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Level 1 Award Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults, Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

  • A nationally recognised one year course
  • Learners can achieve the Welsh Baccalaureate qualification
  • A supportive and stimulating student centred learning environment
  • A wide variety of learning experiences including practical skills, field trips and guest speakers

Course content

This is a course designed for anyone considering a career in health and social care.

It will provide pathways into the sector for school leavers, unemployed, people returning to work after a career break or anyone else considering a career in health and social care.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but a reasonable standard of literacy is required to complete the course. An enhanced criminal records disclosure is required before students undertake work placements. Learners need the qualities required to work within a health and social care setting.


The course is based on continuous assessment throughout the year.

Assessments may include: Posters, leaflets, field trips and written accounts.

Future opportunities

Learners who successfully complete the course may be able to progress to Level 2 programmes within college. Those who wish to enter employment may apply for supervised positions in the workplace.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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