HE Certificate in Health & Social Care Online

Start Date: January 2019

Year 1

January 2019

July 2019

2 modules

Year 2

September 2019

July 2020

4 modules

Year 1 modules:

  • Understanding Health and Social Care within an Irish context (exam)
  • Independent Learning and Professionalism in the Social Sciences

Year 2 modules:

  • Understanding Social problems
  • Dimensions of Health & Social Care
  • Practical Research Skills in the Social Sciences
  • Exploring Psycho-Social Theory

Why Choose Chevron?

  • Ireland’s most competitively priced online courses
  • Study anywhere, anytime – 100% online
  • No hidden costs – 100% transparency on course fees
  • Flexible easy pay instalment plans available to all learners
  • Highly qualified & accessible full time in-house tutors
  • HE Certificate in Health & Social Care awarded by the University of Sunderland
  • Each module is 20 academic credits – Total of 120 credits required for the HE Certificate in Health & Social Care
  • Level 4 on UK framework comparable to level 6 on Irish NFQ
  • Complete HE Certificate within 2 years
  • Read more about our HE Certificate here!

How to Enrol

Enrolment & payment are completed over the phone, you can give us a call at 01 6855 300 (24/7) or you can request a call back at a time that suits you!

Start HE Certificate in January 2019

Deadline to enrol is 27th January

  • *subject to final approval

Cost for the HE Certificate in Health & Social Care:


Total Course Fee

Discount if paid in full








Instalment plans available:


Monthly Instalments


€225 for 10 months


€233.33 for 12 months

HE Certificate in Health & Social Care Online


  • Distance learning course – 100% online
  • Induction event at the start of each year
  • Total of 120 credits required for Higher Education Certificate in Health & Social care
  • Level 4 on UK framework comparable to level 6 on Irish NFQ
  • You will be assigned a highly qualified full time in-house tutor, whom you can contact through phone or email
  • Additional support on our online forum

Chevron Training’s Online Higher Education Certificate in Health & Social Care is completed through our online interactive learning management system.

As our learner, you will be issued with an email to create your own password to access your course. All materials such as course notes, supplementary reading documentation, online videos, and assignment briefs are contained in folders within each module. Each module has a site structured around a sequence of weekly topics. Each topic contains a lecture, typically a series of slides and accompanying audio recording, supported by guidance on key learning outcomes, self-assessment questions, and links to core and additional readings and other resources. You will also have access to our online student community and discussion forums to foster communication with our other students to discuss and resolve issues related to your studies.

Chevron Training’s HE Certificate in Health & Social Care is offered in collaboration with the University of Sunderland.

health social careTo obtain your Higher Education Certificate in Health & Social Care 120 credits (6 modules) are required.

When you successfully complete the HE Certificate you will be better placed to gain employment in a health or social care role, such as Health Service management, social work, teaching, palliative care, nursing, drug and alcohol work, community and youth work, mental health and counselling work, working in caring for the elderly, with children, and with those with special educational needs. You also have the opportunity to consider continuing your studies to the HE Diploma in Health & Social Care.

HE Certificate in Health & Social Care awarded by the University of Sunderland

1 module is exam based, all the rest of the modules are assessment through assignments.

At Chevron Training we are committed to the ongoing needs of our students and provide the following support structures to assist students following course completion:

  • 24 hour guaranteed turnaround email response to any queries in relation to online course content
  • Free access to e-library
  • Recommended reading uploaded on online platform
  • Feedback available on all assignment and project work prior to submission
  • No set study hours – study at a time that suits you and your lifestyle
  • Discussion forum – to engage with other learners
  • Phone support is also available from our highly qualified tutors
  • Online interaction with the other online learners
  • Lines open Monday to Sunday 24/7


Cost Number of Modules

Number of Credits


€2250 2



€2800 4


  • Monthly instalment plans available
  • Tax relief available, subject to Revenue rules. You may claim receive relief at the standard rate of tax, which is 20%. This is applied to the total qualifying fees.
  • Health and Social Care is a diverse field, with opportunities to specialise in areas such as young people, mental health, elderly care, or drug and alcohol abuse support.
  • Health and Social Care graduates work in the HSE, care providers, charities, and voluntary sector health agencies.
  • Further study is also a popular option, with some graduates choosing to pursue taught Masters courses e.g. to become fully qualified social workers.