16-18: Vocational

Introduction to Health and Social Care and Childcare (Level 1 Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

2 or 3 GCSEs at grade 2 or above (depending on the subject) including English Language and Maths, If no GCSEs, college assessment at Entry Level 3, Successful completion of Entry Level 3 qualification, You will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check.


It is aimed at learners who wish to develop your knowledge and awareness of health,social care and children's and young people's settings.It is aimed at learners in school or college who wish to develop an understanding of the similarities and differences between these settings.

This is a practical work-related course which assesses you through written work such as projects and assignments.

Alongside your study, our placement officers will find you 30 hours of work experience within the health and social care and childcare field.

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What Can This Course Lead To

Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care, Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education.

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