If you are interested in a career in health, social care or working with children and young people, this course is a great place to start. It’s part-time so you can fit it around your other work and/or life commitments while you study. You will learn the basics of working in the industry and the course will give you a platform to studying at higher level, opening up new career opportunities to you. This qualification aims to:
- Develop your knowledge of health, social care and children and young people's settings
- Develop your understanding of the similarities and differences between each of these settings
This course is a first step into the health and social care industry and you’ll cover different units which will give you a broad understanding of what’s involved in the careers you might be interested in, including:
- Understanding the range of service provision and roles within the sectors
- nderstanding the principles and values within the sectors
- Awareness of protection and safeguarding
- Introduction to communication
- Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion
- Introductory awareness of health and safety
- Introductory awareness of person-centred support
Your tutor will always be on-hand to offer you support and guidance which will help you to make the most out of the course and succeed in your assessments.
CACHE Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care & Children’s and Young People’s Settings
You'll need 4 GCSEs at grade 3-1 (D-G), including English Language and Maths OR relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification and you will also be asked to sit an Initial Assessment. Initial Assessment must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1.
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The course is assessed using a variety of methods including assignments, leaflets, booklets and displays.
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