Health and Social Care - Level 1 Diploma (BTEC)

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Start Date: 7 September 2020
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course provides an introduction to health and social care, developing your communication and IT skills, as well as the practical and technical skills needed to work in the sector. You will study the role of the carer, exploring their responsibilities, identifying the needs of others, as well as understanding the variety of jobs in the industry. You will also get to look more closely at personal care and learn how to create activities and learning experiences for both children and adults. 

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Starting work in health and social care
  • Developing skills in health and social care
  • Images of people
  • Health and the environment
  • Exploring local services

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • GCSE English Language and Maths at grade 2 or above
  • An Enhanced DBS check
  • A reference from your previous school/college

All applicants must have an interview and assessment to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment is by coursework over the duration of your study.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a Level 2 qualification or an apprenticeship.

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Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Health, Social
and Childcare
Marlborough Building
383 Holloway Road N7 0RN
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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