Health and Social Care

Are you:

  • aged 16-18?
  • not in education, employment or training?
  • interested in a career in health and social care?

Our Health and Social Care course is now available at Levels 1 and 2. You will work towards the correct level of qualification to suit your needs, along with English, maths, work skills and a work placement. The course will equip learners with all the skills required to progress into work, an apprenticeship or further education.

Level 1

The Level 1 course will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to pursue your chosen career in health and social care or working with children.

Entry requirements

Although you do not need any qualifications to start the Level 1 programme, you must attend all sessions including maths, English, employability, PSD and your work placement found especially to suit your needs.

Why study with us?

  • Interactive and engaging sessions, taught by experienced tutors
  • Great incentives such as bus fare reimbursed
  • Gain up to Level 2 in maths and English
  • Work experience in your chosen field with our professional partners (where you can also gain a reference)
  • Excellent pastoral care and a supportive environment

This is a practical introduction to various roles and specific areas of expertise in the health and social care sector. The course provides a variety of specially-designed tasks and projects that learners have to complete within the safety of our fully-equipped holistic learning centre.

What will you study?

  • Service provisions and job roles
  • Guidance and standards
  • Health and Safety
  • Safeguarding and protection
  • Communication
  • Equality and diversity
  • Person centred practice
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Babies and children

Next steps?

You can progress onto the Level 2 or enrol on our traineeship programme, subject to successful interview.

Level 2

Entry requirements

You must:

  • already hold a Level 1 certificate in Health and Social Care OR GCSE’S A-C in Maths and English or equivalent
  • have current photo I.D to obtain a DBS (in order for you to complete work experience).

Why study with us?

  • Interactive and engaging sessions, taught by experienced tutors
  • Great incentives such as bus fare reimbursed
  • Gain up to level 2 in Maths and English
  • Work experience in your chosen field
  • Excellent pastoral care and a supportive environment.

What will you study?

  • Role of the social care worker
  • Health and Safety
  • Principles of Safeguarding and protection
  • Communication
  • Handling information
  • Duty of care
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Person centred approaches
  • Personal development

Next steps?

There are many opportunities to progress, and we will help you apply for jobs.

As part of your course you can also access:

  • up to Level 2 Functional Skills English and maths
  • work skills
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Personal Social Development
  • Rotary - Community Qualification
  • Information Advice and Guidance
  • Work Experience with our professional partners

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Contact Details

Call us at our London Road office for more info:

Telephone: 01452 332996


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Where are we?

24-30 London Road, Gloucester GL1 3NR

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