Full Time

Subject Area

Health, Social Care and Childcare

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year




16-18 Year Olds



Course Level


Home / Course / Health and Social Care Diploma Level 1

Who is this course for?

This course is for people that would like to work in the care industry and are looking for an introduction to the key areas involved.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You’ll need at least three GCSE’s at Grade E or above. As well as Literacy and Numeracy qualifications at entry level plus. You’ll also need two suitable references.

What are the key things you'll learn?

You will explore the roles of workers in the care industry. You will also look at the skills and activities used by care workers when caring for the needs of service users. This will include those required when working with young children.

How you will learn

The course is mainly taught through classroom learning with some practical.

You will be assessed through coursework.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course you could progress on to a Level 2 course in Health and Care or any other level 2 course, subject to a suitable reference from your Level 1 lecturers.