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Health & Social Care Level 1 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

Are you a caring person? Do you find yourself looking after others? Would you like to have a warm and rewarding career?

This is the ideal qualification to give you a start in a sector that offers so many opportunities. It’s an introduction to the world of health and social care and will help you progress further in this field.

Course content

You will study a variety of subjects including:

  • Working in health and social care

  • Personal care for adults and children

  • Leisure activities for adults and children

  • Creative activities for adults and children

  • Managing your health at work

  • Promoting healthy eating

  • Physical care of children aged 0–3 years

  • Children’s learning

  • Self assessment and positive attitudes

You will also learn about job opportunities in the sector and take part in work experience in a care setting as well as improving your English and maths skills.

You may have the opportunity to study for the Personal and Social Development qualification.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs (E–G) or Entry Level 3 qualification, an interview and a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Future opportunities

Further study can include:

You can continue your education with a Level 2 course in Early Years or Care. With further training and study you will have the ability and the skills to work in an Early Years or Care setting.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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