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Supporting health and social care providers in Devon

Qualifications

Please see our list of current training and education opportunities at higher education colleges in Devon. If you would like to discuss any of these please do get in contact with Nicki via nicola.wright@devon.gov.uk, Ruth via ruth.a.haynes@devon.gov.uk or Mo via maureen.holman@devon.gov.uk.

Funding options on some courses could be met through the Workforce Development Fund, see our funding page for more information.

South Devon College  Type/length of study Cost 
Level one Preparing to work in adult social care diploma Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level one Mental health awareness Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level one Nutrition and health award Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Customer service for health and care setting Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Dementia awareness Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Introduction awareness of sensory loss Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Understanding behaviour that challenges Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Understanding safeguarding and prevent Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Preparing to work in care Online 12-16 weeks Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Prevention and control infection Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Understanding mental health first aid Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Understanding personal care needs Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Understanding autism Online Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.

 

Petroc College  Type/length of study Cost 
Level one Certificate in health and social care One year, full time, North Devon Campus DBS charges, contact college for more information.
Level two Certificate in preparing to work in adult social care Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in common health care conditions Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in falls prevention awareness Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in the prevention and control of infection Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in understanding nutrition and health Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in understanding the safe handling of medication Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in the care and management of diabetes Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Equality and diversity Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in the principles of care planning Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in understanding autism  Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in understanding behaviour that challenges Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in understanding specific learning difficulties Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in working with individuals with learning disabilities Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level two Certificate in awareness of mental health problems Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level three Understanding mental health Distance learning £811 Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Level two Principles of end of life care Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level three Certificate in principles of end of life care Distance learning £811 Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Level two Certificate in the principles of dementia care Distance learning Subsidised, charges if you do not complete the course.
Level three Certificate in understanding the principles of dementia care Distance learning £811 Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund, contact the college for more information.
Level three Foundation extended diploma in health and social care Full time, two years, North campus DBS charges. Contact college for more information.
Level four Diploma in adult care Part time, one year, North campus £2882, Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Foundation degree in health and social care Full time/Part time, 2-3 years
North and Mid campuses
£9250, Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
BA (Hons) professional development (health and social care) Full time and part time. North and Mid campus. £7800, Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.

 

Exeter college Type/length of study Cost
Caring careers unlocked Part time, 8 weeks This qualification is funded by the European Social Funding.
Care certificate  Part time, 26 weeks £125
Level two Diploma in adult care Part time, 80 weeks £995, Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Level three Diploma in adult care Part time, 108 weeks £1,232, Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Level three Diploma in healthcare support service Part time, 104 weeks £1,243, Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Level four, Diploma in adult care Part time, 2 years £2033, Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Level 5 Diploma in leadership for health and social care Part time, 104 weeks £2466.40, Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Foundation degree health and social care studies Full time- two years, Part time- three years Full time – £7,495 or Part time – £4,997 Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.
Bsc (Hons) Top up health and social care studies Full time- one year, Part time- two years Full time- £7,495 or Part time – £4,997. Funding available from the Workforce Development Fund or contact the college for more information.

 


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