This qualification is aimed at people considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or working with children and young people.
You will study a variety of units over one year including:
• Provision of roles in Health, Social Care and Childcare
• Principles and values in Health, Social Care and Childcare
• Awareness of safeguarding
• Introduction to communication
• Awareness of equality and inclusion
• Awareness of health and safety
The development of practical English and Maths skills will be an essential part of your programme. A minimum of 30 hours work experience will be arranged for you in a relevant setting. In addition, if you have not achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above in English and/or Maths, you will study for a recognised qualification appropriate to your level e.g. GCSE or Functional Skills. IT will be embedded in the delivery of your specialist skills.
There will be a cost to students of £100 which includes security check (DBS) and course materials, 19+ fees apply.
On completing the qualification, learners who wish to pursue a career in either Health or Social Care or Childcare can progress to other Level 1 or 2 qualifications such as the NCFE CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children and the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years practitioner, or the BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Health and Social Care. You may also join an apprenticeship programme.
You will need to have achieved 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or above. Once at the college you will have to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is not possible to complete the course without satisfactory clearance. It is also a requirement that students on this course are independent workers within the placement settings.
You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.
Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.
If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .
Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.
Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.