NCFE Diploma in an Introduction to Health, Social Care| Level 1

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title NCFE LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE AND CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S
Code FE0155-1C
Qualification Type Basic/Key Skill
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

This course offers an insight into both the early years and health & social care worlds, to help you decide which you would like to specialise in.

Working in small classes, you will notice that your self-confidence and self-esteem will grow, with the help and support from experienced tutors and teaching assistants.The course also boosts your social skills and ability to get on with a variety of different people. Your study programme will also include some supported English and Maths sessions and provide a first step towards gaining qualifications.

The College has excellent links with hospitals, schools, nurseries and care homes across Brighton. Regular placements with these institutions give our students the opportunity to work with future employers and gain the skills and confidence required for this challenging and rewarding industry.

GB MET welcomes students from all walks of life and offers courses specifically designed for those who may need some additional support with their learning.

Please note: This course takes place at our East Brighton Campus.

Details

Course Units

  • Skills in caring for young children
  • Mental health
  • Understanding child development
  • Working in health and social care
  • Working in children's and young people's settings
  • Principles and values in health and social care
  • Principles and values in adults and children
  • Principles and values in young people, early years and childcare

Entry requirements

At least two GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above, preferably including English and maths.

ESOL applicants will require E3 or above.

Your next steps...

Work experience & what's next?

Following a Pathways course, you can progress to further training at Level 1 or sometimes Level 2, either full-time or as an apprentice.

Future Careers:

  • Nursery worker
  • Nanny
  • Nursery nurse
  • Teaching assistant
  • Primary school teacher
  • Social worker
  • Children’s holiday rep