QCF Qualifications in Health and Social Care

All qualifications offered by Q Training are delivered in the workplace and by skilled assessors who have hands on experience of working in health and social care.

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We are an approved City and Guilds assessment centre and subject to rigorous monitoring by that organisation to ensure that we continue to offer learning opportunities of the highest quality. In recent our learners and Q Training itself have won prizes from City and Guilds for the standard of our work including the Medal for Excellence and one of our trainers, Mary Webb, has also won a Medal for Excellence.

Each learner is provided with a full induction, evidence portfolio and study materials.

Here are the qualifications we currently offer: if the one you are seeking isn’t listed here it may still be worth giving us a call as we may be able to provide it

Health and Social Care Apprenticeship

This provides an excellent foundation for learners within the social care sector and is offered in conjunction with The Learning Curve.

The Apprenticeship Framework includes three qualifications

Certificate in Preparing to work in the Adult Social Care Sector
Diploma in Health and Social Care
Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

The Intermediate Apprenticeship is offered at Level 2 and the Advanced Apprenticeship at Level 3. Contact Peter Connors on 07813373009 or peterc@qtraining.orgpeterc@qtraining.org for details

The Health and Social Care Diploma can also be taken as a separate qualification at Levels 2, 3 and 5. Funding can be claimed for units, once they have been achieved, from Care Learning at a rate of £15 per credit.

We are also preparing to offer the new Apprenticeship Standards in Health and Social Care when these become available later in 2017

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - from £1845

IMGP4064-001_Dementia_award_and_cert_portfolios The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership is relevant for managers at different levels of seniority working in the wide variety of services that are developing in response to the Personalisation Agenda in addition to the more traditional care homes.

Care services of whatever kind require skilled and careful management if they are to achieve the best possible outcomes for the people who use them. The Level 5 Leadership Diploma has  90 Credits. Workforce Development Fund (WDF) funding can mean that £1350 can be reclaimed upon providing proof of achievement giving a net cost of £495

In 2015, a Q Training (Bristol) Ltd Learner Jacqui Harrison, won a City and Guilds Medal for Excellence for her portfolio of evidence for this qualification

Diploma in Health and Social Care

Fully funded places available. (Where learners are not eligible for funding up front cost is

  • Level 2 - £1170 - 46 credits -  Workforce Development Fund (WDF) funding can mean that £690 can be reclaimed upon providing proof of achievement giving a net cost of £480
  • Level 3 - £1395) - 58 credits - WDF funding can mean that £870 can be reclaimed upon providing proof of achievement giving a net cost of £525
  • Level 4 - £1495 - 70 credits -  WDF funding can mean that £1050 an be reclaimed upon providing proof of achievement giving a net cost of £445

The Level 2 and Level 3 Diplomas are designed for people who support and assist individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs or maintaining their independence. Each Diploma is made up of a mixture of mandatory units, specific pathway units and optional units, based on skills, competence and knowledge.

Units at levels 2,3,4 and 5 may also be taken individually on a stand-alone basis. Contact Peter Connors on 07813373009 or peterc@qtraining.orgpeterc@qtraining.org for details

QCF Qualifications in Dementia Care

  • Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia £495
  • Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia £595

These qualifications provide an introduction into dementia care practice and are assessed by assignments. They are four unit qualifications and are suitable for people who are not yet working in a dementia care setting or who are just starting work in this field.

  • Level 2 - 8 credits. Level 3 - 11 credits

Level 2 Certificate in Dementia Care - £795 - Level 2 - 18 credits

Level 3 Certificate in Dementia Care - £895 - Level 3 - 21 credits

These qualifications are suitable for anyone already working in dementia care and provide the opportunity to develop both knowledge and skills in this area of work. To achieve these qualifications you will need to build a portfolio demonstrating your knowledge, skills, understanding and care values. The Certificates are assessed by a combination of assignments and assessment of competence in practical work.