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Bradford College

Child, Health and Social Care

Study Level
Entry Level 3
Course Type
School Leavers
1 Academic Year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


This course gives you an understanding of child, young person and adult development. You will also develop knowledge in children, young people and adult health and wellbeing. You will have creative, exciting and practical opportunities to develop caring skills, through the use of interactive babies, demonstrations and creative activities.

Please note that a uniform is required for this course, click here to purchase.

  Key Info

As part of the course, you will develop your personal development skills, including working with others, communication, study skills and employability skills. You will also study English and Maths and have a personal tutor who will support you throughout the course. The course is highly personalised and learning activities are designed to enable you to work towards individualised targets that are meaningful and in keeping with your own goals and aspirations. You will:

  • Develop work-related skills relevant to the physical and emotional needs of young children and adults
  • Learn about dietary, exercise health and safety and emotional needs of children and adults
  • Learn about development from birth to old age and the role of the practitioner

  Qualification Gained: City and Guilds of London Institute Extended Award in Employability Skills (Entry 3)

Learners will study 3 core Employability units and 3 sector specific units over the duration of the course.

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of:

  • Vocational activities linking to the chosen area of work
  • A City & Guilds Employability Award
  • Maths and English
  • A tutorial programme
  • Work experience

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

30 hours of relevant experience of work are included in the course. Our students work in partnership with the National Citizens Service (NCS) programme which helps to develop key employment skills and behaviours needed for progression to work.

This qualification is ideal to enable learners of all abilities to access a qualification and grow in confidence. It also provides learners with a perfect opportunity to progress onto further educational pathways specialising in childcare or health and social care.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

This course is delivered in partnership with
All Saints CE Primary School
National Citizen Service
Sandale Community Development Trust