Is this course right for me?
If you are eager to start a rewarding career making a real difference to peoples lives, a Health & Social Care course could be perfect for you. Youll gain the practical skills and understanding you need to succeed in the sector.
The Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People) is a great introductory course for those who wish to work in the health and social care and early years and childcare sectors.
Your areas of study could include: Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare Understand the principles and values 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 Awareness of health and safety in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare Introduction to communication in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare Introduction to children and young peoples development Introduction to creative activities for childrens development*
Your assessments throughout this course will keep you on track to achieve; these could include assignment tasks and a portfolio of evidence to support your learning. Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed! You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations. Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
What options are there after completing this course?
Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure. You may choose to continue your studies in College and progress a Level 2 course in Health and Social Care or Childcare. Your Level 1 qualification can provide you with excellent skills to benefit your current role in the workplace, and if you wish to progress in your current role this is a great start to your studies. Want to know more? Click here to see where this course can take you!
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College and potentially to a local work placement. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team.
We do recommend a few good resources that you can choose to purchase if you wish which we can discuss with you at your interview. We may request contributions are made to trips and outings.