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Pearson BTEC Diploma In Health And Social Care at Solihull College & University Centre

Course description

Solihull College could offer the helping hand you need to start your career in nursing, social care, social work or other health-related professions.

Course content

Studying level 1 provides an introduction to the skills, qualities and knowledge that will be required for employment in a health and social care setting.

Units include;
- Health and Social care needs,
- Communication,
- Promoting Healthy Eating in Care,
- Job Opportunities in Health and Social Care
- Creative and Leisure Activities for Children and Adults

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are needed to gain entry, however learners must have a keen interest in working within the sector and be working at entry level for Maths/English


Through assignments, practical’s, presentations and discussions

Future opportunities

Learners on the level 1 course will be given the opportunity to complete work experience in the sector.
It is a requirement of this course that all learners complete a DBS check before they are allowed out on their work experience.
All learners are required to wear the Care and Education uniform

Further information

Working in the Health and social care sector
Level 2 health and social care

Is there anything else I will have to pay for in order to do this course?

Learners who enrol on Health and social care courses are required to wear uniforms, complete a DBS check and a trip will be offered. These additions will require a contribution from the student; costs available prior to enrolment. The cost will also include the course handbook/text book.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.

Last updated date: 13 February 2017
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