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Gateway to Care at Lowestoft College

Course description

This course can act as a stepping stone for you if you want to follow a career in healthcare services.

Course content

The course will support you to develop an understanding of the key aspects of care skills. 

You will study:

  • Development through the ages
  • Promoting safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Preparing for placement
  • Employability skills
  • Personal development

Entry requirements

You will need to have GCSEs at grade D or E or a relevant Level 1 qualification.


Assessments for the Level 1/2 will be through a range of methods such as reports, written presentations or portfolios of evidence.

Future opportunities

Students are supported to progress on to further education courses such as childcare/care, related apprenticeships or other college courses.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 April 2016
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