- Progression and Careers
- Entry Requirements
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- Registration and Applying
Health and social care level 1 is designed to help learners understand the skills and knowledge needed to work in the sector and to develop practical skills in preparation for employment or progression in education.
Aims of the course
To develop practical skills in preparation for employment or progression in education.
Some of the units are:
Managing your health at work
Health and social care needs.
Communication with adults and children
Learning experience for children and young people.
Internal assessment using a range of methods
Level 2 health and social care programme of study or level 2 child care or early years programme of study.
Other courses to enable you to continue to develop your English and maths and prepare for employment.
What can I earn as an Early Years worker?
When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you study for a vocational Early Years qualification you'll be starting on a varied career path with plenty of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:
Child or Early Years officers start on around £17,000 a year and can earn £24,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Nursery nurses start on around £13,000 a year and can earn £16,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Primary or nursery teachers start on around £27,000 a year and can earn £45,000 with a few years' experience
If you're interested in a career in the Early Years sector, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our tiered qualifications include work experience in a relevant setting, and give you the confidence and skills to take your first steps in hugely rewarding sector.
Initial assessment, Grade 3 in Eng /Maths
Virtual Childcare setting and Classrooms, blended learning centre.
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.