Health & Social Care Level 1 Introductory Diploma

Course Overview

If you want to learn how to support and care for people with a wide range of social, emotional and physical support needs, this course introduces you to the basics of social care. Learning how to treat adults and children with dignity and respect, building confidence and improving social skills are all covered on this course. By completing a range of practical assignments, creative activities, observations and practice you will gain essential skills in equality and diversity, ready for working in a health or social care setting.

Course Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 2 - 3 including English and maths.

Course Skills & Benefits

This qualification is suitable if you are working or wish to work, in the health and social care and early years and childcare sectors. The course is aimed at anyone who wishes to develop an understanding of these settings before deciding whether working in the sector is the right career pathway.

Mandatory Units

Creative and leisure activities for children and adults
Health & social care needs
Personal care in health & social care
Learning experience for children and young people
Promoting healthy eating in care
Communication
Job opportunities in health & social care
Project

Optional Units

Communication with adults and children in health and social care
Job opportunities in health and social care
Role of the carer at meal times
Working in a team

Course Progression

Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care or Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years, Education and Care.

Course Assessment

Portfolio of evidence and assignments.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time