Level 1 Certificate in Health, Social Care and Young People

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details


College 16-18


Childcare & Education

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 632.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

Completing this nationally recognised course is an excellent way to kick-start your career in child care, it introduces you to looking after children and starting your career.

The course is a combination of vocational units, personal and social development units and functional skills.

You will study topics including:

– Caring for Babies and Young Children
– Physical Activities for Young Children
– Creative Activities for Young Children
– Musical Experiences for Young Children

Course Requirements

4 GCSE’s at Grade 2 or above (including maths and English Language).

What you will Learn

Training is delivered by experienced specialist tutors. You will be expected to undertake a full week of work experience as part of the course.

Course related exhibitions and trips will be made during the course.


You will be assessed by coursework, assignments and a creative folder.


On completion of the Level 1 Certificate – awarded by Council for Awards in Care, Health & Education, you can progress to the NCFE Cache Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner – Level 2, other Level 2 courses or Childcare Apprenticeship Level 2.

Career Options

Healthcare Assistant, Nursery Worker

Mandatory Units

Introductory Awareness of Health and Safety in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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