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Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children Diploma level 1

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children Diploma level 1
Code C3061
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


This course is designed to help you prepare for a range of different career paths in the child and healthcare sector. You will learn all the key elements of caring for children and young people; including working in nurseries and building your understanding of children from birth to seven years old.


During this programme you will study a variety of topics including: 1. Service provisions 2. The principles and values of the caring profession 3. Safeguarding children and young people 4. Person-centered support 5. Development of children through play 6. Importance of engagement in leisure and social activities If you are aged 16-18, you will be enrolled in a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven't already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed continuously throughout the year for your main qualification. For English and maths, you will be assessed through an exam.

Entry requirements

Standard entry to this course requires one reference. It is desirable that you can demonstrate 90% attendance. A GCSE in both English and maths at grade 1/2 or above is required.

Your next steps...

Upon completion of the course, you can progress onto level 2 in either Health and Social Care or Childcare, provided you gain the level 2 Functional Skills qualification in English and maths (or GCSE level 3). Alternatively, you can start work in an apprenticeship role through one of our supportive employers within the industry.



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