Level 1 Gateway Diploma in Skills for Health and Social Care


Health and Social Care are one of the largest employment sectors in the UK and opportunities are buoyant. This course will give you an understanding of how Health and Social Care services work. You will learn about the care needs of a wide range of people of all ages and from all backgrounds.

This qualification is internally assessed and externally verified by Edexcel. You will produce a range of assignments on a wide variety of topics related to Health and Social Care, and, as assessment is through coursework you wonít have the added pressure of exams. The assignments use a variety of assessment methods including information booklets, posters, observations, and team events.

Functional skills are externally examined. All full-time learners will be required to study Functional Skills at the appropriate level. These will be in maths, English and ICT.

  • Investigating rights and responsibilities at work
  • Communication with adults and children in health and social care
  • Preparing for work placements
  • Personal care in health and social care
Subject: Health and Social Care
Qualification Type: Diploma
Study Location: Tower Hamlets Campus

Entry Requirement:

2 or 3 GSCEs at grade 2 including English Language and maths, You must be at least 16 years old, You will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check


Where does it lead:

Progress on to Level 2 Gateway Diploma in Skills for Health and Social Care


Who is the course available for: Adult

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