Working in the Care Sector Level 1

Gain a valuable introduction into the Care sector and build up the basic knowledge and skills needed for the industry with this Level 1 Certificate.

Course Level:
Level 1
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:
NCFE
Overview

Based at the Aireville Campus in Skipton, you will build on your existing skills as well as being introduced to Health and Social Care and the Childcare industry. You will complete 13 modules which will give you a fundamental understanding of what is involved in Childcare. You will be assessed through a variety of methods including small group presentations, assignments, projects and work-based assignments. You will attend work experience such as Nursery and School placements which will be in the form of one week of placements in every term, all arranged by Craven College, whilst completing your Level 1 Certificate in Occupational Studies for the Workplace qualification.

Modules
  • Introduction to Health & Social Care
  • Caring for Babies & Young Children
  • Understanding Children’s Social & Emotional Development
  • Understanding Changing Roles & Relationships in Adolescence
  • Using Craft Activities with Children & Young People
  • Basic Food Preparation & Cooking
  • Maintenance of a Safe, Hygienic & Secure Working Environment
  • IT Communication & Fundamentals
  • Understanding Business
  • Communication Problem-Solving at Work
  • Working in a Team
  • Improving Own Learning & Performance
  • Undertaking an Enterprise Project

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs grade 9-1 including English & Maths
  • Clear Enhanced (DBS) Disclosure & Barring Service check
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Children’s Play, Learning and Development Level 2
INFORMATION

You will need to pay for travel to placement, stationery and resources for activities. You will also have the opportunity to purchase a sweatshirt and polo shirt to wear whilst attending placement – this is optional. All students will have a DBS check which will cost approximately £46.

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Events
Accountancy Open Evening
12 November 2019
18:30 - 19:30
Kath Pinington – Polework & Jumping Clinic
19 November 2019
11:00 - 17:00
Open Evening – Skipton
26 November 2019
17:30 - 19:30
Open Evening – Aviation Academy
04 December 2019
17:30 - 19:30