Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings Level 1 at New College Durham
This course will provide you with the general skills, knowledge and understanding of working with individuals in Health, Social Care and Childcare settings. It also provides the opportunity to build confidence and ability to study towards a higher level.
You will study a wide range of units including service provision, communication, equality, safeguarding and health and safety. This course will provide you with the general skills, knowledge and understanding of working with individuals in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings.
Functional skills are the core elements of English, Maths and ICT that will provide you with essential skills, knowledge and an understanding of how these areas of study operate within the wider context. They are delivered alongside the main programme and are independently assessed through exams.
No formal qualifications are required but a number of GCSEs at grades D-G are desirable. A clear DBS (formerly CRB) is essential for placement requirements.
You may progress onto Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Childcare and Education if you achieve an overall pass in this course. There are also opportunities as an Apprentice in Adult Social Care.Related careers
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Durham directly.