Introduction to the course

If you want to use your life experience to care for others and are considering a career in health and care, this course is designed for you.  

The course will give you a good introduction to work in health and care, and will give you the opportunity to improve your literacy, numeracy and ICT skills. 

You will study:

  • Communicating and working with clients

  • Rights, policies and guidelines

  • Clinical understanding

  • Developing personal and work skills

  • English and maths

What do I need?

You will need to be at least 16 years of age with a keen interest in health and social care.

You will need to come to an interview, pass an assessment, have a good

reference, an 87% attendance record and a Pass at the previous level.

You must show the ability to work at Entry Level 3. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are required.

How is the course taught?

The course is taught through a mixture of written, observations, a series of online and written tests as well as practical elements.

How will I be assessed?

Through a portfolio of evidence collected from written assessments, presentations, witness statements and practice observation.

What does it lead to?

Skills for Health and Social Care Diploma Level 1

What jobs could this lead to?

This job leads to working as a healthcare professional.

Employer's Benefit

This course would support the employer to have an input on building the learner's previous knowledge and experiences and give them the opportunity to incorporate theory into practice under the supervision of qualified staff.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date - Study Mode
Tottenham Centre 2 Sep 2019 - 3 Jul 2020 - Daytime

Course Code: DPEMSHC1 / 19DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
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Tottenham Centre 30 Sep 2019 - 3 Jul 2020 - Daytime

Course Code: DPEMSHC1 / 19DA11B

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
This course is FREE if you fulfil the entry requirements, complete an Eligibility Residency Assessment, and if working, provide a copy of your latest payslip.

Information on how to apply
Apply Now!