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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Foundation Studies Health & Social Care Introductory Certificate Level 1

Level 1

Course code: G45D165
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 Year
Subject area: Foundation Studies,Health & Social Care
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £115.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the transferable skills, attributes and behaviours needed for learners to progress to further study and ultimately to employment. The qualification is designed to be delivered in an applied way, bringing together appropriate content with practical and technical skills.

What qualification will I gain?

BTEC Introductory Certificate in Health and Social Care

Why choose us

All learners taking this qualification will study core units that focus on key transferable skills such as research and planning, time management and working with others. Learners will also take a number Health and Social Care units. The content of the Health and Social care units offer a broad introduction to the skills and knowledge within that sector allowing the delivery to be practical and active in order to engage the learners.

What you could do next

This qualification could lead to a higher Level in this sector such as Level 2 Health and Social Care. Thedevelopment of transferable skillsmeans that learners can also choose a studyprogramme from alternativesectors

Popular modules

Finding out about Health and Social Care Services

Communication Skills for Health and Social Care

Advising other about Healthy Lifestyles

Developing a Personal Progression plan

Key facts

For health and social care, the units cover activities such as presenting information to advise others about healthy lifestyles, providing a creative activity or supporting people to use adapted equipment.

Assessment methods

Assessment is though completion of portfolio work and practical observations.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements