Level 1 Introductory Certificate or Diploma in Health and Social Care. The Certificate and Diploma has been designed primarily for post-16 learners who wish to achieve a Level 1 qualification in preparation for future study.
The health and social care sector the qualifications are:
BTEC Level 1 Introductory Certificate in Health and Social Care.
Designed for learners who may be ready to progress quickly to further study, the Certificate offers a basic introduction to the health and social care sector. It could form part of a study programme that includes other appropriate subjects such as English and maths.
BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Health and Social Care.
Designed to be taken over one year, giving learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills in the health and social care sector and supporting progression on to further study. It could be a substantial vocational qualification within a study programme that includes other appropriate subjects such as English and maths.
The qualifications are not designed to lead directly to employment but will maximise opportunities for learners to progress by focusing on the development of transferable and sector-related skills. Learners will develop the necessary transferable and sector skills or to the Pearson BTEC Level 2 Apprenticeships.
The qualifications prepare learners for progression to Level 2 BTECs or other study programmes.