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Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s & Young People’s Settings Level 1 Certificate

Programme Type: Full-time Course
Availability: Isle of Wight only
Child Carer

Is it for me?

If you enjoy looking after babies and helping young children develop and learn, a career in childcare could be perfect for you.
Essential Information
Location(s)
At our Riverbank Campus, plus work based experience
Start Date
September
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
September - July
Qualifications Achievable
  • Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s & Young People’s Settings
  • If you don’t have Maths and English GCSE at Grades 4–9, you will study towards either GCSE or Functional Skills.
Awarding Body
NOCN

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Overview

This qualification is suitable for school-leavers wanting to gain knowledge and skills in Health & Social Care and Young People and Childcare sectors. A successful care sector employee must be a good communicator, efficient, patient, flexible and have the ability to work with people safely. This qualification provides an introduction to care from birth to end of life, and helps develop the skills and knowledge learners need in the care sector. Learners will cover topics such as communicating with clients of all ages, engagement through activities, supporting learning and planning for the care of clients’ needs, wants and preferences in all areas.
What would I do on this course?

Mandatory modules you will need to cover include:

  • Introduction to the development of children and young people through play
  • Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults, children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care, children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health, social care, children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health, social care, children’s and young people’s settings
  • Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults, children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introduction to communication in health and social care (adult, children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introduction to Mental Health
  • Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults, children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Condition
  • Introductory awareness of the importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults

 

Assessment

In order to achieve this qualification, learners will need to meet relevant outcomes and the required knowledge and understanding.

Would I always be in the classroom?

This is predominately a classroom-based course, however work experience is also included.

How do I get started?

Easy – just register your interest using our Contact Form, email us, or call our Riverbank Campus. This is a hugely popular course and places are limited, so don’t wait – contact us today!

What support will I get?

At HTP Apprenticeship College we will do everything we can to help you and to improve your prospects. In addition to providing support for your programme and qualifications, we want you to feel that you are in a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes your social, physical and moral development.

Have more questions about the course?

No problem, just get in touch and we'll be able to help you.

What can I do after this course?

For any careers advice and guidance, please get in touch and we will be happy to help.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Contact us now and get onto your career-starting Full-time Course

Newport Riverbank Campus: 01983 824930