This qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors. They include the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others.

In addition to your lectures you have the opportunity to gain work experience and find out what it’s really like to work in the sector.

  • Entry requirements

    No entry requirements are required but you must have an interest in the subject area you are applying for. You will have a College interview and references may be taken up.

  • Who is the course for?

    Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings aim to develop learners' knowledge and awareness of health, social care and Children's and young people’s settings.

  • Study methods

    Theory lessons, practical sessions, group/peer work and observations.

  • How is the course assessed?

    All units are internally assessed through written and practical assessment methods.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    After further study you can gain employment in a care role.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    This qualification provides pathways into the sector for anyone considering a career in health and social care, childcare or as an early years educator. As a progression in early years at Uxbridge College the route would be to move
    onto the NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma For the Early Years Practitioner either as an apprentice or full-time learner.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2022

Starts 1 September 2022

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Hayes Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00