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Introduction to Health and Social Care and Young People’s Settings (NCFE CACHE Level 1) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you want the opportunity to study specialist work related qualifications in a range of sectors. The course will give your the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to prepare you for employment or further career development.

You’ll learn a range of topics including:

  • Service provision and roles within a variety of settings
  • Principles and values in health, social care, early years and childcare
  • Communication with adults and children in health, social care and early years and childcare
  • Human growth and development.

You can expect taught sessions which include the opportunity to develop your personal research skills. You will have individual tutorial support and in addition to the main course content there is Functional English, maths and personal social development.

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Location Date


Maid Marian Way


Start: 9th September 2019

Course code: C000487 / Q002684


NCFE CACHE Level 1 Diploma: Introduction to Health and Social Care and Young People's Settings


1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 3– 1 (D– G), including English Language and Maths at grade 3– 1 (D– G), or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification and you will also be asked to sit an initial assessment. The initial assessment must show that you are ready to study English and Maths at Level 1.

If you wish to start this course in January you must be aged 19+.


Each unit covered is assessed through a series of mandatory tasks.


Choose to follow with a Level 2 courses in health and social care or the Level 2 Diploma in Childcare and Education, or other appropriate Level 2 courses.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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