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Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings — Level 1

Course information

This course is an excellent introduction into the Health and Social Care sector and for those wishing to pursue a career in social care, health, nursing and midwifery.
For this qualification, you will need to complete all the core and mandatory units, giving you a balanced coverage of the vocational sector. The units are designed to cover the body of content that employers and educators in the sector consider essential for careers in care. This course is one year in duration. You will be assessed on your knowledge, skills and understanding, through a combination of assignments and course work.
On this study programme all learners will complete Maths and English if they do not currently hold a grade 4 or C on entry. Work experience is also a part of this qualification, therefore all learners must complete a DBS check.


This qualification is a foundation to key aspects of the field of health, social care and early years. It is a mixture of both knowledge and skills, where learners are given the opportunity to develop essential skills required to work in the field of care. The qualification is assessed through assignments only. Modules include 'Promoting Health Activites' and 'Creating Health Nutrition'.

This course leads to...

Level 2 Health and Social Care
Level 2 Early Years

Entry Requirements

You are required to have the following:
A mixture of grades up to grade D or a passion to work within the area of health and early years. Consideration will also be given to learners with no formal qualifications and who are willing to undertake external work experience in a care field.

Why study with us?

You will be taught by teachers who are also trained, skilled and experienced in the field of health and care, such as qualified nurses, midwives and social care workers.
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Further Information...

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Course ID: 163199

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


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 £18,135 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 for21/22 is 1113.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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