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Introduction to Working in Health, Social, Children and Young People's Settings Level 1 at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

This course is an ideal starting point for anyone considering working in any sector of the care industry. You will study a range of topics, including; • health and social care needs • personal care • creative activities for children • promoting healthy eating in care • job opportunities • investigating rights and responsibilities at work plus many more. You will be given the opportunity to develop your skills through supervised work experience placements in a range of care and early years settings.

Entry requirements

A range of GCSEs at E-G with grade E in English and maths OR an entry level course with good evidence of ability to achieve at a higher level.


Written assignments throughout the course.

Future opportunities

Level 2 study programme in Health and Social Care or Introduction to Early Years Education and Care, or an Apprenticeship programme.

Further information

Entry is subject to a successful interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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    • Our brand new £36m Corby Campus continues to offer a range of vocational programmes training learners for employment in a number of specialist fields, including Construction, Catering, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Engineering. In September 2011 new provision was introduced in Sport, Public Services, Computing, Business, Care and Early Years as well as a number of new Higher Education programmes.

      For the trades, Corby campus has a number of specialist engineering and construction workshops providing realistic working conditions with the most up to date equipment available for our learners. New technology includes a dedicated suite for AutoCAD training.

      The modern building includes dedicated learning pods for each of the different subject areas equipped with learning resources and computer facilities. A 3G astroturf similar to the one at the college's Kettering campus will also be utilised by the Sports and Public Services provision and will be available for hire by local orgainsations and sports teams.

      A state of the art fitness suite provides relevant training for sports science and fitness instructors and will open to learners and staff at the campus. Supported Learning Programmes are able to utilise the most up to date sensory equipment and aids to encourage independant living.

      The Skills for Life Workshop has now moved to the new campus for individuals to improve their basic Maths and English skills and English classes for speakers of other languages.

      Tresham Studios, the college's brand new hair and beauty salons in the Corby campus, offer an extensive range of hair, beauty and complimentary treatments at very competitive prices within realisitic working environments for learners to gain vital work experience. Daytime and evening appointments are available during term time.

      The Manor restaurant is Tresham's prestigious new training restaurant located in the beautiful historic Manor House building, just a short walk away from the new Corby campus. The fully licensed Manor Restaurant will be open to the public for morning coffee, lunch and evening meals. Speciality dinners and theme nights also take place throughout the year.