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Early Years

Health and social care level 1 is designed to help learners understand the skills and knowledge needed to work in the sector and to develop practical skills in preparation for employment or progression in education.

Entry Requirements

Initial assessment, Grade 3 in Eng /Maths

  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    Internal assessment using a range of methods

    Aims of the course

    To develop practical skills in preparation for employment or progression in education.

    Progression Opportunities

    Level 2 health and social care programme of study or level 2 child care or early years programme of study.

    Facilities

    Virtual Childcare setting and Classrooms, blended learning centre.

    Career Options

    Other courses to enable you to continue to develop your English and maths and prepare for employment.

    What can I earn in the health and social care industry? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you study for a vocational qualification in health and social care, you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example: Care workers start on around £13,000 a year and can earn £17,000 with 3-5 years' experience Social workers start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience Nurses start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £31,000 with 3-5 years' experience

    If you're interested in a career in the health and social care industry, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our tiered qualifications are industry-accepted and government-recognised, and many include valuable work experience, giving you the confidence and skills you need to succeed in this sector. To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/health-and-social-care or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 03/02/2020
End Date 03/07/2020

Funding

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16-18 Free
19-24 £ 406 p/year
24+ £406 p/year
International £2,520 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Health and safety officers

£21,000

Health services and public health managers and directors

£105,000

Environmental health professionals

£35,000

Gentjana Aliaj

One highlight of my time at university has been the opportunity to meet professionals in my field whose work and research has completely changed my perspective of the world we live in.

Marta Weremkowicz-wlosinska

The Learning Centre is well equipped with HE book collections, and the staff in the Centre have always been very helpful and friendly.

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