Vocational Qualifications

Our wide range of nationally accredited short courses bring long-term benefits to employers and employees.

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They are often available fully funded and link in to the essential knowledge and skills required to carry out a variety of job roles. Extensive in health and care, and also available in management, business and other select areas, they are an excellent way of learning quickly and efficiently.

Our courses are all nationally accredited and have been designed around a flexible learning delivery model to ensure they are easily accessible within the workplace. This means learners do not attend a classroom but still receive high-quality support throughout their learning journey.

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Whatever your ambitions, start fulfilling them by embarking on one of our courses. Search here to find out what is available and start your journey to true professional satisfaction.

Our top Vocational Qualifications

  • Designed to be used either independently or as a follow-on programme from level 2, this nationally accredited certificate covers a variety of topics fundamental to working in the adult social care sector.


  • The qualification is ideal for developing management skills for those seeking progression in to team leader or supervisory positions, or any role with additional management responsibilities.


  • This nationally accredited course clearly defines the main practices surrounding end of life care and explores common questions and themes that carers may encounter.


  • The qualification covers a range of topics which are suited to a career as a personal trainer. It is ideal for those wishing to master more complex instructing and training principles such as health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment and the anatomy and physiology for exercise and health.


  • The qualification covers a range of topics which are suited to a career as a personal trainer. It is ideal for those wishing to master more complex instructing and training principles such as assessing a client’s health and fitness status and how to plan and conduct a physical activity session using multiple resources.


  • This diploma is ideal for those who are leading or managing staff within their hospitality job role or who plan to pursue a career in management. It is also suited to those who are already in a supervisory position within the hospitality sector but have had little or no formal training and wish to develop their existing skill set.


  • The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) is the UK’s largest management awarding body, combining industry-leading qualifications, recognised training programmes and specialist member services.


  • This qualification covers management skills, with an understanding of how to put them in to practice within a learner’s own role in the retail sector. The course also aims to build on an individual's leadership capabilities, looking at how they motivate and engage teams and how to manage relationships confidently. Learners will also develop leadership and management skills using their own knowledge, values and motivations.


  • Progress your career opportunities with our Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral and gain a qualification which is recognised by health, fitness and medical professionals nationwide. The course is ideal for those who are looking to improve their knowledge and become a specialist fitness professional.


  • Expand your career opportunities in the health and social care industry with our Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care. This course is perfect for those looking to improve their skills to enable them to have a level of responsibility and improve their confidence and performance.


  • This qualification will give learners the insight they need to work in a variety of roles to care for babies and children aged from birth to five years and have an understanding of children aged five to seven. Learners will be able to work in roles such as Nursery Nurse, Early Years Practitioner, Reception Class Teacher or Nanny.


  • This qualification is aimed at people who already have experience of office-based skills and wish to specialise in business and administration functions for a line management role in a variety of settings.


  • The qualification covers a range of topics which are suitable to a job role that provides advice and guidance to customers, colleagues and other stakeholders. It is ideal for those wishing to learn how to negotiate on behalf of clients, how to communicate effectively and how to operate within networks.


  • The qualification covers a range of topics including an understanding of laws and ethics of selling, how to prepare sales presentations, how to handle objections, a range of sales techniques and how to negotiate and close sales.


  • This qualification will give you the insight you need to work as a teaching assistant in a variety of settings including a nursery, infant or junior school, special school, secondary school or independent school. It focuses on understanding, supporting, safeguarding and developing children and young people.


  • This qualification will give you the insight you need to work in roles that offer specialist support for pupils in primary, secondary or special schools. It focuses on schools as organisations, understanding children’s development and developing communication and relationships with children.


  • The qualification covers a range of topics which are suited to a career in web design and development. It is ideal for those wishing to understand essential aspects such as web technologies, JavaScript, HTML, Internet security and Cascading Style Sheets.


  • The qualification covers a range of topics which are suited to work as a reflective practitioner of counselling. It is ideal for those wishing to understand essential aspects such as establishing relationships, applying core theories and working ethically with counselling skills.


  • The qualification covers a range of topics suitable to a supervisory role. It is ideal for those wishing to enhance their understanding of essential aspects such as supervising the work of staff, leading a team, food safety, control of resources, food service, promoting hospitality products and services and health and safety.


  • The main reason for unhappy customers is not due to price, it’s bad customer service, and therefore handling a business’s issues in a professional and polite manner is essential for a business to succeed. This Level 3 Certificate in Principle of Customer Service provides learners with the essential knowledge that is required by employers to work in a range of different environments within a customer service role.


  • Whether you work in direct sales or customer support, this Level 3 Certificate is ideal for those wishing to progress within the contact centre industry. It is suitable for those who have some experience working in a contact centre who want to develop their skills further, in order to move into a supervisory or call centre manager position.


  • This certificate will give you the insight you need to be successful when driving your ideas forward. It will provide you with the principles of supply chain management, financial control and future growth planning.


  • This course is designed to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects and will support their progression into relevant employment.


  • A good understanding of English is vital to both learner and employer alike, and Learning Curve Group is meeting this challenge with this high-quality fully funded course.


  • This qualification provides a broad range of knowledge and information for those who want to work in mental health, a care sector which presents one of the greatest challenges to our society, with an estimated 450 million sufferers worldwide.


  • This nationally accredited certificate gives practising or potential team leaders the foundation for their formal development in this role.


  • This qualification provides an understanding of the principles that ensure an individual with learning disabilities is provided with high-quality, person-centred care.


  • This qualification covers a wide range of topics including understanding medication and prescriptions, how to supply, store and dispose of medication and understanding the requirements for safe administration of medication.


  • This nationally accredited certificate provides an introduction to the retail industry and is suitable for those new to or, seeking employment in, this area. It helps learners to develop an understanding of the different aspects of working in the retail sector.


  • This nationally accredited qualification increases professional development and confidence among those either new to working within a care environment or, those keen to gain the knowledge needed to help them seek employment in the health and social care sector.


  • This nationally accredited qualification gives learners working, or intending to work, in settings such as sport and recreation, exercise and fitness, hospitality and catering or healthcare, an understanding of nutrition and health to support their role in the workplace.


  • This qualification covers a wide range of topics including the principles of infection prevention and control, the causes and spread of infection and the importance of correct cleaning procedures, decontamination and waste management.


  • The certificate explores communication techniques and how values, attitudes and beliefs can affect interactions.


  • This updated qualification addresses new legislation, reinforcing the importance of equality and diversity within different contexts.


  • This nationally accredited qualification develops knowledge and understanding relating to end of life care.


  • This qualification gives knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.


  • This qualification provides an appreciation and understanding of the different forms of dementia that may be encountered and how to support through person-centred care.


  • The nationally accredited qualification covers topics fundamental to the delivery of excellent customer service.


  • The qualification provides learners with an appreciation and understanding of a number of different mental health issues that are increasingly prevalent in today’s society.


  • This nationally accredited certificate, which develops understanding of basic administration concepts and practices, is based on the business and administration national occupational standard.


  • This nationally accredited qualification provides an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur. It covers how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and aims to develop an understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care. The qualification also covers the importance of ongoing care and the correct treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.


  • This nationally accredited qualification provides an understanding of care plans and how to evaluate plans and processes.


  • This qualification explores different risks of abusive and exploitative behaviour and looks at effective communication, identifying steps to overcome disabling attitudes and beliefs.


  • This accredited certificate is a short programme which develops knowledge and understanding of a range of both generic and specialist cleaning principles.


  • This qualification develops knowledge and awareness of the various areas within health and social care settings.


  • This nationally accredited certificate, which develops understanding of basic English and maths, is ideal to equip learners with the skills they need to competently carry out their daily tasks.



  • This qualification develops knowledge and awareness of autism, a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them.


  • This qualification will give learners the insight they need to work in a retail job role. As retail is about more than simply serving customers, the qualification covers customer service, IT, marketing, sales and health and safety to ensure the learner develops a wide range of skills which employers look for.


  • This qualification covers a range of topics to prepare you for a role as a manager of a playwork provision, hospital playworker or playwork development officer. Topics include the role of the playworker, understanding children and young people’s self-directed play and developing and promoting positive relationships.


  • This qualification covers a range of topics including understanding the concept and benefits of a lean environment, understanding business improvement tools and techniques and how to work effectively in a business team.


  • This qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction appropriately.


  • This course is designed to help learners develop positive working relationships with customers in a health and social care setting, using effective communication.


  • This course is designed to help learners understand how to process orders for dispatch and understand the purpose of a stock check.



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