Level 1 Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings
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This course gives a good introduction to health, social care and early years and is perfect for you if you can't decide between the topics.
It will provide you with a sound foundation and understanding of the topics and includes communication, health and safety, rights and the needs of others.
On the course you'll study:
- Understanding a range of services in health and social care and children and young people’s settings
- Understanding the principles and values in health and social care and children and young people’s settings
- An introduction to communication in health and social care and children and young people’s settings
- Introductory awareness of equality and diversity in health and social care and children and young people’s settings
- An introduction to the development of children and young people through play
- Human growth and development
- Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care and
children and young people’s settings.
There is the option to take units in more specialised areas such as learning disability, sensory loss or mental health.
English and maths
English and maths skills will be part of your study programme and we'll support you to work towards GCSE English and maths, a pre-GCSE qualification or functional skills.
Throughout the course we'll monitor your progress and provide you with regular feedback to help you to improve. Your knowledge and skills will be assessed through giving presentations, completing projects, practical activities and working as part of a group.
Your teachers are ambitions and passionate about the subject area and return to practice at least once a year to keep their knowledge up to date and to ensure your learning is as relevant as possible. They are also active in the profesional early years community with several sitting on the early year’s professional exchange and some are also Governors in local schools.
You'll gain hands-on experience in our on site early years creche before undertaking a work placement with one of our employer partners in nurseries, primary schools or a health and social care setting.On the work placement, yo'll work alongside professionals in the field and develop practical skills that you will relate to learning at college.
You'll train in our on site early years creche which is equipped like a nursery to help you to develop the practical, hands on skills you need in this sector.
For placements, you may need to buy a uniform and suitable footwear and you'll need to buy a textbook for the lessons. We'll let you know all the costs during the application process and funding support is availble to help cover the costs, for those who meet the eligibility criteria.
This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.
If you already have a full level 3 qualification and are aged 19 years over, you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the fee upfront in full and qualify for a 10% discount.
You can get more information at our enrolment events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at email@example.com
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the most out of your time at college.
We have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our students.
Our specialist teams can help with:
- Learning difficulties
- Physical and sensory disabilities
- Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Aspergers or other specific learning difficulties
- Mental health and well being
- Exam access arrangements
- Money, finance and bursary advice
- Careers advice, job and university applications