Level 1 Diploma in Health & Social Care
This is a vocational qualification that gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to prepare for employment. They also provide career development opportunities.
This qualification will give you the basic knowledge and understanding of working within health and social environment.
Things you will learn;
- Promoting Healthy Eating in Care
- Job opportunities in health and social care
- Communication with adults and children in health and social care
- Health and social care needs
- Personal care in health and social care
This course is a Study Programme which consists of:
- Vocational Qualification
- Work Experience
* If you have not already achieved a GCSE pass at grade C or above in English and Maths you will study Maths and/ or English as an integral part of your college programme.
Grading for GCSE English language, English literature and maths is changing from 2017, with other subjects following suit from 2018. Click here for more information.
4 GCSEs at Grade 2 (E in the old grading structure) or above including English & maths, or a relevant entry level qualification.
Course is free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 1 qualification.
For all other students fees apply:
Course fee £994; Exam Fee £134
Loans & assistance are available from Student Services
Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.
College open event
19th June 2019 17:00 - 19:30
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