Introduction to Health Social Care CACHE Level 1



Welcome to a world of care and compassion! If you have a passion for making a difference in people's lives and dream of a fulfilling career in the Health & Social Care and Childcare sectors, our Introduction to Health Social Care Level 1 course at Shipley College is the perfect starting point.

Led by industry experts, this course provides a comprehensive overview of the exciting fields of health, social care, and children's and young people's settings. Gain valuable insights into these sectors and develop essential skills through practical, hands-on learning.

Broaden your knowledge and explore the various areas within the Health, Social, and Childcare sectors. From care workers to home carers, domiciliary workers to residential and day care workers, this course opens doors to a range of rewarding career opportunities.

Join us at Shipley College and embark on a transformative journey towards a meaningful career where you can truly make a difference in someone's life. Start your care journey with us today!

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Entry requirements

2 GCSEs at grade 2 or above in both English & maths however, GCSE grade 3 would be preferable.

You will attend an assessment to find out if this course is right for you. A positive attitude and a keen interest in caring for all ages is ideal. You will be invited to attend a ‘taster’ session to find out more about the course.

Progression Information
The Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children & Young People’s Settings allows for progression to the Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Level 2 Certificate, the Children & Young People’s Workforce Level 2 Certificate, the Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s & Young People’s Settings Level 1 Diploma and the Care Level 2 Diploma*. The knowledge gained will provide valuable learning should a learner choose to progress onto an Apprenticeship in a related area.
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This Course Meets The Needs Of The Region By
Working with Wellington House in Shipley also allows us to understand the importance of the skills, knowledge and behaviour which are required to be able to work within a nursing home. The course allows students to progress on to Level 2 where they will attend placement on a regular basis.
Trips And Visits
We are currently working in partnership with Wellington House Nursing Home where students attend on a monthly basis to provide activities and resources to benefit the residents. It also allows the students to build relationships with the residents and work closely with the care assistants.
Is There Anything Else I Need To Know
The course covers adults, children and young people. Three of our students progressed from Level 1 to Level 2 last year.


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