Taster - Introduction to Early Years and Health + Social Care

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details




Health & Social Care

Course Start Date

Monday 30th September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 2 Weeks

Course Time

09:30 - 12:30

Course Fee

£ 22.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

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Course Overview

This course will provide a taster in the health, social care and early years sector.

Course Requirements

There are no entry requirements to this taster course, however, prospective applicants are expected to possess a genuine interest in the exploration of the health, social care, and early years sector.

What you will Learn

You will explore the basic skills, knowledge and behaviours that employers are looking for. You will look at the possible career opportunities and what your next steps are. You will be taught theory sessions, participate in discussion and questioning. You will develop your team building, confidence and communications skills. This course is also designed for adults returning to education and looking for a new career opportunity.


You will complete written tasks and oral questioning.


Successful students may progress to a level 1.

Career Options

Mandatory Units

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

– Understand the Principles and Values in Health and Social Care
– Understand the Range of Service Provision and Roles Within Health and Social Care
– Awareness of Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
– Awareness of Safeguarding in Health and Social Care

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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