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Health & Social Care

This course leads to a Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Health and Social Care, with the opportunity to develop your English and maths skills at the same time.

On successful completion of this course you will achieve:

L1 introductory diploma in health and social care English (dependent on prior qualification) Maths (dependent on prior qualification )

You will also go on a work placement which is a compulsory element of the study programme.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    At least four GCSEs at grade 2-1 including English and maths

    E3 Functional Skills in English and maths

    Successful initial assessment

    Entry 3 Health and social Care Qualification

    Assessment Method

    All units are internally assessed and subject to external standards verification. Units are assessed using a grading scale of Distinction, Merit, Pass and Unclassified.

    Aims of the course

    To enable you to achieve a Level 1 qualification which will prepare you for further study

    To help you develop useful transferable and sector-related skills.

    Progression Opportunities

    Opportunity to progress onto Health and Social care Level 2 or childcare level 2 courses.

    Facilities

    Classroom lessons based on practical learning.

    Career Options

    The course prepares you for roles such as healthcare assistant or social worker assistant.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 07/09/2020
End Date 02/07/2021

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 994 p/year
24+ £994 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

More Options

  • Starting 07/09/2020 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Full Time
    Duration 1 year
    Start Date 07/09/2020
    End Date 02/07/2021

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 994 p/year
    24+ £994 p/year
    International £9,000 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.

Senior care workers

£25,000

Care workers and home carers

£35,000

Welfare and housing associate professionals n.e.c.

£23,000

Serifat Kareem

Serifat Kareem

Coming to Lewisham College gave me time to truly think about what I wanted to do as an undergraduate student, it really helped my decision to study for a Master’s afterwards – particularly the 'Professional Development' module.

Saikou Sanyang

Saikou Sanyang

We had a great bond as a class, and our course tutor was always willing to go the extra mile to support learners. I feel that I have really grown both personally and professionally.

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Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

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Note

This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/