This course is suitable for anyone wanting to work in adult health and social care.
This course will help you to understand more about working in health and social care. It aims to introduce you to basic concepts of caring and prepare you for employment within the sector.
You will cover areas such as communication, equality and diversity, personal development, the role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety and person-centred approaches.
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above.
You will need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.
This course is studied over 6 months.
You will build a portfolio of evidence by completing a series of assignments in each unit. Your work will be assessed by your tutor.
Once you have completed this course, there will be further progression opportunities available to you.
You may decide to complete a level 2 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care to develop your knowledge and experience further or you could progress to the level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care.