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Health & Social Care & Childcare Level 1

Programme Description



This qualification is primarily for those seeking a pathway into Health and Social Care and Childcare.


Programme Features



This is a full-time qualification which is mainly workshop based, with focus being on Health and Social Care and elements of Childcare. There will also be a placement experience.


Progression & Employment



Successful completion of course could lead to progression onto a Level 2 course.


Programme Content



The qualification will cover a variety of  Health and Social Care and Childcare based units, which include:

  • Introduction to the Development of Children and Young People Through Play
  • Introduction to a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Introduction to Partnership Working in Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare
  • Awareness of Safeguarding in Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare
  • Introduction to Children and Young People’s Development

The course will also include the following:

  • Tutorial Program
  • Progress Reviews
  • Literacy and Numeracy development through various pathways: GCSE resits, Agored Qualifications, Essential Skills Wales and WEST
  • Be Active

Programme Assessment



  • Observations in placement 
  • Written assessments

Examples will include essays, posters, power points and other various forms.


Programme Entry Requirements



All applicants will need a positive reference. Suitability for this course will be assessed at interview.

An applicant for the Level 1 will need to have:

A minimum of 4 GCSEs D – G and a clear Enhanced DBS.


Additional Costs



Enhanced DBS - £44

Uniform – approximate cost for hoodie £20, polo shirt £12.

All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £45 prior to enrolment.