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Diploma In Skills for Health and Social Care (Adult and Children)


Type: Full Time

Subject: Childcare, Health and Social Care

Level: E3

Start Date: 04 September 2019

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Entry Level 3

Who is it for

Anyone who would like to gain a basic interest in working towards a career within both health/ social care and childcare.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

You will need an interest in working within either health/social care or childcare. You must also have an entry level 2 functional skill in both English and Maths.

What is covered

A number of introductory units about both health/social care and childcare that will support your development to have a career in either profession. 

Examples of units covered:
• Working in a team
• Mental health
• Safeguarding
• Building confidence through play
• Health and safety

How is the course assessed

There will be a range of assignments allocated to each unit of study, all assignments for each unit must be completed in order to gain your qualification. You will complete a range of assessment methods and can only be graded either a pass or a fail.

What can this course lead to

Completion of this course will support your progression onto the NCFE Level 1 Introduction to health/social care and young people's and early years settings qualification. To progress you will also be required to achieve both Entry level 3 Functional skills in English and Maths.

Other details

As part of the course you will gain employability skills through work experience.

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