Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings NCFE Certificate Level 1

This course is ideal if you are looking to develop skills that are needed for working in the health and social care sector.

Overview

This course will help you to develop the skills and qualities you'll need for working in health and social care or for further learning.

You will study 2 mandatory units:

  • Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
    • You will learn the range of service provision and the scope of the roles available within the sector.
  • Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
    • You will learn the principles and values that underpin work in the sector and learn ways to respect and value those who access the services.

You will also study 1-2 of 7 optional units, including

  • Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introduction to communication in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health, social care and children and young people’s settings
  • Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care and children and young people’s settings
  • Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health, social care and children and young people’s settings
  • Introductory awareness of working with others in health, social care and children and young people’s settings
  • Introductory awareness of the importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 2 and maths at 1 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 2 or above. You will also need to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which the college will pay for.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through projects, assignments, and coursework.

Progression

You can go on to employment in the health and social care sector, possibly as a care assistant.

Fees & Funding

As a full time student, under the age of 19, you will not usually need to pay any course or examination fees.

You will need to pay for some essential costs, for example stationary, trips and educational visits. Help may be available for students in financial difficulties. For more information contact, student support services, tel: 0500 162100.

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