Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Health and Social Care

Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Health and Social Care

Course Code: L1ECS Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 09/09/2024    

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About the course

This course gives you an opportunity to develop an understanding of the skills and attributes required to work in both health and social care and childcare. 

The programme will also develop a knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the health, social care and children’s and young people’s sectors.


Additional costs may be incurred for DBS checks and work placement uniform.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Your course

What modules are covered?

Core Units:

  • Being Organised
  • Developing a Progression Plan
  • Working with Others
  • Researching a topic

Optional Units include among others:

  • Find out about Health and Social Care Services
  • Communication Skills for Health and Social Care
  • Making Healthy Snacks When Caring For People
  • Advising others about Healthy Lifestyles
  • Providing a Creative Activity when Caring for People
  • Measuring Older Adults’ Fitness Levels for Everyday Tasks

This qualification does not qualify learners to work with adults, children or young people but provides a starting point for deciding whether a career in the sector is right for them.

Your future

What Next?

Successful completion of the course enables you to progress to a relevant Level 2 qualification, for example Health and Social Care, Early Years Education or Public Services.


Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Four GCSEs at grades 9-2
  • To include English and maths GCSEs at grades 9-2

From College

  • Functional Skills Entry level 3 qualification in English and maths

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Course Enquiry

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You can apply for this course online.

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