The Convenient Way to Study Mental Health & Social Care

Join over 90,000 people who improved their skills with us. Study from home at your own pace

A social carer helps people live more independently, helping them to thrive within their communities. For those struggling with a mental health disorder, they need someone who has knowledge of mental health who can support them throughout their journey.

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Trusted independent accreditation

All of our courses are independently accredited from long-established awarding organisations with qualifications such as CACHE, NCFE and A-Level. It’s easier to get a job when you have an employer recognised qualification.

Each independent awarding body performs detailed, rigorous checks to ensure our courses meet their high standards.

Study from home, at your own pace

If you struggle to find time to study every day at a traditional college, a home learning course is an ideal solution. Over 90,000 people have studied with us from home and enjoyed full support from a tutor.

You’ll study whenever you want, at your own pace. There are no strict deadlines (you’ll have up to a year and most of our courses require 80 hours of study- that’s around 1 hour and a half a week).

You could complete your course in 2 weeks or 12 months – it’s up to you.

Award-winning tutor support

Our courses are studied entirely from home, but you still benefit from help every step of the way from our dedicated expert tutors who can be contacted via our award-winning e-learning site.

A quality distance learning experience with a FREE CV critique service

After you’ve passed your course, you can use our CV writing expertise to improve your chances of finding a job. This is a free service open to all successful Open Study College students, it is unavailable elsewhere.

Enrol on our Mental Health and Social Care course today!
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Welcome to Open Study College

Why enrol with Open Study College?

  • Multiple award-winning distance learning college
  • Over 90,000 students have enrolled with us
  • Study from home, at your own pace
  • Full support from your tutor
  • Easy to understand course materials
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • FREE CV writing service – Get a better CV to apply for better jobs
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers

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