Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People Settings - Level 1 Diploma Introduction at Yorkshire Coast College
The CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings is aimed at people considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or children and young people.
The course will develop knowledge and awareness of the types of roles in these industries – from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others.
This qualification does not enable students to work directly with adults, children or young people but provides a starting point for deciding whether a career in the sector is right for them.
The course will cover the following units:
- The range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
- The principles and values in health and social care
- Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care
- Introduction to communication in health and social care
- Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health and social care
- Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
- Introductory awareness of the importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults
- Introduction to the physical care of babies and young children
- Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health and social care and children and young people’s settings
- Introduction to children and young people’s development
- Introduction to the development of children and young people through play
- Introduction to learning disability
- Introduction to healthy life style
Five GCSEs grade D-G (this must include English and maths)
Good personal presentation skills and a professional manner.
After successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma you can then choose to progress on to a Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in either Childcare or Health and Social Care.
For someone looking at a successful career in Childcare, they could find themselves working in nurseries, schools, playgroups, as a Private Childminder or in play-work, which encourages a child’s ability to learn and develop through fun activities.
The demand is really high at the moment for all the different jobs working with children, no matter what you want to do; there’s never been a better time to apply.
The local average wage on entry in to a career in Childcare - depend on qualification – is £10,000 - £16,000.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.