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Care & Childhood Studies - Level 1 at College of West Anglia

Course description

If you're interested in working with children or in the health and social care sector, this course is for you. It will develop your knowledge and awareness of health, social care and children's and young people's settings.You will study a range of units, including:

  • Types of health, social care and children's settings
  • Job roles in a range of settings
  • Understanding principles and values required in various job roles
  • Safeguarding of individuals
  • Communication skills
  • Equality and inclusion
  • Health and safety
  • Person centred support

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 3 or more GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or higher, or entry level qualifications.
You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.


Assessment of the course will be carried out in a number of ways. You will be required to work on practical activities, work as part of a group, complete written assignments, prepare activities and displays, discuss and evaluate your work. Students need to achieve a pass level in all units to achieve their qualification. Depending on your progress on the course you may be able to access some work placement or volunteering opportunities.

Financial information

Please see the college website for fee details

Further information

For further information, please visit the college website

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: 19 October 2018
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