Available at various Levels this range of sector-specific continuing professional development (CPD) qualifications are designed by sector specialists in partnership with NHS employers. This ensures that they provide the relevant sector skills, knowledge and behaviours.
These free distance learning courses are aimed at adults over 24 and are the perfect option for employees /volunteers to upskill and progress careers. They are designed for people to develop an understanding of the importance of mental and physical health/ wellbeing, as well as effective communication and management in a workplace setting. Learners may choose when and where to study with all learning materials provided, along with dedicated tutors that will support you every step of the way.
These qualifications are perfectly suited for individuals who want to upskill themselves to aid with progression.
- Fully accredited Level 2 courses
- Complete within 12 weeks
- Start at any time throughout the year
- Online and paper based
- Fit around work and home life
- Learn from home - all materials are provided
- No exams and No fees (however there is a £125 fee for non-completion following enrolment)
If you’re keen to advance in your current career, or explore available opportunities in a different sector, these CPD qualifications could equip you with everything you need to excel.
NCFE Level 2 Business improvement techniques
NCFE Level 2 Principles of Business Administration (RISE)
NCFE Level 2 Creating a Business Start-Up
NCFE L2 Cert Principles of Team Leading
NCFE Level 2 Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences
NCFE Level 2 Common Childhood Illnesses (RISE)
NCFE L2 Cert Understanding Children & Young People’s Mental Health
Health & Social Care:
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Common Health Conditions
NCFE Level 2 Personal Care Needs
NCFE Level 2 Principles of Care Planning
NCFE Level 2 Cert in the Principles of End of Life Care
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Principles of Prevention & Control of Infection in Health Care
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
NCFE L2 Cert Understanding Autism D/L
NCFE Level 2 Understanding Cancer Support
NCFE Level 2 Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
NCFE Level 2 Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
NCFE Level 2 Understanding Safe Handling of Medication
NCFE Level 2 Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
NCFE L2 Cert Awareness Mental Health Problems
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Counselling Skills
NCFE Level 2 Mental Health First Aid
NCFE L2 Cert Principles of Dementia Care
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understand Working with People with Mental Health Needs
NCFE Level 2 Climate Change and Environmental Awareness
NCFE Level 2 Improve Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
NCFE L2 Cert Understand Nutrition/Health D/L
Skills for Work:
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Info, Advice or Guidance
NCFE Level 2 Cert in Lean Organisation Management Techniques
NCFE Level 1 Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
NCFE L2 Cert in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
NCFE Level 2 Tenant Support in Social Housing
NCFE Level 2 Warehousing and Storage
Please click on the link below
Choose the course you are interested in from the list.
If eligible, these courses are fully funded, however, there will be a withdrawal fee of £125 if you do not complete.
- Age 24+ (those aged 19 - 23 must already have a FULL level 2 qualification or equivalent).
- Resident in the UK for 3+ years, for purposes other than study.
- Not currently active on any other funded course, such as an apprenticeship.
- Postcode eligibility applies (funding available for Greater Manchester City Area, Liverpool City Area and any non-devolved postcodes).
Recommended prior qualifications:
- Level 1 in English (GCSE grade 3/D or equivalent)
- Level 2 in English (GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent) for the following courses:
Adverse Childhood Experiences; Information, Advice and Guidance; Lean Organisation Management; Team Leading.
Complete the application form to enrol onto your chosen course
All NCFE Course are delivered and run by external partners of The Trust, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust hold no responsibility for the delivery or the undertaking of these course.
Any issues, disagreements or grievance with regards to these programmes please contact the provider of these courses. The provider holds sole responsibility for all learners enrolled.
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust will not be accountable for any payment of NCFE course fees or course non completion fees. Any cost that may occur will be/are the responsibility for the applying/Enrolling individual.