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Health & Social Care Exploring Care Services Level 1 Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course enables you to develop the skills and knowledge needed when working in Health and Social Care settings. Your skills in communication, problem solving, team working and time management should improve as a result of studying this course.

Course content

This course consists of seven units including human growth and development, communication and healthy lifestyles. As part of your programme of study you will also study personal and social development units. It is anticipated that you will also develop your skills in literacy and numeracy as well as experience work related learning.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 GCSE subjects or equivalent


By completing case studies, assignments and being involved in group activities throughout the year.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of all part of the programme, you can progress onto a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Further information

You will receive support from a competent, approachable team of staff, who have experience in the Health or Social Care Sector. You will learn about values, interpersonal skills and the care needs of individuals; all of which are required to work in the Care Sector.

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: 23 October 2017

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