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BTEC Introductory Certificate in Exploring the Caring Sectors

Start Date Length Attendance Campus Course Code
20/02/2017 17 Weeks Daytime East Ham Campus PR000833 Apply Now
19/02/2018 18 Weeks Daytime East Ham Campus PR000833 Apply Now

What is involved?

Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Exploring the Caring Sectors (QCF) 37 credits (12 Units) that provide for a combined total of 1080 guided learning hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

The unit assessment is internally set and marked. There are no exam or external assignments. Initial Diagnostic Assessment has to be completed before you are enrolled; this is to ensure you are put on the right course at the right level. You need to achieve Entry 3 English to be accepted on to the Level 1 course.

Different assessment methods are used to ensure learning and teaching has taken place. For example, written assignments, role play, presentations, peer assessment, case studies, and/or practical demonstration. Flexibility is provided for learners with SEN; support is available from the SEN team. The maintenance of high standards is our priority, in order to make the lessons interesting and stimulating for all learners.


What will my career options be?

BTEC L2 First Certificate in Early Years (NQF) BTEC L2 First Certificate in Health & Social Care (NQF) Apprenticeships

What is the cost?

This Course is Free for 16-18 Home Students

In some instances a course may be free - please refer to the What do I Need to Pay screen for more information.

The information which describes this course was accurate at the time of publication. Newham College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or cancel any part of the programmes, locations, facilities and costs at any time.


What do I need?

4 GCSEs Grade E including English and Maths and/or equivalent