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Understanding Autism NCFE Certificate (Online)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


There are around 700,000 autistic people in the UK – more than 1 in every 100. If you work with autistic people, or if someone you know is autistic, this course is a great way to increase your knowledge about the condition. You will learn about autism and how it can affect the ways people communicate, interact and process information. You'll learn how to support autistic people to live healthy, fulfilled lives.

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Counselling Taster Sessions

No Qualification • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Our new Counselling Taster days provides an insight into the field of counselling, and gives you the opportunity to learn about the field from qualified counsellors. The taster days, which will be run for a whole day where can learn about the professional life of a counsellor, counselling skills and what kind of training Cornwall College has to offer in this field. The progression route will be explained in detail from the start of a counselling training at an introductory Level 2 Counselling Skills course (delivered in person during the day, or the evening or online at Camborne and St Austell campuses) all the way through to our Higher Education courses. Along the way, you can study a BACP Gold Standard Level 5 Diploma in Person Centred Counselling and Therapy, which leads to a professional qualification. You could also train as a Counselling supervisor on our BA Counselling Studies course. The taster day will offer you an informal experience to ask questions, try out some listening skills yourself and learn from professionals who have been on their own learning journey through Cornwall College. • Tuesday 28th June- 10.00am-17.00pm • Saturday 2nd July- 9.00am- 16.00pm • Tuesday 26th July – 9.00am- 16.00pm • Saturday 6th August- 10.00am- 17.00pm • Tuesday 23rd August- 10.00am-17.00pm • Saturday 3rd September – 9.00am-16.00pm

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NCFE CACHE Extended Diploma In Health And Social Care

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


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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Behavioural Sciences/Psychology CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. 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. This course is ideal for those who want to re-train or re-direct their lives into psychology, social science and many other behaviour related university courses. Please Note: This course is only available to applicants who are 19+

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Principles of Dementia Care Certificate (Online)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Dementia is one of the main causes of disability in later life, and cases are rising – by 2051, it’s expected that two million people in the UK will have dementia. If you work with people with dementia, it’s important that you understand the condition and know how to provide the best possible care for each individual. In our level 2 Principles of Dementia Care course, you will learn all about approaches to dementia care. You’ll gain insight into how dementia affects the way people behave and interact, as well as how best to communicate with people who have dementia.

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Principles of Care Planning Certificate (Online)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


In the care sector, it’s important that residents and patients are treated with a friendly and caring approach. The need for high-quality, skilled and knowledgeable care workers has never been greater. Our level 2 course in Care Planning will make sure you’ve got all the knowledge you need to provide high-quality care for the people you work with. It will help you to develop personally and professionally and evidence your competency to employers. You will learn about person-centred care and the best ways to provide support with everything from nutrition and hydration to personal hygiene and continence care.

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Introducing Caring for Children and Young People NCFE Certificate (Online)

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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Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities NCFE Certificate (Online)

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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Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences NCFE Certificate (Online)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Adverse circumstances can have a negative impact on anyone's life, but children and young people are particularly vulnerable. They might face difficult circumstances such as the death or divorce of parents, domestic violence, or national and international disasters. These types of adverse childhood experiences can have an impact on their development and mental health, which may continue into adulthood and affect their life chances. This fully online course will give you the skills you need to support children and young people affected by adverse childhood experiences. You will gain insight into how to strengthen their resilience and empower them to overcome the challenges they face.

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Understanding Nutrition and Health Certificate (Online)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Whether you work in the healthcare or fitness industry and want to enhance your knowledge, or whether you just want to make some lifestyle changes yourself, our level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health is perfect for you. This fully online course will teach you about the role food and exercise play in maintaining health, and what the information on food labelling really means and how to use it correctly. It also covers the different diets that children and older people need to make sure they are fit and strong, as well as what can cause eating disorders and how to manage them. You'll gain insight into creating a diet and exercise plan that's tailored to each individual's needs, and understand how to manage food hygiene to achieve maximum results.

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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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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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NCFE Level 1 Award in Mentoring

Level 1 • Part-time •


This qualification is designed to allow learners to understand the role of a mentor and be aware of the skills needed to become an effective mentor. This qualification is ideal for anyone already working in a mentoring role or who'd like to develop their knowledge of this area prior to commencing employment.

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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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Promoting Wellbeing

Entry Level • Full-time • Bicton College


This course will help provide some useful tips and activities you can do from home to promote wellbeing. This is particularly important as we cope with the current circumstances and the stress of daily life. There is strong evidence that indicates that feeling close to, and valued by, other people is a fundamental human need and one that contributes to functioning well in the world.

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Dyslexia Awareness for Parents

Entry Level • Full-time • Bicton College


This course will cover a variety of areas relating to dyslexia – including the misconceptions of dyslexia, defining dyslexia and the challenges faced by a dyslexic learner. Also, the characteristics of dyslexia and the effect of dyslexia on learning to read and write. You will be given advice on what to do if you suspect you, or someone else, has dyslexia – who you can contact, screening tests and diagnostic assessments. Ideas to support a person with dyslexia focusing on activities and strategies that may help them will also be covered.

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High Aspirations for Learners with SEN

Entry Level • Full-time • Bicton College


Information coming soon.

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Autism Champions - Top tips for Parents

Entry Level • Full-time • Bicton College


Information coming soon.

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NCFE Level 1 Award in Mentoring

Level 1 • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


This qualification is designed to allow learners to understand the role of a mentor and be aware of the skills needed to become an effective mentor. This qualification is ideal for anyone already working in a mentoring role or who'd like to develop their knowledge of this area prior to commencing employment.

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Understanding Autism NCFE Certificate (Online)

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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