Vocational Studies Health and Social Care

Course Overview

Please note: This course is suitable for those who wish to study a Health and Social Care pathway. If you would prefer a Childcare-led course then please refer to the relevant course information.

This one year course is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the health and social care, early years and childcare sectors

Updated November 2018

Entry Requirements

Some qualifications at entry Level 3 or GCSEs grades D-G (must have at least a grade F in English Language). You must complete a DBS prior to enrolling on the course. Cost is approximately £44.

Course Delivery

Areas of study include:

  • Service provision and roles
  • Health and safety
  • Protection and safeguarding adults and children
  • Awareness of inclusion and disability
  • Human growth and development
  • Physical care of babies and young children
  • Importance of leisure and social activities
  • Promoting healthy eating
  • Elements of this course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh.

Progression Opportunities

A Level 2 Health and Social Care course.

Additional Information

Additional fees could include:

DBS (previously CRB): This is an essential part of the course and you will not be enrolled on the course until you have applied. The cost is approximately £44.

Two polo shirts

Bus pass

There may be additional costs involved for trips and these will be explained as they arise.

Course deliverable in Welsh: