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Level 1 BTEC Vocational Studies

Health, Social Care & Early Years

Level

Level 1

Career Sector

Early Years, Childcare & Education

Available At

Seevic Palmer's

Start Date

September

Course overview

This course will give you a taste of what health, social care and early years is all about, helping you to make an informed choice about working in these rewarding sectors.

You will develop practical skills in caring, effective methods of communication, how to meet individual needs and how to promote the rights of service users.

We will encourage you to take responsibility for your own learning. This will help prepare you for further study or for progression to direct employment in the health, social care or early years environment.

Entry requirements

  • Grade E/2 or above in GCSE English Language and Maths.

What will I study?

This course will give you a taste of what health, social care and early years is all about, helping you to make an informed choice about working in these rewarding sectors.

You will develop practical skills in caring, effective methods of communication, how to meet individual needs and how to promote the rights of service users. 

We will encourage you to take responsibility for your own learning. This will help prepare you for further study or for progression to direct employment in the health, social care or early years environment.

Modules

Core Modules

Self assessment

Career progression

Additional Modules

Introduction to healthy eating

Creative and leisure activities

Children’s learning through everyday experiences

Communication with adults and children in H&SC

Planning for the physical and emotional care needs of children

Why study Health, Social Care & Early Years at USP College?

  • Be part of our College Company Care Ready. Complementing your time in college, you will also learn the ropes through work experience and shadowing placements in organisations such as Summercare, Oakdale Residential Home and Basildon and Southend Hospitals.
  • Trips to places like Thorpe Park (linked to Health & Safety) and guest lectures from a range of industry professionals including midwives, paramedics and social workers will also form part of your learning.
  • Opportunity to develop employability skills by completing or a one week residential or work experience in a Health, Social Care or Early Years setting.
  • Trips/visits to complement the learning on your course.
  • Course teachers have a wealth of experience from working and studying in the Health & Social Care field, including: Nursing, Public Health, Childcare, Residential Care and Physiotherapy.
  • Guest talks from a range of health, social care and early years practitioners – guest speakers have included: Nurses, Paramedics, Care Workers, Dieticians, Social Workers and nursery workers.

What could I do next?

Many of our students progress on to a Level 2 course such as the BTEC Extended Certificate, alternatively you can progress to work based training such as a pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship or employment.

Additional information

  • You may undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. A DBS currently costs £54 and you will be required to pay for this.
  • Material costs.
  • Trips/visits – these should not exceed £50 in any one year.

 

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