Level 1 Certificate & Diploma in Health & Social Care

Overview

This course is aimed for candidates who work or want to develop skills and knowledge required for working in the health and social care sector. The course is made of 10 units; 7 mandatory units and 2/3 units optional. The scope contains skills and knowledge which reflect the national occupational standard at level 1 in health and social care.

Level 1 Certificate & Diploma in Health & Social Care

Course content:

Mandatory Units:

  • 101: Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • 102: Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • 104: Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • 106: Introduction to communication in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • 123: Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • 124: Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • 125: Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings Optional Units
  • 121: Introduction to Dementia
  • 126: Introductory awareness of working with others in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • 127: Introductory awareness of the importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults

 

Entry Requirements:

No formal qualifications are required; however it is recommended that candidates have Basic Skills at level 1.

 

Method of assessment:

Assignments and Portfolio Building

 

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

 

Duration of course

6 Weeks (1 Day/6 Hours per week)

 

Attendance Options

Days/Evenings/Weekends



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