Health and Social Care Level 1

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This unaccredited part-time programme will introduce you to the care sector.

Course Information

If you are thinking about a career in the care sector, then this part-time course is an ideal start as it prepares you for a role working in care. It will not qualify you to work in the sector but it gives you the grounding to move on to the Level 2 course. This Level 1 course gives you a good knowledge and understanding of what it is like to work in the sector. You will explore the roles played by care workers from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others. Students will look at the importance of good communication, person-centered care, safeguarding, confidentiality, and health and safety in the workplace.


Entry Requirements

Entry requirements include English and maths at Entry Level 3 or above. All students will be invited to attend an English and maths assessment.

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Course Details


8 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Start Date

Your start date will be one of the following, depending on which location you attend:

  • 01/12/2021
  • 18/05/2022

Course Code


Adult & Community
Leeds City College
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