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Intro to HSC and Children's and Young People's Settings Level 1 CACHE Diploma at Waltham Forest College

Course description

This course is for students of any age over 16. This is an introductory course in Health and Social Care and Early Years for people interested in working in either of these sectors.

Course content

The range of services and roles in health, social care, early years and childcare.
Person-centred support. 
The principles and values in health, social care, early years and childcare. 
Safeguarding and protection.
Equality and inclusion. 
Health and safety. 
English and Maths.

Entry requirements

Interview and assessment



Future opportunities

CACHE Certificate in Early Years Level 2 
BTEC First Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2
Any of the short courses in health and social care or childcare. 
Employment opportunities within the health, social care and early years environments.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford