This qualification is suitable for those aged 19 and above. This qualification is designed for those looking to start work in, or already working in health and social care, who would like an understanding of caring for children and young people.
Those wishing to undertake the certificate should be aged 19 or over. You will need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in literacy and it would be helpful if you have a Level 1 qualification in healthcare or social care as you will be expected to write answers for assessment purposes.
The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention which will allow them to progress into, or within, employment in healthcare or social care settings.
The objective of the qualification is to allow learner’s to gain knowledge and understanding of:
the impact and consequences of a fall
risks and hazards which contribute to falls
reducing the risk of falls.
You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge. This will mainly consist of a written assessment for each unit, which will be assessed by the tutor as well as two simple observation exercises. (This course is also available on-line)
Workers in this unit group clean, sweep and remove refuse from public thoroughfares.
337 people employed as Street Cleaners in the current year.
Cleaners and domestics clean interiors of private houses, shops, hotels, schools, offices and other buildings.
23676 people employed as Cleaners and Domestics in the current year.
Workers in this unit group perform a variety of elementary services occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 927: Other Elementary Services Occupations.
2024 people employed as Other Elementary Services Occupations n.e.c. in the current year.
Our achievement rates are well above the national average.
We are the College of the Year.
(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study.
(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)
We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.
May 23, 2022
Following a rigorous selection process, the board of governors has announced Gary Potts as the new Principal of Northumberland College
May 12, 2022
Education Partnership North East (EPNE) has announced its gender pay gap results for 2021 which is significantly below the national average.
May 3, 2022
Helen Whately MP visited Sunderland College to find out how significant investment in facilities has revolutionised skills and education training