Work in health and social care adult learning courses

About this course

This course is a great starting point for a role in the health or social care sector, as an employee or as a volunteer. Improve yourSocial care learning skills and build your vocational knowledge, skills and confidence to support the health and well-being of individuals in your care.

Our experienced tutors will help you earn a national Level 1 Award in Preparing for Professions in Health and Social Care, boosting career prospects.

If you're passionate about caring and want to make a positive impact in your community, start here!

We offer one day workshops and courses that run over a period of weeks for a term, three times a year. Our courses start in September and run to July. We also offer short courses at the start of summer. Applications open each term in March, July and November. If courses are full please sign up to our newsletter to hear when enrolments open again.

Course levels and application

This is a one year course for adults aged 19 or over.

Entry requirements include the completion of a written and an online initial assessment and an interview.

To apply complete the application form below and we will evaluate your eligibility and skills then provide a course offer. You must accept this offer to secure your place.

Complete application form

If you need help completing this form please

  • visit one of our centres to apply in person or
  • call us on 0300 200 1044, 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday

Eligibility criteria

Work in health and social care courses at Surrey Adult Learning are free for adults aged 19 or over on the 31 August 2024 who meet the following eligibility criteria.

If you are not eligible for a free course under the above criteria, you may need to pay a fee. For more information and advice please email:

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