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Level 1 Certificate in Health & Social Care

10-12 weeks

Entry Requirements: Individuals will be enrolled subject to passing an initial assessment.

Course Info

This introductory course is designed for learners who want to gain knowledge of working in Health and Social Care.

This course is designed to support progression to further learning and ultimately to work in health and care or related sectors. You will study a blend of vocational and employability units including:

Employability Units:

  • Safeguarding
  • Careers
  • Team work

Vocational Units:

  • Health and Social Care service provision
  • Principles and values
  • Communication in the Health and Social Care setting


A wide range of learning and teaching strategies are used including group activities, reflective logs and blogs, presentations, peer assessment and group discussion.

The units are taught holistically so that you gain an overview of the different aspects of health and social care role.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

This qualification is aimed at anyone who is either in employment or searching for employment, particularly those who wish to develop their understanding of the Health and Social Care setting.