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Level 1 Diploma: Caring for Children at Loughborough College

Course description

This qualification is aimed at people considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or children and will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the health, social care, and children and young people's sectors.

Course content

If you're considering a career in childcare or health and/or social care, this qualification, designed to develop your knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in these sectors, is for you.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grade E/2 or above, including English and Maths,
  • evidence of commitment to learn,
  • a clear DBS check (formerly CRB check),
  • and evidence of a minimum 85% attendance.

Applicants aged 19+, with relevant experience but without formal qualifications, are encouraged to apply.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, visit us at an Open Day, email or call 01509 618375.

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: 10 October 2017
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    • Student Recruitment
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01509 618 375
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