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Distance learning courses in adult social care


We offer a wide range of distance learning courses to help you get fully accredited qualifications in many different subjects from the comfort of your own home or workplace.

Distance learning provides you with the flexibility to complete the course in your own time with all learning taking place remotely either by post, email or telephone. 

These distance learning courses are suitable for everybody and are ideal for keeping you up to date with current working practices, legislation and to reduce any skill gaps. 

Many courses are fully funded, meaning they're totally free. 

  • Level 1 Award in the Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings 
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition
  • Level 2 Common Health Conditions
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Care and Management of Diabetes
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia 
  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of working with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health & Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Care and Management of Diabetes
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Duty
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection and Control of Infection in Healthcare Settings
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fall Prevention Awareness
  • Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings 

Contact us for more information.

Contact us
County Durham Care Academy
03000 260 222
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Crook Council Offices
  • Crook
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL15 9ES
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