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Bradford College

Health & Social Care

Study Level
Level 1
Course Type
1 Year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


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.

  Key Info

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

  Qualification Gained: Northern Council for Further Education Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings
  • 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 and Social Care
  • Safe Guarding and Protection of adults, children and young people
  • Principles and Values

You should have an interest in the subject and have achieved a minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade 2/E or above.  Entry Level 3 qualifications with a minimum of Entry 3 in English and Maths are also considered.

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.

Successful completion of the Level 1 in Health and Social Care can help you embark on a career in a Science related area. The subject can be the beginning of the journey to your career in Health and Social Care, such as becoming an Care Worker, Adult Nurse, Therapist and well as other health related occupations.

If you are 19 years old or over you may need to pay fees for your Further Education studies.

Course fees depend on your age and course level.

You may be exempt from paying fees though, or eligible to pay a reduced fee – known as fee remission.

FE Tuition: £504.00

Exam Registration: £51.50

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

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

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