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Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1 1/2 hours
towards your CPD

This module is aimed at people working in wide range of settings, encompassing health services and adult social care. It provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to implement and promote good practice in recording, storing and accessing information.

On completion, learners with an increased understanding of the requirements for handling information in health and social care settings and understand how to support others to handle information correctly.

On completion of this course learners will:

  • Understand requirements for handling information in health and social care settings
  • Be able to implement good practice in handling information
  • Be able to support others to handle information

The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following units on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF):

Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings

This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications:
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Handle information in health and social care settings

This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications:
Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

For a full list of qualifications in which these units are mandatory please click here:

For more information about this or any of our courses mapped to the QCF please contact us on the details provided below.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Information Handling Requirements
  • Good Practice for Handling Information

Target Audience

This module is targeted primarily at those working within health, social care settings, including professional care and support workers and practitioners.


With approximately 60 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 and half hours complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

The module is broken down which makes it easier to understand and digest.Gaining new knowledge .
19/01/2016 JH
This course is easy to use and you can work at your own pace
SR 03/06/2014
I really enjoyed this module, it was clear and concise, and it was produced in layman's terms which I found extremely helpful to understand
SC 03/04/2014
I like the interactivity. It makes the course more engaging and interesting
MF 14/12/2013
Easy to understand and quite clear
LH 27/07/2013
User friendly
SC 21/06/2013div>
The audio helped to drive it forwards as it was a fairly dry subject
KK 06/06/2013

Cost and Discounts

£30+ vat - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 1/2 hours.

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