Health and Social Care (4333)

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2016

These are knowledge qualifications that can be used as an introduction to working in adult social care or with children and young people. The qualifications cover a variety of areas, including: equality, diversity and inclusion; introduction to the role of a social care worker; health and safety; and awareness of safeguarding and duty of care.

 

These qualifications can be undertaken by anyone considering a career in social care. They will provide an introduction into the sector for a number of individuals, from school-leavers to people returning to work after a career break.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • 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 gain the knowledge that you require in specific areas. Units cover areas such as :

  • communication
  • health and safety
  • safeguarding
  • duty of care
  • the role of the social worker.

You will learn in a variety of settings.

The qualifications will be assessed by means of externally-set, internally-marked assignments.

Is this level right for me?

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. This level covers the basic knowledge you'll need and can build upon.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you get started in a wide range of health and social care roles.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To assess these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Centres currently offering the Certificate in Health and Social Care (3248), the Certificate in Caring for Children (3249), Health and Social Care (4222) and Preparing to work in Adult Social Care (4229) can gain fast-track approval for these qualifications.

There are no eligibility requirements.

Level 1

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.

There are five qualifications available at this level:

  • Level 1 Award in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care (4333-10)
  • Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings (4333-11)
  • Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings (4333-13)
  • Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings (4333-15)
  • Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults, Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare - Wales and Northern Ireland (4333-12)
  • Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health and Social Care (Adults, Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare - Wales and Northern Ireland (4333-14).

Each provides an introduction to working in the relevant area of health and social care. Units include:

  • Awareness of equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Introduction to the role of the social care worker
  • Awareness of Duty of care.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the additional documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you get started in a wide range of health and social care roles.

Level 1 Award in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care (4333-10)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 1 Award in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care

  • Accreditation No: 600/1299/7 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: 6 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 53 - 53 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: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's settings (4333-11)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's settings

  • Accreditation No: 600/1298/5 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: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 86 - 89 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: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's settings (4333-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's settings

  • Accreditation No: 600/1297/3 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: 25 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 215 - 222 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: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's settings (4333-15)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's settings

  • Accreditation No: 600/8539/3 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: 37 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 307 - 342 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: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

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