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Introduction to Working in Care (Roundhouse campus)

This is a one-day course aimed at anyone who might want to consider a career in the health and social care sector.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: Entry
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 6
Hours: 2.50
Start: Flexible
The Roundhouse

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Course Information for Students

This is a one-day course aimed at anyone who might want to consider a career in the health and social care sector. It will help you decide if a career in the sector is for you and will help you prepare for any interviews.

This course will be running throughout the year so you can apply at any time.

There are no specific entry requirements.

You will gain an introduction to areas such as:

  • what the sector is and possible job roles
  • skills and qualities needed to work in the sector

You will learn on-site 


You will be assessed by a variety of assessment tasks and activities and will receive a College certificate.

Further Study

You could consider the Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.


  • Health care assistant
  • Support worker

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering the curriculum, please contact us via email on, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Care Workers and Home Carers


Care Workers and Home Carers

Social Workers


Social Workers

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Course Information Last Updated On: May 10, 2022 9:25 am