Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings


This course is aimed at a range of students, including young people to develop learner’s knowledge and awareness of health and social care and young people’s settings.

Where can I study?

What will I learn?

You will gain a comprehensive knowledge about the wider health and social care sectors.

Example modules
Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults, children and young people) early years and childcare
Human growth and development
Introduction to a healthy lifestyle

How will I be assessed?

You will undertake tasks in your lessons.

Entry requirements

To have an interest in Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People Settings

Additional information

There will be a course contribution fee, please click the course cost calculator below to find out approximate additional course costs. You will spend 3 days in College.


Upon successful completion you may be able to proceed onto a Level 2 Early Years or Health and Social Care programme.

Career opportunities

The course does not qualify you to work with young children and young people but supports you to the next step in training towards working in the industry.

Costs & funding

This course is fully funded for students who are 16-18 years of age.

Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 1
Mode of study: Classroom Based
Start date: September
Course code: FHSCCL1DP
Duration (weeks): 36

Fees calculator

Help with fees may be available depending on your personal circumstances. More information

Fees for 2018/19 are yet to be confirmed. Please contact Admissions for further information 

01296 588 595

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