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This study programme is designed for 16-19 year olds only (age 19-24 for students with an Education, Health and Care Plan). 

Please visit our Adult Education, Degrees and Employer section for alternative courses.

About the course

 

 

This course is designed to support you to engage with learning in an experiential way to develop your knowledge as well as support your development of functional skills in Math and English.

The course is suitable for you if you have few formal qualifications.

It is designed to support you to develop skills relating to caring for people of different ages and  in different settings.

You will learn about different provision, principles of care and values as well as developing your work ready skills. 

Entry requirements

GCSE grades 2 or other qualifications, experiences 

Qualifications

Level 1 Diploma in Health and Care, Children and Adults

What you'll learn (core modules)

These are some of the subjects you will learn

Principles and values of working with people

Equality and inclusion for children and adults

Human growth and development

Play activities for young children

Working with others

Healthy Eating

Infection Prevention

Healthy Living

Planning leisure activities for Adults

Physical care for babies 

Benefits, skills and character strengths

You will develop character strengths during the course with lots of focus on your journey and what you are achieving.

You will be able to progress to level 2 qualifications within the subject matter

You will continue to work on your Math and English skills

You will develop skills to support you to be effective in a work place 

How will I be assessed?

There is coursework for you to complete, this will be a mixture of written work, activities and practical demonstrations. 

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

Bury St Edmunds Sixth Form Campus 

Where will the course take me?

You can progress to level 2 qualifications including Health and Care, Level 2.

Go into work in the care sectors.

Will I need any materials or equipment?

No

How much will it cost?

There is no cost to this course

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Apply for the course on the website using the Health and Social Sciences code 

Days & times

Starting September 2023


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