Level 1 Diploma in Health Social Care & Childcare

Overview

This course will support you in gaining knowledge and skills within Health Social Care and Childcare sector and will also improve your literacy, numeracy and digital skills.

Am I right for the course?

This course will support you in gaining knowledge and skills within Health Social Care and Childcare sector and will also improve your literacy, numeracy and digital skills.

Student yet to achieve a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and maths will study either a Functional Skill or GCSE as part of their study programme

A strong interest in the Health Social Care and Childcare sector and with some experience being an an advantage although not essential

Must be working at least Entry 3 in maths and English. Preferably at least 1 GCSE grade 1 in maths or English (ESOL E3)

To gain the level 1 in Health Social Care and Childcare students must undertake a range of assessments. The some of these will be practical, with some written assessments. Assessment is ongoing and assessment work is undertaken primarily during college time.

To gain the level 1 in Health Social Care and Childcare students must undertake a range of assessments. The some of these will be practical, with some written assessments. Assessment is ongoing and assessment work is undertaken primarily during college time.

What Next?

On successful completion of the Level 1, you can progress in the subject area of Level 2 Health and Social Care or Childcare & Early Years onto the Level 2 programme or other courses at the College

Potential careers:

  • Radiographer
  • Care Home Manager
  • Childminder
  • Counsellor
  • Health Psychologist
  • Probation Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Substance Misuse Worker
  • Youth & Community Worker

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Fees

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

In need of more advice?

Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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Studying at Oaklands is about finding out what you enjoy learning, with a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships our students are given a the opportunity to make their own academic choices, and thrive in a subject they enjoy.

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