Are you a caring person who would like to look after children, the elderly or disabled people but not sure which route would be best? This course will let you explore all areas of health, social care, children’s services and schools and will provide you with the knowledge and skills to work in the industry. If you wish to continue with your studies, it will also equip you to progress to further learning and ultimately to work in Health and Social Care, Early Years or School settings.
What will you learn?
You will learn about Early Years, Adult Social Care and employment as a Teaching Assistant within a school, taking time to look at the settings and services which are available in these areas.
During the year will look at:
- Safeguarding (keeping young people and adults safe)
- Communication skills
- Equality and diversity
You will also develop your study, employability and portfolio building skills alongside maths and English. You will also have work experience with a local employer to prepare you for work.
The course takes 12 months to complete