Entry 3 Vocational Studies Care and Service Industries

Start (w/c): 02/09/2019 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Nantgarw

Course Information

This course is designed to give students an introduction into care and service industries. You will be encouraged to develop the skills required to work in a care and service industry focusing on the service users, care needs, encouraging a healthy lifestyle, assisting at mealtimes and encouraging the use of creative and leisure activities.

You will also begin to identify suitable career paths within each sector.

What Will I Learn?

Students will complete a Certificate in Vocational Studies which includes the units:

Self-Assessment, Career Progression, Creative and Leisure Activities for Adults and Children, Health Needs, Presenting a Professional Image in a Salon, The Role of the Carer at Mealtimes and Basic Food Preparation

Students will also complete a Communication and Application of Number qualification at Entry Level 3.

Entry Requirements

You must be working at Entry Level 3 in literacy and numeracy.


Continuous assessment and monitoring of students throughout the year using written, practical and ICT tasks. A work placement will also be undertaken.


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Career Progression

  • On successful completion of this course students will have the opportunity to progress onto one of the Level 1 courses offered at the college.


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