Health & Social Care

Level 1, BTEC Extended Certificate

Duration: One Year Course

Location: Benfleet

Course Description

I Stock _000023771322_XXXLargeThis course will help you gain the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to care for children and other vulnerable people.  

You will learn how to respect and value individuals, plan creative activities and learn about what makes a safe environment for different groups of people.

As part of this course, you will also study modules on Care.  If you'd like to study a Level 1 course but aren't sure what you'd like to do in the future, you can try a variety of courses throughout the year whilst developing your English and Maths skills.


Mandatory units:

  • Self reflection
  • Career planning.

The course also includes work experience, PSHE tutorials and one-to-one tutorials.

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

You will work individually and in groups, taking part in practical activities, visits and meeting guest speakers.  

There are no exams on this programme and all the work is completed by assignments that are set and marked by your Tutors throughout the course.

What Will I Learn?

This course offers an introduction to the Health and Care sector and is designed for you if you are interested in caring for others and working with people.

Why Should I Choose Seevic College?

  • Opportunity to attend a residential placement to develop your independence skills. 

What Could I Do Next?

This qualification can lead to further study, such as the Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Health & Social Care. Alternatively, you could choose to go straight into employment, begin an Apprenticeship or voluntary work in the Health & Social Care field.

General Entry Requirements

GCSE grade E/2 or above in English and Maths.

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