INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE AND CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SETTINGS

Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings is a qualification designed to equip you with the knowledge and awareness to work in Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s settings. The qualification includes the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety working with others. You can take units that in more specialised areas such as learning disability, sensory loss or mental health. This qualification is available as a Certificate or a Diploma. What separates the 2 is the required credits to pass and the number of optional units required to be done.

Qualification

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’ Settings (600/1212/2)

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’ Settings (600/4797/5)

Awarding Body

Northern Council for Further Education & Council for Awards in Children’s Care and Education (NCFE | Cache)

Duration

6 months

Course Content

Topics covered include

  • Understanding the range of service provision and roles within the sector
  • Understanding the principles and values in the sector
  • Awareness of protection and safeguarding in the sector
  • Introduction to communication
  • Introductory awareness of equality and inclusion
  • Introductory awareness of health and safety
  • Introductory awareness of person-centred support