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Health and social care - NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People's Settings at Kirklees College, Dewsbury Centre

Course description

This course will introduce you to the skills and
qualities you will need for working in health
and social care and will prepare you for further
learning at Level 2.

Course content

There may be opportunities for you to complete a work placement in a care setting, which will greatly improve your employability and practical skills.

On the course, you will learn about:

• Your rights and responsibilities at work

• Health and social care needs

• Managing your health at work

• Creative activities for children

• Promoting healthy eating in care

• How to prepare for employment

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 2 and maths at 1 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 2 or above. You will also need to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which the college will pay for.


• Projects

• Written assignments

• Presentations

• Group work

• Practical activities

Financial information

As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).

There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.

Future opportunities

  • BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2, or
  • Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care level 2.

Employment in the health and social care sector, for example as a care assistant.

Further information
01484 437070

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year