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BTEC Level 1 Award, Level 1

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

Working in a caring profession can be a rewarding but challenging career choice. With demand for care practitioners of all types rising now may be the perfect time to investigate the profession and demonstrate some of the skills necessary to secure your next job role

Our programme introduces learners to the Health, Care and Early Years sectors. The programme considers the range of roles in the industry and the core principles, skills and values that must be demonstrated within the professions. Through appropriate selection of optional units, a learner may focus their learning into particular career or personal interests.

The programme will lead to the Pearson BTEC Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings.

Duration: This course is flexible course can be completed in your own time. It is modular in nature with the commitment being equivalent to 200 hours of learning. Modules can be selected to suit own personal needs/interests

Course Fees: The cost of the programme will be based upon personal circumstances and for the majority of learners will be free. You will need to contact a member of the team at adultlearning@selby.ac.uk or 01757 211097 to discuss your personal circumstances.

Units:

  • Understand the Range of Service Provision and Roles Within Health and Social Care, Adults and Children and Young People, Early Years and Childcare
  • Understand the Principles and Values in Health and Social Care, Adults and Children and Young People, Early Years and Childcare
  • Introduction to Communication in Health and Social Care, Adults and Children and Young People, Early Years and Childcare
  • Introductory Awareness of Person-Centred Support in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

Programme delivery will include a combination of structured learning materials and face-to-face delivery with the opportunity to access regular support through the college’s adult learning hub.

The courses are available in three sizes and the most suitable programme for you will be discussed with our adult learning hub team. Progression may be to the next level of qualification, onto higher-level Health, Care or Early years qualifications, into an Apprenticeship or a number of other college programmes

This programme is aimed at learners who are considering the caring professions as their next job role or who plan to develop their career in the industry further.

ID to be provided prior to course.

Each unit is assessed through the completion of sector devised tasks. All Assessment is carried out internally by our centre assessors.