Early Years & Health & Social Care – Level 1

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 make the right 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.

  • What will be studied
    • Being organised
    • Developing a personal progression plan
    • Planning a safe childcare environment
    • Providing a pre-school children's reading activity
    • Providing an activity to support children's numeracy
    • Finding out about health and social care services
  • What are the entry requirements?
    • There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, a good standard of literacy and numeracy is advantageous
  • Where does this course lead to?

    Eventually, you can apply for a job as:

    • Nursery assistant
    • Pre-school assistant
    • Care assistant
    • Domiciliary care worker
  • How to get a place?

    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE

  • Other Information:

    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 email studentservices@kidderminster.ac.uk for more information and advice.

    Whilst on this course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson takes, such as:-

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad

    You will be expected to wear the appropriate college uniform to placement and to college

    You will need to apply and pay for a DBS in order to attend placement

    • KC Level 2 Early Years
    • KC Level 2 Health and Social Care
    • Apprenticeship


Start Date : September 2023 End Date : June 2024 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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