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Introductory Certificate in Skills for Health & Social Care

Start Date Length Attendance Campus Course Code
09/10/2017 32 Weeks Evening East Ham Campus SC005003 Apply Now

What is involved?

Introduction in Skills for Health & Social Care (Adults and Children) aims to give you the opportunity to provide an educational foundation for a range of careers in Health, Social Care and Early Years .

It will help you to develop a range of skills and attitudes essential for working in the Health, Social Care and Early Years sector. You will also be able to further develop your communication and team work skills.

Initial Diagnostic Assessment has to be completed before you are enrolled; you need to achieve at least Entry 3 English to be accepted on to the Level 1 course. This is to ensure you are put on the right course at the right level.

The work is internally and externally assessed and there are no exams. The four mandatory units are the range of service provision and roles within health and social care, principles and values, awareness of equality and inclusion, and awareness of person-centred support.

Various assessment methods are used to ensure learning & teaching has taken place such as peer assessment, case studies, practical demonstration, role play, presentations and written assignments. Flexibility is provided for any learner with Special Educational Needs. The maintenance of high standards is our priority, in order to make the lessons interesting and stimulating for all learners.

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What will my career options be?

You may progress to a Level 2 course in Health, Social Care or Early Years You may also choose to use the knowledge and skills acquired to work in a health, social care or Early Years setting.

What is the cost?

The Home fee is TBC.

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.

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What do I need?

Initial Diagnostic Assessment has to be completed before you are enrolled; you need to achieve at least Entry 3 English to be accepted on to the Level 1 course. This is to ensure you are put on the right course at the right level.