This course will be completed via distance learning; initial contact will be made to the college and a learning pack supplied to complete. Contact will be made with your assessor via e-mail or telephone. On enrolling you will be given a completion date for final submission of the work towards your qualification. Successful completion will increase learners understanding of bi-polar disorder and its causes alongside the symptoms. Learners will also gain an understanding of how bi-polar disorder can be managed and supported.
Experience of the Health and Social care sector is desirable however the course can also be accessed by those interested in the field of Health and Social care or where the content supports a CPD opportunity. There are no formal entry requirements but candidates should be prepared to write assignments and commit to study away from college.
A portfolio of evidence will be produced to meet the learning outcomes expected in the qualification, these will be returned to college via e-mail by the candidate and feedback will be returned in the same way.
Completion of this course provides a continued professional development opportunity and could lead to further study with the health and care sector. Potential employment opportunities may include; care assistant in residential settings or supported living, healthcare support workers in community and primary care environments and healthcare assistants in acute health environments.