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Level 1 Award in Health & Social Care with ESOL

Blackburn College

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Level 1 Award in Health & Social Care with ESOL A One Year Full-Time Programme of Study The Level 1 Award is suitable for people who do not have English as thier first language, but have an interest in starting towards a career in Health & Social Care. The course acts as a stepping stone to other higher level Health & Social Care courses. What Do I Need To Join This Course? You will need to be interviewed to determine what support you will need to enable you to cope with the academic demands of the course. Evidence of interest in caring for others is also an advantage, which you may have obtained through voluntary work or work experience. What Will I Study? You will investigate which groups of people need care, the types of staff who provide care and the different places and situations where people are cared for. You will also learn the practical skills needed to look after others. The course consists of 4 units including: * Working as a team in Health & Socail Care * Investigating Health & Social Care provision * Introducing practical caring * Investigating options for work in Health & Social Care You will also study an ESOL course. These subjects will give you the knowledge and skills necessary for care for people of all ages, in many different situations. You will also learn about the wide range of jobs involved in looking after people, as well as how to carry out practical, caring activities necessary for people's health and well-being. How Will I Learn? Learning takes place via a range of methods including group work, class discussion and tutor input. How Will I Be Assessed? You will need to complete a series of Health and Care related assignments and projects, which will show how much you have learnt, as well as how you apply this learning. Your overall mark will determine what grade you receive. What Can I Do At The End Of The Course? Successful completion can allow progression onto higher courses, e.g. NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care, which can be completed whilst in employment or carrying out voluntary work.

Level 1 Award in Health & Social Care with ESOL A One Year Full-Time Programme of Study The Level 1 Award is suitable for people who do not have English as thier first language, but have an interest in starting towards a career in Health & Social Care. The course acts as a stepping stone to other higher level Health & Social Care courses. What Do I Need To Join This Course? You will need to be...

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