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Health, Social Care and Counselling

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If you are interested in starting a career in early years or Health & Social Care, then this could be the learning opportunity for you. You will focus on developing your personal skills in areas such as team working, career planning and problem solving. As a result, you will be well prepared for work or further study.

In this course you will study:

Communication Skills for Health and Social Care Finding Out About Health and Social Care Services Making Healthy Snacks When Caring for People Visiting a Health or Social Care Setting

Entry Requirements

Mainly grade 2 or above in your GCSEs. You will also need to demonstrate a keen interest in working with children and vulnerable adults.



Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Health and Social Care


This course will internally assessed with assignments issued and marked by the tutor

Home Study

About 2 hours a week

Work Placement


Students could move onto Level 2 Tech Award in Health and Social Care, or Apprenticeships

Fees and Additional Costs

For your work placement you will need to purchase a college logo polo shirt and sweatshirt at a cost of approximately

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*Terms and conditions apply. The fees stated on this website are for guidance purposes only and should be checked before enrolment. Unless otherwise stated, fees shown are for tuition only, over one term (Community Learning courses) or one academic year. Where a course is longer than one academic year, the fees stated are for the first year, and the cost of the second or subsequent years will be discussed at interview. For details of fee remission for students over 19 click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email info@newbury-college.co.uk.

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