Introduction to Health and Social Care Level 1

Course Type College
Qualification Level 1
Start Date September 2020
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Introduction to Health and Social Care Level 1

This one year Heath and Social Care course is delivered at South Devon College’s fantastic Paignton Campus and is designed as an introduction to working in health and social care. If you want to help people, but are not sure what you would like to specialise in, this is the course for you.

You will undertake theoretical lessons and practical sessions, which will build upon your existing knowledge whilst learning about the careers you can work towards. Your learning will be assessed in a number of ways including written work, posters, presentations and recorded tasks.

Childcare students in the classroom at University Centre South Devon.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • Maths level E3
  • English level E3
  • DBS Check
  • Genuine interest in subject
What will I learn?
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  • Communication skills for health and social care
  • Making Healthy Snacks When Caring for People
  • Finding Out About Health and Social Care Services
  • Developing a Personal Progression Plan
  • How to research topics

“I really enjoyed studying Health and Social Care. You're treated as an adult at the College and the tutors get to know you on a personal level, they are really supportive and their knowledge is invaluable. I felt as though I grew as a person during my time there, which is so important."Caitlyn Crofts

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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