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.
GCSE grades 2 or other qualifications, experiences
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
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?
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