Level 1

Health & Care Occupations Level 1 Certificate

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus

Overview

This is an introduction to health and social care.

Entry Requirements

  • Two GCSEs at grade 2/grade E including maths or English, or
  • An Entry 3 qualification, or equivalent
  • Successful attendance at interview
  • Successful attendance at transition event

Course Structure

  • Understanding the range of service provisions and roles within  health & social care, early years and childcare
  • Understanding the principles and values in health & social care, early years and childcare
  • Introduction to communication in health & social care, early years and childcare
  • Introductory awareness of health and safety in health & social care, early years and childcare
  • Introduction awareness of equality and inclusion in health & social care, early years and childcare
  • Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health & social care, early years and childcare
  • Introduction to the development of children and young people
  • Introduction to mental health
  • Introduction to physical disability needs
  • Job opportunities in health and social care

Assessment & Feedback

  • External and internal assessments

Course Cost

School Leavers, Full time: FREE

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

What Next...

Health and Social Care Level 2 Diploma