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Social Prescribing Courses

Blackford Centre for Social Prescribing

What's in your Social Prescribing Course?

Here's what you'll get:

  • A sturdily bound set of course modules that lies flat for ease of study. Detailed, practical information that guides you skilfully towards becoming a Social Prescriber
  • 38,400 words of practical ‘how-to’ text. You get detailed information that guides you towards becoming a professional Social Prescriber.

  • 5 Assignments Your assignments will be carefully marked with personal advice by an experienced tutor.
  • ‘How to Achieve More!’ Planner. It contains forms for self-discovery and vision, a 12-month goals’ planner, a study plan and scheduler, study tips, and a monthly reflection and assessment form. Exclusive to your course. † See More

  • Self-assessment exercises. They occur throughout the course to help you get organised as a practising Social Prescriber. They also check that you can tackle each type of work.
  • ‘How to Write Assignments’ booklet (right). This booklet offers useful guidance on how to prepare your assignments. It’s not available elsewhere.

  • A Quick Start Guide, to get you started on the course.
  • A sturdy ring binder that holds the course modules. Lies flat for ease of study. In the online edition, we provide the modules as online PDFs.†

  • A useful case that keeps all your course material.††
  • ‘How to Succeed in your Distance Learning Course’ booklet. Tips and advice on how to successfully complete your course. This booklet is not available elsewhere.
  • A study guide and planner that helps you organise your study.

  • Personal career advice during the course.
  • ’49 Winning Ways to Promote your Service’ booklet (right). Great ideas to get you started. This booklet is not available elsewhere.
  • Student Discount card. Get discounts with leading shops and organisations.

† In the online edition this is provided as downloadable PDFs.
†† Not in online edition.

Take a peek inside!

Have a look at how friendly our online portal is. Click here: https://inst.org/courses/how-to-use-the-portal/

This course is available to all our learners. We’ve opened it to you, so you can check out our portal.

Plus! Access your course online

  • Online edition of the course. Get access to all the course modules and assignments when you register.


Bonus 1. Startup Pack (Value £97)

The pack contains editable forms, questionnaires, agreements, and checklists that you can personalise. As used by Social Prescribers. They save you hours of work and make you look experienced from the very start.

Bonus 2. Free mentoring when you complete the course (Value £460)

Once you complete the course, we’ll give you three months’ free Career/CV mentoring.

You’ll have a personal mentor who’ll help you with your CV, and provide support for interviews and searching for vacancies.

For three months after getting your Diploma you’ll get one-to-one advice and support from an active practitioner.

So if you’re unsure on how to apply for a job in Social Prescribing, this mentoring programme will put you on the road to success.

And because it’s all part of the Blackford Centre’s course, it won’t cost you a penny.

And when you complete the course, you get the following free items:

  • A Blackford Centre Diploma and a Quality Licence Scheme Certificate of Achievement to frame and display on your wall.
  • A ‘Social Prescriber’ logo to use on your website.
  • We’ll send a free press release to your local news media announcing your success (if you request it).
  • The right to use the post nominal letters Dip.Soc.Pres. (BC) after your name.

From time to time we may improve, amend or extend the items mentioned here.


Speak to
an advisor on
781 1715

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