Level One Award Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young Persons Workforce (Distance Learning)

This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge of health and social care and children and young people’s settings and the similarities and differences between them.

What will I study?

There are four units which you will study:

  • Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people) early years and childcare.
  • Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people) early years and childcare.
  • Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care ( adults and children and young people0 early years and childcare.
  • Introduction to communication in health and social care (adults and children and young people) early years and childcare.

How will I be assessed?

You will have four resource booklets to work through and you will need to complete four candidate assessment booklets. The qualification will take you about 40 hours to complete, although some learners may complete it quicker and some more slowly. The length of the course will be adapted to meet your needs.

How will the course be delivered?

The course is a distance learning course with support from a named assessor.

Entry requirements

There are no entry qualifications, learners do not need to be working in care settings or undertaking practical placements to take this qualification. Learners must be over 18 years of age to complete this qualification.

Additional information

Learners will develop knowledge of care services and principles which could support progression onto either Early Years OR Health and Social Care qualifications at Level 2. It may also link to relevant employment opportunities in the health and social care, children and young people’s settings.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Full Time 2018 Higher Education Apprenticeships 2018 Spring Part-time course guide