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Health Social Care
Level 1

NCFE/CACHE Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings


3 weeks
18 weeks


Barking Campus - Barking Learning Centre


Sept 2023
Feb 2024


Adult 19+

This Level 1 course is offered as a part-time course for adult learners aged 19+ who are interested in exploring a potential health and social care or education career.

You will learn the knowledge and understanding around the Health & Social Care sector including health & safety, equality & diversity, job opportunities, healthy lifestyle and many more.

There are no exams on this course. You will be assessed via written assignments.

To study on the full-time course you'll need a GCSE grade 1/2 in English and maths.

You can join the part-time course if you have Functional Skills level 1 in English.

Our staff are here to support you in your learning journey. They all have recent industry experience, and many of them continue to work in care alongside their teaching.

For adult learners, completing this course means you can progress to the Level 2 in Adult Care qualification.

Adult learners: Boost your core skills at the same time

English, maths and digital skills are important for work and life. Improve these core skills for FREE alongside your chosen course

Functional Skills: English & maths Essential Digital Skills Multiply (Numeracy) The Budget Boss: Taking Control of Your Finances Multiply (Numeracy) Flexible Foundation Skills Maths Multiply (Numeracy) Math Mojo: Harnessing Confidence in Numeracy Multiply (Numeracy) The study Buddy: Supporting Your Child's Education at Home
Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.