Qualifications Available:

  • NCFE CACHE Level 1 Diploma Introduction to Health & Social Care and Children & Young People’s Settings
  • NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate Children and Young People’s workforce
  • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma Children and Young People’s Workforce (Social Care)
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About These Qualifications:

These qualifications will develop the learner’s knowledge and awareness of the types of provision in the Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s sectors. They include the roles played by workers—from principles and values, through to health and safety and working with others.

About this Course

The Level 1 qualification is aimed at learners who wish to develop an understanding of Health & Social Care settings before deciding whether working in the sector is for them. It helps learners to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills required for employment and/or career progression in the industry, allowing them to tailor their learning to their interests through the provision of a broad range of optional units.

At Level 2 and 3, learners will explore a range of topics including health and safety, equality and diversity in the workplace, and child development. They will also be placed in a suitable childcare setting as a vocational work placement, where they will be supervised and mentored throughout the course.

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These courses may assess learners through a portfolio of evidence, practical workplace observation and online assessment.



Each qualification supports learners progressing to the course at the next level of study. All our Health & Social Care courses support progression into employment in the social care industry, in roles including teaching and learning workers, foster carers, children and families social workers, registered managers of children’s homes, plus deputy and assistant managers, residential childcare workers, children and family court advisory and support service advisers, youth workers, community care officers, professional assistants, or family centre workers.