Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings

Introduction

Aimed at people who are entering the field of healthcare, social care, early years provision or childcare for the first time. Relevant to a wide range of care setting roles, and would beideal introductory course for support workers, domiciliary and residential care workers, health care assistants, early years practioners, youth workers and those working in volunteer roles within these settings.

This qualification will enable learners to understand the principles and values that underpin work in the mentioned sectors, the importance of safeguarding and protection, the reange of services and professionals that they are likely to encounter, as well as key communication that are required.

Course code

OHCY

Location

Varies

Duration

Guided Learning Hours – 86 hours.

Course Content

This qualification comprises of 4 units:

  • Understand the range of service provision and roles within health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare (Credit value: 3) (A/602/6187)
  • Understand the principles and values in health, social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare (Credit value: 3) (J/602/618
  • Awareness of protection and safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare (Credit value: 3) (R/602/6194)
  • Introduction to communication in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare (Credit value: 2) (T/602/6205)

A total of 10 credits is required to achieve this qualification.

Assessments

This qualification materials comprise of unit workbooks, which have been produced to suita wide range of delivery methods.
Learners will be provided with all the necessary workbooks to complete and will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learing process and test knowledge.
Each Learning material per unit contains an assessment, which allows learners to complete a portfolio of evidence and demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes associated with each unit.

Course Contact Details

E: openlearning@dumgal.ac.uk
T: 01387 734199

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