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Care Courses

HABC Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (QCF) (90 Credits)

The qualification you need to become a registered manager in the health and social care sector.

  • Safeguarding and protection
  • Developing and carrying out policy
  • Managing care services, change programmes and recruitment
  • Promoting and developing best practice
  • Supporting development and partnership working
  • Care management

 

Level 5 (England) for adult social care. Skills for Care recommend that this qualification is the current, relevant qualification to be taken by individuals working as care managers within the adult social care sector.

  • This regulated qualification contains six pathways. Learners must select one of these pathways dependent on their role and the type of care provision they work in:
  • Children and Young People’s Residential Management;
  • Children and Young People’s Management;
  • Children and Young People’s Advanced Practice;
  • Adults’ Residential Management;
  • Adults’ Management; and
  • Adults’ Advanced Practice.

All learners will develop their knowledge and skills by undertaking the following mandatory units:

  • Use and develop systems that promote communication;
  • Promote professional development;
  • Champion equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people’s settings; and
  • Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings.
  • Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people.
HABC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
  • This regulated qualification forms the competency component of the Advanced Apprenticeship for Health and Social Care or can be delivered on a stand-alone basis. This course designed for those committed to a career in care and available with skills for Care Workforce.
  • Units designed to assess and benchmark whether someone is competent in their work role
  • Contributes to continuing professional development and career progression
  • Recognised qualifications for inspection/regulation purposes

 

HABC Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
  • This regulated qualification forms the knowledge component of the Intermediate Apprenticeship for Health and Social Care: adult social care general pathway. It can also be delivered on a stand-alone basis. The QCF Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificates cover the knowledge elements for most of the Care Certificate and attract Skills for Care Workforce
HABC Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings (QCF)
  • This course is a regulated qualification forms the Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) component of Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeships for Health and Social Care and the Children and Young People’s Workforce and can also be delivered on a stand-alone basis. It is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings in the health, social care or children and young people’s sector.
HABC Level 2 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care (QCF)
  • This course aimed at individuals who currently work as health and social care workers or for individuals who are interested in this type of care work. It is particularly suitable for carers who are supporting individuals at the end of their life, as they must be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills, values and attitudes in order to provide supportive, quality care.
  • This qualification will provide learners with an introductory understanding of how to approach end of life care situations sensitively, respectfully, effectively and with a focus on quality. Learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of:
  • Perspectives on death and dying;
  • Principles and policies of end of life care;
  • Communication in end of life care; and
  • Support services for end of life care.

 

Mental Health Awareness Courses:
  • This course enables candidates to understand the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and how those working within the Health and Social Care Sector can ensure compliance whilst carrying out their job role efficiently.
Infection Control Courses:
  • The infection control course is designed for all staff working in the health care environment. The learners will understand the importance of infection control measures, obligations and responsibilities that should be performed, demonstrate and explain hand washing techniques and have an understanding of maintaining a clean environment.
Level 2 Award in Awareness of Dementia (QCF)
  • This course was designed for all staff working in the health and social care sector with older people with dementia. A general understanding of the issues associated with dementia will be established. Attendees will gain under-pinning knowledge of the signs and symptoms of dementia, important early indicators, the three stages of dementia and diagnosis and treatment of dementia
Safeguarding and Protecting Courses:
  • This course is aimed at raising awareness of the importance of Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Elderly Vulnerable People. Staff completing this course will be in a better position to implement their company adult protection policy and the procedures they should follow.
Medication Administering Course:
  • This course is designed for staff working in the care environment, and it is National Minimum Standards Requirements and the recent CQC guidelines. The learner completing this course they will have an understanding of the legislation involved with drug administration, along with being able to follow procedures set for safe administration and also have an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and security in all procedures of drug
Learning Disability and Challenging Behaviour Course:
  • This course enables candidates to have an understanding of how to deal effectively with a situation where someone is presenting with challenging behaviour. Candidates will benefit from having knowledge of how to recognise signs and symptoms of challenging behaviour within their working environment identify causes and deal with situations using simple interventions to diffuse difficult and potentially aggressive situations.
Safe Moving People and Manual Handling
  • This course designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and understanding of the safe process of moving people to prevent injury to themselves and the person being moved, whilst also covering the legal requirements regarding the handling of people. Manual handling injuries are the main cause of lost working days in the UK. These occur due to sprains and strains resulting from the incorrect lifting and movement of objects. In accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and subsequent regulations, it is the responsibility of all employers to provide employees with sufficient information and training on manual handling. Employees can gain a manual handling qualification through HABC to ensure compliance with the regulations and to minimise the costs incurred from work-related lifting injuries.
  • Training an employee to achieve a manual handling qualification employers have an effective way of ensuring that they have taken the necessary due diligence to ensure their staff are adequately trained.
The Manual Handling qualifications currently offered by HABC are:
    HABC Level 1 International Award in Safe Moving and Handling
    HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF)
    HABC Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)
Level 2 Health and Safety at Workplace
  • This course designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and understanding of the safe process of moving people to prevent injury to themselves and the person being moved, whilst also covering the legal requirements regarding the handling of people. This course ensures that your employees are aware of their responsibilities under The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. Under Health and Safety Legislation, employers are required to provide appropriate health and Safety training for themselves and/or their employees. This course designed to ensure that employers and their employees comply with legislation and raise awareness of the need to provide a healthy, safe working environment ensuring the welfare of everyone.
Level 2 Equality & Diversity Awareness
  • This course aims to raise awareness of Equality & Diversity and encourage candidates to take a proactive approach within the workplace. Equality and Diversity can be compromised by candidates own values, opinions, and prejudices, this course explores how prejudices develop and how they may influence people.Candidates gain awareness of discriminatory practice and gain knowledge on how to promote equal opportunities for all and recognise the value of diversity.
  • Level 2/3 Food and Safety Course
    • This course is designed to provide care employees that handle open food the essential knowledge and understanding of good Food Safety Practice. The aim of this training course is to provide individuals with a fundamental knowledge of food hygiene and to enable them to apply this knowledge to essential practical skills in order to prevent food poisoning. The course is in-line with the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995. This course also is designed to provide a group of staff, an introduction into enabling clients to choose and consume food and drink by mouth. The actual support required by clients will be dependent on their individual.
    Level 2 Communication and Record keeping Awareness
    • This course provides an awareness of the principles of good communication and record keeping within a care environment, to ensure effective communication skills, and good practice when recording information.
    Level 2 Fire Safety in the workplace Awareness
    • This course is designed for all employers. Following the introduction of the new Regulatory Reform (fire safety) Order 2005 all companies are obliged to ensure that employees receive adequate training in fire safety on a yearly basis, as well as having a full risk assessment carried out on their premises. The following course will ensure that you meet the above national guidelines.This course allows companies to keep employees aware of all the key information regarding fire safety in the workplace.
    HABC Level 2 Award in Conflict Management (QCF)
    • This regulated qualification meets the requirements of anyone with a customer-facing role who deals with service users or the general public. It is also relevant to those who would like a better understanding of the prevention of conflict, giving them more confidence in dealing with situations as they arise.

    This qualification is generic and can be applied to a wide range of learners and sectors.
    Benefits of the Qualification

    • Subjects covered by the conflict management qualification include legislation, clear communication, proactive service delivery, situation assessment and managing unrealistic expectations. There are a number of benefits for businesses in entering employees for this qualification, one of which is improved customer service levels.

    Following the completion of this award the learner will know how to:

    • communicate to solve problems and reduce the potential for conflict
    • identify the factors that influence human responses in conflict situations
    • assess and reduce risks in conflict situations
    • communicate effectively and de-escalate conflict in emotive situations
    • use good practice after conflict situations
    HABC Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (QCF)
    • This regulated qualification is aimed at those who work in an environment where coming into contact with such substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.
    • It provides learners with the knowledge and skills to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them.

     

    Level 1 - 5 First Aid Qualifications
    • This courses is designed for all organisations to ensure by law that they have a sufficient number of employees who possess a first aid qualification in order to fulfil their first aid needs at all times. Employers must ensure that their provision is ‘adequate and appropriate in the circumstances’. It is the employer’s responsibility to decide what the requirements of the organisation are by assessing any specific work hazards and ensuring that sufficient equipment, facilities and personnel are available to deal with the consequences of these hazards
    • The current range of qualifications offered includes the following:
      • HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
      • HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)
      • HABC Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 5
      • HABC Award in First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6
      • HABC Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)
      • HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid Response
      • HABC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
      • HABC Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
      Level 2 National Award in Infection Control
      • This course is designed for all learners and employees to acquire the general knowledge of Controlling the spread of infection is vital in a wide variety of workplaces, including hospitals, care homes, schools and nurseries, in fact, anywhere people live and work together after the completion of this course. This qualification raises employees’ awareness of minimising the risk of infection.
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      • It is essential that employees are aware of the hazards and controls associated with the spread of infection at work. This is not only important to ensure they themselves are protected, but also to reduce the risk to others around them.
      • One of the higher risk environments is healthcare. Every year a significant number of people are made ill or die as a direct result of the spread of infections. Healthcare providers have both a legal and moral obligation to make certain that they are not contributing to these statistics by ensuring their staff are effectively trained and ideally hold a relevant qualification.
      • Those who achieve this qualification will be able to help organisations to comply with requirements in this subject area. It gives individuals an improved understanding of the causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways they are spread. It also covers suitable methods of cleaning and waste disposal to help stop infection spreading, as well as information on personal protective equipment that can be used.
      HABC Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events (QCF)
      • This course is a regulated qualification is aimed at those learners who wish begin working as a steward at live spectator events. These spectator events may include music festivals, rock and pop concerts, sporting events, parades or carnivals etc. It is a theory based award providing learners with the knowledge they require to effectively prepare for events, control entry and exit of customers, identify and deal with crowd problems and respond to emergencies.
      HABC Level 1 Award in Substance Misuse Awareness (QCF)
      HABC Level 2 Award in Substance Misuse (QCF
      • This course of substance misuse qualifications have been developed for learners working or studying in a variety of sectors such as counselling, the health sector, sport and recreation or community work.

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