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CACHE Level 1 Diploma Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and your People's Settings at Kingston College

Course description

The CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings is suitable for 16-19 year olds. This qualification is aimed at people considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or children and young people and will develop knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in these sectors. This includes the roles played by workers – from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others. This qualification does not qualify 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.

Course content

This will include looking at the range of roles within Health and Social Care (adults, children and young people), early years and childcare, awareness of protection and safeguarding and an introduction to communication.

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Entry requirements

Four graded GCSEs to include English Language at grade E/2.

Selection is by interview with tutors and a satisfactory reference from your last school or college is essential.

Learners on this course are encouraged to undertake voluntary work.

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Future opportunities

CACHE Level 2 Certificate or a BTEC Health and Social Care course. Selection is by interview and a satisfactory reference. Further training or study such as an Apprenticeship or employment.

Further information

For more information please contact our Admissions Team on 020 8268 3073 or email


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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