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Introduction to Health and Social Care in Child & Young People Settings

Course title: Introduction to Health and Social Care in Child & Young People Settings Course level: Level 1
Qualification: Certificate Awarding body: CACHE/NCFE
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Part-time Course length: 10 weeks, 3 hrs per week.
Venue: Waterside Centre, Accrington

Overview

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
  • 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.

Modules and units

  • Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introductory awareness of health and safety in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to communication in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
  • Introductory awareness of person-centred support in health, social care and children and young people’s settings
  • Encourage children and young people to eat healthily
  • Introductory awareness of working with others in health, social care and children’s and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to disability awareness

Entry requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of evidence/Workbook

Qualifications achieved

Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Health and Social Care (QCF)

Progression and employment

  • Level 2 Level 2 Certificate in Caring for Children and Young People
  • Level 2 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 2 Certificate In Understanding Children And Young Peoples Mental Health
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

How much will the course cost me?

This course will cost a maximum of £155for learners aged 19 years old or above. This fee may be reduced or void depending on the individual’s circumstances.

The cost of the course includes, the college enrolment fee and exam fees.

Are you eligible for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan? Click here to find out more.

If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email info@accross.ac.uk

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354423 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

 

Additional and key information

The objective of this qualification is to develop the learners’ understanding of the health sector to support the progression onto further qualifications or roles in the workplace

For more information about the course, please contact Richard Dwyer:

Call: 01254 354423
Email: rdwyer@accross.ac.uk

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