You will develop skills to care for others and the responsibilities of working as a professional in a caring environment.
This course will allow you to gain a variety of opportunities to make a positive difference to people’s lives. This course is designed to equip you with essential skills for starting work in care professions and prepares you to progress onto further study. This is a vocational or work-related qualification which allows you to have an opportunity to gain skills, values and knowledge relevant to health and social care.
Who is this course for?The course is for adult learners who would like to learn new skills or those who would like to gain a qualification which will advance their skills, knowledge and behaviours in relation to health and social care.
Entry RequirementsPreferably two GCSE at grade 4 and above with English and/or maths or Functional Skills level 2.
Assessment TypesYou will be assessed using a portfolio of evidence.
- Equality, diversity and rights in health and social care
- Human Growth and Development
- Safeguarding and protection in health and social care
Benefits/SkillsYou will develop skills and understand the theory of how a healthcare practitioner works in health and social care settings.
On completion of this course, you have a range of options available.
You can choose to continue your studies in College and progress onto the Level 3 course in Health and Social Care or an Apprenticeship.