BTEC L1 Dip in Intro to Health & Childcare
What is this course about?
This course is designed to stimulate interest and encourage student’ understanding of the skills required to care for others. Personal/Social development are studied as part of this qualification. This qualification will support the student in preparing for their next steps.
2 GCSEs at grade 1 or 2 or ideally in English and Maths. Entry Level
3, or another relevant Entry Level
qualification. You will have a preinduction
interview/assessment to make
sure this is the right level for you. All
learners will need to have a clear DBS
prior to the start of the course and will be
required to purchase a uniform.
How is it taught
There will be a range of learning opportunities to meet the needs of all learners. This will be a combination of discussions, practical sessions and written work.
How will I be assessed?
Work will be assessed in a variety of ways including discussions, producing information leaflets and completing written tasks.
What else do I need to know?
You will be expected to purchase and wear a uniform and have a clear DBS check. You will normally have to pay for course items such as stationary, books and equipment. Some courses have placements or visits, which may have costs attached. If you need information on any financial support that may be available to help you with fees or study costs for this course please contact the Student Assistance Team on 01782 603604
What could I do next?
This qualification will not lead directly into employment but it will help you progress on to a Level 2 qualifications such as the level 2 Children’s Play, Learning and Development or Level 2 Health and Social Care.