Diploma in Health and Social Care

Health, Medical, Support Worker


If you have a passion for helping others and improving their quality of life, then you might be interested in this Diploma in Health and Social Care. This online course will teach you the basics of working in the health and social care sector, covering the key aspects of care work. You will learn how to provide care in a professional and ethical manner, how to communicate effectively with different people, and how to follow the health and safety standards that apply. You will also learn about various topics such as protecting vulnerable people, managing risks, promoting equality and diversity, developing yourself, and preventing infections.

This course will give you a recognised qualification that will help you pursue a fulfilling career in the health and social care industry. You will also gain useful skills that will improve your employability and personal development. 

Whether you want to work in a care home, a hospital, a community centre, or a private setting, this course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to face any challenge and opportunity that arises.

What you will learn

  • Gain the ability to provide care in a professional and ethical manner
  • Know effective communication strategies with diverse individuals
  • Learn to adhere to health and safety standards
  • Master the skills to protect vulnerable individuals from harm and abuse
  • Acquire the knowledge to manage risks and prevent accidents
  • Learn techniques to promote equality and diversity among service users and colleagues
  • Develop yourself personally and professionally in the health and social care industry

What you require

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.