Level 1 Introduction to Health and Social Care for Wales and Northern Ireland (4230)

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2015
These Level 1 knowledge qualifications, available to learners in Wales and Northern Ireland, have been developed in partnership with Skills for Care and Development to be used as and introduction to working in adult social care or with children and young people.
These qualifications can be undertaken by anyone considering a career in social care. They will provide and introduction into the sector for a number of individuals, form school-leavers to people returning to work after a career break.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification that will enable you to develop the knowledge you need for entry to the sector. Areas covered include:
• communication
• health and safety
• safeguarding
• duty of care
• the role of the social worker

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can get you started in a career in adult social care or children and young people's settings.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

You will need qualified staff to deliver and assess these qualifications. To find all the resource requirements download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.  
These qualification replace 4333-12-14 from 01 September 2014. If you currently offer 4333-12-14 or 4222-22 you will be automatically approved for the new qualifications. Fast track is available if you currently offer 4333-10-11-13-15 or 4222-21.

Level 1

Level 1 is ideal if you're hoping for a career in health and social care or children settings, or are new to the field.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This level is ideal if you're hoping for a career in health and social care or are newly in post. It covers the basic knowledge that you will need and that you can build on.

Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF) (4230-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2017

Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/3529/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 12 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 101 - 101 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF) (4230-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2017

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/3530/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 30 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 245 - 279 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF) (4230-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2017

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/3531/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 39 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 333 - 369 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Introduction to Health and Social Care (adults and children and young people), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF) (4230-90)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2017

Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/3529/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 12 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 101 - 101 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/3530/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 30 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 245 - 279 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare (Wales and Northern Ireland) (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/3531/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 39 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 333 - 369 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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