Health and Social Care Diploma Level 1

1. Course details

Qualification name BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage
Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 08 February 2021
Cost £596.10
Cost description The fee for this course is approximate and subject to change. The price includes tuition and materials fees (where applicable), but excludes any exam or registration fees (where applicable). The actual amount you pay may also be affected by your age and personal circumstances. For further details please visit
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

Are you passionate about looking after others? Would you like to get paid to care for those who need your help? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people around you? If this sounds like you, then this Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care is perfect. On this BTEC Level 1 course, you'll begin to learn all about health and social care and will get a good, wide introduction into the industry. You'll focus on the role of the carer, exploring all their responsibilities, discovering the different needs of others, as well as understanding the types of jobs in this industry. You will also get to look more closely at personal care and learn how to creative activities and learning experiences for both children and adults. Part of the course will even cover how to promote healthy eating and how to communicate effectively with others. During your time with us, you'll also develop your knowledge and abilities in English and Maths by attending our Functional Skills classes. This will help prepare you for a future career and give you the qualifications you need to advance onto the Level 2 Health and Social Care course.

3. Entry requirements

Please <a href=''>Click Here</a> to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes. Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

4. What you'll learn

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5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

Throughout this course, you'll be assessed in a number of different ways to test what you are learning and challenge your abilities. This will include observations and discussions; the creation of posters, PowerPoint presentations, booklets and leaflets; written assessments; and question and answer sessions.

8. Next steps

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9. Venue

Name Nicholls Campus
Address Hyde Road
M12 6BA
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Phone 0161 203 2100

10. Other venues and dates

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