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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.

At a Glance

  Full Time

  1 year

  Graig Campus

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.

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

Progression & Employment

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

Method of Assessment

  • Observations in placement 
  • Written assessments

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

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 3 GCSEs A – 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 £25 prior to enrolment.

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Get in Touch

Graig Campus
Sandy Road
SA15 4DN
01554 748000
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Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522. 
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN