Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
This course gives you a broad understanding of the Health and Social Care industry, and the types of career available.
Topics covered can include:
You do not need to have any previous qualifications.
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
Assessment is by coursework over the duration of your study.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances. 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.
On successful completion of this course, you can progress to a Level 2 Diploma, or other further study. You can also use this qualification to help you either start a career in social care, or progress in your current employment.