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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWL1HSC
Awarding Body CACHE
Level CACHE Level 1
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This introductory qualification is designed for learners who want to gain an introductory knowledge of working in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings.

This course is run in the David Hockney Building at the main city centre campus.

What you'll study

This qualification encourages an understanding of knowledge and skills needed for a career in both childcare and Health & Social Care where you will develop knowledge, skills, confidence and life skills needed to support your future progression n your career choice.

You will cover topics such as :

  • Communication (where we cover a wide range of communication methods used in all areas of health and social care)
  • Service Provision- learning about the many areas within Health & Social Care
  • Safe Guarding and Protection of adults, children and young people
  • Principles and Values

Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of lectures, workshops and presentations alongside independent student research and practical activities within college and the wider community.

Guest speakers will be coming in to college to share knowledge and experiential activities within the classroom setting.

Throughout the year you will have many opportunities to develop your knowledge of your own local community and further understanding on how to develop yourself and take ownership for your learning and progression into your chosen career path.

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

  • the vocational qualification itself
  • a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
  • maths and English
  • a tutorial programme
  • work experience.

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

Modules covered

Employability Units: Keeping safe, Careers, Team Work

Vocational Units: Service Provision, Principles and Values, Protection and Safeguarding, Communication

  • This qualification encourages an understanding of knowledge and skills needed for a career in both childcare and Health & Social Care where you will develop knowledge, skills, confidence and life skills needed to support your future progression n your career choice.

    You will cover topics such as :

    • Communication (where we cover a wide range of communication methods used in all areas of health and social care)
    • Service Provision- learning about the many areas within Health & Social Care
    • Safe Guarding and Protection of adults, children and young people
    • Principles and Values
  • Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of lectures, workshops and presentations alongside independent student research and practical activities within college and the wider community.

    Guest speakers will be coming in to college to share knowledge and experiential activities within the classroom setting.

    Throughout the year you will have many opportunities to develop your knowledge of your own local community and further understanding on how to develop yourself and take ownership for your learning and progression into your chosen career path.

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

    • the vocational qualification itself
    • a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
    • maths and English
    • a tutorial programme
    • work experience.

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

    Modules covered

    Employability Units: Keeping safe, Careers, Team Work

    Vocational Units: Service Provision, Principles and Values, Protection and Safeguarding, Communication

Assessment

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

Entry requirements

Entry 3: There are no entry requirements for this level apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

Level 1: You should have keen interest in Health and Social Course and achieved a 1 or 2 GCSE grade Entry level 3 qualifications with minimum Entry 3 at Maths and English are also accepted.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

Tuition fees

This course is aimed at students aged 16-18, Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.

Email: information@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

For information about our student services, please click here.

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