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Entry Requirements

A profile of GCSE grades D and above including English and maths.

Who is the course for

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings aim to develop learners' knowledge and awareness of health, social care and Children's and young people’s settings.

Course Content

This qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors. They include the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others.

In addition to your lectures you have the opportunity to gain work experience and find out what it’s really like to work in the sector.

Study Methods

Theory lessons, practical sessions, group/peer work and observations.

How is the course assessed

All units are internally assessed through written and practical assessment methods.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care, the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care, or the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Early Years Education and Care.

Where next - Job Opportunities

After further study you can gain employment in a care role.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00