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Level 1 Health and Social Care

Level 1 Health and Social Care


Health and Social Care

Level 1, Health Social Care


This course is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. It introduces you to the employment area you have chosen and provides a good basis to go on to a more advanced work-related course.


  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Health and Social Care Values
  • Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Promoting Health and Wellbeing
  • The Impact of Diet on Health and Wellbeing
  • Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care
  • Healthy Living

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are 4 GCSE at Grade D/3 or above or a relevant Level 1 qualification.


No specialist equipment is required.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 1

Full Time





Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSEs. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form, we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There may be free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.

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With further training or study, students go on to careers such as nursing, social work and residential care management. If you want to enter into work straight after this course, you could work in registered care homes, hospitals, nursing homes or health centres.

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