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Care and Early Years - Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employment

Health and Social Care

Course ID: 173868

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • • Gain an insight into health, social care and early years careers to support your progression and future career choices.
  • • Study in our brilliant learning environment with exceptional facilities and resources.
  • • Access outstanding support from our dedicated and passionate teaching team.
  • • A varied range of units to pursue your interests.
  • • Take part in exciting extracurricular activities and make the most out of college life.
  • • Learn in the heart of the city centre and become a part of our growing, inclusive community.

What to expect from the course


On completion you will be awarded the BTEC Level 1 Introductory Certificate in Vocational Studies.

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

With successful completion of this course along with a positive record of behaviour, punctuality and attendance you will be able to progress to a level 2 qualification. You may also be able to progress onto an apprenticeship programme.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however an interest in learning about the different vocational areas listed is desirable.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £33,958.60 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 1113.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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