19 Years and Over

Entry Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.


This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.

The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.

It is a must have for anyone taking the adult Intermediate Health and Social Care apprenticeship.


To achieve this qualification, you must achieve a total of 20 credits from 9 mandatory units.
This qualification does not qualify you to work but does complement a fuller programme of learning.


Fees: 40.00

Fees Advanced Learning Loan:

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.

Duration and Times

Start date: 01/01/2020

End date: 31/07/2020

Time: 12:00am - 12:00am

Days of week: Untimetabled

Number of Weeks: 12

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