Health & Social Care and Early Years Educator roles are always in demand; from managers to administration to ancillary roles. And whoever you work with, you have the potential to make a massive difference to their life and if that isn't job satisfaction then we don't know what is! With endless opportunities to progress and develop and so many routes to take, Health & Care is one the most rewarding sectors to work within.
Deciding which branch to take on your care worker journey can be a hard choice to make; this Level 1 Diploma allows you to experience working within both childcare and a health and social care environment so that you are able to the right, informed decision for you.
Incorporating practical, social and theoretical skills as well as the opportunity to work on placement, this qualification will give you a broad knowledge and feel for the care sector and is the perfect foundation stone to launch your future from.
Course content will include:
A further six sector skills units will be studied which will include
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but in order to be considered for this hugely popular course, you will need
You will be required to attend an interview at the college to assess your suitability for the course.
Completion of this Level 1 diploma will open up an array of progression routes, such as:
Or alternatively, allow you to take your first step onto the career ladder as a
Completion of this course will allow you to gain the following:-
This programme will be delivered via
We will organise a one week work placement for you as part of this course, enabling you to apply what you have learned to a real-life role and gain industry experience and knowledge. You will spend one day each week, for approximately 10 weeks attending your placement.
Assessment will come in a variety of formats on this course.
You will be required to complete:
You will also be required to
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Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You will be required to pay for your DBS check, which will be essential for your career, and for a college uniform.
Additionally, whilst studying on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;
After you've completed KC's Early Years Educators and Childcare Diploma Level 1, you can move on to: