Distance Learning

Year: 2020
These courses are currently free and run through our online learning platform.
Gain Confidence for Life
Get that Job with Confidence
Creative Well-being
Gateway Level 2 Award – Introduction to Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
NCFE Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration

If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 297146. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.

If you do not complete courses that are free of charge. You may have to pay the full cost.

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Gain Confidence for Life

12 hours over 4 weeks.
This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain more confidence from the inside out, helping you to create and live your best life.

  • What confidence and self-esteem means and how to get it.
  • How to challenge self-doubt that stops you moving forward.
  • How to make a confident first impression and why it’s important to present the best you.
  • How to create the life you want.
  • Discover what is really important in your life.
  • Set goals to help you live your best life

You will be required to complete an online workbook and individual learning plan (ILP).
On successful completion of this course you will be issued with an in-house certificate.
This course will be delivered online via Google Classroom.You will require the internet to access and complete this course. A tutor will be available to support through 1:1 tutorials, if required.

Get that Job with Confidence

12 hours over 4 weeks.
This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain more confidence, skills and knowledge in applying for jobs, CV building, cover letter building, skill awareness and job interview confidence.

  • How to search and apply for jobs.
  • How to use the job description and person specification to enhance your CV, cover letter and form interview answers
  • How to write a cover letter
  • How to build a CV
  • Interview skills

You will be required to complete an online workbook and individual learning plan (ILP).
On successful completion of this course you will be issued with an in-house certificate.
This course will be delivered online via Google Classroom.You will require the internet to access and complete this course. A tutor will be available to support through 1:1 tutorials, if required.

Creative Well-being

12 hours over 4 weeks.
Creative well-being is perfect for people who feel anxiety, depression or who just struggle to cope with daily stress. It explores wellness through art. This will make you aware of how you are feeling inside and out. Providing you with coping skills and strategies. The mix of mindful awareness and art can be used for self-care therapy.
Topics include:

  • Self-awareness 
  • Journaling 
  • Mindfulness and meditation 
  • Visualisation  
  • Coping with anxiety 
  • Breathing techniques for anxiety 
  • Collage  
  • Positive self-talk 
  • Music and the brain 

You will be required to complete an online workbook and individual learning plan (ILP).
On successful completion of this course you will be issued with an in-house certificate.
This course will be delivered online via Google Classroom.You will require the internet to access and complete this course. A tutor will be available to support through 1:1 tutorials, if required.

Gateway Level 2 Award – Introduction to Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People

Due to high demand this course is full. Please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you when we have spaces. Thank you.
This qualification supports you to understand how to safeguard and protect children, young people and practitioners in the workplace as well as how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused.

Unit: Introduction to Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People
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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

This qualification aims to:
• increase knowledge of the principles of team leading.
• increase understanding of business
• develop the knowledge needed to support communication with a range of 
stakeholders of different levels

Units:

Unit 01 Principles of team leading
Unit 02 Understand business
Unit 03 Understand how to communicate work-related information
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NCFE Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity

This is a knowledge-only qualification.
The purpose of this qualification is to:

  • introduce the concepts of equality and diversity in society
  • highlight how stereotyping and labelling affect individuals
  • outline the effects of prejudice and discrimination
  • allow you to examine rights and responsibilities
  • provide a basis for further study and/or career development

This qualification is suitable for you if you are seeking employment. It’s’ also ideal if you need to develop an awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity, for example as part of an induction programme or personal development.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

Units:
Unit 01 Equality and diversity in society
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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

Due to high demand this course is full. Please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you when we have spaces. Thank you.
This is a knowledge-only qualification. Work experience is not mandatory.
The purpose of this qualification is to increase your knowledge and awareness of the Prevent Duty and Safeguarding, including on-line safety.
By completing this qualification you will develop knowledge of safeguarding in an environment where you have a duty of care for others.

Units:
Unit 01 Understanding the Prevent Duty
Unit 02 Understanding safeguarding
Unit 03 Understanding online safety
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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Due to high demand this course is full. Please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you when we have spaces. Thank you.

The course covers the development of the learner’s understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism. The course is useful for learners who provide direct support and those working in sectors such as:

  • Healthcare
  • Social care
  • Leisure
  • Entertainment
  • Education and training
  • Nursing

Units:
Unit 01 Introduction to autism
Unit 02 Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism
Unit 03 Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism
Unit 04 Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism
Unit 05 Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism
Unit 06 Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives
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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

Due to high demand this course is full. Please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you when we have spaces. Thank you.
This is a knowledge-only qualification. Work experience is not mandatory.
The purpose of this qualification is to increase the learners’ awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects.
By completing this qualification, learners will develop in depth knowledge of behaviour that challenges which could support progression onto other appropriate qualifications and into employment in the health and social care sector.
The qualification would be valuable to learners already working in education and health and social care settings.

Units:
Unit 01 Understand behaviour that challenges
Unit 02 Understand how to support positive behaviour
Unit 03 Understand the importance of effective communication and the management of behaviour that challenges
Unit 04 Understand the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges
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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

Due to high demand this course is full. Please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you when we have spaces. Thank you.
This qualification aims to:
• increase your understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health
• increase your confidence in planning and achieving a healthy diet
• provide an understanding of how an individual’s dietary requirements change throughout their life
• provide an understanding of food labelling and the ability to use information from food labels
• provide information on eating disorders
• increase your understanding of the role of a healthy diet for weight management
• increase your understanding of the principles of food safety in a home environment

Units:
Unit 01 Explore principles of healthy eating
Unit 02 Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
Unit 03 Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
Unit 04 The principles of weight management
Unit 05 Understanding eating disorders
Unit 06 Principles of food safety for the home environment
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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

Due to high demand this course is full. Please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you when we have spaces. Thank you.
This qualification aims to raise awareness of mental health and a range of mental health conditions. The qualification is designed to raise your awareness of mental health and the problems that can cause mental ill health. This course will help you to progress to further qualifications or employment within health and social care or to develop in your current job role within health and social care.

Units:
Unit 01 Understanding mental health
Unit 02 Understanding stress
Unit 03 Understanding anxiety
Unit 04 Understanding phobias
Unit 05 Understanding depression
Unit 06 Understanding post-natal depression
Unit 07 Understanding bipolar disorder
Unit 08 Understanding schizophrenia
Unit 09 Understanding dementia
Unit 10 Understanding eating disorders
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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration

Due to high demand this course is full. Please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you when we have spaces. Thank you.
This course covers what is required to work in a range of environments in a business administration role.

Units:
Unit 01 Principles of providing administrative services
Unit 02 Principles of business document production and information management
Unit 03 Understand communication in a business environment
Unit 04 Understand employer organisations
Unit 05 Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues
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