Health and Social Care courses
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Health and Social Care, Certificate
What will I do on this course?
This Level 1 Health and Social Care course will give you a broad understanding of the industry and help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to work with vulnerable people.
When you’ve built the confidence you need, you’ll get the opportunity to get some work experience and demonstrate your skills in a ‘real-life’ setting.
You’ll cover a number of units, including making healthy snacks and advising others on health lifestyles when caring for people, communication skills, being organised and developing a personal progression plan.
As part of the course, you’ll also develop your English and maths skills to the level required to work in the industry.
How will I be assessed?
You’ll be assessed through written coursework, presentations and practical experiences.
What could I do after this course?
The skills you gain will boost your employment prospects in a wide range of sectors. You could also progress to a Level 2 course, traineeship or apprenticeship at Weston College.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 3-1, with at least two at grade 3, or the successful completion of a pre-vocational programme, or a qualifying entry 3 qualification with a reference.
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What Our Students Say
Ella Jones-Loates, Health and Social care
“I enjoyed my course very much, particularly the teachers and the friends I've made”
Former school: Gordano
Course: Health and Social Care
What next? Going to university to study midwifery.