Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings Level 1

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If you would like to make a difference in someone’s life and dream of a career in the care sector, this course is for you. You will be taught by industry experts and will gain an introduction to health, social care, and children’s and young people’s settings.

Course Information

If you would like to make a difference in someone’s life and dream of a career in the care sector, this course is for you. You will be taught by industry experts and will gain an introduction to health, social care, and children’s and young people’s settings.

Please note you must complete a minimum number of social action/work experience hours within a relevant health and social care setting.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for 19+ students.

If you’re an adult learner (19+) with low qualifications, or if you’ve been out of education for a while – this course is perfect for giving you an introduction to Health and Social Care.

The course is also ideal if you’re already working in the Health and Social Care sector and want to upskill.

Units / Modules

Your study will cover the following units/modules:

  • MU1.6 Communication
  • CFC 15 Human growth development
  • OP1.6 Physical Disability
  • PWCS 04 Health and safety
  • PWCS 05 Person centred support
  • MU1.2 Principles and values
  • PWCS 03 Equality and Diversity
  • Mu1.1 Service provisions
  • MU1.4 Safeguarding
  • CFC 18 Investigate Vocational Area
  • HSC CYP1 Awareness of Bereavement in Health and social care
  • OP1.9 Dementia
  • OP1.8 Mental Health awareness
  • OP1.14 Encouraging Healthy Eating

Benefits / Skills

You will gain industry insight from your experienced tutors. In addition, you will develop skills in caring for others.

By the end of this course, you will also understand the responsibilities of working as a professional in a care environment.

Assessment Types

Coursework.

Entry Requirements

To study this course you will need four GCSEs at grade 2, learners without the grade requirements or international qualifications will be assessed for literacy and numeracy levels.

You will need to be able to work towards GCSE level 1.

You will also need to complete a successful interview and demonstration of appropriate sector care values.

Career Progression

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a Grade 3 in GCSE in English and Maths, you might progress onto either Level 2 Extended diploma in Health and Social Care, or Level 2 Access to Higher Education.

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Course Details

Duration

32 weeks

Study Type

Full time

Start Date

12/09/2022

Course Code

43382-01

Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

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Leeds City College
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