Level: 1 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September
What is this course about?
The CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings will give you the opportunity to do lots of practical activities to help you to learn to care for adults, young people or children. It will also help you to develop your work and life skills whilst still learning how to care for children.
Why choose this course?
This one year course is designed to help you develop knowledge, skills and understanding of health, children and young people’s workforce, social care and community work. The course will also enable you to develop personal learning skills.
4 GCSEs at Grade 9 – 2 including English Language and Maths.
What will this course lead on to?
You may be able to progress onto either the Level 2 Early Years or Level 2 Health and Social Care.
What will I learn on this course?
The course will enable you to gain a basic understanding of the key areas in caring for adults, young people and children. The course is in unit form and some topics include communication, healthy eating, range of service provision, children’s and young people’s development and physical care of babies and young people.
Trips, visits and guest speakers from the sector, developing creative skills, taking part in the College wide enrichment programme, money raising for charities and placement opportunities.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of methods including coursework, leaflets, booklets and displays, assignments and Functional skill tests/GCSE exams.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Yes, students will be expected to wear a uniform in college and in placement; therefore, we have sky blue t-shirts and hoodies available to purchase at a cost of approximately £6.50 for the t-shirts and £11 for the hoodies (costs can be subject to change).
Students will also be expected to organise a DBS, to enable them to attend placement – there is no cost for fully funded students on the course.
What the Riverside College Early Years and Health students say?
“The teachers are really helpful and you get lots of support. We often go into the training ward to do practical activities and have done wall displays which will help us when we are working in a child care setting.”
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes