Learners should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.
Level 1 qualification and functional skills maths and english or GCSE’s – Minimum 2 at least level e – d
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification covers a range of key subject areas in health and social care and includes a bank of optional units, allowing learners to pursue an interest in chosen subject areas.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
Learners will not be required to attend placement in a Real Work Environment, however 30 hours or more of work placement is recommended in order to support their learning.
This qualification provides direct progression to our Level 3 Award, Certificate and Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. Learners can also progress onto further learning at Level 3 and above.