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BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Exploring the Caring Sector at Bournville College

Course description

The course provides a stepping stone for young people with few formal qualifications who wish to pursue a career in either Health and Social Care or Early Years.

Course content

Introduction to the Caring Sectors
Health and Social Care Needs
Personal Care in Health and Social Care
Communication with Adults and Children in the Health and Social Care
Promoting Healthy Eating in Care
Creative Activities for Children
Creative Activities for Adults in Health and Social Care
Keeping Children Safe
Career Progression
Working in a Team

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but students must have a commitment and an interest in completion of this course.


Assessment is through completion of set tasks and activities inside and outside of the classroom related to childcare. Each student will have to build a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed by their tutors.

Future opportunities

BTEC First Diploma in Children’s Play Learning and Development or BTEC First Diploma in Health and Social Care

Further information

If you are interested in studying this course please contact the Advice Zone on 0121 477 1300

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: 08 August 2016
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