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Basic Signing

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Learn some basic signing with our communication specialist, Nicky Varney. Nicky uses sign in her daily support of learners, as a Higher Learning Support Practitioner, and is qualified to BSL Level 2. Nicky also uses other methods of communication in her work, such as Braille and Widget. This course will be delivered at Cornwall College St Austell campus, and will be offered on two other occasions this academic year, both in college, for those that prefer in person training, and once online to support others unable to travel.

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Access to Nursing, Health and Social Care

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


A fast-track, academic Level 3 course in Nursing, Health and Social Care starting in January 2022. This course is for adults which, once completed will provide learners with the entry requirements to progress onto a university degree or Higher Apprenticeship in healthcare. This is an opportunity to complete a 60 credit Diploma in 22 weeks instead of 35. The Access to HE Diploma is validated by the Cmbridge Access Validating Agency which is licensed by the QAA.

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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Technical Certificate in Health and Social Care

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you want to make a positive difference to someone’s life by contributing to their health, happiness and wellbeing then a career in Health and Social Care is the choice for you. This Level 3 Health and Social Care course is an exciting new way to develop the skills and competencies needed for a career in the Health and Social Care field. The course provides in-depth study and training for anyone interested in a career in the Health services or Social Care field and 2 days per week in a range of health and social care settings, with Cornwall Care. It also provides the theory and experience, which will be invaluable for progression into higher education, such as a nursing degree or into employment in the health sector as a practitioner in a variety of settings. You will also have opportunities to develop effective communication techniques as well as a range of practical skills, which are vital to work and progress in this field. There are specialist units that enhance the generic health and social care core subjects, such as mental health issues, psychology and health promotion. Completion of the Care Certificate will form part of this study programme. You will study 3 days per week at the new Cornwall Care training academy at Cornwall College’s St Austell campus and 2 days per week in a range of health and social care settings, with Cornwall Care. You will gain UCAS tariff points that will allow you to progress to university to study degrees such as midwifery, social work, teaching, care management, nursing or other care related subjects.

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NCFE CACHE Extended Diploma In Health And Social Care

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


If you want to make a positive difference to someone’s life by contributing to their health, happiness and wellbeing then a career in Health and Social Care is the choice for you. The Level 2 course will allow you to gain an applied knowledge of the health and social care sector and will develop your knowledge and understanding of key areas relating to current practice. You will need good communication skills and a passion to support individuals to live a more independent and fulfilling life. The course aims to help you enhance the skills you already possess and develop others such as the ability to treat people with dignity, empathy and excellent time management. Studying the course will introduce you to some of the practices being used within health and social care settings such as hospitals, care homes and children’s centres. This will include person-centred care, infection prevention and communication strategies and could be developed in the classroom, equipped clinical room or work placement. As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in health and social care, this qualification is ideal for students who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification and aspire to achieve a career working in the health and social care sector.

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Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Around 1 in 10 children and young people are affected by mental health problems, so it’s important that people working with them have a good understanding of mental health. If you want to learn about mental health issues to support children and young people that you work with, or those you care for in your own life, this level 2 course is perfect for you. Our fully online course will teach you about supporting children and young people’s mental health and emotional well-being. You will learn about issues facing children and young people like depression, anxiety and conduct disorder, as well as factors that affect their mental health and the impact mental health problems can have on them and their lives.

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CIH Certificate In Housing Practice Level 3

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


CIH Level 3 Certificate in Housing , is designed to provide you with contextual and specialised knowledge to support you in your role and career as a housing professional. This blended learning/online qualification enables you to be an effective housing practitioner and will provide you with a deeper understanding of how your organisation and others in the housing industry work.

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Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining high levels of cleanliness. Successful completion of the course will enable you to become a qualified dental nurse and register with the General Dental Council. New apprenticeship standards are being introduced to focus skills training more on specific career roles within industry. These government changes mean the apprenticeship skills development programme is written with employers ensuring you are much more work ready for a specific role by the time you complete your training. You will be required to attend college on 1 day per week. An essential element of the programme is that you must achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (City and Guilds), which consists of a portfolio of evidence and observations of you working in the dental practice by an assessor, plus four exams. You can expect your employer to give you all the hands-on practical experience you need to become a fully qualified dental nurse. You will need great communication and organisational skills, plus a caring manner to succeed in this industry.

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Assistant Practitioners In Healthcare Diploma (Higher Apprenticeship)

Level 5 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


The qualification is for individuals already working in a healthcare environment like nursing homes, clinical health care settings, hospital staff working in clinical areas, residential health care settings (that have a clinical aspect to the job role) or domiciliary settings (that have a clinical aspect to the job role). You can train to an Assistant Practitioner level while continuing working in practice.

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Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability. If you work with people with learning disabilities, or are interesting in starting in the sector, it's essential you have a good understanding of the signs and symptoms of different health conditions, as well as knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system. This level 2 course will ensure your knowledge is up to date and you can provide high-quality care for those you work with.

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Introducing Caring for Children and Young People NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


We all know how important it is for children and young people to be safe and well cared for. Unfortunately, some children are at risk of abuse and exploitation. If you’re involved in caring for children and you want to help those affected by these issues, our level 2 certificate in Caring for Children and Young People can help you gain the skills you need. You will learn about protecting children in a babysitting environment, including how to prevent accidents and fire safety skills. The course also covers key skills about parenting, including parents’ rights and responsibilities and information about healthy lifestyles.

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Nursing CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Bicton College


The Access to Nursing programme is designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to a range of health and social care related Higher Education degree programmes. Validated by CAVA, this is a recognised qualification for progression by universities. The course is challenging and you will in effect be studying the equivalent of 3 A levels in 9 months as opposed to 2 years. Therefore full attendance and absolute commitment is required to allow you to fully maximise your learning opportunities. If you are a proactive individual who is determined to realise their potential as a professional in the health care sector, then this pathway is for you. The course runs from September until the end of June/early July, 2 days per week. The course may also run 2 evenings and 1 day per week (subject to course numbers). This is a challenging course and it is expected that students will complete a minimum of 15 hours of independent study each week. Students may access college facilities on the days that they are not taught with some evening study available. Please also be advised that most universities require work experience to complement your UCAS application-therefore it is highly recommended that you are working within the health care sector in either a voluntary or paid capacity. You will love the high quality teaching and learning experience is delivered by subject specialists who are all dedicated to supporting your progression into the university of your choice. The team is highly professional with a well-deserved reputation for the quality of their knowledge base and pastoral care. You should feel confident that you are in very good hands, and know that your success is what drives us. You’ll also enjoy the support offered by our Learning Centre, Student Services amongst others, and will be scheduled, for the majority of your learning, in a dedicated (Adult) Higher Education building. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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Access to Nursing, Health and Social Care

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. The course is challenging and requires full attendance and absolute commitment to allow you to fully maximise your opportunities; you will have access to a range of support mechanisms to enable you to develop the key academic competencies to contribute towards successful progression. The course runs from September until the end of June/early July. If you choose to study this Access course at our Saltash campus, you'll be expected to attend 2 days per week. The course may also run from Saltash 2 evenings and 1 full day per week (subject to course numbers). This is a challenging course and it is expected that students will complete a minimum of 15 hours of independent study each week. Students may access college facilities on the days that they are not taught with some evening study available. Please also be advised that most universities require work experience to complement your UCAS application-therefore it is highly recommended that you are working within the health care sector in either a voluntary or paid capacity. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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BA (Hons) Counselling Studies (Part-time)

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This part-time top-up course is taught over two years and is only open to candidates who have successfully the HE Level 5 Diploma in Person Centred Counselling at Cornwall College and who wish to progress their studies to achieve an honours degree in counselling studies. It also carries a professional qualification as a Counselling Supervisor on successful completion of the course. Please note, that there is no automatic progression route between our courses. Each qualification requires a rigorous assessment process including an interview, and due to limited places, you may be placed on a waiting list or may not be successful on your first application.

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Diploma in Person-centred Counselling & Therapy

Level 5 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is ideal if you wish to become a professional counsellor, or if your job role contains a significant element of counselling. It has been accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and successful completion means you can practice independently as a qualified counsellor. For September 2021 intake, attendance is required 1 day a week, term time only for 2 years (Thursdays 9.30am to 4.30pm) The programme contains an in-depth module on personal development, as well as counselling practice, professional development and counselling psychology modules. You will start to work with clients as a counsellor, practise and develop your counselling skills, develop your understanding of the counselling process and expand your ability to be in a professional relationship with your client. You will do this within a person-centred framework and in the second year you will visit other counselling models. You will be required to carry out 100 hours of counselling work with clients (i.e. in addition to counselling practice with peers) over the duration of the programme through placements with counselling agencies across Cornwall. We have strong links with placement providers and can support this process. You will need to keep accurate records of your client work, and if the placement does not provide supervision, you will need to engage a counselling supervisor to support your client work. Again we can offer you guidance with this. It would be inconsistent with a person-centred model for you to have no experience of personal counselling as a client, so it is highly recommended that you undertake personal counselling while you are on the course. Please note, that there is no automatic progression route between our courses. Each qualification requires a rigorous assessment process including an interview, and due to limited places, you may be placed on a waiting list or may not be successful on your first application.

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BSc (Hons) Health, Welfare & Social Sciences - Top Up

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This degree offers an excellent opportunity to increase both your academic skills and your employability. Your second and third years allow you to select optional modules which suit your career aspirations. For example, if you are interested in a career in mental health support you could choose the modules on Psychological Processes and Psychology in Practice. An interest in health promotion could lead you to choose the module in Health Promotion, whereas an interest in developing as a leader could see you choosing the Leadership and Management module. For applicants interested in issues around equality and diversity, there are module choices in Inclusive Practice and Aspects of Rural Life This programme is studied as a part time top-up where you will complete Year 3 only. It also develops critical analysis, understanding research methods, problem solving, ITC, professional development, developing your CV and interview techniques and gaining workplace experience. Developing your communication skills, work-related experience and the opportunity to recognise and consider the relationship between the subjects you study in college and your actual working environment is encouraged. Assessment is via essays, reports, presentations, seminars and debates. Support, guidance and preparation for all assessments are embedded in study skills sessions and individual modules. The Professional Practice and the Development Through Work modules require you to undertake 120 hours of placement within the health and care field. The modules are designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop your personal and employability skills.

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Understanding Autism NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


The objective of this qualification is to help learners to progress within employment in a variety of sectors, and in a number of job roles where an understanding of autism and knowledge of how to support people with autism is required. This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism. The course will cover the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

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Nursing CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


The Access to Nursing programme is designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to a range of health and social care related Higher Education degree programmes. Validated by CAVA, this is a recognised qualification for progression by universities. The course is challenging and you will in effect be studying the equivalent of 3 A levels in 9 months as opposed to 2 years. Therefore full attendance and absolute commitment is required to allow you to fully maximise your learning opportunities. If you are a proactive individual who is determined to realise their potential as a professional in the health care sector, then this pathway is for you. The course runs from September until the end of June/early July, 2 days per week. The course may also run 2 evenings and 1 day per week (subject to course numbers). This is a challenging course and it is expected that students will complete a minimum of 15 hours of independent study each week. Students may access college facilities on the days that they are not taught with some evening study available. Please also be advised that most universities require work experience to complement your UCAS application-therefore it is highly recommended that you are working within the health care sector in either a voluntary or paid capacity. You will love the high quality teaching and learning experience is delivered by subject specialists who are all dedicated to supporting your progression into the university of your choice. The team is highly professional with a well-deserved reputation for the quality of their knowledge base and pastoral care. You should feel confident that you are in very good hands, and know that your success is what drives us. You’ll also enjoy the support offered by our Learning Centre, Student Services amongst others, and will be scheduled, for the majority of your learning, in a dedicated (Adult) Higher Education building. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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Allied Health Professions CAVA Access to Higher Education Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Access courses are designed to provide a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. This Allied Health Professions Access course is ideal for those who want to re-train or redirect their lives and start a career within the health sector such as: Chiropodists/podiatrists; Dietitians; Occupational therapists; Orthoptists; Paramedics; Physiotherapists; Prosthetists; Radiographers; Speech and language therapists; as well as Sports Science professions and many other science related careers. There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course, which can help if you need to combine study with part-time employment and family commitments. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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HNC Health, Welfare & Social Sciences - Part-time

Level 4 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


This programme is designed for individuals wishing to study health and social care in the community. It is for two years at Level 4 and is the first year of a foundation or honours degree. The modules studied include Sociological Perspectives, Professional Practice, Developmental Psychological, Safeguarding & Promotion of Welfare, Equality, Diversity & Rights, Health, Welfare & Social Policy. You will be given the opportunity to enhance your knowledge base as the emphasis is on supporting future careers in the health and social care field and for further study. The programme provides a wide range of teaching styles, assessment and work-related learning. As part of your study you will be expected to undertake a minimum of 60 hours work related learning in a voluntary or paid capacity. This should be in a health and social care environment. You will need to have a current Disclosure and Barring Service check in order to undertake this work. The programme is over one day a week for two academic years. Students will benefit from the Health and Social Care department’s excellent links with agencies and organisations that specialise in health and community services and projects.

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Dental Nursing Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining high levels of cleanliness. Successful completion of the course will enable you to become a qualified dental nurse and register with the General Dental Council. New apprenticeship standards are being introduced to focus skills training more on specific career roles within industry. These government changes mean the apprenticeship skills development programme is written with employers ensuring you are much more work ready for a specific role by the time you complete your training. As part of your course you will be required to be employed in a trainee dental nurse position.Your employer will give you all the hands-on practical experience you need to become a fully qualified dental nurse. You will need great communication and organisational skills, plus a caring manner to succeed in this industry. Completion of this course will allow you to progress on to further studies at other universities such as: BSc Dental Therapy & Hygiene or BSc (Hons) Dental Therapy.

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CIH Certificate In Housing Practice Level 3

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Recognised industry standard qualification in housing, this is a vocationally related qualification for those either employed or active in the housing related support service. This course can be delivered in-house at a time to suit you (minimum group of six).

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Assistant Practitioners In Healthcare Diploma (Higher Apprenticeship)

Level 5 • Work-based • Cornwall College St Austell


Assistant Practitioners work as part of the range of healthcare and social care teams and have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care. The role requires workers to have a more in-depth understanding about factors that influence health and ill-health (e.g., anatomy and physiology). The assistant practitioner may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers or activities delegated by registered healthcare practitioners. This course is aimed at all assistant practitioners or those individuals that wish to become assistant practitioners. Students may also be in other roles and recruited as apprentices on to this programme. The course focuses on consolidation of learning and on embedding consistently good practice in core areas, as well as the development of additional knowledge and skills. You will learn about a variety of areas directly relevant to the role, including assessing patients, understanding health principles and effective team working. You will generally learn within your work setting. You will be assessed through written assignments, and your competency in your work practice. Having completed this course, workers may then progress into undergraduate healthcare profession programmes such as nurse training.

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Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining high levels of cleanliness. Successful completion of the course will enable you to become a qualified dental nurse and register with the General Dental Council. New apprenticeship standards are being introduced to focus skills training more on specific career roles within industry. These government changes mean the apprenticeship skills development programme is written with employers ensuring you are much more work ready for a specific role by the time you complete your training. An essential element of the programme is that you must achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (City and Guilds), which consists of a portfolio of evidence and observations of you working in the dental practice by an assessor, plus four exams. You can expect your employer to give you all the hands-on practical experience you need to become a fully qualified dental nurse. You will need great communication and organisational skills, plus a caring manner to succeed in this industry.

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Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification aims to increase awareness of Childrens and young peoples mental health.

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