Level: Level 1
Timetable: You will study 13 hours per week spread over 3 days (lessons commence at 9am in the morning). You will receive your timetable when you enrol.
Start Date: *START*Fees:
*HF+* including tuition and exam fees. Students aged 19+ will pay college registration and materials fees.
The course may be free if you are:
Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.
Adults whose first language is not English, who want to improve their English, numeracy and gain basic knowledge and skills in health and social care or childcare. This course combines language learning with practical activities in order to build your confidence and prepare you for further training, a Level 2 course in Health and Social Care or Childcare, or a Level 2 apprenticeship.
You do not need to have any previous qualifications in health or social care or childcare, but you should be able to give reasons for wanting to work in health and social care or with children. You also need to be at Entry 3 in English (reading, writing, speaking and listening). You will be interviewed before you enrol on the course, and you will have a written assessment to establish your level of language skills. You will be required to complete a DBS check in order to attend your work placement when you enrol on the course. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email email@example.com.
You will study units from both Health & Care and Childcare.
“I love this course! The lecturers make sure you learn everything possible to help you in your career as a childcare practitioner and the lessons are fascinating. We learn about important theories and legislation regarding childcare and get to go on some great work placements. Thanks to the course, I now know where my career is heading and plan to go to university to study special educational needs.”