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 L2 Cert Awareness Mental Health Problems D/L

NCFE L2 Cert Principles of Dementia Care D/L

NCFE L2 Cert Understanding Autism D/L

NCFE L2 Cert Understanding Safe Handling of Medication D/L

NCFE L2 Cert Principles of Team Leading D/L

NCFE L2 Cert Understanding Children & Young People’s Mental Health - D/L

NCFE L2 Cert Understand Nutrition/Health D/L

NCFE L2 Cert in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care D/L

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Info, Advice or Guidance D/L

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult H&C

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understanding Cancer Support

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Common Health Conditions

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Counselling Skills

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent 

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understand Working with People with Mental Health Needs

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 Lean Organisation Management Techniques

NCFE Level 2 Cert in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

NCFE Level 2 Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

NCFE Level 2 Mental Health First Aid & Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

NCFE Level 2 Improve Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

Please click on the link below

Choose the course you are interested in from the list.

For first timers please create an account (which will be used for all future enrolments) Return learners can just log in.

Complete the application form to enrol onto your chosen course

https://www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/adult-courses/distance-learning

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.