Health and Social Care

LEVEL 1 IN Health and social care (RQF)

Course title


Level 1 in Health and Social Care (RQF)

Course description


This qualification is aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of health and social care settings is required. Learners gaining this qualification will cover topics such as the introduction to the prevention and control of infection, introduction to mental health awareness and communication in children’s services and adult social care settings. The qualification can be taken as stand-alone or as part of a wider programme of training, is available to learners aged 14+ and has two mandatory units to complete.

Course content


Subjects covered include:

  • Introduction to Health and Social Care.
  • Introduction to infection control.
  • Introduction to Mental Health Awareness.
  • Communication in childrens services and adult social care settings.

Awarding body


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Achievement level


Level 1

Course duration


8 day course
09:00 - 16:00

Course cost


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