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NCFE CACHE Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings

Ref:
600/1212/2
Sector:
Health, Public Services and Care, Children and Young People, Health and Social Care
Features:
Nested Qualification

Level
Level 1
Minimum entry age
14
GLH
212
TQT
250
Credit Value
25

What does the qualification cover?

This qualification will develop the knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors. It includes the roles played by workers, from principles and values through to health and safety and working with others. There is the option to take units in more specialised areas such as learning disability, sensory loss or mental health.

The qualification:

• is aimed at learners who wish to develop an understanding of these settings before deciding whether working in the sector is for them
• allows learners to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment and/or career progression in the sectors
• allows learners to tailor their learning to their interests through the provision of a broad range of optional units
• provides opportunities for the development of transferable skills
• supports progression to Level 2 qualifications in health, social care or children's settings
• provides learners with the opportunity to progress to employment, in due course, in a range of job roles in the care sectors.

What is a nested qualification?

This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award, Certificate, Diploma structure. This can be done by self-service through the Portal. Qualification nests and top-up pricing can be found in our fees list.

Who is it suitable for?

Anyone considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or children and young people.

What are the entry requirements?

You should be at least 14 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.

How many credits are required to complete it?

The Certificate requires 25 credits.

How is it assessed?

The qualification will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

No, as this is a knowledge-only qualification.

How long does it take to complete?

You can usually complete it in a year or less.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

•The Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings
•The Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
•The Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce
•The Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care.

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the Funding page.

Which type of job roles can learners apply for on completion?

This qualification does not qualify you to work but does provide a starting point for deciding whether a career in the sector is right for you.


Qualification Specification
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Key Facts
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Purpose Statement
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NCFE CACHE TECHNICAL LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN EARLY YEARS EDUCATION AND CARE (EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR) (601/8438/3)


NCFE CACHE LEVEL 3 AWARD IN SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS (500/9963/2)


NCFE CACHE LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA IN INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE AND CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S SETTINGS (600/4797/5)


NCFE CACHE LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN STEINER WALDORF EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES (EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR) (601/5130/4)


NCFE CACHE LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN STEINER WALDORF EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES (EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR) (601/5130/4)


NCFE CACHE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN NUTRITION AND HEALTH (600/9966/5)


NCFE CACHE LEVEL 2 AWARD IN NUTRITION AND HEALTH (501/0038/5)


NCFE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN CLEANING KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS (601/3255/3)


Students will still need to prepare a portfolio of evidence. We encourage centres to review our guidance on the types of evidence, and evidence capture, that we permit including e.g. the use of video, photos and other digital means of demonstrating knowledge and skills.

This qualification is in scope for alternative arrangements and if required can be awarded via an assessed grade from the centre.

For further information please see the adaptation addendum document below.

AT 60047975 V1.0
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