Childcare - Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children (for students aged 14-16) at Wakefield College
Caring for people, from young babies to older adults can be a very rewarding job. You need to be a kind and understanding person who has lots of patience. This course gives you the chance to learn about all life stages.
What you will study
How you will learn
You’ll have lessons in childcare, health and social care, maths and English as well as tutorial sessions. You’ll learn about caring for children, diet and nutrition, working safely and meeting the needs of older aged adults. You’ll also be timetabled for private study sessions, these are when you’ll complete any homework or assignments. You’ll be involved in a variety of activities including visiting speakers, tutor presentations, research and practical activities.
Predicted grades D-G in 4 subjects at GCSE
Minimum Entry Level 3 in English and Maths or equivalent
A genuine interest in the subject/profession
A good reference from Head of Year 10 or Headteacher
You’ll be assessed through completing workbooks, writing essays, producing leaflets, answering questions or doing presentations.
For further information, please contact the 14-16 Unit at Wakefield College:
Tel - 01924 789742 or by email - 14-16UnitMailbox@wakefield.ac.uk
After successfully completing this course, you could progress to a level 2 course in health and social care or childcare, or apply for an apprenticeship.
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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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.