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Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings NCFE Level 1 Award (PT Adults)

This qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s 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. 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.

Key Information

  • Duration

    This is a part time course which will require learners to attend college one evening per week over a single term.

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Units covered on this course:

– Roles in heath & social care and early years and childcare
– Principles and values in heath & social care and early years and childcare
– Health and safety in heath & social care and early years and childcare

A range of assessment methods will be used including workbooks, posters and presentations.

While there are no formal entry requirements, the course will require a good standard of written and spoken English in order to complete the assessments.

Upon completion of the Level 1 Award learners will be able to progress onto other short courses in Health & Social Care and/or the Level 2 Certificate in Health & Social Care.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


A number of funding options are available to help people to access this course. Please contact the college for details.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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