Workskills for Care
About the course
This course offers a foundation in all aspects of the Care Sector and is designed to give you the basic knowledge across childcare, health and social development roles. Your studies will help you develop your self-confidence and wider knowledge of the Care Sector ready for your academic progression to Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies (Health and Child Studies)
A minimum of 2 GCSEs. All applicants will be interviewed an assessed to ensure that this is the appropriate course for them.
The vocational diploma is assessed via coursework where you will create a portfolio of evidence. Maths and English will be assessed via an exam either for Functional Skills or GCSE
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may progress to a Level 1 Diploma in Vocation Studies (health and Child Studies). When you have completed your studies other courses that are available include an Apprenticeship or a Level 2 Diploma Health and Social Care. Careers that this course may lead to include child care nursery nurse, teaching assistant, community nurse in health and social care or care assistant.
Extra curricular activities
There are plenty of activities and visits to take part in that will help you achieve your ambitions. Past visits have included: • Sensory centres for working with children and adults with learning difficulties • Chester Zoo • Trampoline centres • Local nurseries • Local care homes