Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Childrens and Young Peoples Settings

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details




Health & Social Care

Course Start Date

Monday 18th November 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 33 Weeks

Course Time

18:30 - 21:00

Course Fee

£ 633.00
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 childcare and early years, it introduces you to looking after children and starting your career.

Course Requirements

There are no formal entry prerequisites; however, prospective applicants are expected to possess a genuine interest in exploring the health, social care and early years sector. All prospective learners will undertake an informal interview and complete a skills scan & initial assessment.

What you will Learn

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

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


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


Successful students may progress to a level 2.

Career Options

Care Worker

Mandatory Units

To achieve this qualification, learners will need to complete the mandatory units below

ú Understand the Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Introductory Awareness of Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

ú Awareness of Protection and Safeguarding in Health and Social Care

ú Introduction to Communication in Health and Social Care 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

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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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