Introduction to Health and Social Care BTEC Level 1 (QCF) at Shipley College
This course gives you a fantastic introduction to working with adults in health & social care settings or working with children.
You will learn about Being Organised, Developing a Personal Progression Plan, Communication Skills for Health and Social Care, Advising Others About Healthy Lifestyles.
You complete a unit on the experience of work and visit a range of health & social care and childcare settings to help you decide where you would like to work in the future.
You also learn skills which help you with your studies and getting a job such as Personal & Social Development.
In addition, gain important Functional Skills qualifications in maths and English..
- 2 GCSEs at grade E (2) or above in both English & maths; however, GCSE grade D (3) would be preferable.
- We will do an assessment to find out if this course is right for you.
- You need to have a positive attitude and a keen interest in caring for all ages.
- You will be invited to a ‘taster’ session to find out more about the course.
After completing this course, you can progress on to the Health & Social Care or Children’s Care, Learning & Development BTEC Level 2 or on to an apprenticeship in Children’s Care, Learning & Development or Health & Social Care. You could also find work as an assistant in a childcare, or care of the elderly setting.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shipley College directly.