Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Young People’s Workforce

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care and Young People's Workforce


Level 3 health and social care

This course will introduce learners to the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors. Students will develop their knowledge of the variety of roles played by those who work within the Health and Social Care and Young People's sectors.

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Key facts

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: Full time 1 year course running over 3 days per week
  • Location: Melton
  • Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers.

Your future

Learners may wish to progress onto a Level 2 Health and Social Care or Level 2 Childcare course.

Entry requirements

1 GCSE grade E or above or grade 2-9, Interview and Initial Assessment Interview

About the Course

This qualification will help students to develop their knowledge and awareness with regards to the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors.

Learners will increase their knowledge of the variety of roles played by workers, the principles and values necessary in these sectors, health and safety, and how to work well with others.

English and Maths

English and Maths are very important for you during your studies and beyond. The Government has introduced new standards which mean that employers will looking for these skills when you enter the workplace. BMC is committed to ensuring that our students leave us with everything they need to reach their goals and meet the expectations of the industry.

If you are under 19 and narrowly miss the English and/or Maths requirements of your course (by one grade), don’t worry – BMC can offer you a suitable course at another level and you can take GCSE English or Maths alongside it (daytime and evening options available). Learners will not be expected to take both GCSE English and GCSE Maths in the same year.

If you are under 19 and miss the English and/or Maths entry requirements of your course by more than one grade, BMC offers Functional Skills, an effective method to improve literacy and numeracy, for up to two hours per week.

Visit Us

If you like what you’ve seen so far, why not come along to our next Melton Campus Open Event?

This is a fantastic way for you to get a feel for what it’s like to be a student at BMC. You will get to meet our industry-expert teaching staff, tour our fantastic facilities and find out everything you need to know about courses at BMC.

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