Adult Courses

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

Course Overview

Fee disclaimer

  • This course is FREE for most students

Course fees listed below are the maximum fee if paid.  Click here to find out more and if you are eligible for free or discounted courses.

Entry requirements

Entry criteria vary based on your subject. For many courses you will need to show an ability of the required skills.

Course information

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.

Study units include:

  • Introductory awareness of the importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults
  • Understanding the range of service provision and roles within health and social care
  • Understanding the principles and values in health and social care
  • Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health and social care

The course will also include:

  • tutorial and academic review
  • functional skills English
  • functional skills maths
  • learning support
  • How you are assessed

    There is no formal assessment or exam.

Select your campus option to apply

Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 09/09/2024
End: 04/07/2025
Mon to Thu (09:30 - 15:15)
Dates Schedule Max. fee if paid
Start: 09/09/2024
End: 02/07/2025
Mon to Wed (09:00 - 15:30)

What Can This Course Lead To

Level 2 Gateway Certificate in Health and Social Care, Level 2 Cache Diploma for Early Years Practitioner

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