Course Overview

Learning Programme in Health & Social Care and SEN

Learning Programme in Health & Social Care and SEN

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in a rewarding career supporting individuals with physical, emotional, and learning disabilities.

Our comprehensive Community Learning Programme is designed to prepare you for roles such as Learning Support Assistant, SEN Assistant, or Care Assistant in the Health & Social Care sector or Special Educational Needs (SEN) Education.

With our programme, you’ll develop the practical skills and expertise to make a positive impact in your future career.

11 spots left
Date And Time
29/07/2024 @ 09:00 to
16/08/2024 @ 15:00

Registration End Date

Course Types
Course Category

Qualification Overview

Outline of the programme:

WEEK 1 – Introduction to Health & Social Care (30 GLH)

WEEK 2 – Introduction to Special Education Needs (30 GLH)

WEEK 3 – First Aid courses: Emergency First Aid at Work (6 GLH), Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis (6 GLH), First Aid for Mental Health (12 GLH), First Aid for Youth Mental Health (6 GLH)

Funding criteria

This is a Community Learning Programme delivered in partnership with Slough Borough Council.
This course is free to all learners who meet the funding eligibility criteria below:

– Resident within the boroughs of Slough or RBWM
– Unemployed or in receipt of low income (less than £22,308 per year)
– Resident in the UK continuously for 3 years or more (exceptions apply for refugees)
– In receipt of state benefits (Universal Credit, JSA, etc.)
– Have Right to Work in the UK
– Aged 19 years+
– Not being on an apprenticeship

Progression opportunities

Learners can progress into temporary work as Learning Support Assistant, SEN Assistants or Care Assistants.
Learners can also progress into higher education such as the Level 1 Certificate in Health & Social Care.

Qualification Reference Number (QRN)


Total qualification time (TQT):

90 hours

Guided learning hours (GLH)



Nuco, CPD

Mode of Delivery


Entry requirements:

Aged 19+

Mandatory Units

35 Units


• Interactive Quiz
• Practical Demonstration

Real Work Environment (RWE)

not required