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Introduction to Health, Social Care and Child Care

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Course Description

This part time adult course provides learners with the basic understanding of the health and social care and early years fields. Students will be given assignments in each unit which will cover the outcomes for that unit.

The course runs for 35 weeks (1 full academic year), 2 hours per week on Wednesday 10am-12pm starting week commencing 12th September. The full course cost is £630.


Introduction to Health, Social Care and Child Care

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required.


Topics on these courses include:

  • Effective Communication
  • Equality Diversity and Rights
  • Health and Safety
  • Caring for Children and Young People
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Person Centred Support
  • Principles and Values

Work Experience

There are no work experience placements on this course. Learners usually have part time employment within the relevant industry.


Upon completion of this course there are various pathways in either Health & Social Care or Early Years that the learner may chose from as a part time course. Courses to progress onto include either Teaching Assistant Level 2, Early Years Level 2 or Health and Social Care Level 2.

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