This course gives you an introduction to the ever-growing health and social care sector, a growing area for employment in the UK. In addition to an overview of the skills and knowledge needed, you will also gain employability skills, including communication skills, teamwork, time management and creativity.
What Will I Study?
Topics covered can include:
Health and Social Care needs
Creative activities for children
Promoting healthy eating in care
Job opportunities in Health & Social Care
What Will I Need?
You will need:
A reference from your previous school/college
You do not need to have any previous qualifications.
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
How Will I Be Assessed?
The course is assessed throughout the year with practical assignments and written tests.
What Will It Cost?
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
What Can I Do After?
You could go on to study a Health & Social Care course at Level 2, such as our BTEC Level 2 First Diploma in Health & Social Care, or you could look for employment.
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