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Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health & Social Care | Brooklands College

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care & Children & Young People’s Settings

This course will develop your knowledge of working in health, social care and young people’s settings. 

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  • Subject Area: Child Studies / Health & Social Care
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    This course will develop your knowledge of working in Health, Social Care and young people’s settings. It is about exploring new ideas and effective communication.


    Where will I be studying?

    Whether you want a career working with children or a stepping stone to further qualifications our courses certainly prepare you well.  There are many different aspects to the profession and our courses will teach you about the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of different aged children and how to apply your knowledge in practice.

    We also work with employers, helping to ensure their staff have the latest qualifications and helping us to ensure our courses are developed so that they are relevant in today’s settings.

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    The course includes the following units:

    • Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care
    • Understand the principles and values in health and social care
    • Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care
    • Introduction to communication in health and social care

    You will also take Functional Skills in:

    • English
    • Maths

    Who is the course suitable for?

    If you have an interest in health and social care, this course will help you find out if you have a vocation within the health and social care industry.

    How is the course assesed?

    Through assignments and projects.

    Are there any extra costs?

    Your tutor will advise you on any additional costs at the start of the course. Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    GCSEs grade 3 – 1 (or entry Level 3 literacy and numeracy).


    Next Steps

    If you successfully complete this course, you could move on to more advanced study, such as the BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care or Child Studies, or you could enter employment in the Health and Social Care industry e.g. as a residential care assistant

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    Heath Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 8TT

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