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Level 1 in Health and Social Care and Children's Care (combined NCFE CACHE)

This course will help you gain confidence to progress further in your chosen occupational area and will enhance your own personal development, helping you to achieve your goals in education and training

What Will I Learn?

You will study a variety of units, which could include Health & Social Care for Children, Young People & Adults, Health & Safety, Preparation for Employment, Play & Practical Activities, Personal Development, and Nutrition.

You will also study Essential Skills for Work & Life, Communications and Application of Number. During the course you will undertake practical work experience.

Entry Requirements

You will require 3 GCSEs at A*- D, which must include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh, or completion of a full vocational programme which must include GCSE Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh at grades A*-D or equivalent. A successful DBS check will be a requirement of the course.

Plus two satisfactory reference and DBS clearance.


You will be asked to complete assignments during the year and will be assessed on these. CACHE recommends that a minimum of 80% attendance is essential to successfully complete the course.

Career Progression

After successfully completing the Diploma, you may be able to progress to the CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development, Level 2 BTEC Health and Social Care or Level 2 Playwork

Further Notes

Learners attending Care and Childcare courses need to purchase a £ 11.00 polo shirt to wear at placement and to pay for a DBS check.

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Course Details
Level:Level 1
Mode:Full Time
Start Date:02/09/2024
Course Code:01F121AA
FT Registration Fee: £15

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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