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NCFE CACHE Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (QCF)

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This six month programme is designed for people who are aged 16-18 and also those aged 19 and over. It will help you develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of health, children and young people’s workforce, social care and community work

Description

This six month 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 and functional skills such as English & Maths. Successful completion of the course can lead onto a range of Level 1 to 2 courses

Teaching

Various teaching methods are used including classroom activities, guest speakers and E learning.

Course Leader profile

Andrew Korkoza

I have spent over 30 years of my life working in care. Starting (in the 80s), as a Care Assistant, then working as a Nurse at the Royal Halifax Infirmary and then as a Manager in Health and Social Care. I have enjoyed many years nursing both adults and children and loved every minute of it. Along the way I have completed many courses including Levels 4 and 5 in Health and Social Care, Cert Ed, The L4 Assessors award and I am currently studying Level 2 British Sign Language. I have been here at the college for nearly 10 years now and my passion for Health and Social Care is as strong today as it was back in the 1980s. I believe that everyone has the ability to shine in that subject that interests and motivates the most, and it is our job to inspire and guide our learners to their goals.

Entry Requirements

This is a foundation level course which is suitable for beginners. School leavers should aim for 4 GCSE’s at grade G or grade 1 to include English and Maths

Interview Process

You will be invited to attend an interview with a specialist tutor. This will give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course.

Questions & Answers

How is the course assessed?

The course is unit based and is assessed using a variety of methods such as, written assignments, and practical tasks.

Are there any opportunities for progression?

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care, or related subjects such as childcare or or the Level 2 Award in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities or the Certificate in Preparation to work in Adult Social Care

Support

Before Enrolment

The Advice & Guidance team provide impartial Student Advisors to give information about College Courses and provide initial guidance to help you decide which course is best for you . Financial advice and assistance if you need help with childcare, equipment, fees, or travel. Careers and Student Advisors to give you the necessary help and guidance you need when you are progressing on to further and higher education or employment.

During Your Study

To help you to succeed in your course of study we offer a range of services. For instance, you may have a learning difficulty and/or disability or other condition which significantly affects your daily life. If you would like to discuss your support needs, or for further information about the support available, please contact the study support team on 01422 357357 Ext 9347.

Home Educated Young People

Young people aged 14-16 who are home educated can now access college courses free of charge to enhance their education. If you are interested in finding out more about the opportunities available please contact the School Liaison Team on 01422 399332.

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Course details

  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Start Date: 8 January 2018
  • Hours per week: 13.5
  • Days: Monday to Wednesday or Wednesday to Friday
  • Start Time: 9.00 am
  • End Time: 4.00 pm
  • Duration: 22 weeks
  • Course Fees: This course is free for students age 16 - 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team In most cases students aged 18 and under who wish to enrol on a full time further education course will have their fees waived. Students who are aged 19 and over and who wish to enrol on a full time course should contact our Student Services Team on 01422-399367 for more information.
  • Venue: Calderdale College
  • Faculty: Science and Health Industries
  • Department Manager: Deborah Tims

Qualifications

  • Level: Level 1
  • Qualification Name: NCFE CACHE Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings (QCF)
  • Awarding Body: NCFE CACHE

Contact Information

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Calderdale College,
Francis Street,
Halifax, HX1 3UZ
Switchboard:

+44 (0) 1422 357 357

Course Information:

+44 (0) 1422 399 399

Admissions Team:

+44 (0) 1422 399 316