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Bradford College

Award Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults, Children and Young People)

Qualification Gained
NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults, Children and Young People)
Study Level
Level 1
Course Type
Adult, School Leavers
1 year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
David Hockney Building


This Level 1 qualification will develop your knowledge of the different types of services in the Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s sectors.

It is aimed at those who wish to develop an understanding of these settings before deciding whether working in the sector is appropriate.This qualification will allow you to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment and/or career progression in the sectors and will provide opportunities for the development of transferable skills and progression to higher qualifications. You will attend College for up to five days per week and may have the opportunity of work experience in the summer term.

  Key Info

In this course you will cover:

  • Level 1 Award in Children and Young People’s Settings
  • Level 1 Award in Personal and Social development
  • English and Maths

As part of the course you will learn about service provision and the principles and values within early years.

You will learn by a variety of methods which may include:

  • Class Discussions
  • Workshops
  • Case Studies
  • Class Activities
  • Roleplay
  • Assignments

You will develop employability skills with sessions covering job applications, CV and interview skills and look at personal social development with an emphasis on self-reflection. You will benefit from

  • Tutors with experience of working in the field of Health & Care
  • No examinations – you’ll do assignments instead
  • Support with assignments
  • Access to a brilliant enrichment programme

Each unit is assessed through a unit assignment.

Tasks within these assignments vary and you will be assessed using methods such as:

  • Written Work
  • Posters
  • Verbal Questioning
  • Portfolio Building

Successful completion of the course offers progression to further study in Level 2 courses such as:

  • Introduction to Early Years and Education
  • Certificate in Early Years and Primary Settings
  • Health and Social Care
  • An Apprenticeship


If you are 16 to 18 years old you won’t have to pay tuition fees. If you’re 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

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]

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.