Skills for Working in Health, Lifestyle and Science Industries
Our Skills for Working in Health, Lifestyle and Science Industries qualifications are intended for anyone looking to start or build on a career in healthcare.
At a glance:
Our qualifications are available at Level 1
Level 1 Award
Level 1 Extended Award
Level 1 Certificate
Each level lasts approximately 60-80 guided learning hours.
We offer funded and co-funded courses (funding is subject to meeting the eligibility criteria)
Our qualifications are available as an award, extended award or certificate and can be studied alongside other courses, or as a standalone qualification.
Average programmes last between 60 and 80 guided learning hours. All learning is carried out online, with additional tutor support and workshops where necessary.
Each unit has a short, multiple choice assessment which can be completed in the centre.
Each qualification can be tailored to your needs, but modules will be selected from the mandatory and optional units to meet the minimum credits required for the qualification.
The Roles and Responsibilities of the Care Worker
Healthy Lifestyle; Essentials
Health & Lifestyle; Factors & Consequences
Mental Health and Well-Being; Fundamentals
Health and Safety in the Workplace
Job Seeking Skills
Equality and Diversity at Work
Employment Rights, Contracts & Pay
Building Confidence & Self-esteem
Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace
Customer Service Skills
Internet Safety for IT Users
Learners who complete our Skills for Working in Health, Lifestyle and Science Industries qualifications can progress onto Functional Skills courses, or study a variety of other courses within CTP or with external providers. Contact CTP for information on progression routes.
Common progression routes include:
Further and Higher Education
Age: 19 +
No prior qualifications required
Must not hold an equivalent qualification at the same or higher level
Funded and co-funded qualifications are subject to meeting eligibility criteria
Must not be enrolled on the same, or equivalent, programme elsewhere