Certificate in Skills for Professions in Health & Social Care Level 1
Are you returning to study and hoping to join an Access to Higher Education programme? This course will give you the study skills and vocational knowledge required to progress to further study or into jobs in the health and social care fields.
Level: Level 1
Purpose: Continuing Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 98
Duration: 14 weeks
Next Course: 12 September – 19 December 2019
What are the qualifications about?
You will explore the underpinning study skills (from time management to essay writing) and introductory vocational knowledge (such as equality and inclusion in Health & Social Care) that you will need to progress to Level 2 study or employment in a related field.
Who are they for?
If you are looking to return to study, this course will give you a solid grounding to go on to follow your own specific educational journey in the area of health and social care.
What will I need?
You only need to take a Maths and English assessment to join the course.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is a small, friendly and inclusive college and the perfect environment for adults returning to education. Getting back into education can be daunting. Our ethos is centred around making you feel as comfortable and happy as possible to bring out the best in you.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will cover a wide range of topics that underpin your successful future study. These range from action planning and critical thinking, through to problem solving and teamwork skills.
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will be assessed through practical exercises.
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 1: 240 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Certificate in Skills for Professions in Health & Social Care Level 1 usually takes:
- 12 weeks part time
What jobs could they lead to?
This course prepares you for Level 2 study, or could lead to better job prospects within the health and social care sector.
What would it cost me?
We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.