Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

  • STUDY MODE Part-Time

What will I do?

This course is made up of two mandatory and some optional units which are theory based.

You will study the following two mandatory units:

· Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and young people), early years and childcare

· Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and young people), early years and childcare

Your allocated Workplace Trainer will guide you throughout your qualification.

We will also support your development in English and maths which are a key component of all College Programmes.


What's next?

This will help you to decide if you wish to progress within the childcare or adult route.

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Is it for me?

The NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in the Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings has been designed to help develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in both of these sectors. They include the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others.

This qualification:

• Is aimed at learners who wish to develop an understanding of these settings before deciding whether working in the sector is for them
• Allows learners to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment and/or career progression in the sectors
• Allows learners to tailor their learning to their interests through the provision of a broad range of optional units
• Provides opportunities for the development of transferable skills
• Supports progression to Level 2 qualifications in health, social care or children’s settings
• Provides learners with the opportunity to progress to employment, in due course, in a range of job roles in the care sectors



  • Start Date Various
  • Course Ref A541-1/2
  • Location Chaffron Way Campus
  • Fees
  • 16 - 18 £ 0.00
  • 19 - 23 £ 504.00
  • 24+ £ 504.00
  • Overseas £ 504.00

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