BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Health & Social Care

Uxbridge College

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Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are needed but you should have basic literacy skills and a reference from your school and/or employer.

Who is the course for

This Foundation Level course has been designed to provide a broad education in health & social care as a basis for further training, further and higher education or for moving into employment. Students can develop the general skills, knowledge and understanding, that underpins a range of occupations or professions.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • Health & social care needs
  • Personal care in health & social care
  • Creative activities for children
  • Creative and leisure activities for adults in health & social care
  • Promoting healthy eating
  • Communication with adults and children in health & social care
  • Job opportunities in health & social care
  • Health & social care group project.

Work experience is an integral part of the course and students will be assisted to find a work placement.

Study Methods

Theory lessons, practical sessions and group discussions

How is the course assessed

Units are assessed through completion of work booklets, presentations, classwork and functional skills tests.

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care or CACHE Level 2 Certificate/ Diploma in Introduction to Early Years Education and Care, a traineeship or employment as a care assistant.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment as a care assistant.

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