress onto Higher Education. This course runs at our Camborne, St Austell and Saltash campuses. At Camborne and St Austell we run the course over three short days per week. For more information on the awarding body (CAVA) click here.
You want to re-direct your career into areas, amongst others, such as social work, teaching or health and social care management.
This course would also be ideal for those wishing to take a social sciences subject specific degree such as sociology, psychology and criminology etc.
A strong desire to care for other people and the drive to make a real difference to their lives, are both vital if you would like a career in the social care and health industry. If you have lots of patience, the ability to communicate and a friendly nature, you will thrive in this industry, […]
You would like to work alongside your studies and gain a Level 2 qualification.
This apprenticeship is designed for people who want to train on the job and gain a nationally recognised qualification in Health and Social Care. You must have good interpersonal skills, respect for people who use the service, good verbal and non-verbal communication skills and a suitable level of fitness to perform some aspects of the […]
You would like to work alongside your studies and gain a Level 3 qualification.
The Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care is an occupational qualification for learners who work in Adult Care Settings. Workers who have key responsibilities roles such as: Lead Adult Care Worker Lead Personal Assistant Key Worker Domiciliary Care Worker Senior Care Assistant Support Worker
This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care within a role which has some autonomy, delegated responsibility or where there may be a need for supervision of others.
The content of the mandatory units covers person centred approaches, communication, personal development, equality and inclusion, handling information, duty of care, responsibilities of the role, safeguarding, and, health, safety and wellbeing. There are also optional units to tailor-made your qualification to your individual role. This is supported with monthly workshops in Camborne and St Austell campus. Also you are allocated an Assessor to support you throughout the qualification.
Aimed at those working in health or social care settings, these courses provide skills and knowledge for competent performance. Covering; communication, health and safety, duty of care, record keeping, safeguarding, equality and inclusion and person-centred care. Level 3 will build on existing knowledge and develop advanced skills to enable staff to progress into a more […]
This level 5 qualification fulfills the regulatory requirement for managers of adult residential and domiciliary services and replaces the NVQ level 4 care and the leadership and management qualifications. This qualification is for those already working in health or health and social care as a manager or assistant / deputy manager or if you are […]
You currently work within this sector and would like to gain a level 5 City & Guilds qualification.
Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. The course is challenging and requires full attendance and absolute commitment to allow you to fully maximise your opportunities; you will have access to a range of support mechanisms to enable you to develop the key […]
This is ideal for those who want to re-train or re-direct their lives to realise their dreams of working professionally in the health and social care sector.
Access courses are designed to prepare you to undertake a University Higher Education programme in your chosen field. There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course, which can help if you need to combine study with part-time employment and family commitments. For more information on the awarding body (CAVA) […]
You are 19 or over and seeking a career in a medical discipline.
The Access to Social Science Higher Education Diploma is a one year course which is a nationally recognised qualification that provides students with the entry requirements for most Higher Education degrees. Access to HE courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. For more information […]
You are aged 19 or older and looking to re-direct your career or progress on to Higher Education.