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Level 3 Certificate Social Prescribing

Subject Area

Health, Social Care & Life Sciences

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

The Level 3 Certificate in Social Prescribing is aimed primarily at those working within or looking to move to a role where elements of social prescribing are used as part of their work within the healthcare sector.

During the course learners will broaden their skills and knowledge in social health and well-being work and to support individuals to access services in the community that are appropriate to their needs.

It will provide key content in the following areas related to social prescribing environments:

  • delivering community-based solutions
  • offering vulnerable adults holistic support
  • managing caseloads
  • micro-commissioning

measuring outcomes to improve support mechanisms

Why should I choose the course?

This course will help you to gain a role within social prescribing and will ensure you have the skills, knowledge and behaviours in order to fulfil the role.

What will I learn?

Units include:

  • Delivering community-based solutions through social prescribing
  • Measuring outcomes and improving support mechanisms
  • Structures and cultures within communities
  • The principles and theory of social prescribing.

What will the course lead on to?

It will support learners who are beginning their journey towards a career involving Social Prescribing, or those who already work within the role.

Are there any links with industry and university?

As part of the Health and Social Care Academy we have valuable industry links within the community and with universities. These links provide opportunities to go out on industry placement to further develop your skills should you choose to complete further qualifications with us.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

This course will be delivered by our expert Health and Social Care lecturers who all have industry experience.

What are the entry requirements?

Work in or have experience working within the health and social care sector or hold a health and social care qualification.

English at a grade 4 or above.

What are my funding options?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Nov 2024

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
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