Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 1
This is a Derby College Group Diploma designed for anyone who has an interest in working within the health and social care sector. The course will support you to develop the skills and professional behaviours needed to work within care as well as to progress to further learning.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This Derby College Group Diploma is designed for anyone who has an interest in working within the health and social care sector. This course will support you to develop the skills and professional behaviours needed to work in care as well as to progress to further learning. The topics covered will provide you with an insight into the sector, with a focus on building your care-based skills.
All applicants will be assessed on an individual basis. You will be asked to attend an interview. A GCSE profile of grades 2 and 3 – or the successful completion of the Level 1 Certificate in Health and Social Care – is desirable, along with a good attendance and punctuality record, self-motivation and a positive attitude towards study and the care sector. English GCSE is required at grade 2 or above.
What will you learn?
There are two examined topics: Human Lifespan Development and Healthy Living. Other topics include Beliefs and Values, Creative Activities, Supporting Personal Care and Research Project. You will also study Functional or GCSE Maths and English.
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
How will you be assessed?
Your topics are assessed through examination and course work. You will build a portfolio of evidence that may include academic posters, written assessments, presentations, creating displays and practical activities.
You may be able to progress to the Level 2 First Certificate in Health and Social Care, subject to your grade, good attendance and a positive attitude towards study.
You may consider working towards care roles such as:
- Care Assistant
- Health Care Assistant
- Early Years Worker
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
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Use our online application form to apply for this course.
Course Information Last Updated On: September 28, 2023 10:52 am