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.
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 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
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.
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.