Level 1 Diploma in Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings

Key Facts
  • Starts September
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


This course will provide an introduction to childcare and health and social care courses. You will spend time learning about the different industries and job roles available.

What will I learn

This course is designed for students who wish to progress into a career in the childcare or health and social care industries. The course will cover topics including communication, safeguarding, equality and diversity, physical care for babies and health and nutrition for both adults and children.

How will I learn

You will learn through a range of formats including lectures and assignments, group work, work placements, demonstrations and guest speakers.

What's next

On completion of the course you could progress on to our level 2 courses in childcare or health and social care or secure an apprenticeship.

Additional Information

Full-time 16-18 year olds who do not have a grade 4/C or above in maths and/or English, will attend weekly sessions with specialist tutors to work towards the relevant qualification(s). This is really useful to support you on your main course and is really valued by employers.

You will have the opportunity to learn your skills in our specialist childcare classrooms, nursery and craft room.
This course will provide you with the opportunity to complete a work placement to develop your skills and knowledge.
Sessions will be delivered by a team of highly experienced tutors who will support to reach your full potential.
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