Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People Settings (Level 1)

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2023
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need

    An interest in childcare or health and social care.


We believe there is nothing more important than taking responsibility for a child’s wellbeing. Whether working as a teacher, nursery nurse or in the care industry, it is vital you can offer a service that is caring, supportive, fun and stimulating. Our courses will show you how to develop all of these skills and apply them at work.

What will I learn?

You will develop the skills needed to work with babies, young children and clients in health and social care settings. Covering subjects including development, safeguarding, health and safety and organising activities.

The Level 1 Health & Social Care & Children & Young People’s Settings qualification is delivered through a range of both taught and practical sessions, enabling learners to obtain the skills required to work with young children.

How am I assessed?

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, posters, presentations and professional discussion.

What's next?

You could move onto a full Level 1 course in Health & Social Care or Childcare, or on to a relevant Level 2 course.

Excellent achievement rates
Great progression opportunities
Good links with employers in the sector