Introduction To Working in Healthcare, Adult Care and Social Care

Ref: C3741985

The course explores the range of service and job roles available in health care, adult care and childcare and develops an knowledge of the skills and attitudes essential to work within health care, adult care and child care. The course also identifies the legislation, principles and values that underpin heath care, adult care and child care.

Course aim

This course is 3 credits towards a level one in working in heath and social care

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Know the range of service provision available in health care, adult care and childcare
  • Know the range of job roles within health care, adult care and child care
  • Know skills and attitudes essential to work within health care, adult care and child care
  • Know legislation, principles and values that underpin heath care, adult care and child care

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

Download full course outline

Introduction To Working in Healthcare, Adult Care and Social Care Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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