Health Social Care & Early Years

CARE (Adult, Children & Young People)

Course overview

The course is an excellent introduction to Health & Social Care with the emphasis on Adults, Young People & Children.
Following on from this you will be able to specialise in either Health, Social Care & Early Years.







Entry requirements

16-18 years of age and without 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4

Course Modules

BTEC L1 Certificate in Health & Social Care

• Communication Skills for Health & Social Care
• Visiting a Health & Social Care setting
• Providing a creative activity when caring for people

BTEC Level 1 Introductory Award in Vocational Studies

• Supporting children’s learning through every day experiences
• Advising others about Healthy Lifestyles


English & maths

Work Experience – 70 hours

How will I be assessed?

You will complete a portfolio of work and also be assessed during classroom and work placement learning activities. You will also undertake a final summative assessment in English and / or mathematics.

What can I do next

After successful completion of the course you will be able to progress onto either the Level 2 Certificate in Children’s Play, Learning & Development or the Level 2 Certificate in Health & Social Care.