Course overviewLevel 1 Health & Social Care: Children’s and Young People’s Settings City of Bristol College
This Level 1 Diploma is an introduction to Health & Social Care within Children’s and Young People’s Settings. This qualification will provide an opportunity to develop knowledge about the health and social care sector before deciding which sector they want to focus on for their career progression.
This course is aimed at those who wish to have a career in health & social care, with children or young people.
Dates and applications
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|Hours per week
|02/09/2024 - 19/06/2025
|Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
|College Green Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone 16-18 wanting to have an introduction to working in Childcare or Health and Social Care.
What you'll learn
To gain this qualification you will study 13 units. These units have been specifically selected to be relevant to any career working with children, young people and adults in a health and social care setting.
The units include introductions to health and safety, communication, equality and diversity, person-centred support, healthy lifestyles, awareness of safeguarding, disability and sensory loss, values, importance of leisure and social activities, job opportunities and understanding your role.
Course entry requirements
We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to tour our excellent facilities and ask any questions you may have.
You will be asked to provide a copy of your last school report and/or a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.
You need 3 GCSEs at Grade 1 to Grade 3, including Maths and English, or a previous vocational qualification.
Some Level 1 qualifications in trade-based subjects may require a slightly higher entry requirement based on the specific content of the course.
Don’t have any formal qualifications? Don’t worry, let us know and we can assess you to ensure you will be able to achieve well on the course.
We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure you can flourish! Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process; we are here to help take you to the next level.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
This course is delivered using a wide range of different teaching methods, independent learning, practical activities and visits to different settings.
Learners will need to complete workbooks to demonstrate their knowledge as well as designing posters, PowerPoint and leaflets.
Future career and study opportunities
Successful learners can progress to Level 2 qualifications in health and social care or childcare or can apply for an apprenticeship in the setting that they choose.
Progression into further studies will also depend on achievements in English and Maths.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.
Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.