Key details

OCNLR Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Health and Social Care Qualification Guide
(with units)
Qualification approval number  603/2533/1
Per-learner fee to centre  £38.00
Guided learning hours  75
Credit value  9
Minimum age for access  14

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    About this qualification

    Qualifications in Level 1 Skills for Professions in Health & Social Care aim to provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to progress to further study related to health and social care and ultimately to work in this or related sectors. The qualifications are available as an Award and Certificate.

    The Level 1 Award is a bite-sized qualification which acts as a ‘taster’ for those wishing to explore vocational study alongside learning skills, while the Certificate is a more substantial qualification which can be incorporated into a 16-19 study programme as the core qualification element. The size of the qualification allows for the option of the other required study programme elements of maths, English, work experience and enrichment activities to be taken simultaneously.

    Learning resources have been developed for a number of units within these qualifications and are available on request. For further information please contact your Curriculum and Relationship Development Manager.

    Units with support materials and tutor resources

    The below units have associated Resource packs, Interactive resources, and/or the Online assessment platform.
    Please contact us to enquire about using these materials or to see demo.

    Name Resource pack Interactive resources Online platform
    Dementia Awareness (Rise360 course)
    Equality and Inclusion in Health and Social Care
    Intro to Study Skills
    L1 Awareness of Protection and Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
    L1 Introduction to Communication in Health and Social Care
    L1 Introduction to Health and Social Care
    L1 Introduction to Mental Health
    L1 Introduction to Physical Disability
    L1 Introduction to Sensory Loss
    L1 Person-Centred Support in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
    L1 Stress and Stress Management Techniques (Rise360 course)
    L1 The Importance of Healthy Eating and Drinking
    Planning a Healthy Diet (Rise360 course)

    Funding

    There is funding available for this qualification from the following source(s):
    Adult Skills, 16-19 EFA, Section 96 (Approved for 14-16s). Find out more by accessing The ESFA funding hub.

    Where can I study this qualification?

    For information on where to study this course please email enquiries@ocnlondon.org.uk or call 020 7278 5511.

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