Course: BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Exploring the Caring Sectors

Department: Health and Social Care and Childcare

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This course broadens your understanding of careers in healthcare, childcare and children's services. The focus is on developing skills which are directly transferable to the workplace, or to study at the next level.

What You Study

  • Introduction to the caring sectors
  • Health and social care needs
  • Creative and leisure activities for children and adults
  • Personal care in health and social care
  • Promoting healthy eating in care
  • Valuing children as individuals
  • Communication with adults and children in health and social care
  • English and Maths, as required.

How To Apply

Apply online, by direct application to the College on 0800 731 82 81 or through CAP (Common Application Process).

Entry Requirements

A passion for the subject and one satisfactory reference is needed.

Lucy Brown

BTEC Level 3 in Children’s Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)

Lucy manages to hold down two jobs, working as an early years educator at a local nursery and also as a waitress, as well as her studies as she pursues her dream career working with children.